Originally Posted by Hayduke
Ned plans to change engines on the rest day, and has one more "just in case". His is a stock enduro (450 XCW) engine, and the factory boys are on 450 Rally bikes; completely different bikes, engine and all, and built specifically for this. I'm sure they have MUCH more horsepower.
Did I hear him say in the interview today that he pushed the motor harder than he had ever pushed a motor before?
Here's hoping it makes it to the rest day!