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Old 08-07-2012, 04:36 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by Baja Dad View Post
Sounds like your gearing was wrong on the 450exc
What type of tires did you run?
in the loop race you should only need one Tire change unless you have a lot of wheel spin.( Back to wrong Gearing )
Chris Blais gave us advise to run a Maxxis Desert IT front with a bib, and rear Bridgestone Gritty ED78 with Bridgestone Ultra Heavy Tube and 2 rim locks. So that is what we did... no issues. But the rear was on it's way out 190 miles in...and we ran it till rm420. You can see a shot of the tire at rm190 in the video here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lnlRd...tu.be&t=29m30s at time mark 29:30.

We got to rm420 after to woops loop just after it got dark in 10 hours, but the night section killed us...especially the fog.
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