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Old 08-15-2012, 06:10 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by lewismedlock View Post
A buddy of mine had one. We traded bikes on the trail one day, and I dropped it in the first corner. It didn't have the compression braking of my 4-stroke! I was impressed with it. Once I remembered how to use the back brake, I enjoyed riding it. Light, and with plenty of power, I'd like to have one.
That was the impression I got. I'll need to adjust my riding style significantly. I am a compression-braking whore. My first real bike was an airhead BMW. I rarely used the brakes. I'd just kick her down a cog and things would slow down. The brakes weren't really that good anyway. The compression braking was superb.
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