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Old 08-21-2012, 02:13 PM   #41
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Originally Posted by slide View Post
I gotta give you guys a big thumbs up going from new riders to taking on soft sand on a heavy d/s bike, riding the turns with spirit and so forth.

BTW, a bit of a tip. Less tire pressure works best in the looser stuff, but you need a way to inflate back when you get on pavement.

Well, I was the only new guy to motorcycles. I usually run deflated in the rough stuff, but we transitioned from rough to 80 mph highway sections so many times in a day it would have wasted a lot of time airing up and down. But I agree, low tire pressure is great in loose stuff!
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