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Old 09-16-2012, 08:54 AM   #956
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Originally Posted by scottie.holmes View Post
I have new GSA. Once buddy told me if you are going to ride the dirt, drop front and rear pressure to 20 psi for better traction. just looking for feedback, does this make sense to others??
I was very surprised while attending a RawHyde event that Jim mentioned the same 20lb advice.

On a F800GS I run 27 psi, not only to save the rim but also avoid pinched flats or a tear in the tire.

No - it does not make any sense to me on these larger, front heavy bikes.
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