It's been a few weeks since my last update. Haven't had any races lately, but plenty has transpired since then. I let go of the Mighty XR (just last night), and have also picked up a replacement race bike. I scored a 2005 YZ250F for a heck of a cheap price. I went back to the UP with a buddy of mine last weekend, and did some testing on it. I'll have some of the singletrack video up later. Here is a quick section of 2-track.
It looks slow, and kinda is. The 250F in 5th gear just isn't fast enough for the 2-track. The KLX450R (first bike I go past) is much better up there for 2-track. 5th gear on that is more like cruising at 65-70ish, and much more comfortable at those speeds there. Not that anyone in that video is going over the speed limit
The bike also needs some valving work done. I'll toy with that this winter. Should be racing a Harescramble this Sunday on it.