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Old 07-04-2013, 09:28 PM   #4690
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Originally Posted by Colebatch View Post
So how brutal on suspension is the Sibirsky Extreme Trail?

Well I had brand new forks at the start of the trip ... with brand new crystal clear fork oil.

The bike is now finally getting a full service, having not been ridden since the end of the trail ... We opened the forks ... guess what it looked like after the Trail ...

Wow. That is terrible looking. Did water get in? Those look far worse than my new-to-me KLR's 12 year old fork oil looked... Like not even in the same league. Though, you can't really judge fork oil until you've tasted it... As I found out after popping seals with compressed air WITHOUT covering them with a rag. Blech!

BTW, when is the DVD due out?
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