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Old 11-15-2012, 04:16 PM   #3796
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If you guys have any ideas for the KLR or who ever wants to ride let me know. This weekend I might bring my uncle out in Pachaug.. New Twisted employee..

Let me know!

See You all later.
Since you are asking, I would recommend Happy Trails progressive springs up front, 20wt fork oil, Eagle Mike's raising link and front fork brace, Dunlop 606 rear and Pirelli M21 front.
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Old 11-15-2012, 04:17 PM   #3797
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You want the knobbiest DOT tire you can get? Put a Dunlop D606 on the rear and a Pirelli Scorpion on the front. You'll be ready for any condition. I like to run a full knobby on the front. My 990 Adventure had an MT16 on the front. It's not DOT (I don't think) but it's slightly more stout than the Pirelli Scorpion front. Yes, the front knobs will wear down on the road, but not as fast as you think. The "adventure" style tires are almost twice as expensive. I just run a cheap "real" knobby and change it about twice as often.

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Old 11-15-2012, 04:23 PM   #3798
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Since you are asking, I would recommend Happy Trails progressive springs up front, 20wt fork oil, Eagle Mike's raising link and front fork brace, Dunlop 606 rear and Pirelli M21 front.
Hey Hazard,
I have GMD Front and rear suspension. Seeing how I work here I might just put on our Mefo Stone masters


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Old 11-15-2012, 04:25 PM   #3799
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Did you guys check out the sweet D1 pods I linked together.. They are sweet in the woods!
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Old 11-15-2012, 04:32 PM   #3800
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Old 11-15-2012, 04:59 PM   #3801
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Terror-Flex is DOT, so says the stamp on a sidewall and it's US made!
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Old 11-15-2012, 05:20 PM   #3802
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Just put the Dunlop D606 on my bike too... the hook-up is uncomparable and its DOT.
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Old 11-15-2012, 05:40 PM   #3803
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I did just fine last weekend with a bald Metzler Karoo, some sliding on sandy parts but it was fun, was more concerned about deep mud, but it did fine, might hold off on Terror-Flex till Metzler is completely worn



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Old 11-15-2012, 06:24 PM   #3804
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Old 11-15-2012, 07:09 PM   #3805
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I have been running the Heidenau k60 ^^^ on the r1200 for the last 4-5k miles.. great tire, a little iffy in wet weather, and not as good as the TKC 80 for dirt.. but it lasts a lot longer. I changed to the D606 on the Husaberg when it started to get real wet.. I liked the M43 trials tire better,, but with all the mud the 606 is better. Not a big fan of the 606 up front though.. have a brand new Scorpion front out in the truck.. but I am not going to change it out before I ride this weekend.
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Old 11-15-2012, 07:26 PM   #3806
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I'm up for a road trip on Sunday. Thinking of going someplace out of the ordinary.
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Old 11-15-2012, 08:33 PM   #3807
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I'm up for a road trip on Sunday. Thinking of going someplace out of the ordinary.
I could be in. Let's lock it down.
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Old 11-15-2012, 09:18 PM   #3808
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I'm planning a laid back trail ride/trail clearing ride here along the CT River valley Sunday (Haddam, CT area). I think I sent you a PM Rob.. We'll probably get some good trail riding in but we may also hit downed tree after downed tree. I won't know until I get out there. My intention is to clear the trails rather than just going around obstacles left by the two recent storms so it may be more working than riding but hopefully the trails are mostly clear and we can blast through miles of trails without any of natures roadblocks. We shall see.....
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Old 11-15-2012, 09:32 PM   #3809
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I'm up for a road trip on Sunday. Thinking of going someplace out of the ordinary.
The weather is looking good for Sunday and I am not working so I could be up for anything - street or dirt.
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Old 11-15-2012, 09:47 PM   #3810
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I want some dirt! DIRT! DIRT! DIRT!

I'm in for a Sunday ride, got new brake lever, ready to go
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