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Old 09-09-2013, 07:19 AM   #46
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Old 09-10-2013, 05:08 AM   #47
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The two tracks would not stop. We were losing our minds!!!


A 950cc dirt bike is so fucking dumb.


At this point, it seemed like my jaunt across I-80 was a figment of my imagination. Like it didn’t even really take place! Crazy.


I believe we were averaging a little over 200 miles a day on these two tracks. That seemed like a pretty comfortable pace.


Getting later in the day, at this point we hopped on a short stretch of pavement into Evanston.


Then it was onto one last stretch of dirt as we approached Park City, Utah.


Blurry was close to home at this point so we slapped a high five and I headed up through old town Park City to climb up over the Wasatch Mountains and descend into Salt Lake.


Some rain had moved through recently but the weather was about perfect when I rolled through. I descended down toward Salt Lake.
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Old 09-10-2013, 07:19 AM   #48
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Old 09-10-2013, 08:51 AM   #49
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sick.. . I was driving along eying all of that 2 track. Just crazy the amount of pipelines and pipeline roads through there. Trip looks epic. Been thinking for years about getting one of the longer travel ADVs. Same basic thing as the 400lb dirtbike but 50 more lbs and you don't have to mail that butt ass ugly windshield back

super enduro looks completely sick though...
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Old 09-11-2013, 04:59 AM   #50
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Do it Diesel!! You'll have the perfect quiver then.
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Old 09-11-2013, 05:01 AM   #51
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The story should’ve been over at this point except for my neighbor who I’ve become quite neighborly with. This is a shot of her on a ‘no boyz allowed’ ride with her trouble maker girl friend. She wants to ride.
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Old 09-11-2013, 05:03 AM   #52
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The story should’ve been over at this point except for my neighbor who I’ve become quite neighborly with. This is a shot of her on a ‘no boyz allowed’ ride with her trouble maker girl friend. She wants to ride.
This should be interesting.
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Old 09-11-2013, 11:36 AM   #53
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Great RR! I think I'll go for a ride on my SE this weekend :)
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Old 09-12-2013, 05:34 AM   #54
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We decided that she should hop on her roomates KX450 and I’d do one more day of riding with her. My bike was still ready to go and my gear still stinking badly, so, why not?


Back up into the Wasatch Mountains. Half way up the canyon, it looked like we may encounter a little shower as we ascended up to the crest so we put some extra gear on.


Wow, totally gorgeous day!! A little shower had just moved through. Lara likes how fast the 450 goes!!


We make the pass and start down the east side watching the rain move farther off to the east.


Now we’re onto dirt. Just smooth gravel roads, nothing too challenging. I don’t want Lara to thrash up her roomate’s bike!!


It’s kind of fun to have a little loop that me and the neighbor can do right out of the neighborhood!


Lara likes the front wheel-minimalist camp chair technique. Perfect for a lunch break.


We start to descend into American Fork after lunch.


The 450 suits Lara just fine for this type of route. It’s a bit heavy for more technical stuff.


After descending quite a bit we hit the pavement heading back into the valley.


The last stretch goes over what’s known as ‘Corner Canyon’. This used to be a little gem of an area to ride dirt bikes with a criss cross maze of trails, challenging hill climbs, and even a little backwoods moto track. The Widowmaker hill climb event was held down here also. It’s been subdivided and now has houses all over. So much for our little backyard roosting zone. At least the city of Draper has done extensive work to put in a bunch of mountain biking trails.
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Old 09-13-2013, 05:05 AM   #55
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So, that’s it, a weeks worth of riding on the Super Enduro. Not overly adventurous but a good solid outing is how I look back on it.

I’ve owned the Super Enduro for three years now. It wasn’t until my 1400 mile stretch on I-80 on this trip that I fully realized it’s versatility.

In my opinion, it is not ‘good to go’ right from the factory. You need to do a little work on these bikes before they are ready for abuse.

There are two crucial issues that need to be taken care of so you won’t find yourself stranded:
  1. Water Pump Shaft - a groove will get worn in the shaft and start leaking at the seal. Get the harder shaft from CJ Designs.
  2. Electric Fuel Pump - prone to failure. I chose to go with a vacuum operated pump. Even if this pump fails you can fill the tank up and fuel will flow through the pump into the carbs with gravity alone.

I did a number of other things to the bike which aren’t crucial but all have their importance in my opinion.
  • Steel oil filter instead of paper
  • Reusable air filter
  • Two into one exhaust modification (with pipe removed, .5 gallon Old Crow fits perfect!)
  • Remove all emissions crap (canister, catalytic converter, etc) I gutted the stock pipe
  • Compression valve mods to allow more oil flow in front forks
  • Oversized pegs
  • Kickstand relocation so you don’t crack the case if you slam a rock
  • Shave the seat foam down A LOT!!
  • Oversized Safari Tank
  • Removable wind shield
  • Aluminum bark busters

You’re not going to pound whoops like a CR250 with the Super Enduro. You will take it WAY more places than your bros will go on their big touring bikes. Sand? No worries. Rivers? Well, we haven’t drowned them yet. Single track? Hell yeah!! You might even find yourself flying off things now and then!!
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Old 09-13-2013, 05:29 AM   #56
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nice report I enjoyed it very much!
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Old 09-13-2013, 06:32 AM   #57
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Awesome ride report. Did nothing but enhance my lust for a 950 SE.
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Old 09-13-2013, 07:03 AM   #58
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awesome ride report. Did nothing but enhance my lust for a 950 se.

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Old 09-13-2013, 07:34 AM   #59
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Great report.....I too secretly long for a SE 950.
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Old 09-13-2013, 12:32 PM   #60
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