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by Asgard
Fri Dec 06, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: Suspension query
Replies: 9
Views: 330

Re: Suspension query

Broadly speaking
progressive springs versus straight rate is something to use if you want to stop bottoming out whilst retaining a reasonably soft initial travel.

All else being equal they are little help for brake dive, in fact quite the opposite, the bloke in the shop was talking bollox.
by Asgard
Thu Dec 05, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: CRF250 L thread
Replies: 915
Views: 107412

Re: CRF250 L thread

I understand the attraction Gary, realistically its a trailer to the trail type of bike though which I thought was not your focus. I have an old WR250F I use for that sort of thing and did consider going for something like a KTM freeride but when I weighed up the actual advantages they where minimal...
by Asgard
Thu Dec 05, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: CRF250 L thread
Replies: 915
Views: 107412

Re: CRF250 L thread

Its a lot of money for not a lot of Bike
by Asgard
Tue Dec 03, 2019 4:16 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: The new AJP PR7 Adventure
Replies: 379
Views: 68681

Re: The new AJP PR7 Adventure

80mpg is certainly impressive.
by Asgard
Wed Nov 13, 2019 11:05 am
Forum: ADVENTURE BIKE RIDER
Topic: Marbella Bike Hire
Replies: 7
Views: 364

Re: Marbella Bike Hire

Cheers mate, an uplift would suit me fine, I relish gnarly downhills but never been much of a climber
will definately check them out
by Asgard
Wed Nov 13, 2019 8:59 am
Forum: ADVENTURE BIKE RIDER
Topic: Marbella Bike Hire
Replies: 7
Views: 364

Re: Marbella Bike Hire

Cheers Hobo, Its a lead at least, If I find somewhere I'll report back
I will be taking one of my mountain bikes as always.
by Asgard
Tue Nov 12, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: Africa Twin for road riding only - opinions?
Replies: 34
Views: 1670

Re: Africa Twin for road riding only - opinions?

What's everyone's thoughts on using the Africa Twin for road riding only?
I've only ever seen a muddy one on the internet :D
by Asgard
Tue Nov 12, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: WEBSITE AND FORUM STUFF
Topic: ([email protected])
Replies: 8
Views: 2022

Re: ([email protected])

There is no such thing as safe on the internet, regard everything you put anywhere online as publicly accessible
by Asgard
Tue Nov 12, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: ADVENTURE BIKE RIDER
Topic: Marbella Bike Hire
Replies: 7
Views: 364

Marbella Bike Hire

Anyone know if there is a trail/enduro Bike hire outfit in the area (non guided)?
From past experience of every country I've been to except North America the answer is most likely No, but if you don't ask
by Asgard
Tue Nov 12, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: The next step....
Replies: 235
Views: 23071

Re: The next step....

garyboy wrote:
Sun Nov 10, 2019 8:20 pm
I've got the ktm emtb, .. happy with it ..17.5" wheels with Schwalbe Smart Sam tyres .. bosch motor. .. great fun

Eh?, I assume you mean either 17.5" Frame, or 27.5" (650b) wheels

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