First time trail riding.

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Re: First time trail riding.

Post by ktmstu » Sun Jan 15, 2012 7:24 pm

hi gripper im in rotherham and ive got a few lanes that no that are nice an esay fo you to get you into it.

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Re: First time trail riding.

Post by dubber68 » Sun Jan 15, 2012 7:25 pm

forgot to mention I am based in Chesterfield
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Re: First time trail riding.

Post by beddowsm » Sun Jan 15, 2012 8:02 pm

NDC. wrote: But still manage too fall/slip off (cheers Mike)
If it makes you feel any better Nick, I came off twice today with the new Mich Desert on. Dont really think it matters what tyres we have on. Conditions are tough out there this time of year. I still stand by the fact the Meffo is a fantastic tyre well suited for the big bikes. So there :P

Joking aside, Im not convinced the desert is any better than the meffo. Judgement still out on that one.

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Re: First time trail riding.

Post by Gripper1974 » Mon Jan 16, 2012 9:14 am

Sorted stu, I'm defiantly up for it, message me your number and I will ring you to sort out a day. I work away all week though so Sunday's are best for me.
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Re: First time trail riding.

Post by Neil M » Mon Jan 16, 2012 10:50 am

My riding buddy has a 1000 Strom. He's tweaked it a little with a fork brace, progressive fork springs, fat bars and risers. Currently has Mitas E9s or 10s - can't remember which but they work well on his bike. It's quite a capable bike and we get a few surprised looks when we're out on the trails.

This is definately not gentle trailing, but it's a get read: http://www.stromtrooper.com/australia-n ... -omeo.html

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