newbie but and oldie


3 replies to this topic
  • swansong04

Posted June 15, 2008 - 08:28 AM

#1

hey there, first post .. great fourm i have been lurking for awhile .. i have been riding dirt bikes my whole life but have not ownerd a dirt bike in about 20 yrs. even though i have ridden many friends bike in the past and also own a harley so i am not a begginer rider by any means ...

anyway i just odered up a brand new 2007 yz450f and was wondering if there is anythng i should know or do to it right off the bat !!! i will be doing mostly off road style riding , single track , technical riding .. i will be doing practice races at our local track once in awhile ..
i am 6-1 200#'s an intermediate rider but wanna start taking my riding to the next level .. (even though i am 38 yrs old 8o( )
oh whats your guys thoughts on a GYTR™ Off-Road Flywheel ???
any info would be great or any tips ..

Gary

  • grayracer513

Posted June 15, 2008 - 08:55 AM

#2

The flywheel is a great improvement. You will also do well to change the bars at your height:

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Otherwise, buy a high quality chain NOW, before the piece of trash the bike comes with destroys two otherwise usable sprockets, and get a front tire suitable for the soils in your area. The one it comes with is suited only for extremely hard soils.

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  • swansong04

Posted June 15, 2008 - 09:15 AM

#3

hey there, thanks for the great info ... what chain do you recommend ??

  • grayracer513

Posted June 15, 2008 - 09:24 AM

#4

The Regina ORN6. It's a solid, two year chain.





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