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  • MotoMan217

Posted August 04, 2001 - 06:18 PM


i just got back from riding. i love this bike! the power is enormous i crashed once because i couldnt handle it on this one turn. (pulled throttle to hard and im DEFINENTLY not use to that) it took me 2 kicks to start it up the first time. and 1 kick after i crashed it using the hot start button. this is the easier bike ive ever started. its just Great.

  • TStates

Posted August 05, 2001 - 01:00 PM


I love mine also, every time I go out it is less difficult to start and ride. I have been off the dirt for 12 yrs. But it is amazing how quick it comes back to you. I have a Ty Davis fly wgt. Renthal front 13 tooth sprocket and DID chain on the way. Hope to have it ready to ride next weekend up in Brown Mt. N.C. The Carolinas are mostly trails so I really need this setup. Well enjoy the roosten. P.S. A 426 won the race today on ESPN, Whay a bike!

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  • MotoMan217

Posted August 05, 2001 - 02:34 PM


Yeah this bike is awesome. i loved every second that i rode it. I Have a few questions for you all. First is down near my pipe where it connects into the engine. it smokes a little bit. hardly noticable but just enough to where i could see some coming out. does everyone elses do that or is there something wrong with mine? it might have been because of another reason im not sure. and the second question is i heard you should change the chain out because its a piece of crap pretty much. has anyone been riding with the stock chain for awhile and its alright? anyway thanks for your help guys

  • sirthumpalot

Posted August 05, 2001 - 03:56 PM


Check to see if there is anything on the pipe that may make it smoke (grass, shrub parts, mud, etc..). I can't think of any reason for the pipe to smoke unless there is something on it.

I have been riding on the stock chain for a while now and it is doing ok. Every time I'm in mud I remove it and soak it in degreaser, scrub and relube it and I haven't had a problem. It does stretch a bit, but I'm going to wait until it's almost worn out to buy a new one.

  • yzf_virgin

Posted August 06, 2001 - 01:03 PM


Originally posted by TStates:
Hope to have it ready to ride next weekend up in Brown Mt. N.C. The Carolinas are mostly trails so I really need this setup. B]

Brown Mtn. huh? Finally, someone else who rides in NC. Are there any more of us out there? I'll be up at Brown on Sat the 11th, how about you TStates?

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