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gerardlane

06 yz450 handling new cornering issue

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Hey I have a question not about the front end, but i have been riding on a grass field im trying to break in and my back end gets totally wild into the corners allways sliding out. I rode my buddies 07 kx250f and the thing feels so stable not sliding and tracking on flat grassy hard packed dirt. Is there any advice i can get on taming the back end??? My sag is at 100 mm and forks are 1 and a half way up in the clamps...

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What rear tire are you running?

same question here. I found that the Dunlop756 can really stabilize the bike, especially on cornering

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Depends on the soil type. The OEM 756 that was on my latest '06 didn't hold very well on hard pack compared to what I generally run.

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Depends on the soil type. The OEM 756 that was on my latest '06 didn't hold very well on hard pack compared to what I generally run.

What do you generally run???

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I'm not familiar with that one. The tire type must be a good match to the soil type, e.g. hard, intermediate, soft.

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The michelin was super expensive. Its an outdoor works tire is what i was told but i dont think its the tire because my buddies kx's tire is pretty low tread and feels so stable, is there any other factor that could cause. I have schmidt suspension set up for a 170lb pro and im a 195 intermediate. Ive allways noticed that my back end slides as a matter of fact i have had both wheels sliding before and i have never had that on any of my kawi's or hondas. this is not only my firts yami but my first 4 stroke.

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