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what the diff, in set up 's between hillshooters and track bikes (sand/dirt)
 

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two major differences that I know is that hillshooter set ups usually are a dual a arm front end for more comfort and durability and they set up their rear shocks differently..Seems as those motors they go for more tourque so to speak if Im correct.Im sure peeps that know more about it will post...those are just the differences that I know of.
 

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the differance is suspension. have you seen the video of the guy that tried to race the ridged at pismo?
 

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QUOTE (Fouledout421 @ May 15 2008, 08:12 PM) index.php?act=findpost&pid=269No but that sure does sound interesting!! lol
its on hq, i will try and dig it up really fast.
 

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here it is, sry it was Sand Lake, Or. not Pismo

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QUOTE (Fouledout421 @ May 15 2008, 09:15 PM) index.php?act=findpost&pid=277wow.. he's got bigger ones then I do for sure!! lol
either that or he just isnt as smart as the average bear
 

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QUOTE (bansh-eman @ May 15 2008, 10:34 PM) index.php?act=findpost&pid=291either that or he just isnt as smart as the average bear

At least he was smart enough to know when to say when. A couple of more hops and things would have been really ugly. My back hurts just watching that
 

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The hill is usually really whooped out at the start before it gets real steep so really good suspension will carry you through with more speed and sometimes get you to the top before the other guy. Seen guys get hurt with that really lightweight drag stuff coupled with less travel. If the suspension bottoms out hard, your body has to absorb the shock.
 

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QUOTE (Hillshooter @ May 17 2008, 09:46 AM) index.php?act=findpost&pid=450The hill is usually really whooped out at the start before it gets real steep so really good suspension will carry you through with more speed and sometimes get you to the top before the other guy. Seen guys get hurt with that really lightweight drag stuff coupled with less travel. If the suspension bottoms out hard, your body has to absorb the shock.


I agree. Every time ive been to SM ive seen someone bite it on the whoops. Saw a pretty quick banshee munch hard once, he decided go to over by the 4strokes and make a run, got bucked off and knocked out.
 

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i was told to run 10 paddle extremes , but got a killer deal on a set of 12 pad haulers.. 74 roll out sls


i run on sand bars and 300 ft track.. im hoping the extra paddles dont hurt my top end much..
 
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