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admin

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Are off-road skills really transferable to road riding?

More and more of you are taking to the mud, with enduro and motorcross training days full to capacity across the country and new schools launching all the time. Many riders swear by the skills they learn offroading, and indeed many racers use it as a way to keep sharp over the long winter. But does it benefit road riding? Does getting...

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snev

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snev says:

Hey Pigles....

Happy new year but  Mate..... you worry me "Riding on the Pavement"sounds very dangerous:shock:

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Piglet2010

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Piglet2010 says:

@ snev

Well, I do park my Honda NHX110 Elite/Lead on the sidewalk (pavement)  at times to keep the cagers from running her over, but I keep my top speed there down to about 2-3 mph.  ;)

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snev

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snev says:

Piglet....?

Have you De-restricted the Lead then?

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Piglet2010

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Piglet2010 says:

Hey Now !

@ snev - My Honda NHX110 Elite (Lead) is faster than your Honda Melody (Honda Aero here in the colonies).  : )

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snev

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snev says:

Pigles...

Yeah but I heard you have a "Propeller" on your head!

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Bob_1

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Bob_1 says:

It's A Matter Of Fact

Just look at what so many short circuit racers do to hone their skills, they ride off-road. Also look back to the days when the likes of Kevin Schwantz and King Kenny first came to our notice, they rode in the US AMA Grand Slam which consisted of dirt racing over a mile, half-mile and short track plus TT, steeplechase and road race events - and they wiped the floor with us.

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