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Discussion in 'All Terrain Vehicles' started by 98_Mud_bug, May 24, 2010.

  1. 98_Mud_bug

    98_Mud_bug [OP] 98_mud_bug

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    :(if you ride quads then keep an eye on your front tires, i let mine get a little more smooth than i really wanted and here is the results I came out fine, i had all my gear on, helmet, goggles, gloves, boots, and chest and back plate
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  2. 98tacoma27

    98tacoma27 :POOPCORN: Staff Member

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    How did smooth tires cause that?
     
  3. 98_Mud_bug

    98_Mud_bug [OP] 98_mud_bug

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    wet grass, i turned the handle bars and it kept sliding straight. I went over a small drop off and hit a tree on my way out..
     
  4. 98tacoma27

    98tacoma27 :POOPCORN: Staff Member

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    OUCH!!!

    Oh, and glad you came out ok!
     
  5. 98_Mud_bug

    98_Mud_bug [OP] 98_mud_bug

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    let me rephrase the quad hit the tree, i bailed. i seen where it was goin and i let it go ha ha
     
  6. Ridingontrd

    Ridingontrd Well-Known Member

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    Damn..Glad you're ok.:cool:
     
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    goldfish Well-Known Member

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    poor 400ex, well now you have a good reason to upgrade the front suspension!
     
  8. whippersnapper02

    whippersnapper02 Well-Known Member

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    Glad you are ok.

    I tore up my bike pretty good once. It was completely my fault though. Too much speed and too much rear brake sent me into a mountain. Better than going down a cliff though.

    [​IMG]
     
  9. SC4333

    SC4333 Well-Known Member

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    Good job bailing off that thing before you both made love to that tree.

    I hate to say it though, it doesn't appear that balding tires were at fault, it seems more as if speed was the culprit. You were there and I wasn't, but your front tires appear to have a fair amount of tread on them still.
     
  10. MyToyTaco

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    or a good reason to buy a yamaha

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    glad you're ok dude! good job on the bail out..
     
  11. 98_Mud_bug

    98_Mud_bug [OP] 98_mud_bug

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    i was running roughly 50-55. I was moving along pretty good. I will not blame it completely on the tires, i remember a lapse in attention to check to see where my buddy was but the slickish tires and wet grass had a good bit to do with it..
     
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