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Just curious how it works on the trails?

o Is the suspension too stiff?
o How is the clearance?
o Is the width a problem at all?

Thanks in advance,
 

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for about 4 minutes, but it depends on what trails u are on. some trails are smaller than others.
 

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I'm just curious how it will compare to my predator for trail riding. I know it will eat up the pred
on the track and dunes. The pred is 47" and the LTR is 49" so its only 2" more than what I'm used
it. For narrow trails I just grab a bike. :) I like ATV's in sand, ash, silt, and other soft stuff where
the bike is just too much work for an old lazy guy like me.

I've done a couple rides near Mt. Lassen from about 4,000 feet to 8,150 feet and the pred was OK,
but a lot of other quads had problems with the elevation, that's why I want EFI, one weekend
at the dunes, next in the high mountains. :)
 

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I trail ride the bike all the time love it.

I just turn hubs inside out and put 20" tires on the back.

I love eating those pred 500 up.
 

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wouldn't turning the hubs inside out make them wider? I know it did on my YFZ.
 

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i just came back from riding on some best trails that i have ever been on.the ltr corners like it is on rails.what a sweet ride.i let my buddies ride the bike and they were blown away by the bike.they ride a 400ex and 660 rapter and the suzuki 400.the only problem i had was the clearance was a bit small. i need 20's on the back.i hit a rock on the chain guard and bent it up.bolts were at a 45 degree angle.just came back from dealer and it is 40 bucks for new one and 5 bucks a bolt.so i am looking for a skid plate for my swingarm. has anyone bought one and from who? do they fit nice? how much?
 

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prm .250 z-plate superior protection and great clearance 134.95 off their web site. no problems with high centering yet on 1/2 dozen local harescrambles and 1 gncc with it on.
 

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just took mine out on the trails...was reaslly muddy with a lot of water. I just had to watch the trails a lot more then my kfx400. If theres a big mudhole, just go AROUND it!
 

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Just did an Enduro Race and it was all single track trails and the LTR dominated. The only time I had to slow down on the race course was when we switched trails and I had to go thru rail road ties spaced at50" wide. Other than that, it is the best trail bike I have ridden.
 

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It must be awesome for trails, just look at some of the pros in GNCC,
 

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yea but the guy using the LTR (william yokley rite??) he is using MINUS 1 or 2 a-arms. I read that somewhere on the internet.
 

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I have the PRM .250 Z-Plate also....its hella strong!!
 

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I mostly do trail riding with my R450, and I'd say it does pretty well. It is a little tight in the heavily wooded trails but it makes it through without too many problems. My only suggestion is get some 20" rear tires... can't wait for mine to get here this week.
 

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Was just at Hollister Hills, CA...

And the tires were the only thing that had contact with the ground... ;)
 
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