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I'm guessing it's better to practice powerslides and doughnuts on a smaller bike or dirt bike before trying it on a 500+lb bike.
 

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the case is holing very easily. A friend of mine dropped it with approx 5 km/h. Punctured the case with the only little stone on the road. In the end, the engine cover and the inner parts were damaged and cost him 1700 euro's to repair :-( That's why I have a proper Skidplate. (BUMOT)
 

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basic manoever

Practicing one the basic (required?) manoevers for off-road riding. When you need to turn around
on a narrow trail - this manoever is almost a requirement. When you're climbing a tight trail and
come up to a switch back - this may be your only option.

I can do this on my small/light bike but have not mastered it on a BIG bike yet. Turning around
on a big bike is a challenge when there is little space.
 

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I crashed mine at about 35 mp/h on large boulders and nothing happened? Like mentioned before, he should have bought some bars before attempting to power slide a 500lb bike!
 

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bars and skid plates are great, but there is always the chance for that rock or stone with your name on it.

It's mission in life is to find a way through all that protection and f##k up your day!

Best is use your crash bars to learn how to not use them without trashing your bike. Don't let them make you lazy.
 

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He's practicing off road maneuvers on a level skid... but without engine guards.

I also like to invite problems into my life and then complain when they turn up.
I've gotten very good at this. :LOL:
 

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Time to make the DOUGHNUTS!!!
 

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Hmm, yeah. Well, at least at his cost he demonstrated to the Forum how soft the engine case can be. :rolleyes:
At the end of a crash something hasn’t broke, you are definitely not riding hard enough.
least that’s what I say...
 

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lol ... so our video subject was riding hard.
It’s all on YOUR point of view;
From mine, NO just looked like a bit of fun…
To someone who’s new to riding (especially off-road) I would say yes.
 

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Sure, and that is my point - they were not riding hard, but more exploratory and not intense - and yet, a buttery hole in the side case.
It is only cast aluminum, cast being the keyword, smack it with anything hard and especially pointy and instant hole.
 
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