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This video shows how good the a standard AT is off road in capable hands, no suspension upgrades, just a set of knobbys, barkbusters & a bash plate & a big right hand. Check out the hill climb at 4:16 as he launch's pass failed dirt bikes on the side of the hill, video was shot around the Sunshine coast in QLD Australia

 

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Savage. An equal mix of skill and craziness. No crash bars on it?
I can't bring myself to drop and destroy a 15,000$ bike. I'm glad to see in capable hands the bike can accomplish that type of riding though. Pretty cool to watch.
 

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crazy good

...and at the end of the video as the other enduro bikes get loaded up on their trucks, he just rides his Honda AT home!:surprise:
 

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Very entertaining and great skills demonstrated. I wouldn't buy his bike second hand, though! If I were lucky enough to have trails like that close to my home, I'd want a lighter, cheaper bike for them. It's good to know the AT can handle it - but when I dropped mine at almost zero speed during a tight turn, the OEM handguard disintegrated completely!
 

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Very entertaining and great skills demonstrated. I wouldn't buy his bike second hand, though! If I were lucky enough to have trails like that close to my home, I'd want a lighter, cheaper bike for them. It's good to know the AT can handle it - but when I dropped mine at almost zero speed during a tight turn, the OEM handguard disintegrated completely!
He's running Barkbusters so no issues there for him, solid as the rocks they hit:)
 

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I've got to admit, this video has me wondering if crash bars are really necessary? A proper bash plate, yes. Barkbusters, yes. But the AT seems to be able to take a punch without too much damage. Come to think of it, I've never had crash bars on any of my dirt bikes. Maybe they are not all that necessary. Anyone eat a dirt sandwich without crash bars and not sustain much damage?
 

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This video shows how good the a standard AT is off road in capable hands, no suspension upgrades, just a set of knobbys, barkbusters & a bash plate & a big right hand. Check out the hill climb at 4:16 as he launch's pass failed dirt bikes on the side of the hill, video was shot around the Sunshine coast in QLD Australia

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oqctqd5UPno&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR2d06cBnOgSsQeA1Dfa7eUXdC97Pg82PLEVsNZNynk7ScccIrsAwwbloo8
Part 2, this time with greasy clay:
 

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One thing it shows is how the AT needs to breathe to make decent power. First thing that should be on anyone's list who wants to go off road in difficult terrain is a new pipe.
 

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One thing it shows is how the AT needs to breathe to make decent power. First thing that should be on anyone's list who wants to go off road in difficult terrain is a new pipe.
Pipe & headers on the AT's low compression engine make bugger all difference to power & torque main difference is the beautiful sound that is unleashed
 
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