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As posted in the southwest forum I finally got out to the desert with my 02 DRZ 400E and was able to ride pinned in top gear, WHAT A BLAST!!!! Its stock other than an E-series exhaust, JD jet kit, and down one tooth on the front ,oh, and reworked suspension. Front end wobbled all over the place in the soft sections, WHAT A RUSH!! My question is how fast was i going (approximately of course)? It felt like two hundred at first. My guess is around 80 mph Thanks Mike in Modesto

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dont know, but i would guess a little more, around 90. My trailtech has said 98mph before, but i doubt they are at all reliable. I know its enough to scare ya!!!

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Ya greg it was very enlightening experience, Ive logged a lot of track and trail miles on this bike but at places like hollister and carnegie you cant "open er up". The dirt road we were on was about a five degree downhill and was at terminal velocity for about a minute straight until I ran into four inch soft sand causing the front end to go into the shakes and I quickly figured out NOT to abruptly let off the throttle and let the front dig into the sand, rather lean back and let it go through. I dont now how fast it was but I know it was faster than my son on his crf250, because i was eating him up right before my near high side. woohoo. Mike in Modesto

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Stock rear and one tooth smaller on the front, Id have to count if this isnt enough info. Too many bikes to remember. Let me know if I need to burned. thanks Mike in Modesto

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