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Hello everyone I am thinking of getting a new 05 450sx. I was wondering how they turn with the tripple clamps in the 18mm position. I have an 02 crf and am wondering if it turns better or worse than that. Thanks

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It depends on a few different things: Where you ride, body position, suspension set up etc. For MX track use I like the 18mm offset for my 450

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They turn like crap.

DethWshBkr - I doubt that this guy understands that you do not really mean this, perhaps a little more explanation would help. His question seems reasonable to me. :)

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I tried to make sure I said at the end that they turn just fine, i guess maybe it didn't come across that way!

I notice the KTM doens't feel as "planted" as a Honda or Yamaha. The bike feels lighter in the front, which alot of people do not like. That light feeling however to me, is great. It means I can make the bike move. It may require slightly more muscle to get the bike down into a turn, but it will turn just fine.

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I find that as long as you setup before getting to the turn, you can rail any line. If you try last minute to change, it requires a little effort to get it in. As long as you know what line you're taking and get up on the tank, she'll dive inside anything.

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It may require slightly more muscle to get the bike down into a turn, but it will turn just fine.

I agree. My '05 400 exc is slow turning compared to my VOR or GasGas and requires more effort. Anyone have a set of used 16mm~ clamps for sale??

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