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Do you feel more comfortable hitting a jump Pinned in a lower gear, or just not so revved out in a higher?

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I like hitting jumps in power band. It's what I am use to, so I know how the bike will react every jump. I'm not to comfortable hitting a jump in lower revs, but higher gear.

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I like hitting it a gear up. Don't like the feel of a bike that is already at it peak of power.

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never pinned, always pulling. Pinning the throttle of a 450 is a recipe for a bad day.

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I like pinned, that way in the air you have more control because it seems like the gyroscopic effects are stronger when in the meat of the power. This is on a 2 stroke though i don't know about 4 .

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I ride a 250F and try to hit everything in as high of a gear as possible. Im affraid of hitting the rev limiter right before take off...

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not pinned, then if you get nose low, you cant pull it up as easily as you could if you were in the meat

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I like hitting jumps in power band. It's what I am use to, so I know how the bike will react every jump. I'm not to comfortable hitting a jump in lower revs, but higher gear.

:applause: its the best way to jump!

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Most tracks only have a couple of jumps that have to be hit with serious pull in order to clear. As I think about it, I probably hit half of the jumps on most tracks with the throttle off, scrubbing speed.

When the throttle is on, I'm a gear high, or at least in the meat, pulling.

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depends on the jump, but for the most part I like to jump a gear high and keep the revs down a bit. I ride a 250 2 stroke and would prefer to not hit the spike in the power on certain jumps. If I already have my speed at the base I just hold steady throttle until clear.

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All my riding is in the tight woods. I'm always jumping water bars and i usually try to stay in the middle to the low side of the power band so if i get a little whiskey throttle coming off a jump wrong my bike won't react so fast. Good riding, Scott.

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I like to jump within the middle of the powerband... that way you could get the front end higher if you need it.... pinned always seems to send me endo-syle

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i just accelerate really hard off the lip, i try to be in a low rpm so if i have to panic rev, it will actually do something

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depends on the size of the jump and speed needed to clear the obstacle. if i have the speed needed say 10 ft. before the jump i keep a steady throttle off the face, but if i am coming out of a turn and the face is right after the turn then i seat bounce and get a hand full of 2nd or 3rd all the way off the face. those seem to be the funnest for me. i ride a crf 450 and recently got off a rm 250 2-stroke and on the 2-stroke i had to stay pinned everywhere. as long as you keep in a nuetral position off the face it is much easier to correct any problems and remember it for the next lap(s).

Ride it like you stole it!

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