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I have a steering Damper on my bike that worked great outwest trailriding ...will it inhibit my track riding ? I must say i am used to riding with a stiff setting ......

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I ride with my RTT steering damper on the track and have no issues. I do sometimes adjust to a lower setting to give me a lighter feel on tighter, smoother tracks, but other than that I usually run a middle setting ( number 3-4 on my RTT) about all the time.

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Might get one but will it help with mx?

It depends on your riding style and what kind of tracks you ride. On rougher, more open tracks I feel that the damper helps to keep me going in the direction I want to go and I don't feel the need to hang onto the bars firmly.

On tighter, smoother tracks I usually put my damper to a lower setting. Here I don't feel like I really need a damper.

My riding style is not very aggressive and I feel that my style fits with having a steering damper.

One place I can feel the damper in a negative way is trying adjust my bike left or right on the take-off of jumps or purposely turning my bars in the air ( attempting to scrub or whip). Here I feel some unneeded resistance when I have my damper on. One of the great things about an RTT damper it that I have a thumb switch that lets me turn the damper on and off while riding. That way I can simply turn the damper off before a jump or a tight, smooth section, and turn it back on when I leave that specific section:thumbsup:

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