Hard enduro is an extremely challenging form of racing, both on riders and machinery. Most modern dirt bikes come fairly well prepared for the worst of conditions. However, there are a few things one can do to further protect a bike from the rocks and elements encountered in the toughest of terrain and conditions.
At the recent IRC Endurofest in Haleiwa, Hawaii, Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing team mechanic Andrew Bauer showed us some of the little tricks he uses on his rider Colton Haaker’s TE 300 to protect it from the elements found on the course, and to give Haaker an advantage on the trail in case he has a problem. Here’s Bauer explaining his tips, including some parts his rider is particular about.
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