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plattekill 4x

Discussion in 'Downhill & Freeride' started by tmoney727t, Dec 26, 2005.

  1. tmoney727t

    tmoney727t Monkey

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    HI,

    does anyone here know how smooth the course is at plattekill for 4x and also if it is able to be done on a hardtail. Also is mt. snow still offereing dual slalom races and how often?
     

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  2. MOTODH

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    from what i have read it is not a true 4x course and it has a moderately sized huck to decent tranny in it. it could probably be done with a hardtail but i would stick with a dh bike or some f/s mountaincross bike.
     
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    Its definately doable on a hardtail, one of my friends rode it on his Azonic DS-1 w/ 3" DJ3. He would also race downhill on that bike. Pretty much everything is "doable" on a hardtail, but in this case I would advise against it. A short travel mtx bike would be best. I wasn't there for the 4x race they had (if it even happened), but I really doubt they included the big jump and just did the go around. I did the DH race where the lower part of the 4x course was included and the jump isn't that big a deal but I wouldn't want a guy next to me as I went off it.
     
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    damn, I can only keep one frame, I have a Giant AC1 and an Azonic DS1. I think a giant is good for p-kill but I wanna do some open cruiser class racing at BMX tracks. Also does anyone know if a manitou 4-way swinger is too heavy for 4x racing. and at plattekill would it be preferable to throw a air shock or a Ti spring on my AC
     
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    not smooth at all, you could do it on a hardtail but i wouldnt recommend it. As far as i know Mt snow only does dual slalom for the NORBA Nationals
     
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    is a 4-way swinger with a Ti coil on it a good 4x shock for pkill?
     
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    should work fine
     
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    Sounds good to me
     
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    is it a light enough shock for 4x i gues is what Im wondering
     
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    i have a video of the full thing, whats your e-mail its like 9megs.
    dhsmilky@gmail.com
     
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