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post #1 of 3 Old 05-15-2007, 01:54 AM Thread Starter
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high altitude Riding

My wife and i are taking a vacation in colorado. We will be doing a lot of riding at 8,000-10,000 feet. I have a KLR she has a Yamaha tw200 do we need to rejet. If about how much will it cost. Does it make that much difference...we are older and ride pretty conservatively.
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post #2 of 3 Old 05-19-2007, 03:04 PM
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Can't say for the Yammy, but the KLR will do fine up to the top of Mt Evans or Pikes Peak (each over 14,000 ft).

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post #3 of 3 Old 05-19-2007, 04:09 PM
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Roger that.
You may consider just carrying a couple of smaller main jets for the 200.
Keep an eye on the exhaust for black smoke & the plug for gas fouling.
You may be fine for a short time. There should be no effect on the KLR.
Have a good trip.

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