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VOR Websites ?

Max Factor

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Does anyone know any good VOR websites showing their models and other information?

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Those are nice!!!!!!! Would like to test one soon....
ANyone willing to let me give it a try?

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I met a local trail rider in the woods with one. Its built very well, but is a BIG motorcycle. He said it was also very stiff in stock trim. This guy was huge as well, so it fit him good.

Glenn
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I have read that the stock enduro trim is a lot softer than the MX. Which was he on??
I wonder what a 5'10" 215lbs person would fit like on one??????
I hope to find out...

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I saw one at the National Enduro in Louisiana. Jack Shidlemier (sp?), the ATK dealer in South Alabama was riding one. It was a 400 Enduro model. I sat on it, and it felt light and small. It didn't see huge to me at all. Seemed like a nice bike. Jack loved it better than his ATKs. (That's not hard to believe
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Josh, I moved to bakersfield last year, we have a great dealer, he let me race a local dez race this past winter, and have ridden it several times, very good bike,he also does suspension work and his is nice and soft for higher speed dez work, he just got in a new 503 v cross and will ride that soon, if they had that e-button like my 520 I would consider buying one.

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Josh,

It was the 503 enduro model, one of the first ones the dealer got. This guy was about 6'3", 260+. I sat on it, and another 503 MX bike at the dealer, and they feel long to me. I can't say for sure if it was actually too stiff becauce I didn't ride it. This guy was just a casual trail rider and our local terrain is like rock hell, so maybe its OK at higher speeds and/or in more average conditions.

Glenn
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weimedog

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The 2001 Enduro I rode is pretty soft. But the 400 would be the best bet for East Coast..The 503 is better out here in the West. Also ask your dealers, but I believe you can get one of three spring rates for those things. I know Paioli has several rates available. I was able to order the stiffest spring rates for mine. Its right for me but many would hate my setup.

( I used to pay through the nose to get done to my Honda's what I got stock on this thing )

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weimedog,

Thats cool, I'm glad you like the bike. I love bikes like that, limited production with quality materials. If I see the guy again this season I'll try to ride it. Another thing I noticed is it starts very easy for a big thumper. My biggest problem is I'm not that big and don't fit big frame bikes well, especially in technical rocky terrain. I do like 4-strokes though, and will probably get a GG FSE when there out for a year and have any initial bugs worked out.

Glenn
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#11
I'm riding a 503 enduro this weekend. I ride a Gas Gas 300 normally.
From what I've seen, the VOR is quality workmanship a little on the big side. I will be riding it in tight woods in Florida so we'll see what the performance is for this terrain. I think the engine was designed by John Deere. It does have awsome power! If I survive the ride I'll post my lame opinion here next week. This thing is exoctic:eek:
 

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Bet thats going to be an adventure. The 503 Enduro has tons of power. Almost too much at times! The bull in a china shop analogy comes to mind! The 400 would be my choice for the tight stuff...but a guy out here chose a 503 as well for the tight rocky mountain trails. To each his own...hope you have fun! ( Think I'm getting too old!)
 
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#13
I'm seriously considering Vor to be my next bike. I saw one in Finnish Motorcycle exhibition. It was amazing. It looks very trick and quality seems very good.