Keep Protected with P3 Carbon — DIRTASTIC

Filth bikes are requested to do rather a lot for us! They take us up and over mountains, by means of canyons and to magical locations few individuals have ever seen. They endure races, crashes and a lot extra! Whereas filth bikes are sturdy and usually dependable, they’re nonetheless machines with a great deal of shifting elements. Amidst the worldwide pandemic, these stated elements are more durable to supply with decrease manufacturing and delays in transport. So what can we do? We absolutely received’t cease using and racing however we’ll discover methods to protect our beloved machines to allow them to proceed to satisfy our lives!

For years, I ran a unadorned pipe on my 2 strokes. There was at all times a again up hanging within the storage and when the time got here to swap them out, I might merely ship the smashed pipe off to get it mounted. Simple, proper? Quick ahead to days of Covid the place discovering a substitute pipe to buy isn’t as simple and getting the taco’ed ones mounted takes longer than it used to. This leaves us to discovering different hobbies to fill our weekends whereas we wait, inducing main ranges of FOMO!

Let’s face it, 2 stroke pipes get smashed. Whether or not you’re a newer rider or an skilled off-road rider, a second will come when your bike lands completely making contact with that one rock. We get to know that sound of a crushing pipe. I don’t learn about you, nevertheless it makes my coronary heart sink each time.

After utterly smashing the inventory pipe on my Husqvarna Bikes TE300i whereas using by means of the rocky desert within the Southwest final spring, I scored a contemporary pipe at a store that occurred to have them in inventory! That was a feat by itself! This spherical I wasn’t going to threat it, so I put a P3 Carbon Pipe Guard with Max Protection on for optimum safety!

The P3 Carbon Pipe Guard lived on my bike and thru excessive enduro coaching, using and racing from early April 2021 till September 2021 and properly over 100 hrs! Right here you’ll be able to see the side-by-side earlier than and after images exhibiting situation of the guard in addition to the pipe once I took it off. Whereas the pipe isn’t in excellent situation, you’ll be able to see that the guard did it’s job in defending my arduous to seek out, sacred pipe!