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What is the difference of riding on the road vs a trail or forest road? On a trail/dirt road, I am riding at 3000-4000 RPM with bursts of power when needed. When on a road, I am in the same RPM range but in a higher gear at a higher speed but very little throttle. I would think cruising on a road would be easier on a motor then trail running where you are on and off the throttle a lot harder then crusing. Not looking for a debate, just curious on the thinking.
 

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The road riding reffered to that blows engines is from riding at or near the rev limiter for extended periods of time.
That's alot of heat and stress on one cylinder.
OK, that makes sense. Any motor run for long periods of time near the rev limiter is not going to last very long.

It was the general comment that running on the road was going to blow the motor had me scratching my head.

OP, sorry to see the damage. That hurts.
 
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