Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: southern Arizona, USA
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Sounds like it is behaving like a dirt/dual-sport bike, which, because of the greater amount of swingarm movement, has the chain set up a bit looser, so it won't be too tight under full swingarm extension or compression of the rear shock.
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