Rider Size?

calds650

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Is it me seeing that in general there is a difference in size of top racer , XC/Desert 6Ft. tall around 190 lbs; MX/flat track 5ft. 8-10in. around 170 lbs.
 

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I've noticed it myself as well ...
A lot of bigger riders out in the desert while MXers are usually smaller (a friend once called mx riders jockeys :p )

strange thing !!
 

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Shorter, lighter, riders are good at moto-X, because we can get around corners quicker.

and i don't think it really matters how big or small you are if your a dezert rider.
(Bigger=More momentum?)
 

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Jeff Ward or Mike Bell? It doesn't matter. I'm 5'7" and and have plenty of wins in both desert and mx. Although I'll have to admit I struggle in the 0 to 3 mph range 'cause I can't touch the ground. :)
 

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Goolsby who runs in worcs is 6'7 i believe?

I think its all rider for the most part tho

MX-shorter making you lighter for the jumps?

Dez-bigger making you tougher for what lies ahead of you?

lol i really dont know
 

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Goolsby who runs in worcs is 6'7 i believe?

I think its all rider for the most part tho

MX-shorter making you lighter for the jumps?

Dez-bigger making you tougher for what lies ahead of you?

lol i really dont know

Ricky Carmichael is 5'6"
 

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There are alot of small guys that do desert.I am only 5'6 myself and when i race bitd almost all the guys i race with in iron man are 5'11 and under
 
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