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  • Supercross Preview 2017 Part 1: Championship Contenders
    Round 1 of the 2017 Monster Energy Supercross series is set to kick off on January 7th, here is what we know. Supercross in 2017 is stacked deep with contenders in the 450 class. For this preview I will break the riders into three groups; Champion...

    Posted by Chris Cooksey on Nov 29, 2016
  • Scott USA Prospect Goggle
    Eye protection is crucial to finishing a ride or race without a face full of roost or worse, eye damage. There are many goggle options out there, but most seem to offer the same or very similar features with just a different logo. However, Sc...

    Posted by 2x1wheeler on Nov 28, 2016
  • EVS Burly Elbow Guard
    Who doesn't like products that are elegantly simple, easy-to-use, and effective at the job they were designed for? This pretty much sums up my experience using the EVS Sports Burly Elbow Pads. In a nutshell, they are a Lycra compression sleeve wit...

    Posted by Bryan Bosch on Nov 22, 2016
  • GO FOR THE GOLD! Malcolm Smith Racing Hard Parts Accepting Resumes For The 2017 Season
    IRVINE, CA - November 9, 2016 - (Motor Sports Newswire ) - You don't have to win the Baja 1000 or be the first American to take the overall at the ISDE like Ryan Sipes did in 2015 to qualify for a Malcolm Smith Racing Hard Parts racer support pac...

    Posted by Bryan Bosch on Nov 10, 2016
  • Honda Introduces CRF250L Rally
    TORRANCE, CA – November 8, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire ) – Honda today unveiled a new adventure-focused model known as the CRF250L Rally. Inspired by the factory CRF450 Rally machine raced in the Dakar by Team HRC, and based on the standard CRF...

    Posted by Bryan Bosch on Nov 08, 2016
  • FMF Factory 4.1 RCT Slip-On
    I race a Canadian off-road series that has two simple requirements as it relates to exhaust: 96dB max and spark arrestor, NO EXCEPTIONS! Both of these requirements are hard to meet with the stock Yamaha YZ250FX exhaust, so I starting looking at my...

    Posted by Monk on Nov 08, 2016
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BLM Finalizes Rule to Make Land Use Plans More Responsive...

Rule reinforces BLM’s relationship with Tribes, state and local governments, and the public The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) today issued an updated rule that will make its land use planning more accessible to the public, more responsive to the changing conditions on the public lands...

Receiver hitch racks, anyone recommend one?

I have a VW Touareg.  I have a receiver.  I will need a carrier for the bike as I'd rather not use my snowmobile trailer when I don't have to.     Anyone recommend a good single place hitch rack?  Price is no object as I've seen them for $99 up to $500+ for single place r...

Non Union Clavicle, riding possible?

Hey all, I've had a terrible year trying to get my broken clavicle to heal.  I've got a second plate in there now but its still not healing.  I got an infection from my first plating surgery and subsequently broke that plate because it was not healing.  After 2 months of oral antib...

2015 CRF Master cylinder changes (yes it's 2 stroke r...

Looking at swapping my master cylinder out on my CR250, looking at new ones and noticed the part number for the 2015+ CRFs use a new part number vs the 2014 and below.   Does anyone know what changes they made for the 2015 CRF master cylinders? Just curious if it's improved over the older ve...

Carb problems or?

Hi everyone I'm new to ThumperTalk, I'm average at best when it comes to working on bikes, but carbs are a big challenge for me. I was hoping for some advise before I take the bike to a mechanic and dish out a bunch of money I can't afford. I bought a 2002 cr250 a few months ago, the bike ran g...

xL 125 Seat and Tank Mounting

I just bought a xL 125 and the tank and seat came separate and I cannot find a configuration where the bolt holes line up with the frame for either part. Could anyone possibly post a picture of how it should look or maybe describe the proper configuration. The bike is a 78.

2016 Grizzly 700 EPS

Hi all Last February I went out and bought my self a brand new wheeler. Couldn't be more happy with it, tons of power, very reliable, as well as very comfy to ride. But of course I couldn't keep the stock look. So I went ahead and purchase some ITP rims and some Mud lites for it , an R2 racing...

Raptor 350 backfiring through carb

Hello Thumper talk,   I have a problem with a 2011 raptor 350 I have done a rebuild on. There is a new weisco oem crank along with a brand new piston and cylinder stock bore. The issue i am having is that only at idle it backfires through the carburetor sometimes shutting it off. To try and...

Anyone experienced with Power Commander?

Hello gents and gentettes,   I have a YFZ450R, but to my knowledge the motors are very similar, however the mapping may not be. I am posting here because there is much more activity here than in the ATV forum.   So getting down to it, I just picked up a 2015 YFZ450R. It had a really mea...

630 pitch chain - swap with 530

Original setup is 14/43 112 link 630. The only kits I can find are in 530, generally 114 count. Gearingcommander.com states a 10 inch difference in length from the 630 112 link and a 525 114 link. Can someone forward a URL or shed some light on this for me? How could they (**@y) sell these chai...

Riding on the Darkside?

Over the last few years I've noticed some of the bigger cruisers and touring bikes getting automotive rear tires instead of motorcycle rear tires as replacements. What are the pro's and con's of doing this? I'm sure the longevity goes way up, but what's it like to ride on them?

"spazzing" Dials

Hi guys, i have a 99 cbr600f4 and my speed and tacho dials spaz out for a split second at the same time, almost like im revving once super fast (but same for speed dial as well at the same time), it does this at least once every 30sec-1min.   I had the back seat off today and every time it s...

Pow Day

American Motorcyclist Association sanctions snow bike racing

PICKERINGTON, OH - December 2, 2016 - (Motor Sports Newswire) -  This winter, the American Motorcyclist Association will begin sanctioning the relatively new sport of snow bike racing, which features competition off-road motorcycles modified for snowy terrain. "The AMA is excited to be getti...

MotoTrax Wheel Kit Pre-Order Ends at Midnight!

Our wheel kit pre-order ends tonight at midnight. Take advantage of these prices before it's too late!   Pre-order Pricing:   Front Wheel Kit- $299 Rear Wheel Kit- $349 Front/Rear Combo- $599 Pre-order Incentive- 10% Off    Pre-order at [URL="www.moto-trax.com"]www.moto-trax.c...

Fz07 handguards

Looking for these Fz07 handguards. They are off an Fz09 and i wanted to know if they could work on a Fz07 and if not are there any similar options.

Transmission gears grinding when shifting

Do I need to remove Flywheel to split the cases on a 04 KFX Atv

Wana get a 2 stroke wave runner

Wana get a 2 stroke wave runner whats the beat kawi ever made and whats the fastest and are they a good buy i have a yz250 so i love my 2 smokers

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Wiki Article

  • Video - how to rejet a Keihen FCR carb
    Dec 09, 2006 01:14 PM
    Carb re-jetting video for an FCR-MX 37mm carb - about 5 minutes long. Keihin FCR carbs seems to be used on many bikes. This is for people new to carbs... or at least FCR carbs... Carb off bike for better photography... Hope you find it useful! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wcMJtKQt4R8...
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