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  • Smooth Industries Gaerne Boot Can Coolers - 2PK
    Smooth Industries is a company that makes a variety of motocross related consumer products to show off your love for the sport. They've been around since 1995 and is run by legitimate motocross fans that seem to have a good handle on what riders l...

    Posted by Russhole on Mar 27, 2015
  • Precision Measuring For The At-Home Mechanic // Part 3
    As we wrap up our final post on precision measuring for the at-home mechanic, I hope you have found this three part series on measuring helpful and informative. If you need a brush up or haven't gotten a chance to read Part 1 or Part 2, we compiled all three parts into a free guide for you. You can download your free copy by clicking here .

    This three pa...

    Posted by Paul Olesen on Mar 26, 2015
  • Are you losing time in the air?
    Hitting your landing target is critical in motocross. It is also better for your health! ;) Not only hitting your landing, but getting there quickly is also important. The two most common techniques regarding jumping are absorbing the take off to stay low and launching the take off to clear an obstacle, to make it to the landing.

    Here's a stop/slow motio...

    Posted by Gary Semics on Mar 24, 2015
  • MSR Podium Stand II
    A good bike stand is one of those rider staples; everyone needs at least one good one. While they all more or less are designed to hold you bike up, some are designed better than others with more thoughtful features. MSR offered the ThumperTalk Re...

    Posted by MentalGuru on Mar 16, 2015
  • ACD Racing Parts Off-road Motorcycle Skid Plates
    One of the most vulnerable areas of your machine is going to be the engine cases. The material is simply not meant to take an impact from a flying rock or sliding over logs and in the event of a fatal hit, get out your checkbook. It's not going to...

    Posted by 2x1wheeler on Mar 10, 2015
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Rider Discussion

could something be broken?

I went down pretty hard 3 days ago. I was in the woods and I went down and landed really hard on a tree stump. The area highlighted in the picture took the brunt of the hit. I'm concerned that I may have chipped it,or something. It is extremely painfull to touch but I have no bruising. There is n...

Exterior lights on 2010 Eclipse Attitude Toy Hauler remai...

Exterior lights on 2010 Eclipse Attitude Toy Hauler remain on continuously after connecting up in RV park's electrical panel and not hooked up to truck. First time this has happened since camping.Does anyone know why? I flipped the breaker switch and they did turn off. but after flipping it back...

Unlocking the power of Creatine

I am sure that many will hate on this thread, but till you try....You'll never know. I personally notice it. In gym, on the bike, every day life. Read the article below. When taking it, drink a half ounce of water per pound of body weight.

crank issues

Hi   my bike i s wr450 2005 the grove of the woodruff of the rotor assy (magneto) is wrecked, there an option to fill it but it's very expensive. recently i bought a YFZ rotor assy (magneto) and it fits the WRF perfect and works with no problem.   what i want to know is if anybody ever...

XR650R Shroud on a XRHon0daxr650l650L

First and foremost. Something went terrible wrong with the title. My apologies.      The question: has anyone or attempted to put XR650R shrouds on a XR650L. I know it wouldn't be bolt on, an adapter piece would need to be fabricated....

Akrapovic Repack kit.

Hey, I have an SXS10.450.512 will this kit or any kit in the TT on line store fit my exhaust? https://www.thumpertalk.com/shop/Akrapovic-Exhaust-Repacking-Kit-P-RPCK37-p4756040.html Thanks Dan.

LTR 450 Injector Flow Rate

Does anybody know the flow rate for a stock Suzuki LT-R450 fuel injector? I need to replace mine and I need to know which one to get, the 450cc or the 550cc?

Xr600r motor in a 400ex

I started another thread in the xr600/650 forums because I had motor bulding questions. Now I am looking for some fitment ideas, preferably from someone who has been here. I am in the process of stuffing the 600 motor into the ex. I got the bike in just terrible shape. If I would have taken a be...

Outlaw 525 quick jet question

2008 525 IRS is all stock. Have an hmf slip on on the way. What jets should i go pick up? Cant see buying a jd kit just to richen it up a little. Thanks

engine stalling when idling in neutral

Hi.    I have purchased a 1983 Yamaha xt 125 enduro, with 1700  kms on it.  [original mileage]   It was not running.  I had cleaned up the carb and now the bike starts and runs for approx. 10 minutes and  stalls. when running it idles great. you c...

Why No Small Displacement Twin Cylinder Street Bikes?

Can anyone tell me why you don't find small displacement twin cylinder street bikes offered anymore? Back in the early seventies, I owned a Bridgestone and a Honda street bike, both 175cc twin cylinders. My understanding is that all things being equal (same displacement), twins lean more tow...

exhaust ?s need an expert or atleast a novice ha

ok im new to 4 strokes always played with 2 strokes my whole life. but I am building a buggy using a gsxr 600 motor and obviously the original orientation of the header wont work for me so I cut it up and welded it to suit my needs. then I was informed about 4 stroke exhaust tuning and I always j...

2016 Mountain Horse Kits

Timbersled finally released the 2016 line-up...   They made some giant improvements this year!  They're even more impressive in person.    http://www.timbersled.com/sbwhatsnew2016.htm

Ridin' Wyo with AWSC's Miss Snowflake

Association of Wisconsin Snowmobile Clubs (AWSC) does a Miss Snowflake pageant, and we (TylersBA.org) invites the winner and friends out for some mountain riding. We've been invited to their fall Workshop to do avalanche education, so this is sort of a "thank-you" for inviting us out there....

2016 Yamaha Snowmobiles Tech: New SingleShot Rear suspension

March 24, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Learn more about the all-new, lightweight SingleShot rear suspension found on Apex and RSVector models.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FOgIrilzg_A

93 750sx

I need a 93 750sx hull for a reasonable price. I'm around kingston ny area

1984 Venture Royale has been in storage for 20 years

Hi All,   Just found out that im the new owner of a 1984 Yamaha Venture Royale that has 1300 miles on it and has been in storage for over 20 years. Looking for any advice on the best way to get it road worthy again. Aside from draining and replacing all fluids, and new tires / battery / plug...

NWI New to dual sport

Just curious if there are any dual sport riders near me and if anyone knows some good areas. Thanks Michigan City, IN area

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Wiki Article

  • Hub Bearings the easy way
    Oct 19, 2005 05:36 PM
    *this is for the TT'ers without a bearing press*if your rear/front wheel have play in them chances are your bearings in the hub are worn. i've used this method with great results.1. remove the wheel from swingarm(for rear wheel)2. get the old bearings out, a punch should work, just work a...
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