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  • Midwest Mountain Engineering Clever Levers
    I was looking for some different clutch & brake levers for my KTM since I like to use shorter two-finger units. In my search I came across the Midwest Mountain Engineering (MME) "Clever Levers". I was very intrigued to read abou...

    Posted by MentalGuru on May 26, 2015
  • ProTaper Introduces Wireless Hour Meter
    IRVINE, CA – May 20, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire ) – Remember the old, “you can pay me now… or you can pay me later” ad campaign? As great as the current crop of street bikes, MX machines, PWC and snowmobiles may be, their highly tuned engines...

    Posted by Bryan Bosch on May 20, 2015
  • Cast Your Vote For The Cover Of The 4T Dirt Bike Engine Building Print Book
    We just got back the two cover design options for the print book version of The Four Stroke Dirt Bike Engine Building Handbook , and guess what? We are asking for YOUR help in choosing the design. We figured what better way to know what our fellow motorheads are going to like than to put it up to a vote. The two options are pictured below and whichever co...

    Posted by Paul Olesen on May 20, 2015
  • Fly Racing Sector Off-Road Boot
    I've been riding in a pair of budget friendly Fly Racing Maverik boots that have served me pretty well, but I wondered how their Sector boot that is priced at a bit over 3x the price would stack up. The Sector boot is posi...

    Posted by Russhole on May 19, 2015
  • REC-MX Oil Filter Cover
    There are many products on the market that enable riders to add a personalized touch to their bikes.  For me, the key is not only finding a product that looks good, but one that can provide a functional benefit as well.  I came across th...

    Posted by Dirt_Biker250 on May 12, 2015
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Rider Discussion

bruising and numbness

So two days ago, I was walking my bike through a nasty mud hole. The bike was to the right of me. My feet slipped into a hole about 14 inches lower than I was previously standing and the bike fell down on me. My right calf on the right side bore the brunt of the impact. It swelled up and burned p...

Shoulder dislocation protection/braces

Anyone use or used a brace on their shoulder?  My Dr.  says after dislocationg my shoulder twice the odds of it happening again are over 90%.  So I'm trying to do everything I can to avoid that, and stumbled accross these braces/supports.    Anyone with shoulder dislocati...

2004 CR 125 forks

Is there a difference in 04 CR and 04 CRF forks.

FCR on a 650L

Thanks in advance for any assistance here!   I have a really strong, built motor by CycleWizard(CW). Short stroke, high compression, no counterbalancer, Cloverleaf Head, Custom Aluminum intake, cam, ported head, Big Fins, XR's Only header and exhaust, etc...   The bike currently has an...

Oil Weight? Not an oil thread.

Hey everyone. Okay so i'm def not trying to start an oil thread! i have wasted too many hours reading those. I just want to know what WEIGHT oil people recommend.    Here's why: The manual says 15-50 for my 2014 498RR. The beta dealer here in CA (Central Coast) said 10-40. They said tha...

Asking friends to help my wife out today

Hey Guys . My wife entered the motofxgraphics contest   and today is the last day its running for this month .  She could really use some help  with  "likes" on the  design she  summited .  here is a picture of it . So if you could please go to the Graphics for...

Jetting / DG Steel RCM EXHAUST for a Yamaha Tri Moto 225

Does anyone have an idea on what is the recommended carb jetting for a DG Steel RCM EXHAUST for a Yamaha Tri Moto 225? in upstate NY?   Thank you  Dave  

87 TRX250R Fourtrax

I just picked up an 87 TRX250R from a friend last weekend. It's in pretty good shape and I've ridden it in the past so know it's a screamer but it needs some TLC.  Can anyone point me in the right direction for parts?  I've been looking on eBay and wondering if there is a better source....

What is wrong with this picture ?

Its getting bad when a ATV safety themed med flight is buzzing around the skies. Makes one think , hmmm

Entry level-beginer bike test review

I always see the question posted about the lower cc models. So i thought when i saw this test, a few of you guys might like reading about a potential bike you might have the opportunity to buy!   hope this helps some.     GOOD LUCK!

Rotax 122 engine

Hi,   I wonder if I modify/upgrade the rotax 122 engine (aprilia rs/rx/sx, hm moto 125) to squeeze more power, should I maintain it more frequently? (hours instead stock engine count by km)  If yes, that would be like maintain EXC 125 engine for example, right ? I'm looking for dai...

1974 Honda XL70 No Start

I have a 1974 Honda XL70 that has been in the family since new, stored for at least 15 years, that will not start. I replaced all the gaskets in the carb, as well as cleaning out the gas tank and carb. Hooked the battery from my 1982 Honda Express up to it, just in case it needed a battery for so...

Should I trade for a 91 polaris indy?

I have my dirtbike for sale on craigslist for $1800 and a guy is offering me a 1991 polaris indy 500 and cash. The sled looks pretty decent other than the front bumper. My bike is a 98 cr125 with kayaba shocks, v force reeds, a pro circuit pipe and a few other things. Would it be a fair enough tr...

Snow bikes in Michigan?

Anyone know where i could test out a snow bike here in northern MI or even if a snow kit would be worth it out here. Mostly wide open fields, trails, frozen lakes, or weaving through trees.

April Perfect day


Yahama Pw80 piston

Hey guys I just got a new wiseco kit and got it bored to 51mm but the piston goes in but the rings won't let it go inside the jug?? Help do I need to hone it out

Greetings from the upper Left Coast

New to Forum   Not new to Motorcycles, starting my 46th year of riding   Just picked up 6 dual sports that have been sitting in my friends garage since 2010.   I'll figure out how to do my signature so I just have to do this once

spark plugs for xl1200 ltd & gp1200 both 1999

I have 1 of each waverunnesr one has smaller reach plugs the other long reachplugs  why is this when both have same motor

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  • Wheel Truing Jig Using Common Garage Items
    May 28, 2007 11:14 AM
    When my Dad got a new rim and spokes for his XR600, I figured that I should be able to do it myself with no problem. Looked for a truing jig and realized that they are fairly expensive. So I started to look around the garage to see what I could use that would be square.Ended up using a pair of ax...
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