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Fumes getting me sick while riding

What's going on? So yesturday I was racing a my 5th harescramble and for the 2nd time I got very sick while racing due to fumes. Mostly the 2 stroke fumes. I felt good for the first half hour or so but then I started feeling naucious. First lap was pretty bad, threw up once and started getting a...

Fumes getting me sick while riding

What's going on? So yesturday I was racing a my 5th harescramble and for the 2nd time I got very sick while racing due to exhaust fumes. Mostly the 2 stroke fumes. I felt good for the first half hour or so but then I started feeling naucious. First lap was pretty bad, threw up once and started ge...

Tips for transporting your dirtbikes

Howdy, I wanted to share a tip: If you are transporting two bikes, use an extra strap to tie the two bikes together at the bars / grips. If you have full wrap hand guards (aka: Bark-Busters), that makes it very easy. If you don't, then just wrap the strap several times around one grip then over t...

Stop chafing from knee guards

Thought this may be of interest. Have taken an item from the cycling world and used it to stop rubbing/chafing from my Thor Force knee guards. At under $20AUD, it is quite a cheap option for comfort. To give you an idea on sizing I am 6'2" and the top of my leg is roughly 20" and the bottom where...

1981 XR200R NO SPARK

Hey boys n possiby girls....   I've had this 1981 honda XR200r for a couple years and bought it for nearly nothing and finally figured to fix it up so I can ride it, but right now I can get any spark on the bike and I have replaced the CDI (black box) I believe thats what it is but for me it...

Suzuki taking a back seat?(NOT A JS7 THREAD)

I've noticed there are hardly any Suzuki bikes out on the track in the nationals. In the 250s I don't think I saw any!? In 450s all there aren't too many either. JS, Weston and a privateer or two. Any idea to why that is?

Suzuki LTZ 250 Drive Shaft Install/Removal

I need to remove the drive shaft from the differential, and then reinstall it on a different differential. Does anyone have experience with this, or can they provide a video showing how it's done?

Raptor 350 or TRX400

im 5,6" 13 years old, and i want to know which quad would be best for me. I would be doing trail riding. Which one do you think would be best for me?

I would like to buy a first four wheeler but i want one f...

I would like to buy my first four wheeler for a max of $2500 and i would also like it to meet the following criteria At least 350cc Under $2500 Needs to be common enough that i can get a good deal on a local machine Needs to last I've done some research and have narrowed it down between a warrio...

2004 Susuki DRZ 400 should i Jet?

I have a 2004 Susuki drz 400 with a Mikuni Carb.   I just bought it after its been sitting for 5 years.  I took apart to carb to clean all the tarnish and junk from it.  Then started thinking, SHould i re Jet this carb for just one stage just for that little extra?   Wond...

Need cylinder advice on 74 Honda CL125s

Hi guys,   I have a 74 Honda CL125S that had a bad oil leak.  I have pulled the engine and removed the cylinder and head.  I got some very good advice from teamrude and he did a valve job for me.  I have new gaskets, rings, timing sprocket and tappet adjusters.  I was all...

loosing coolant?

Hi guys im having a look at a cbr250rr owner says loosing coolant. its deffinetly not in the oil. just wondering what are all the other options which it could be. he said when it first starts up there looks to be a little water vapour but not hen the bike is warm. Cheers, Dale

Looking to upgrade

I have an Arctic Cat 370Z LX and it is getting too small for me. I can't even get over 40mph. I was thinking about a 2006-2007 ish Polaris Switchback dragon. My friend has a '10 but I have heard a thousand rumours about '09 and '10 Polaris sleds, and he has trouble with his all of the time, so I...

Should I buy it

I have a chance to buy a 2003 rmk 700 and a 1998 polaris Indy 600 with a 2007 yacht club snow mobile trailer both run real well and the trailer is all good he wants 2800 is it a good deal or not

06 mxz600

Hey. I just got an 06 mxz600. It needs a new top end but is there anything to check and how hard is a top end to do?

Sea-Doo SPARK Watercraft – Possible defective steering co...

ALCOURT, QUEBEC, CANADA – July 15, 2014 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – This notice is being sent to you in cooperation with the U.S. Coast Guard and Transport Canada and is sent to you in accordance with the requirements of the Federal Boat Safety Act and other applicable laws. BRP is conducting a v...

Jet Ski Exhaust Help

Can someone tell me what kind of jet ski this exhaust came off. If anybody interested in buying let me know.

Js550 not running in water

Hey guys I have an 85 js550 and it runs great out of the water but as soon as I put it I. The water and try to ride it has no power and bogs down and everything. Rebuilt the carb and set it to stock settings, tried playing with it a little while at the lake and no luck. Compression is 145 psi in...

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  • How To Ride In Slick Conditions
    Jan 04, 2010 11:40 AM
    During these winter months there is a lot less traction when going around slick, muddy corners that have a flat surface than when in drier conditions. This means that you definitely need to get as comfortable and skilled with your bike sliding around and drifting through the corner while in both...
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