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How To Repair Your Clutch Basket Dampers For Less Than $30
How to repair your clutch basket dampers for less than $30? Most modern clutches incorporate rubber dampers which help reduce torque fluctuations through an engine’s drivetrain. Single cylinder engines (four-strokes especially) have high peak torque fluctuations since they only fire once every fourth stroke. The dampers situated between the clutch driven...
Posted by Paul Olesen on May 29, 2015
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
What are the clear flaps people use in cargo trailers to keep the Ac in called? And how well do they work? And where do they get them?
BRC’s Del and Stacie Albright attended Jeep Beach 2015 in Daytona Beach, FL where the Mid-Florida Jeep Club organized a new milestone for the Guinness Book of World Records. According to the wording of the actual record, “The largest parade of Jeep vehicles numbered 1,846, and w...
Yep, went to the Docs today due to issues from last Mays crash and I was flat out told to "STOP" riding and uhhhhh I just can't. Even with the consequences of another bad crash, it's like someone asking me to give one of my kids up :( Soooooooooooooooooooooo, my question...
I have an 07 crf 250r and it was hard to start so i measured my vlave lash. i couldn't even fit the smallest size into the right intake. i checked the shim and it was the 1.2 and i havnt found anything smaller. i figured i need to replaced the valves but do i need to get the seats serviced...
I ride a crf250x. It's been riding great all year so far up until the last few days where it seems the clutch has been doing less and less. When it's in gear and I try to roll it while holding the lever there's enough friction to begin to turn over the engine. I've tried adjus...
I've done the searches and everyone seems to say that the stock chain length is 114 with the stock 14/50 chain rings. I have a 114 chain ( I counted) with 14/50 rings( counted those too) and it seems to be a few links short. When I google new chain for 06 wr 450 with 14/50, I get a 120...
I have a problem. I love speed and mud. Through many hours of researching quads within my budget( only a freshman in high school and buy my own stuff so it's LIMITED) I have narrowed it down to 3: Rancher 420, Suzuki Vinson 500, Scrambler 500. I've also checked into the sportsman 500 but I am uns...
I have a 1987 lt230 quad sport. I bought it about a year ago broken for $200. So when I start it up it runs for about 3 seconds and then shuts off. I don't know what the problem is with it
I've been on bikes my whole life- I'm 46- and when my kids got interested in quads I figured I'd get one too. So I got lucky and picked up a brand new 2004 yfz450 already mod'd out to the max and kept in mint condition. There was about 24 hours on the engine and the thing was squeaky clean....
I was thinking about getting either a FZ6R or CBR650F for a first street bike until I saw the R3. I have some seat time on a 08 Yamaha YZ450F but I know it's a little different on the road than the dirt. Now after looking at the R3 performance and it looks like it will top out at 116 mph. I was w...
Hey I'm currently 15 and am beginning to think that it is time to worry about a beginner road bike. After debating supersports vs cruisers I have decided that I like the look of cruisers more and personally think I would be more comfortable on one as I am 6'2". So far I like the looks of the ha...
Hey guys new to the forum I recently got an 08 supermoto and I noticed when I ride the thing like that backfire a lot I've changed out the plug that's just about it bikes in really good shape new top end and blah blah blah blah I was wondering if this is normal I have heard the 450 have a habit o...
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...
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.
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
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
I have 1 of each waverunnesr one has smaller reach plugs the other long reachplugs why is this when both have same motor
- Trainer Talk with Mike Alessi
Jun 28, 2009 09:43 PM
Trainer Talk with....Mike Alessi by Tim CrytserVirtual Trainer: Hey Mike, thanks for taking the time out of your busy schedule to talk to me about your training and more specifically your recent knee injury. Mike Alessi: No problemWell, let's start with the obvious question, your knee. Take m...
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