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Pre riding exercices

Hello Guys.   any of you have good info on pre riding exercises? i was looking but i found mostly for riding horses and bicycles... i think our sport ( MX, Enduro, etc ) its quite different...   Thank You! Matias  

Snowmobilers - Lottery For Yellowstone Non-Commercially G...

Just a quick reminder for all you snowmobilers: the public lottery for the Non-commercially Guided Snowmobile Access Program for Yellowstone National Park ends this Friday, October 3, 2014. On September 3, 2014, the National Park Service (NPS) announced a public lottery to determine the trip date...

Broken bones

Just wondering how many of u have broken bones whilst riding as I broke my femur 3 week ago and had a rod down it and have no idea how long recovery is going to take

KLX 250 cylinder de-glazing

I've got 2009 KLX 250 with 70000 km here in Thailand, recently decided to do a top-end rebuild, got a new piston and rings. Found a big bunch of deposits on the piston and the valves. Intake valves have crystal-like deposits, which I managed to clean up, while exhaust valves faces are heavily pit...

Tips for removing kickstand pad?

Has anyone had to remove the kickstand pad? Mine broke off leaving it flush with the bottom of the kickstand. So essentially I have just a plastic plug inside the kickstand. How is the original pad secured in there? And what do you think about how I should remove the remaining bits? 

Hood River County Northwest Area trails are now OPEN for...

The Hood River County Northwest Area trails are now OPEN for motorized use. All other Hood River County trails remain CLOSED to Motorized Trail Riding. We are still in fire season so use caution and carry required fire tools and equipment. Industrial Fire Precaution Level 2 is in effect...

IF you were to have a quad

what would it be? personally i reckon id have to go with a can-am renegade 800. what about you?

Timing on 2007 honda TRX 450er

Hey all new to the forums looking for some help on a 2007 honda TRX 450 er. I got the quad from a friend who had it apart and didnt get it back together. I have put the quad back together now but I wasnt getting any readings on my compression test. After that put my hand over the exaust pipe and...

100 octane? Yfz450

Hi I'm tradin my bike for an 04 yfz450 it was freshly rebuilt and has the oil pump mod but it has a 13 to 1 piston so I can only run 100 octane the guy says can I run 93 with octane booster or half 93 and 100? And how are the yfzs I'm comin off a yz250 two stroke

Kawasaki H2

Just in case you guys have been too focused on Obamas bowel movements to notice this new toy Kawi is putting out.  The photos are of the more expensive race version with lots of carbon fiber and aero stuff thats banned from racing... as well as a supercharged motor. They pretty much said......

suzuki vl800 vibration?

hi tt cruisers , i just picked up a 2001 vl800 after taking 15 years off from street riding to dirtbike with my son . i love the bike runs and rides great but it seems to have a vibration when under a load like passing  a car , dont know if this is normal with a shaft drive its fine when jus...

What is this part on my DRZ kick-only?

Hi there,   Can anyone tell me what this part is on my DRZ 400 Kick Only model (MY 2000)?     It looks like a regulator/rectifier. But because this is a Kick Only model (no battery), why should there be a rectifier? I am planning on putting in a battery for led indicators, tail- a...

99 polaris xc 700 with junk keihn flat slide carbs

So I have changed other people's xcs to mukuni round slides 40mm an changed jetting an ran better then ever but now I have one of my own an have no more carbs cause used them up on other people's junk anyone have any fixes for these pos the float pin holes get egged out so float levels are fed up...

1985/96 650 indy

well i have myself a 1996 indy 600 with almomst every part wapped with the 650 ( undercarriage suspension ,motor ect but i dont think the front suspension was swapped though and i was looking to upgrade to fox shocks so i called the dealer and they said its  impossible i say bs because teh f...

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1996 seadoo xp

My dad's seadoo is in perfect running condition but my dad says that if u go cruising the engine will choke and it won't start up again unless out of the water . I'm wondering why it won't start in the water with even the choke on Is this normal for all pwc's of this year ?

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Sx standup

Anybody here selling a 650 sx or 750 sx for cheap that needs work in the ny area

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    Jun 03, 2011 08:07 PM
    As a professional bicycle mechanic for many years, I've built and prepped bikes for some of the (former) top triathletes and mountain bike racers in the USA. On bicycles, we grease the threads of almost every bolt and metal to metal interface. When I began to ride motorcycles, I did what we a...
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