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Insurance to cover knee brace?

Hey all,   I would like to get my hands on some nice custom CTI knee braces for riding.  I am very healthy and don't have any knee issues or a history of knee issues and I would like to keep it that way.  I could always buy some nice Asterisk knee braces for $600 but it would be id...

2500hd. Keep her rust free!

Hey guys. So I have a pretty clean 05 Sierra 2500HD. I live in CT and it is said to be the worst state in the union when it comes to chemicals on the road in the winter. The body on the truck is mint. Not a spec of rust anywhere....clean cab corners and rockers. Bumpers are new as they w...

Painting / Coating a 3 Rail Trailer / Also, Eye Bolt Advice

Hey Guys, I just picked up a used Shorelander 3 Rail Trailer that looks to be in pretty decent shape.  Some of the paint was chipped (very small areas, mainly near rear bolt holes for ramp to connect) and I had one of the kids go after all those areas with a dremel and a cupped wire brush at...

WR400 goes wide open throttle upon startup.

Was burning a load of oil so I ripped her apart Made sure the rings looked good, which they did around a brand new piston. The valves on the other hand were nasty. Exhaust valve seals were shot. Replaced all the valve seals and gave everything a once over. All looked well so back together it wen...

Who does true supermoto riding?

Really interested in doing true supermoto riding like it was intended. On-road off-road, I've road my 14'sm off road with the street tires and thought it was a blast! Accidentally went on a double black diamond trail and that wasn't so fun but I still did it. So who does it on this forum and wha...

Piston replacement during valve job

Hi all, My '06X came to the point where I needed new valves. Actually, it came to that point 4 years ago, and I haven't ridden it since, due to my social circles changing their priorites, and I got left alone as the only one still owning a bike. I feel like a different person without riding, and...

My YFZ makeover.....part 1

Part 2 will come next week hopefully.......waiting on nerfs and new graphics. PRM .250" skid..... [IMG]http://jonsmithphoto.com/darren/pics/450/newmods/IMG_6586.jpg[/IMG] Got this steering stabilizer until I can afford a rotary..... [IMG]http://jonsmithphoto.com/darren/pics/450/newmods/IMG_658...

2012 KFX 90 rev limiter ?

Does anyone know how to disable the rev limiter on my sons 2012 KFX 90 ?   Thanks in advance!

99 bayou 400. water in the oil

I keep losing coolant on this quad. Never seen any leaks at all. Yesterday I topped off the overflow tank and let it idle for a few minutes, then I noticed in the sight glass the oil is milky white. Where do I start? Head gasket? It runs fine. No smoke or anything from the exhaust.

What should I expect?

I've been thinking about taking a road trip on my gxsr 600, gonna be about a 4 hour drive depending how fast I go. Has anybody taken a road trip on their bike before? Kind of nervous and don't know really what to expect

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...

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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