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  • Precision Measuring For The At-Home Mechanic // Part 3
    As we wrap up our final post on precision measuring for the at-home mechanic, I hope you have found this three part series on measuring helpful and informative. If you need a brush up or haven't gotten a chance to read Part 1 or Part 2, we compiled all three parts into a free guide for you. You can download your free copy by clicking here .

    This three pa...

    Posted by Paul Olesen on Mar 26, 2015
  • Are you losing time in the air?
    Hitting your landing target is critical in motocross. It is also better for your health! ;) Not only hitting your landing, but getting there quickly is also important. The two most common techniques regarding jumping are absorbing the take off to stay low and launching the take off to clear an obstacle, to make it to the landing.

    Here's a stop/slow motio...

    Posted by Gary Semics on Mar 24, 2015
  • MSR Podium Stand II
    A good bike stand is one of those rider staples; everyone needs at least one good one. While they all more or less are designed to hold you bike up, some are designed better than others with more thoughtful features. MSR offered the ThumperTalk Re...

    Posted by MentalGuru on Mar 16, 2015
  • ACD Racing Parts Off-road Motorcycle Skid Plates
    One of the most vulnerable areas of your machine is going to be the engine cases. The material is simply not meant to take an impact from a flying rock or sliding over logs and in the event of a fatal hit, get out your checkbook. It's not going to...

    Posted by 2x1wheeler on Mar 10, 2015
  • Eliminate Arm Pump - Part 2 (Establish Optimum Range of Motion & Strength): Glutes, Lower Back & Core)
    Here is part two of a six part series of videos to help you eliminate arm pump during riding and racing.

    If you watched my Arm Pump video (Click here if you haven't seen it yet), you understand that my experience with arm pump is associated with bad body position. Specifically, if your center point (i.e. belly button) falls behind the pegs, the only m...

    Posted by Coach Robb on Mar 03, 2015
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Rider Discussion

Building up neck muscles?

This may be a stupid question, but after riding hard for an hour or more I notice my head start to bobble more and more the longer I ride. Does anyone has any good exercises to build up neck muscles?

NEVADA - BLM Extends Public Comment Period for the Draft...

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) published a Notice of Availability for the Carson City District Draft Resource Management Plan (RMP) and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) in the Federal Register on November 28, 2014, and announced the availability of these documents. In response to m...

EJK fuel controller CRF KLX and SCOOTERS

Hi I was a veteran rider and recently started racing again Super Motard. I had a stock D TRACKER KLX 250 and needed more punch so I added aftermarket pipe and filter. The fuel automatically changed and I could see that the bike was not tuned properly. After some research I decided to try the EJKR...

kick started my 01cr 250 with the exhaust plug in.

I kicked started my bike with the exhaust plug in like 5 times before I realized the plug was in. What kind of damage can that do?

CRF150R 2007 Running Problems

Hi All Just bought a 2007 150R for my Sons upcoming birthday. I started it briefly when I collected it (on choke) and it took 10 kicks to start but once running it was fine(on choke). Fast forward and I come to give it a clean and test run and it takes 20 kicks to start but revs pretty well witho...

Couldnt really find a good place to introduce myself, i g...

Hello all. here is a little about me, for the last three years i have worked as a technician in my family shop, Stanford Motorsports, in Cincinnati, Ohio. september of 2013 I hauled off with my first bike and my best friend to Phoenix where I am currently attending MMI for BMWs and Suzukis....

Biggest tires to fit banshee?

So its not really a banshee, its a single seat sand rail with an r1 engine, but it does use an extended banshee swing arm axle, its sweet but the tires are just 22 inches tall and kind of small, im gettin ready for the sand dunes and am trying to find tires to fit.. Still has stock gearing, but c...

Race ready trx450r or race ready ltr450r

Both are race ready with a lot of upgrades and extras

Wuddya guys think, this a good deal?

So, I'm more of a dirtbike kinda guy but I recently came across a potential deal that would allow me to pick up a quad for my girl to ride. Said quad is a 2008 Honda Sportrax 300EX. I went and checked it out. Its all white. Runs good, shifts good. Its about as close to mint as could be. Peop...

CBR 954RR Trunk Release

I have a 2002 CBR 954RR and my trunk release won't work with the key anymore. Any insight as to how to get it open and fixed?    

Honda XL600R issues... help?

Hey guys,   I picked up my stock 1983 Honda XL600R back in October and finally got around to cleaning out the carbs and just managed to toss them back on a couple days ago. After some kicking without any luck, a little bump start got the bastard running!! Woohoo! Oh, and when I say stock, I...

96 klx 650r spark question

so i picked up this bike today for $150 and has 5900 miles on it. i was told it turns over but wont start. the ignition switch is trashed and someone wired in an after market one. (YAY) not. so any way i tested the wires coming from the left side case and they are producing power. so i pulled the...

Ridin' Wyo with AWSC's Miss Snowflake

Association of Wisconsin Snowmobile Clubs (AWSC) does a Miss Snowflake pageant, and we (TylersBA.org) invites the winner and friends out for some mountain riding. We've been invited to their fall Workshop to do avalanche education, so this is sort of a "thank-you" for inviting us out there....

2016 Yamaha Snowmobiles Tech: New SingleShot Rear suspension

March 24, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Learn more about the all-new, lightweight SingleShot rear suspension found on Apex and RSVector models.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FOgIrilzg_A

Avy Safety on TV

http://www.btvancouver.ca/videos/4129435794001/

1984 Venture Royale has been in storage for 20 years

Hi All,   Just found out that im the new owner of a 1984 Yamaha Venture Royale that has 1300 miles on it and has been in storage for over 20 years. Looking for any advice on the best way to get it road worthy again. Aside from draining and replacing all fluids, and new tires / battery / plug...

NWI New to dual sport

Just curious if there are any dual sport riders near me and if anyone knows some good areas. Thanks Michigan City, IN area

How Much Power?

How fast is my pwc

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Wiki Article

  • Grease & anti-seize primer
    Aug 12, 2007 06:10 PM
    Ask anyone who has struggled with a stuck fastener: the time to apply grease or anti-seize is BEFORE the fastener gets stuck. Grease and anti-seize both address the same problem - stuck fasteners - but each one has a different approach. Grease is a water-excluder as well as a lubricant. It...
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