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HONDA FILES PATENTS FOR BRAND NEW FI 2-STROKE ENGINE
Two-strokes are far simpler machines than four-stroke engines. They’re also lighter, easier to work on, and downright angrier, pumping out a lot more power per cubic centimeter of displacement, which has won them a lot of fans. But they’ve had a r...
Posted by Bryan Bosch on Jul 22, 2015
FMF RELEASES THE ALL NEW KTM TITANIUM 2.1 SILENCER
With FMF and KTM continuing to push the limits with 2-Stroke Technology, FMF would like to introduce the ALL NEW Titanium 2.1 Silencer. Available now though you local KTM PowerParts dealer. The Titanium 2.1 is 1.5lbs lighter than the stock silence...
Posted by Bryan Bosch on Jul 22, 2015
Pretty Doesn't Win Races
I have a friend here in Peru that continues to gather my respect each time I spend another moment with him. His name is Nico. He stands about 5ft 2 inches and is every bit a moto fanatic. What makes Nico so special is his deep rooted passion of motorcycles. Let me explain. I am privileged. I have never, in my life, gone without. Yeah, I don't have a...
Posted by scottiedawg on Jul 19, 2015
Synergy Seals Linkage and Swingarm Rebuild Kits
The linkage and swing arm bearings/bushings on my 2004 Gas Gas MC 250 have been toasted for quite a while, so instead of installing something that I know I'll need to replace next winter, I wanted to give the Synergy Seals...
Posted by Russhole on Jul 17, 2015
Malcolm Smith Racing Launches 2016 Collection
Viral Video Supports MSR’s Catalog Launch IRVINE, CA – July 16, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire ) – Featuring everything from ADV wear to race gear as seen in the X-games, the 2016 Malcolm Smith Racing product range has you covered! Now with the...
Posted by Bryan Bosch on Jul 16, 2015
Boyesen Supercooler Water Pump Cover and Impeller Kit
There’s no question that in this day and age, off-road bikes are pushed to the extreme edges of performance. Because of these extremes, demands on your suspension, chassis, motor, transmission, and cooling system are ever increasing. Being that I...
Posted by Monk on Jul 16, 2015
The National Parks Service (NPS) is holding public scoping meetings to considering changes to the Cape Hatteras National Seashore's Off-Road Vehicle (ORV) special regulation as it relates to morning opening of beaches, extending the length of fall and spring seasonal ORV routes, and modifying the...
anybody ever dealt with a ruptured flexor and extendor and possible ruptured A2 pulley?
For the fourth time in a row Kiara Fontanesi & Sidi are World Champions in WMX. Maser (Treviso) – July 27, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – The Loket racetrack in the Czech Republic offered endless thrills over the weekend in the last race for the 2015 WMX World Series, where Kiara Font...
4th annual, Rachel Gutish ISDE fundraiser trailride / funride, Sunday August 30th, Greencastle, Indiana. 9AM-5PM. Help send Rachel to the ISDE again this year! No entry fee, but all riders will be required to sign a waiver / release and donations will be taken at the gate. 100% of the money...
Hi i am new to this forum ive actualy been on here alot but only just signed up because im having a little issues doing some electrical work. So i have a yamaha tt350 1986 i think and i believe it has a XT350 stator in it (as it has 2 lighting coils vs 1 for the tt350) and they cam from th...
So I believe it's time to do my valves on my yz250f 2015 just wondering what people have been putting in there 14-15 yammys if they've gone aftermarket or genuine. And also for when the time comes to do a bottom end what is a good aftermarket bottom end to put in cheers!!
What's that quad you're glad to call yours? What fluids do you put in it? What mods have you done? How do you ride it? Post pics! I have a '95 350 Warrior that I love to death. Put the cheapest pump gas I can in it, and Rotella T6 5w-40 diesel oil. All it's got is an E-series slip-on and a K&...
Any one had experience removing the bleed shim from the compression stack on these shocks?? 12.5mm ID shims
Hey everyone! I have been offered a trade, my current dirt bike for a 2008 YFZ 450. I'm trying to figure out how much this YFZ 450 might be worth. Specifically I'm interested to find out how much a dealership might pay for it? There are a few after market parts on it, the engine was rebuilt a few...
Kawasaki’s large-displacement adventure bike beats out an impressive field for 2015 top honors. IRVINE, CA – July 27, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – In response to popular demand, Kawasaki introduced America to the Versys® 1000 LT motorcycle in 2015. Now, Rider magazine has recognized it as 201...
If you're into adventure touring, give our sister community a try, http://www.xladv.com. It's a community dedicated to full-sized adventure bikes and those that love to ride them. :thumbsup:
MINNEAPOLIS, MN – July 28, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Indian Motorcycle®, America’s first motorcycle company, today announced its lineup of Model Year 2016 bikes. Fresh off of record Q2 sales results and overwhelming demand for both the Indian Scout and the recently introduced 2016 In...
I completely tore down the engine of my 1980 yamaha enticer 300 last winter because a crank bearing went. Now that I have a new bearing and complete gasket kit I'm starting to put it back together. I have a supplemental service manual for it that has torques and stuff, but it doesn't really say a...
I am looking for something for ditch banging, jumping and trail riding. The trail rides won't be very long. My budget is $4000-$4500. I am open to any brands. Thanks
Any ideas on silencing the exhaust on a yamaha golf cart with a yamaha snowmobile engine? I found a few motorcycle silencers but no given dimensions on the o.d. of the silencer, we need 2-1/4" o.d. on the silencer insert.
Hi all, Going to pick up a ski that comes with a spare complete engine with a spun bearing in it. whats the value of the engine? Would like to put it online to re-coop some of the money from buying the ski. I wont need it, as it has a newly rebuilt engine in it. Any ideas?
Hello, I have 2 550's that I bought off of a guy super cheap and they both they both have tons of compression both have spark and with the spark plugs off, they spin freely, I've tried gas and starting fluid, every once and a while i get a back fire and every once and a while I get a it to fire o...
I have a 93 750sx and I took the jet pump off and the nuts in the hull seem sorta loose. Is that normal
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Been riding for a long time, and here is some stuff that I have gleaned along the way, that might help someone in this obaminable economy that we are in. Some of these I owe to my own genius, but several of these I owe to many years of reading DB articles after the Godfather of Dirtbiking himsel...
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