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  • HAS LITHIUM-IRON KILLED THE LEAD ACID BATTERY?
    Many new technologies are maturing every year and for motorcyclists, one big change coming is the way we power our bikes…because there’s a new option when picking batteries and it’s called Lithium-iron phosphate. In this article, we compare...

    Posted by MXEditor on Aug 24, 2016
  • 15 Simple Foods to Fuel Your Workouts and Races
    When it comes to getting faster and having better endurance, nothing creates more confusion than what to eat and when. I receive close to three hundred emails a day, and I would say that 25% of them pertain to nutrition and hydration. With the internet being the go to source for most everyone, the conflicting claims about carbs, protein and fat have l...

    Posted by Coach Robb on Aug 24, 2016
  • Vortex 2.0 V3 Race Levers
    Bikes come from the factory with varying designs of perfectly functional clutch & brake levers and for many riders, that's good nuff'. And, the stock levers on my 2013 Triumph Tiger 800XC were no exception. As a long time off-road guy, I'm use...

    Posted by Bryan Bosch on Aug 23, 2016
  • Malcolm Smith Racing Introduces Stainless Steel Footpegs
    STEP IT UP! Malcolm Smith Racing Hard Parts Foot Pegs Are Outstanding In Their Field August 11, 2016 Irvine, CA — The Malcolm Smith Racing Collection has to live up to the standards set by the legendary Malcolm Smith himself. From the tip of...

    Posted by Bryan Bosch on Aug 15, 2016
  • MALCOLM SMITH RACING 2017 COLLECTION
    More Than Moto, #WeAreOffRoad  Wednesday, August 10, 2016 Irvine, CA — For those of you who believe there is more to off-road riding than 30 minutes, plus two laps, the 2017 Malcolm Smith Racing collection is for you. From the tight woods in...

    Posted by Bryan Bosch on Aug 12, 2016
  • Honda to Release All-New CRF450R, CRF450RX
    Entire 2017 CRF competition dirt-bike lineup announced  TORRANCE, CA – August 11, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire ) – On the 15th anniversary of Honda’s original 450cc class four-stroke motocross model, Honda announces a revolutionary CRF450R...

    Posted by Bryan Bosch on Aug 11, 2016
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Rider Discussion

Towing with a CVT?

My '05 cobalt is feeling it's age pretty badly so I've been looking around at what's available. It seems to me that a '15 or later Subaru Outback is a fantastic candidate. AWD, 25/32 mpg, #2700 tow rating, adult sized rear seats, and abundant cargo space. However, it's only available in the US as...

How should I set up bike trailer ?

I have a 5x8 utility trailer and I'm wanting to put a deck down to keep it from being so slippery when wet and also for better support when hauling my bike. If anybody else has a similar trailer please post pictures of your set up.my plan was to get some boards and drill holes through them and us...

Fallen rider memorial for Brendan Dennison

It is with sad regret that i must inform the dirt biking community that my friend Brendan Dennison committed suicide the other day. He went missing and was found after he had left.     Brendan holds a special place in my mind because he rode KTM and when i went to my first ever dirt bik...

02 cr250 power valve issues

I recently got a 02 cr250 that needed a top end. I installed new cylinder with power valves and new wiesco piston and it runs great. The problem im having is sometimes the power valves will not open. If im riding it and the power valves don't open I can shut the bike off and start it back up and...

Beta Dual Sports

I'm in the market for a dual sport. Mostly a street rider these days but I have that covered and am looking to get back into dual sport riding again. Something closer to the 50/50 split. Already owned a few DR650s, 350 and a WR and, in the "old days" a few motocross bikes. I like the sound of the...

Need some help with fan installation

Okay, so I'm getting ready to install a Spal fan on my 390.  I have everything in the attached pic, but based on the following fan installation instructions on Beta's website it looks like I still need to get some kind of wiring harness.    http://americanbeta.com/sites/default/fil...

Engine Oils.. Wet clutch approved, what are you using ?

Hello all, since having a wet clutch bike I've always done the battle with oil prices. With modern 4 bangers they want you to change oil very frequently. After rebuilding a couple you would understand why. So anyways, I have been using royal purple but at 17$ a litre Canadian even on my trx450r a...

Is it worth it?

So my buddy has 2 1989 LT250S's for sale. One needs swim farm bearings the other is all good both run good. My question is are these too old where I'm going to be dumping a lot of money into parts or are parts not too bad for these things. And if so what are they worth?

NEED HELP! 2001 400ex

Ok so I have a 2001 Honda 400ex and when I start it it gets hot really fast. Mostly just the header pipe. Also the I just changed the plug 2 days ago and it's already black. When I rev it on start up it'll sometimes blow black smoke a little bit but then stops. It also ticks after I shut it off s...

Considering a new ADV bike

I've been really drawn to the Triumph Tiger at my local dealership. Electronic cruise control is a big ticket item for me. I was looking at the 800XCa, but I'm not thrilled with it being chain drive. The 1200 Explorer XCa is shaft drive, but going to a 1200 opens up the options a bit. Things I'm...

Where do i start?

Where should i start off when rebuilding a motorcycle?

Survey of street bike riders...

Hi all- I am doing a survey of street bike riders. How would you like to make your passions and preferences known for impacting future product offerings for your street bike?   If you would like to take a short 10 minute online survey, upon completion you will be entered into a drawing for a...

Air pro snowbird fork bottoming kit

Airprofork.com Anyone try this yet? A lot cheaper and less hassle to get it back on the dirt. Curious to whether it does what's claimed and if there's any chance of damaging my forks.

Track size

I have an 02 zr 800 cross-country LE and it's time for a new track. Current one had 1.25 in lugs and is studded. On camoplast's website it says I can clear 1.75" lugs. How and where do I measure to see how big I go.

Parts

Where is the best place to buy oem parts and fast shipping?

yamaha superjet 701 or kawasaki sxr 800

looking into buying a stand up jet ski   which is one is more reliable and more fun to ride and just a better unit in general

Jet Ski for Newbie

What's up guys? I want to get into a used jetski but know nothing about them, and never rode one. Im 50 years young, 5'10", and weigh 250 pounds, and been riding dirtbikes and street bikes since I was 18. Im very mechanically inclined and work on all my own toys. Don't care what brand it will be,...

bringing back a 1991 and 1993 yamaha superjet's from...

hey guys just picked up 2 yamaha superjets one a 1991 and the other a 1993. both are the same 650cc engine. They both sat on a trailer outside for about 15 years. the 93's whole bottom half of the engine was under water from rain. the 91 was covered but had mice living in it. But ant ideas what b...

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Wiki Article

  • Jetting the Flat FCR carb, DIY picture tutorial.
    Apr 27, 2014 02:49 PM
    This is a beginners guide to general take down of the Kiehin FLAT FCR carburetor.The bike shown is a 2004 wr450f, but the general design of the carburetor in this article is common for many different makes, models and displacements of bikes.This article is NOT an exhaustive tutorial, but should w...
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