Kenda K760 Trakmaster II Tires
So you ride a dual-sport motorcycle, but like to spend most of your time riding with the dirt bike dudes than laying down miles with the adventure bike guys? Why use a truck or a trailer when your bike has a perfectly good license plate on th...
Posted by brendo907 on Aug 27, 2015
Racer Gloves USA Guide Glove
For this review, I'm either the perfect guy for the job... or the worst. Perfect in that I had no preconceptions about what makes a good/bad ADV glove or the worst because I have no experience riding with any particular brand of the same. I've onl...
Posted by Bryan Bosch on Aug 27, 2015
How to Prioritize Your Cross Training Workouts If You Are Tight On Time
I recently hosted a live call in session about "How to Prioritize Your Workouts If You Are Tight on TIme".
I outlined how and when to implement: Food/Hydration; Rest; Flexibility; Strength Training; Aerobic and Speed Workouts. The call lasted around 42 minutes, so if you have some time to listen to the call dial the following number and use the acc...
Posted by Coach Robb on Aug 25, 2015
Leak Down Testing // Pt 2
Hey everybody, hope you are having a great summer thus far! I've been able to get on the bike a lot this summer and I hope you've been getting your fair share of riding in too. A couple weeks ago I covered what a leak down test is, in this blog post here , and how it can be used to determine engine problems. Today I’ll go through and detail how to do a le...
Posted by Paul Olesen on Aug 19, 2015
Save The Salt
I want to switch gears with this post and bring your attention to an issue that is near and dear to myself and many land speed racers. Over the past decade salt mining has caused track conditions at the Bonneville Salt Flats to become worse and worse. Years ago, the salt layer was up to 5 feet thick, today it is less than an inch in some places. Salt mini...
Posted by Paul Olesen on Aug 14, 2015
Madstad Engineering Easy Adjust Windshield System
I had been thinking of upgrading the OEM windscreen on my 2013 Triumph Tiger 800XC for a while now. It was fine for country back roads, but at interstate speeds, it served up a fair bit of turbulence and buffeting on both my helmet and most notice...
Posted by Bryan Bosch on Aug 13, 2015
Im gonna pull the trigger on a HRM thats doesn't require a strap. Id like to be able to have GPS on it so I can pair it up to Strava on my phone if I hit the trails. Im not sure if this is and option but maybe a watch that tracks my path and displays it on Google earth maps on my PC when I get ho...
OHV riders and community members are invited to come and discuss the past, present and future of the OHV Trail systems on the Ironton Ranger District, which include the Hanging Rock, Pine Creek and Superior OHV Systems. The open house will be held on Thursday, September 3, 2015, from 6:30 to 8:00...
http://www.semasan.com/page.asp?content=off_roading&g=semaga Some good info and a link to subscribe to their topic specific newsletters.
I have 2000yz125 that I bought off my mate, But after each ride im always degreasing the swingarm and silencer, he said that I should change the mix from 32:1 to 40:1 as Im not riding it in the band enough and he said this never happened to him, I thought that might be the case as this is my firs...
Hey guys will the jets in this add fit a FCR carb. It dosnt say it does but they look exactly the same and the measurements are they same. Sorry for being a pain the ass.
Well i'm in a bind. Family wants to go out camping soon and im out of bikes. My cr250 just blew up. The 500s forks need to be rebuilt. I'm low on cash and time. is it possible to swap everything from the T Clamps down from my 250 to the 500? i know the old 89 is gonna be a bit heavier. Cou...
So we have this Kodiak 400 that was running great and then decided to start flooding out and running overall pretty terribly. It was so bad that we could hold the throttle wide open and it would kind of just "chug" along at about 2mph MAX until it would clear out...and then it would run great unt...
For those who've experienced a CDI failure on their ATC and want to save some $$ on a new one, here is the least expensive and labor intense way I've found on the ATC200ES. The CDI I bought from [URL="http://dratv.com/"]http://dratv.com/[/URL]. Since the 84' Big Red uses the round type plug I a...
I have a 07 yfz450 and have recently decided to sell it. I want to buy a pair of sand paddles for it but I can't seem to find the correct size. Can someone please recommend a online site to find the correct size, or somewhere in/near Yuma, Arizona. My current tires on the quad are 20x10x9 and are...
Just looking for people's opions I just bought a 1977 kz400 with 15000 km I got it running with very little effort runs and idles great . now I have always been told don't fix what isn't broken should I rebuild the engine or if it's running good leave it as is?
Tried to kick start my postie. Had zero compression. Managed to get it running, but only by jockeying the throttle, if I cut it, the bike would die. So I took off the top end to see what my problem was. Did a leak test on the valves, and fluid poured out the exhaust valve. Haven't disassembled th...
So I've been throwing around the idea of buying an FZ1. I'm 21, been riding dirt since childhood. I sold my sumo XR650R awhile back, as it was rather, uh, coarse. I'm a generally conservative rider, especially on the street. On one hand, they're attainable for a song, generally reliable, and bli...
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.
I know its a boat carb but everything is very similar and i need some insight. Its a 65' evinrude 40hp big twin Took my boat out last weekend and the carb was just pumping gas out the overflow. First problem since ive owned it. Worked fine a week ago all weekend I replaced the float, needle and s...
I need a new starter motor for my 87 js300 and can't find just the motor without all the gears and what not, if anyone knows where I could get one that would be awesome
I have a 87 js 300 and I need a new starter motor because it doesn't have one, I can't find one that is just the motor I even called Kawasaki is there any other year of other pwc that will work or if anyone knows where I can get one would be awesome !
- Selecting the right brake pad compound for your off-road and dual sport motorcycle.
May 30, 2013 02:15 PM
Brake Pad Compound Comparison for Off-Road and Dual-Sport Motorcycles By Corey James Scribner – GalferUSA Brake pads come in a variety of compounds from a number of manufacturers. Each compound is catered to a different type of riding, so your choice of brake pad compound should be made according...
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