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  • Around the Mountain...making first tracks on a dirtbike
    To be the first dirtbike on a trail, ever, provides one with a thrill that is hard for many to experience. However, there are circumstances in life that we create that put us in places to do so."Would you be interested in riding on a totally new, unridden trail?" That is a question that I love to present to the people I ride with here in Peru. I grew up i...

    Posted by scottiedawg on Aug 28, 2015
  • Getting Started Servicing Shocks
    Hey everyone, this week we're going to switch it up and talk shock absorbers! Over the last few months I've gotten many requests to broaden the topic spectrum and cover other dirt bike topics. So today, we'll do just that by discussing and providing some resources to get you familiar with servicing shocks. I suspect many of you currently take your sh...

    Posted by Paul Olesen on Aug 28, 2015
  • Cardo Systems Scala Rider G9x Communicators
    The ability to communicate is part of what makes humanity so successful.  It is intrinsically woven into every aspect of our lives and comes in many different forms.  However, it is also a component that many riders struggle with. ...

    Posted by Dirt_Biker250 on Aug 28, 2015
  • 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
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Rider Discussion

e350 ambulance

I have a 96 e350 ex ambulance and I wish to get rid of all the extra HD wiring. Any tips or photos would greatly be appreciated. Mike

Regaining Family Support of Riding After Injury?

Last week I broke my right clavicle and I am seeing an Orthopedic surgeon on Thursday.   My wife who has supported my riding up until now is suddenly convinced I am going to die on a dirt bike and wants me to sell my bikes :(   I am 41 years old.  We have been together nearly 20 ye...

Yellowstone Announces Lottery for New Non-Commercially Gu...

On August 31, 2015, Yellowstone National Park announced that through the www.recreation.gov website a public lottery will start on September 1, 2015, to determine the trip dates for Non-Commercially Guide Leaders wanting to visit Yellowstone this coming winter season (2015-2016). The lottery will...

Need some help changing fork oil in 06 YZ250F

Hi Im trying to change the oil in the forks on my grandson's 06 YZ 250F. I loosened a nut on the bottom of fork and drained the oil. The nut was still attached to something inside, but it dropped down enough for the oil to come out. I removed the cap on top, but its still attached to something in...

Keihin Fcr choke problem

I'm trying to help a friend with his -08 Yamaha wr250f. The problem is the carburetor. Nothing happens when you pull the choke. It seames to me that it's running on full choke all the time. It runs so rich that I can turn the air screw all the way in and the bike will still run. After only a...

Need Help changing fork oil in 06 YZ250F

Hi Im trying to change the oil in the forks on my grandson's 06 YZ 250F. I loosened a nut on the bottom of fork and drained the oil. The nut was still attached to something inside, but it dropped down enough for the oil to come out. I removed the cap on top, but its still attached to something in...

Bars are loose when I move them up on either side. How to...

I have a Polaris Sportsman, 400, 2005. It seems I put too much weight on the bars and may have broken the steering stem, but I'm not sure. They turn the wheels fine, but are loose when I move them up on either side. Any ideas on how to fix this? Or what is broken?

From dirt bike to Side x Side

I love riding my bike, but injuries the older I get are a pain in the a$$. Just broke wrist now I'm out 3-4 months. I have considered getting a side x side to hopefully reduce the pain and injury inconvenience factor.   anyone make the move for this purpose? Any regrets or just happy days?

Yamaha YXZ1000R – World’s First and Only True Pure Sport...

September 1, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –   THE ALL-NEW YXZ1000R Introducing the world’s first and only true pure sport Side-by-Side. It features the world’s first 3-cylinder, 12-valve, DOHC, liquid-cooled, 998cc engine with 5-speed, sequential shift manual transmission for a whole new l...

Can a yz250 2 stroke be a good bike for converting to str...

I have a chance to buy a yz250 was wondering if it would make a good dualsport bike, would like some opinions or any concerns I should worry about.

Hi new to forum please help me with my xr200r supermoto b...

Hi  guys I seen a lots of xr200 builds for dirtbikes but I'm building a supermoto out of a china copy xr200. It has a cg150cc in it but that doesnt matter .I bought a xr200 motor for it and I want to keep up with the 5-6000 supermotos. I know these motors can put down some power and hopefull...

Installing LED turn signals?

Now that my SR500 starts and runs great, the next problem is getting turn signals operational. The bike came with original t/s removed, I put on some new l.e.d. ones, I installed a new led flasher unit, but still no lights. Took apart the switch and tested continuity on all leads which are good....

Haydays 2015

Less than two weeks go go :applause:   http://www.snobarons.com/   Who's going?

What do I use to seal the crankcase halves?

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...

What should I get?

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

2001 blaster running hot

My buddy's got a 2001 blaster and we just did the vitos 240 big bore kit. Runs good but i dont thing the jetting is quit right. We live in michigan at about 600ft above sea level. If somebody who knows a little more about jetting could help that would be great. We did go bigger on the jets too i...

Carb question, im stumped

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

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