Tips on Buying Used Bikes
TIPS ON BUYING THE PERFECT USED BIKE
How many of you have bought your fair share of used bikes only to discover the moment you get it home that something is wrong with it?
I have bought and sold a hefty amount of different types of vehicles over the years and recently started reflecting on some of my experiences. I have bought bikes that have run well,...
Posted by Paul Olesen on Nov 24, 2014
Moose Racing XCR Jacket
> Dual layer stretch nylon chassis is durable, waterproof breathable and performs well in all conditions> Seven zippered intake and exhaust vents regulate body temperature> Durable high denier nylon panels in high wear areas> Ergon...
Posted by Bryan Bosch on Nov 21, 2014
Why Spark Plugs Can Make or Break Your Bike
When thinking about your motorcycle and what are the most important components, would you say spark plugs is one of them? Most people wouldn’t…but they should. Because spark plugs can make or break your bike! Let’s take some time to see why...
Posted by MXEditor on Nov 20, 2014
Too Cold to Ride?
Well, that depends on how bad you want to ride. When I was in my early teens I rode year round in Ohio. In the winter months I usually rode once or twice a week and raced most weekends in harescramble events. I remember many times when there was snow and the ground was frozen solid. The AMA didn't allow studded tires in Ohio but we still raced. Harescramb...
Posted by Gary Semics on Nov 19, 2014
Improve your Speed & Endurance by Dropping Some Body Fat
One of the most frequent questions I get asked is how to improve speed and endurance on the bike and my answer is always "drop some body fat". When you carry around unwanted body fat, your muscles have to work harder to complete the same amount of work. Fat insulates your body which makes you over-heat, another energy robbing component to your riding and...
Posted by Coach Robb on Nov 19, 2014
Anybody using one of those dirt bike carriers that go into a receiver in the back of a vehicle ? Im sick of taking off my canopy and I dont want to buy a trailer to haul my bike. What are you using? how much did it cost ?where did you get it from ? Thanks
Please take a few minutes to send in a support letter to the Inyo County Board of Supervisors urging them to approve the ATV Adventure Trails System in the Eastern Sierra. This is an important county-based travel management plan that will enhance recreational opportunities in Inyo County....
As somebody who started out riding motorcycles in the 1960s on a push-rod Honda Trail 90, I may not be the best person to offer an unbiased review of On Any Sunday:The Next Chapter but I will try. Directors' Pick: 0...
Hi, A friend borrowed my '12 kx250f and messed with the suspension and fork height, although he did set it again for me I'm pretty sure it's not what it was before and the sad part is I didn't note down the measurements and clickers. So, can someone help me what sort of fork height and rea...
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Hi all, Can anyone tell me if the 2002 seat cover can be changed for say an 03 seat cover. Can only find black seat covers for this bike and would really like to change to colour. Also, having trouble finding radiator louvers for this bike. Based in UK and can;t find an...
Hey guys I'm looking for a sport quad that can fight in tight trails and has good power. It can't be more than 43 inches wide and I drive a trx300x right now so I'm looking for more power and speed. Thanks👌
I'm thinking it'd be easier on my fingers. Especially if I get one with only thumb throttle and no clutch; no more throttle twisting, no clutching. Saves my fingers and wrists (which are having early signs of arthritis and trigger finger). More stable, less prone to falls. Har...
I need to replace the petcock on my sisters quad cause it leaks.... Any idea of which one I would need cause theres alot of misfit kind that wont fit the stock tank
Hello everyone. I'm looking for some feedback on my old xl. I rode it for about 3 months in the summer, and rode the crap out of it. It has lots of power and was a blast to ride. Gets me lots of attention while riding through the cities. This thing is old but its most definitely a tank. It devel...
Hey guys, I have a 2005 ninja ex250 and all the threads are stripped off of the exhaust stud going into the head. I got the stud out and it's beyond shot. I can't seem to find the part anywhere to replace it for my year/model. Are there any other studs for other models that may fit my bike? Or do...
Hello, I am thinking of making a transition from motocross to street, specifically sport bikes. I just moved to college and have little time to ride on the weekends and was thinking of buying a sport bike to ride during the week to and from school. My experience mostly centers arou...
can anyone help me figure out where the Y fuel lines go on the carbs, also where dose the clutch cable go?
Just recently rebuilt my 2000 mxz 700 I've started the break in process I even made the gas a little richer by putting some oil in with it now I'm just wondering how long until I can stop babying this thing? I've put about 3hrs of riding time on it since the rebuild and down to almost a 1/4 tank...
Might be going to look at this sled this weekend. Anyone have opinions on it? http://chicago.craigslist.org/nwi/snw/4762140950.html
When I was married I had a wife that keep our house so clean and organised that it looked like no one really lived there I had chairs and couches I was not aloud to sit in less we had company and they where sitting in my seat. She was the most anal clean freak you can imagine and it drove me nuts...
Aloha everyone, I was happy to see there some people out there who still appreciate the fun of stand-ups over couches!! I'm contemplating resurrecting my skis, got two js550's with numerous mods. They haven't been registered for 9 years and they're in storage in SoCal (I've been stationed out...
Hi, newbie here but life long backyard wrench turner, I just bout a basket ex650 just for some transmission parts. Turns out its got a nice clean downer engine on it I am thinking about taring it down build up rebuild it this winter and put it in my xr, rather than rebuild the XR moto...
- Track vs. The Trail: How Do I Tune For That???
Apr 07, 2010 03:55 PM
More and more we see suspension jobs coming through the shop with the requirement “give me a setup that works for off road, and an occasional track day”.Think about it-off road race series are incorporating more MX tracks than ever before, and having a bike that can handle both is increasingly im...
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