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Stars of Pro Motocross Championship Ready to Take On Europe’s Best at Monster Energy MXGP of USA
Series’ Lone Visit to America Marks 2015 Finale SAN BERNARDINO, CA – September 2, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire )- In just a matter of weeks, the hills surrounding legendary Glen Helen Raceway will come to life with a global showcase of mo...
Posted by Bryan Bosch on Sep 02, 2015
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
New to me 1978 Ford F250 Ranger Camper Special. Big Block 460 Edelbrock 4 barrel, C6 trans and a Dana 60 rear end!!!! Runs great! Got to replace a rear wheel cylinder this weekend. [url=http://s1214.photobucket.com/user/jamesgardner1983/media/IMG_9732_zpsqlokyhcy.jpg.html][/URL] [UR...
The Bureau of Land Management Ukiah Field Office will hold public scoping meetings in September to gather comments for a recreation management plan for North and South Cow Mountain. BRC strongly supports the managed OHV recreation program at the Cow Mountain National Recreation Area (NRA). The NR...
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
Like it says. I want to get '05 YZ250F Factory Effecs number plate backgrounds and put them on my '06 WR. I know I'll need to trim for the air box. Has anyone actually done this? We did this with YZ graphics on my son's '07, and it came out good. I just don't want to get stuck with some th...
Just purchased one of these....never owned an action cam before so keep in mind I am comparing this to nothing...but I am very impressed. I picked this cam first off because I'm cheep and it seemed to come with enough accessories to get me started with just this kit. I have only used it a couple...
Seeing who out there has done crazy Honda crf100 motor mods. Any good combos? Let's hear some and see some pictures!!
So I did some searching and can't find and thing on my fourtrax honda1997 300. And I was wondering if any one can help me out on doing a carb rebuilt on my ATV
I bought a 400 Suzuki LTZ with a Powercore 4 slip on. Wayyy to loud for me. I then put the stock muffler back on that I got with it, but the idiot removed the baffle/spark arrestor on the back! Is it possible to put a new baffle in with the limited space? Its still way to loud for me and I don't...
Hey Guys, I am in the market for a Yamaha Raptor 660 and need some info. Before we start, you don’t need to tell me to by the Raptor 700.. I don’t have the money for a 700. That being said, what changes did Yamaha make to the Raptor 660 from 2001 - 2005. I have been searching the net...
Hey I need some info. I am trying to figure out what my first motorcycle should be. I am very tall and heavy (6'6"-400 lbs) and I like the idea of a dr650 but I like the looks of the drz400sm. My question is would the drz400sm handle my weight as well as the dr650
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 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...
Less than two weeks go go :applause: http://www.snobarons.com/ Who's going?
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
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...
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
- 2-Stroke New/Rebuilt Engine Break-in
Jun 17, 2007 06:19 PM
You are going to hear 30 different ways to break it in, because there are different ways for different people.That being said, here is my method I have used for all 7 smoker motors I've rebuilt.Pre-Notes:*DO NOT use a synthetic blend oil for break in! A castor based oil is my weapon of ch...
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