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Driving back from ontario in august wondering if anybody knows about those bike hitches for trucks that slide into your hitch.. was wondering if anyone would know if its safe to use that in a AWD subaru across country? toronto to kelowna.. open to suggestions if anyones join that way that time le...


Anyone ride/race in Missouri?

What is Dosal Dislocation of the Distal Fib...

Hi Dr Mark.   I have spoken to you previously about my leg injury, resulting in a displaced tibia and fibula fractures.  I'm still having a lot of pain, mostly ligament, soft tissue.  In reading my notes from the hospital I noted this:    “There is dorsal displacement of...

Piston Analysis

Hi All, Please can the experts on here give me thier opinion on how my bike is running from the following piston pics i took while having a quick examine of the head gasket Piston has 4 hours on it since rebuild with cylinder replate also

Broken kick starter

Ever seen this happen? Yea, its hard to start when its hot, especially when I stalled it. This is the first four stroke I've owned since an old xr200. I checked the valves, they're in spec. Read up on the hot start lever, I wasn't using it correctly. And I cleaned pilot jet. Hopefully this helps...

Looking for riding area with mostly miles of forested fir...

Even though I enjoy the local parks here in No.CA....looking for adventure-like vistas, forested trails...any suggestions of where to go? Thanks, Joe

I'M STUCK! Yfz450r vs Ltr450

Hello folks. Let me start off by saying i used to own a quad (05 Trx450r)  It got boring because i could basically use it to its maximum potential all the time.   I sold it and bought my 07 Yz450f, the bike is an absolute blast but can be a handful in some tight spots.  Recently my...

Polaris Predator 500 camshaft issue

Hey folks. I'm new to thumper and thought i would ask this question here to solidify the fact that I'm not crazy. Well not totally anyways. I recently purchased an 04 predator 500 that needed a lot of work. I basicalky got a frame with some plastics and a giant bucket of parts. I about have it a...

350 Wolverine - dies out when giving it any throttle - he...

I have a 2003 350 wolverine I recently picked up used. I drove it the first time and it ran great. I then filled the tank with premium gas and power washed it as the previous owner didn't seem to take good care of it, pretty dirty. After washing and adding the gas the thing hasn't been the same....

dr650 tw41 tire ? direction

Am I stupid or did the factory put the front TW41 tire on backwards? I went to D606's and did not like them on the street so I went back to the factory Trail Wings 42/41, got my new TW's on put about a hundred miles on them every thing was good on street and dirt roads but when I got home I notic...

Akrapovic KTM 990

So... i'm curious.  If I were to move to CA because my job moved there and I kept my KTM 990 with Akro pipes... It's registered in WA and is not brand new.  So technically i'm exempt from a few things. What kind of shenanigans would I encounter w/ this state of regulation?   ...

ATK 605 turn signal relay

So I have always rode dirt bikes and just got this 97' ATK DS, which is an awesome bike btw.  I have been trying to figure out why the turn signals aren't working, as it turns out after taking the bike apart i found a wiring diagram online and I finally figured out that there is no turn sign...

Great Mix of Backcountry and Jumps in this video!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OZ52X6acilQ   I made this video for my great friend, Justin Rhenlund, who loves to ride sleds!  I hope you enjoy the video!!!  

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96 vmax 600 clutch help

I need some Yamaha guys input cause this is my first Yamaha ever owned, normally a Polaris guy buy like the looks of this 600, anyway when I bought it the primary clutch had a huge crack in it and made noise like it was going to fly apart , so I never gave it any real rpms, I am putting on a Pola...

Sponsons: sxr 800

What sponsons are better front or rear? And how much would you pay?

Here is Practical Explanation about Next Life, Purpose of...

Practical Explanation ( For Example ) :- `1st of all can you tell me every single seconds detail from that time when you born ?? ( i need every seconds detail ?? that what- what you have thought and done on every single second ) can you tell me every single detail of your `1 cheapest Minute Or yo...

I'm a noob to this but I have a question

Hey guys I'm a huge noob to this but I have a pwc myself, I saw a kawi go by and it was really loud it looked like a two seater, I know enough about pwc's to know that that isn't your average pwc, every other one is relatively quiet. Did he put some kind of exhaust on it? Or is it just the jet sk...

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  • Left Hand Rear Brake using the Stock Magura Master Cylinder
    03 Jun 2013 01:53 PM
    About two years ago, I adapted a brake fluid specific Magura clutch master cylinder for left handed rear braking (LHRB) by connecting the new master cylinder directly to the rear brake caliper on my RevLoc equipped '04 KTM 525 EXC. This setup has performed superbly since then and provides ex...
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