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  • ERGONOMICS: Making Your Bike Fit You - Part Two
    er·go·nom·ics: a science that deals with designing and arranging things so that people can use them easily and safely: the parts or qualities of something's design that make it easy to use (Webster).  In our previous installment , we talked a...

    Posted by MXEditor on Aug 01, 2015
  • Is That Alpaca Blood on Your Face?
    In my world, things always happen for a reason. Sometimes the reason makes no sense other than the fact that it gives us a crazy unbelievable story. That might be the case here.
    I was the guide, and normally, I would have some sort of a plan. In this particular case, the customers wanted something spontaneous. I believe the words were, "Scott, just give u...

    Posted by scottiedawg on Aug 01, 2015
  • Leak Down Testing // Pt I
    Determining how healthy an engine is can be tricky business. I’ve previously covered compression testing (here and here ), but now I want to discuss what a leak down test is and how to perform one on a four-stroke dirt bike engine. This will be a two part series, with the first part emphasising the details of a leakdown test, and the second part explaini...

    Posted by Paul Olesen on Aug 01, 2015
  • Beat the heat! Rider's guide on proper hydration for max performance
    This article is in addition to the last three articles where we broke down fats, protein and carbohydrates as it related to health, wellness and ultimately performance. Proper hydration is one of the “easiest” nutritional components to implement, yields huge performance gains but is still one of the most misunderstood and neglected component of a nutritio...

    Posted by Coach Robb on Aug 01, 2015
  • Hare Scramble Starts Reaction Drill with Rich Lafferty
    Hare scramble starts and MX starts are often overlooked when it comes to practicing during the week. Its the only place on the track where you can pass all your competition at once and further more set yourself up for a better finish position then having to work from the back. Just 20 minutes once a week working on starts is better then none at all and yo...

    Posted by Rich Lafferty on Aug 01, 2015
  • SM Pro Platinum Wheels
    SM PRO WHEELS: we put them to the test in the great white north, how did they hold up?    Pretty much all of us on TT are weekend warriors. We go through the daily 9-5 grind five days a week at work and have two wonderful days off for o...

    Posted by Monk on Aug 01, 2015
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Rider Discussion

Kxf450 efi 2011

Problems starting, Bike will not start from a kick, if I connect fuel pump to 12v bike starts first kick, voltage at fuel pumps is about 4v when kicked, what voltage should it be and what could be the problem.

IDAHO - Boulder White Clouds Wilderness passes Senate, go...


Fitness for Moto

Ok so I'm trying to get into shape to start racing.

Oil height/volume for lowered forks

I have had my 2015 WR250F SSS forks lowered 40mm.  My suspension guy says to use the stock amount of oil.  Does this make sense?  I would have thought that the air chamber is now much smaller and the volume of fork oil should be reduced as well.

has anyone built a supermini...

I came across a real nice 2000 cr80. I bought it in hopes to work out a trade for something else if the time ever came. Then i found out that kids that race 85s run "superminis" that are 85s bored and stroked to a 112cc engine. Right now the bike is completly stock. Would i be better off making o...

2001 Exc 300 will not reach high rpms(bogs)

My 300 boys at high rpm. Sometimes it will hit high rpms and then it just goes away and bogs. Could it be the power valve? Seems to mis and backfires some.

'02 Warrior header on '95

Simple question, will an '02 Warrior header fit on my '95? I'm not posting in Sport ATV because I get an error message when I try, "Please add prefix." Or something like that.

Anyone help out with the pinging and knocking I posted

Looking for ideas folks on the pinging and knocking on trailblazer after rebuild when u let off throttle any help thanks

Cheap jets

Got a Warrior 350. Only place I can find online to get jets by themselves is jetsrus.com. 2 jets + shipping is 16 bucks! Is there a cheaper place to get single jets?

1985 XL 600 Build

1985 XL 600 build I have just completed, (minus paint, I still haven't decided on a color). I will post pictures shortly, and I will also try to find some before and in-progress pictures of the bike. Let me know what you guys think!

1985 Honda CH150 Elite Knocking Noise

Ok, so I brought this thing back from the dead and I've got everything done it but this stupid noise. It's a knocking/tapping noise that's pretty loud and increases it's speed with engine speed. I've adjusted the valves with the motor running as per specs, I've checked the cam chain tensioner, an...

1982 KZ650 Won't start.

Hello All, Newbie here glad to find you guys. While ridding last summer my bike stalled a couple times and I noticed that the head light began to flicker. It finally stared and would not start. Once at home I found that the head light, rear turn signal, and one fuse had all blown.  I have re...

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

exhaust silencer inserts

 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.

1994 750sxi engine value

Hi all,   Going to pick up a ski that comes with a spare complete engine with a spun bearing in it. whats the value of the engine? Would like to put it online to re-coop some of the money from buying the ski. I wont need it, as it has a newly rebuilt engine in it. Any ideas?

1990 kawasaki 550 won't start

Hello, I have 2 550's that I bought off of a guy super cheap and they both they both have tons of compression both have spark and with the spark plugs off, they spin freely, I've tried gas and starting fluid, every once and a while i get a back fire and every once and a while I get a it to fire o...

Jetski hull

I have a 93 750sx and I took the jet pump off and the nuts in the hull seem sorta loose. Is that normal

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