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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
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Knee Trouble

After years of putting up with dodgy knees, my right knee has finally given up. Annoyingly though the final straw wasn't through cycling but after an eventful weekend of DIY, laying decking in my back garden. 3 weeks now not on the bike and waiting for an MRI to find out what damage has been done...

New ride!

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...

CALIFORNIA - BLM Plans Meetings on Cow Mountain Recreatio...

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...

Don't know where piece on bike goes

I own a Yamaha ttr 125 and recently removed the carb to clean it. As removing it a black t shaped hose shown in the picture came unattached from the part closest to the handle bars. It looks Iike the hose attaches in three places, one on the back end, the middle price attaches to the carb, and I...

Ankle Saver Footpegs

I have seen these in a few magazine but never on the trail.   Has anyone used these?    Looks like a good concept however I ride the track and dez occasionally, maybe not such a good idea for those two applications?       Also on another note: I am racing an Enduro o...

Oil leak from left side crank case gasket ?

I just picked up and 03 WR 450. I traded my 08YZ 450 for it. It's Plated for The road and it's been good so far, anyway I came to work and noticed that down on the back of the crate c anyway I came to work and noticed that down on the back of the crank case I had oil leaking. Some Of my s...

Need help with component matching - Raptor 700 engine

I have been reading for days about compression ratios, cam specifications, and matching engine components to find out what I need to do, so maybe someone can shed some light on my issue. My son recently traded his Honda 450 R for a Raptor 700  on Craigslist.. not what I would have done,...

Raptor 700 or yfz450

I'm looking to buy either a brand new raptor 700 or yfz450, I'm coming off of a banshee, and own a 450 dirt bike, so neither bike should be "too much" for me. I ride a lot of trails, climb hills, and occasionally race my friends in fields, and I cannot decide which bike is better for me. I know b...

06 yfz starting problems

Hey guys I need ur help I have an yfz 450 few weeks ago I hit the start button and it sound like the starter was slipping on the starter gear I thought the gear went out from all the slack in it so I got a used one changed both starter gear and the gear that goes from crank to the starter gear i...


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

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...

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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  • 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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