Jump to content

  • Follow us:

  • Facebook
  • YouTube
  • Twitter
  • Google+
  • RSS Feed
  • Google+


Toggle ThumperTalk Messages

Help Us Select the Winner!

Please help us select the winner of round 3 of the MotoFXGraphics.com "Graphics for Life" contest by Liking the custom kit(s) that you think deserve to win. VOTE NOW :ride:


Featured Content

  • Midwest Mountain Engineering Clever Levers
    I was looking for some different clutch & brake levers for my KTM since I like to use shorter two-finger units. In my search I came across the Midwest Mountain Engineering (MME) "Clever Levers". I was very intrigued to read abou...

    Posted by MentalGuru on May 26, 2015
  • ProTaper Introduces Wireless Hour Meter
    IRVINE, CA – May 20, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire ) – Remember the old, “you can pay me now… or you can pay me later” ad campaign? As great as the current crop of street bikes, MX machines, PWC and snowmobiles may be, their highly tuned engines...

    Posted by Bryan Bosch on May 20, 2015
  • Cast Your Vote For The Cover Of The 4T Dirt Bike Engine Building Print Book
    We just got back the two cover design options for the print book version of The Four Stroke Dirt Bike Engine Building Handbook , and guess what? We are asking for YOUR help in choosing the design. We figured what better way to know what our fellow motorheads are going to like than to put it up to a vote. The two options are pictured below and whichever co...

    Posted by Paul Olesen on May 20, 2015
  • Fly Racing Sector Off-Road Boot
    I've been riding in a pair of budget friendly Fly Racing Maverik boots that have served me pretty well, but I wondered how their Sector boot that is priced at a bit over 3x the price would stack up. The Sector boot is posi...

    Posted by Russhole on May 19, 2015
  • REC-MX Oil Filter Cover
    There are many products on the market that enable riders to add a personalized touch to their bikes.  For me, the key is not only finding a product that looks good, but one that can provide a functional benefit as well.  I came across th...

    Posted by Dirt_Biker250 on May 12, 2015
view more

Rider Discussion

BRC Participates in World Record-Breaking Jeep Parade

BRC’s Del and Stacie Albright attended Jeep Beach 2015 in Daytona Beach, FL where the Mid-Florida Jeep Club organized a new milestone for the Guinness Book of World Records.    According to the wording of the actual record, “The largest parade of Jeep vehicles numbered 1,846, and w...

Doc says "STOP" riding, what do I do as I uhhhhhh...

 Yep, went to the Docs today due to issues from last Mays crash and I was flat out told to "STOP" riding and uhhhhh I just can't. Even with the consequences of another bad crash, it's like someone asking me to give one of my kids up :(     Soooooooooooooooooooooo, my question...

Obama admin asserts dominion over creeks, streams, wetlan...

You know that MX practice track you were going to build on your acreage?  Better not have anything on it that resembles a wetland or the Gestapo will stop it.   By Joseph Curl - The Washington Times - Wednesday, May 27, 2015 ANALYSIS President Obama's administration on Wednesday claime...

Dave's mods

Double Bells for Dave and his partner for the carb mods and sharing it with the rest if the world. After doing all the uncorcking and airflow mods, I did the carb mods. 2 years later and doing ALOT of testing and changing jets and stuff I came to the conclusion that I could not get the bike to ru...

1977 XL100 Engine swap

Hi there, I have a 1977 XL100 that I am building, and am looking to get a bit more power out of it. Nothing crazy, not a race motor. It has the two piece heads, and I can find big bore kits for the xr100 that I thought would work, however they are for '79-present. The '77 that I have has a differ...

Longetivity of 2010 yz450 supermoto

Recently found a 2010 yz450 supermoto for sale nearby. Was curious how long these tend to last as a supermoto? How reliable they are and if an hour trip on one would be too much for it. Mainly want to play on back roads but would like to be able to commute to work on nice days.

The Sport-Ute shootout!

I have a problem. I love speed and mud. Through many hours of researching quads within my budget( only a freshman in high school and buy my own stuff so it's LIMITED) I have narrowed it down to 3: Rancher 420, Suzuki Vinson 500, Scrambler 500. I've also checked into the sportsman 500 but I am uns...

You guys had me worried for a minute there!

 I've been on bikes my whole life- I'm 46- and when my kids got interested in quads I figured I'd get one too. So I got lucky and picked up a brand new 2004 yfz450 already mod'd out to the max and kept in mint condition. There was about 24 hours on the engine and the thing was squeaky clean....

best place to ride near Aspen

I will be in the Aspen area last week in July. I'm from near Chicago area. A freind and i are also bringing a Jeep. My freind asked if i would like to come out to a jeep jamboree and bring my bike out to this area. just thought i might get some good input on places to ride. I will have my 14 year...

Good entry level cruisers

Hey I'm currently 15 and am beginning to think that it is time to worry about a beginner road bike. After debating supersports vs cruisers I have decided that I like the look of cruisers more and personally think I would be more comfortable on one as I am 6'2". So far I like the looks of the ha...

DRZ400SM Mods?

I just picked up a DRZ400SM, (well, bought it..waiting to pick it up when I go on home time.) It's brand new, 2015 yada yada. It's my first bike. I've ridden dirt bikes a bit going to the desert so I figured this would be better suited than say a Harley or crotch rocket. Anyways, what are some go...

08 wr450 big bore 480

Hey guys new to the forum I recently got an 08 supermoto and I noticed when I ride the thing like that backfire a lot I've changed out the plug that's just about it bikes in really good shape new top end and blah blah blah blah I was wondering if this is normal I have heard the 450 have a habit o...

Should I trade for a 91 polaris indy?

I have my dirtbike for sale on craigslist for $1800 and a guy is offering me a 1991 polaris indy 500 and cash. The sled looks pretty decent other than the front bumper. My bike is a 98 cr125 with kayaba shocks, v force reeds, a pro circuit pipe and a few other things. Would it be a fair enough tr...

Snow bikes in Michigan?

Anyone know where i could test out a snow bike here in northern MI or even if a snow kit would be worth it out here. Mostly wide open fields, trails, frozen lakes, or weaving through trees.

April Perfect day

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DvfnNCtEqJA

Yahama Pw80 piston

Hey guys I just got a new wiseco kit and got it bored to 51mm but the piston goes in but the rings won't let it go inside the jug?? Help do I need to hone it out

Greetings from the upper Left Coast

New to Forum   Not new to Motorcycles, starting my 46th year of riding   Just picked up 6 dual sports that have been sitting in my friends garage since 2010.   I'll figure out how to do my signature so I just have to do this once

spark plugs for xl1200 ltd & gp1200 both 1999

I have 1 of each waverunnesr one has smaller reach plugs the other long reachplugs  why is this when both have same motor

Latest Reviews

view more

Wiki Article

  • Trainer Talk with Mike Alessi
    Jun 28, 2009 09:43 PM
    Trainer Talk with....Mike Alessi by Tim CrytserVirtual Trainer: Hey Mike, thanks for taking the time out of your busy schedule to talk to me about your training and more specifically your recent knee injury. Mike Alessi: No problemWell, let's start with the obvious question, your knee. Take m...
view full article

Meet the Experts


 
x

Join Our Community!

Even if you don't want to post, registered members get access to tools that make finding & following the good stuff easier.

The views and opinions expressed on this page are strictly those of the author, and have not been reviewed or approved by ThumperTalk.