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Trailer Advice for dirt bike and go kart?

Looking to buy my son a go kart, and I have a Husky TXC310R.  Want to fit both on a trailer.  The go kart is a space hog at 4.5ft wide and 7.25ft long.  Bike wheelbase is 4.8ft.   I am thinking it may be tight, but a 5x10 trailer should do it with the bike sideways in front or...

looking for input for my wifes first bike

Hello ladies my wife has suddenly ask me for a bike. I have no idea what to get her she does decent on a ATV but only ridden a bike once in her life. She is 24 6'1 and a thick girl so im not thinking a xr100 or 150f would make her happy. But im not sure if she could handle a 250x. Id like to get...

Advice on my new everyday/tow vehicle.

Now I have a low miles Ford Windstar 3.0 v6 that I inherited.    I hate it actually.  As soon as I received, I immediately checked to see what the trade-in value was to dump it.  They wouldn't give me crap for it so I decided to keep it for a while.  It's the saddest vehi...

20.5 offset clamps

Are they a worthy upgrade? If so what's best, was thinking ride engineering with rubber top clamp

Beyond the mist - Coming Fall 2014 in 4k

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BdXuxOXUd90

Awesome short video of Riding in the Pacific Northwest

Take a look at the teaser by buddy has put together for a film he is shooting. Awesome shots of some really cool bikes and the best riding areas in the PNW   http://vurbmoto.com/videos/coming-fall-behind-mist-teaser/21175/

Got a Yamaha Warrior

I traded my zero turn that needed some work for a Warrior that needs rebuilt. I traded with my friend and luckily he has all the parts for the rebuild except the crank and gaskets. I'm thinking about building it up and trading it for a nice 250F or 450F but I have a feeling I'm going to fall in l...

Wildcat 1000 vs Polaris rzr 1000

My dad is looking into buying one of these 2013 or 14 1000 models. We know really nothing about utv's except that they look like a blast. If anybody has experience with both these machines, opinions would be appreciated. Which has better suspension, power, reliability, etc. Also how fast can thes...

Yamaha blaster piston suggestions

Hi I recently got a 1996 Yamaha blaster and I was riding it and it died. I tried kicking it over and it was hard to kick over. When I got it started again I pulled it into my garage and killed it. Kicked it over again and it was normal again. So I took it apart to find out the reason of my proble...

Sprockets out of round FZX700 Fazer

I've been trying to isolate the cause of variable chain tension on my 1986 FZX700, and it turns out that my sprockets are out of round. They are stock sprockets with original 530 o'ring chain, but my bike has only 15k miles total. I thought this was impossible until i inspected the sprockets clos...

$1400 helmet........yeah, but it's worth it.

Check this thing out.  Pretty cool tech.  Once again, left wing people alert: The following article is from The Blaze, do NOT click on the link.  May cause head to explode and blood pressure to rise, a little spittle may fly out of your mouth as well. http://www.theblaze.com/storie...

xr650l need help with jetting

Xr650l

Sno pro 500 modding?

I got a sno pro 500 last year and when it comes to aggressive trail riding it is superior to any 600 or 800. I do about 80% of my riding off trail (normaly but not anymore with the sno pro). I want to get back to my normal style of riding instead of pussying out every time they jump in the pow....

94 xlt Indy go 500 bucks

Looks to be in excellent shape starts first pull is this a good deal?

03 snopro 440/700 zr engine swap?

Do you guys think that i would be able to put a 1994 700 engine from the old zr style chassis into my 03 snopro 440. I can pick up the complete sled dirt cheap that has a twisted frame. It also has 136" rails already and i was planning on extending the track too. How much fab work would be requir...

do parts still exist for a 95 slt 750?

my family has a pair of Polaris slt 750's up at the cottage and miss them horribly.   first one went last summer, center cylinder crank bearing came apart, need a  center cylinder and .030 over pistons and the center section of the crank. or a good used motor.   second one went thi...

KLX 140L Suspension Improvements?

I'm a newbie to dirt biking. I just had my first ride on a KLX 140L.  It was a blast but the suspension is way too soft.  I'm 170 lbs geared up and bottomed out the suspension going uphill on a mildly bumpy trail in 2nd. My back is sore.  Not good. I was standing too or lifting my...

Is it possible to build your own stand up jet ski?

Stand up jet skis are not in production unless you have a licence to buy a Yamaha SuperJet. If I had the materials would it be possible to build my own Standing jet ski, or is it just not worth the time/money to buy a used one online(Is it even legal to do?)? Also would their be resources and man...

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  • Protect your bike's bodywork in severe conditions.
    Jan 23, 2009 06:04 PM
    This works so well I felt I needed to share it with others.If you know a particular, upcoming ride is going to punish your bike's plastic or metal bodywork, this cheap and easy method will totally prevent it in all but the most extreme circumstances."Con-tact" brand clear shelf liner...
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