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    As motorcyclists, we yearn for that extra bit of excitement, to go just a bit faster, to corner just a bit better, to wheelie just a little farther…and to facilitate these activities, we seek out environments that are favorable to achieving these...

    Posted by MXEditor on Nov 28, 2015
  • The Top 6 Characteristics You Need To Have To Rebuild An Engine
    I hope you’re all having a good fall and are getting excited for the holidays. It snowed for the first time this year here in Wisconsin and I’m getting eager for the lakes to freeze over so I can get out and ride the ice. I need to set aside a good 7 hours to stud my tires and set up my bike before that can happen though! Today I want to talk about s...

    Posted by Paul Olesen on Nov 28, 2015
  • Mangos at the Bottom
    Tough ride, but the view was worth it
    I try to explain the grandeur of the Andes in various forms of writing and I still feel inadequate to accurately describe what these mountains do to my mind. Prospective customers ask all sorts of questions. How will the altitude affect me? or what will the weather be like on the tour? It doesn't really work like tha...

    Posted by scottiedawg on Nov 28, 2015
  • Leatt GPX Trail WP 2.0 Hydation / Cargo Pack
    The opportunity to test the waterproof Leatt GPX Trail WP 2.0 Hydration/Cargo Pack couldn't have come at a better time. On a recent ride, having spooned on some fresh traction, I decided to bomb a muddy water hole across a dirt road. As luck would...

    Posted by Bryan Bosch on Nov 27, 2015
  • Cheer our teams on racing the Caselli Challenge!
    http://www.thumpertalk.com/uploads/monthly_11_2015/post-3-0-96562000-1448377919.png   A week ago we put out a request to the ThumperTalk community looking for four riders (two teams of two) to represent the ThumperTalk community at the 3rd...

    Posted by Bryan Bosch on Nov 24, 2015
  • Husqvarna Announces Factory Rally Team
    Husqvarna Motorcycles is Proud to Announce an Updated Three-Rider Team to Take On Dakar Rally 2016  November 20, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire ) – Bringing together a strong mix of experience and talent the official Husqvarna Factory Racing...

    Posted by Bryan Bosch on Nov 20, 2015
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Rider Discussion

A forum for people to troll.

Let's start a huge troll fight on purpose on this thread. For a start I will say Honda sucks along with Suzuki.

Honda xl600r 84 exhaust

Will an XR 600r exhaust system fit my 84 xl600r, if so which one, thanks

Van Fever

I NEED a van. My budget is under 5000. I'll need to be able to haul 1-2 sportbikes and a futon. It will need to achieve good mpgs. It will also need to look bitchin (obviously). Does such a van exist?

DRZ400 vs The girly bike

Honest opinion:   Today I went to check out a drz400sm to add to my garage. And boy it was a lot of disappointment.  1- Weight: that thing did not want to accelerate, the weight is all up top making it awkward. My crf weight less with the CoG lower makes it handle way better and feel wa...

2003 KTM 625 with FCR carb issues...

Good afternoon all,   Just picked up a new-to-me '03 KTM 625 SXC that came with an FCR carb and a box of parts.  Upon getting the bike home, I found that it wouldn't start.  I figured that since the bike had been sitting a while, that the problem was gunk in the carb.  Removed...

81 xr 500 shock

Will a 81 xr 500 shock work on a xr 200 r 2001?

2013 KFX 450r sputter loss of power need help!

Hey guys and gals in need of some help. I have a 2013 Kawasaki KFX450r that falls flat on its face sputters and looses power when first getting into the throttle. So far the fuel pump has been replaced along with the fuel pump relay, tps sensor, spark plug changed, air filter, battery has been ch...

yfz450 vs kfx450r

hey guys, im looking at buying a 450 to go along with my banshee. the 450 will mostly be rode on the trails and some on yhe sand and track. i havent heard much about the kfx, and heard alot about the yfz's. any info on what might work better for this type of riding is helpfull. thanks in advance

05 YFZ 450 wont start seems as if it has to much compression

I have a 2005 yfz 450. Motor is built has a light weight crank and pro circuit piston stage 2 hotcams. I do not know if it is a high compression piston though. But the problem is my wheeler wont start. It seems as if it has to much compression because it has a hard time kicking over and battery c...

2001 ktm 640 duke help!

The bike starts and runs excellent but when you put it in gear and go to accelerate it just dies but if I pull the clutch in when it starts to die it will stay running sometimes

Street bike savage ride. S:B:S

What up guys. Gonna be setting up a group ride for CT. Meet at truckstop in north stonington. Not to sure when but soon. Maybe next Sunday. Comment if you want to go. Ride fast and safe everyone. S:B:S

2007 VTX1300R not running good

A couple of days ago my bike started like hiccupping when throttling. This morning it ran great. This evening while riding home, it rode even worse. It almost didn't make it home. Any ideas?

83 rm 12t bladder and timing

Hey guys I got a old school rm 125 and I took it to track and when to put nitrogen in back shock and oil started coming out of it do I got home took it apart and found that the bladder had a slut in it upon dearvhing the web i couldnt find a replacement one anywhere just newer versions does anyon...

Need help replacing fuel line

Hello. I need help with my snowmobile. And that is, where is the fuel line? And what model is it? It says Yamaha Enticer 250 on it but i have no idea what year it is. And what do i need for it to run smoothly after standing still for possibly more than 5 years?

What should i buy?

Im just looking for a good, inexpensive trail sled, nothing to powerful or expensive. The mountains around here are very old and thus are quite rounded, and are covered in pine and spruce trees. And theres forest everywhere, and we usually get quite a bit of snow out in the forests. I also live 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

Js300 starter motor

I have a 87 js 300 and I need a new starter motor because it doesn't have one, I can't find one that is just the motor I even called Kawasaki is there any other year of other pwc that will work or if anyone knows where I can get one would be awesome !

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  • New Triumph Tiger 800 Range Announced
    Dec 19, 2014 10:30 AM
    Triumph Motorcycles America Announces New Tiger 800 RangeATLANTA, GA – November 4, 2014 – (Motor Sports Newswire ) – The new Tiger 800 is a dynamic Adventure motorcycle designed to deliver whatever you want no matter how you ride. On road or off, the new Tiger’s riding position, handling and resp...
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