Stealing and Idea from Rock Hucker

17 replies to this topic
  • John_Lorenz

Posted July 17, 2002 - 12:20 PM


Ok here is the plan, two catagories
1: Best 50 bucks spent on your bike, List improvement or performance
2: Best Free Improvement on your Bike List How

So the Best 50 Bucks I spent On my bike so far
Head Bearings and Races
This really helped the handling of the bike I was struggling with a gyro feeling front end.

Best Free Mod By far the BKmod
Dont have to explain that one

  • meangreen75

Posted July 17, 2002 - 12:54 PM


A new tire before the race. 50 bones
Setting the suspension just right. Free

  • Yak

Posted July 17, 2002 - 01:17 PM


I havent bought anything for the bike under $50 unless you count oil filters and grips.

I think that the best free mod I have made is my shaved seat. I know some people don't think highly of the idea, but so what. Ive got a 29" inseam if im lucky. Seat height is 39.3, where do you expect me to make up 10 full inches?

  • Guest_Guest_*

Posted July 17, 2002 - 02:58 PM


MSR raptor clutch..........30bucks
FREE Dent fix *** HERE***

[ July 17, 2002: Message edited by: THUMPIN' ROCK HUCKER ]

  • rmarion

Posted July 17, 2002 - 03:20 PM


$50 - Blo.......... oh you said bike?
Gasoline - to ride.

Free mods

removed play from throttle - instant HIT.
6 hours of playing w/suspenion settings at Glen Helen.

  • westladog

Posted July 17, 2002 - 03:42 PM


Side kickstand so that I can start the bike easier. It's hard when you're only 5'5

  • sirthumpalot

Posted July 17, 2002 - 04:32 PM


Suspension adjustments is the best free change, hands down.

For $50 I got a fan that I take with me to the track. For another $50 I got a beach umbrella, chair and cork-screw to hold it in the ground. So now I can cool off between rides. Best $100 I've spent!

  • moto_madman

Posted July 17, 2002 - 04:59 PM


suspension set up
Pile of barely used tires from a few expert riders at southwick. :D Wont have to buy a new tire for at least 8 months :)

  • thumper4life

Posted July 17, 2002 - 05:14 PM


773 rear tire (a bit more than 50)

BK mod, my bike was very unreliable in starting before this, i'd have to pray for it to start and if in 10 kicks it didnt start i just put it away and cried in my room :)

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  • Fireball

Posted July 17, 2002 - 05:23 PM


about 90 bucks.... I know... it's over budget... Honda master cylinder. Ended front brake problems.

  • b-bike

Posted July 17, 2002 - 05:27 PM


Best 50+ O-ring chain

Best free mod. TT ! :D :)

Because of you guys I've kept myself form making bad buys & also found people who will help out with all kinds of problems. Keep it up TTer's

  • Fireballsocal

Posted July 17, 2002 - 06:27 PM


I got a new paddle tire for $59. That counts as $50 doesn't it?

As the other people said. The best free anything was the suapension. A dialed suspension makes you feel like superman and ride faster/safer/longer. A poorly adjusted suspension can get you tired or even hurt in minutes.

  • CJ_Baran

Posted July 17, 2002 - 10:17 PM


Best $50...Gortex underwear
So when I soil myself it does not get on the seat of my new 426 or show through my riding pants.

Best Free Mod...duct tape around the legs of the Gortex underwear. So when I soil myself it does run down my legs and into my boots.

No one will ever know that you are crappin' your pants over those whoops or when you get big air! :)

  • BigLou

Posted July 18, 2002 - 01:00 AM


1) Emig billet top clamp.
2) Machining new clutch cable hole in clutch lever.

Dr. D hotstart (TT buy).

  • keith_king

Posted July 18, 2002 - 01:57 AM


white brother complete Eseries exhaust $479
Applied clamps upper and lower $239
BK mod $6

leaving a CRF450 in yamaha dust PRICELESS!!!!

  • John_Lorenz

Posted July 18, 2002 - 02:55 AM



I have found that "THREE" Imodium's work better.

Nothing gets through if ya use three.

Come to think about it it also last about 3 days two :)

  • SMP

Posted July 18, 2002 - 05:14 AM


For $50 or less...a steel rear sprocket(ride in the sand mostly).

For free...extending the actuator arm on the clutch and keeping the cable lubed.

  • Hokie

Posted July 18, 2002 - 05:33 AM


Best Under $50:
No Toil filter oil and filter.

Best Free:
Losing 20 lbs off myself. Makes the riding
a lot easier.

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