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Bryan Bosch
From the fire, metal, fumes of the So Cal Horsepower Factory to the rolling hills of Zaca Station join us as we take a ride with the Flying Machine Factory for the Fall 2017 Apparel shoot. Since 1973 Don Emler has been creating iconic clothing to follow his power bred FMF exhaust systems. Now over 40 years later the FMF brand is still having as much fun as ever playing with dirtbikes. Join our FMF Athletes, and friends as we twist throttle and hit the 805 Brewery.
 




Bryan Bosch
Motocross is an addiction you have to know to understand. No one embodies the love for banging bars more than So Cal legend, Mike Sleeter. A born competitor... if Mikes riding he’d rather be racing.
We followed Mike at the recent Glen Helen 2-Stroke National. Then we sat down with our close friend and lifetime FMF rider to talk 2-strokes and life in the moto lane. Check out the video and slide into the mind of Sleetdawg.
Follow the links below to see Episode 002.
Full Story: http://flyingmachinefactory.com/mike-sleeter-episode-002/
 
MXEditor
Off-road riding takes dedication, commitment...and money!! Lots of money for motorcycles, fuel, gear, parts, EZ-ups, coolers, emergency room visits, you name it...so most of us buy what we can afford and call it a day. 
But what if you won the lottery? We've all seen the newer generation of "Toy Haulers" and they look amazing - that's what we'd be rolling up in. 
We've decided to take a look at some the best (and expensive) premium toy haulers and give you something to think about. These aren't the "economy" or budget units here, no, these are the best of the best of the badass toy haulers that you would give your left nut to own!  
So let's get beyond the basics and look at what you can get when you have a bank account like a Saudi sheik or US pharmaceutical executive! 
What's inside these luxury toy haulers? We'd want these features at a minimum: 
Amazing motorcycle/quad storage garage area with tool storage, full kitchen with refrigerator, stove and microwave, interior/exterior entertainment systems and restrooms with full sized showers and options like fireplaces, power awnings, on board fueling stations and skylights in the toilets! Let's get started!
 
Grand Design Momentum Toy Hauler
It's an incredible unit that features everything we've mentioned and can be kitted out for even more if your wallet permits like a fireplace and fueling station. Options abound with items like Rockford Fosgate stereo systems, king sized bed upgrades, electric bunks, massaging sofa's and home theater seating. Wow! This wild toy hauler features many different floor plans and various garage lengths up to 18 feet which was the largest we've seen so far. Checkout the pics...



 
Action Mobil Global XRS 7200
Have a cool $1.1m burning a hole in your pocket? Want to be able to haul your toys almost anywhere? The Action Mobil Global XRS 7200 6X6 is right up your alley! This Austrian honey weighs in at a massive 18 tons and is motivated by a 720hp diesel engine. Amenities include satellite TV, washer & dryer, and the best part... a fully integrated hydraulic lift to carry your bike! It even has big, chrome letters in the grill that reads, "MAN". If you're lacking, this unit will make up for it.


 
Cyclone by Heartland
Another amazing hauler, the Cyclone Series features a 13' garage area and sleeps up to 7 people. It has some cool packages and options for the cost is no object buyer including items like dual pane windows, rear electric awning and a 40" outdoor TV! 
Heartland also offers the S5 package and it has even more cool stuff like a second  20 gallon fuel cell, 40" garage TV and massage chairs with USB ports...wow, we need that after those long days of riding. 




Full House by DRV Suites
Another wild luxury toy hauler, the Full House sleeps 7 and had the exterior graphics we thought really stood out, it's a very cool looking vehicle.  It also features garages up to 13.6' and ultra thick walls and floors, walk-in closets and things like an on-board fuel filling station! 
This hauler had options to suit every taste and bank account including gourmet kitchens, hardwood steps, LED lighting, 55" TV's, rain sensors, keyless entry doors and home theater systems, you name it, it's available, amazing! 




Last but not least is the Seismic by Jayco
Jayco is well-known in the industry and they offer the Seismic which is their luxury toy-hauler offering that sleeps 8.   
This hauler has tons of standard and optional features including heated sofa with massage, Simmons mattresses and a 23 cubic foot refrigerator!  
Want more? How about 50" LED TV's, full speaker systems in garage area, Corian countertops and Bluetooth everywhere...is that luxurious enough? 



 
In closing, if you have the cash you can buy the flash! These luxury toy-haulers are nicer than some people's homes and can be outfitted with just about anything you want except maybe a swimming pool or helicopter deck. 
Money no object, which toyhauler would you buy ???   What feature(s) are really tripping your trigger?  Hit us up in the comments section below... we'd love to hear your thoughts!

 
 









Bryan Bosch
Revolutionary TE 250i/300i Fuel-Injected Machines Headline Seven Model 2018 Enduro Line-Up
May 30, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Adding a significant benchmark to their timeline for model year 2018, Husqvarna Motorcycles introduce the next generation of 2-stroke machines – the all-new, fuel-injected TE 250i and TE 300i. Offering unprecedented advantages in terms of performance, rideability, fuel consumption and ease of use, the introduction of fuel-injection by Husqvarna Motorcycles is a bold new step into the future of offroad motorcycling.

ogether with the fuel-injected 2-strokes, Husqvarna Motorcycles present a heavily updated range of TE and FE machines for model year 2018. Collecting feedback from top-level competition and combining it with extensive research, the brand’s engineers ensured that the 2018 TX 125, FE 250, FE 350, FE 450 and FE 501 remain true to Husqvarna Motorcycles’ commitment to offer premium motorcycles across their enduro range.

NEW GENERATION 2-STROKES
Perfectly embodying Husqvarna’s pioneering spirit, the new from the ground up fuel-injected TE 250i and TE 300i machines feature engine technology that revolutionises the field of 2-stroke enduro motorcycles. Featuring a pair of fuel injectors positioned at the transfer ports, the new system delivers the perfect amount of fuel into the engine at all times, across all conditions. Offering a significant reduction in fuel consumption and emissions, it also provides a smooth and clean power delivery on both machines.
With the injectors delivering the fuel mixture downwards into the transfer port, the system ensures a much more efficient combustion. Carefully placed at the rear of the cylinder, a special tube relays intake pressure data to the new ECU. Gathering information from the throttle position sensor, the air and intake pressure sensors, together with the crankcase pressure and water temperature sensors, the ECU automatically compensates for temperature and altitude changes eliminating the need to modify carburettor jetting.
Vital for internal engine lubrication, the 2-stroke oil is stored in a separate tank thus eliminating the need for pre-mixing. With its filler tube running through the frame, the 0.7 lt tank contains oil for five full tanks of fuel depending on conditions. Controlled by the EMS the oil pump delivers the ideal amount of oil reducing waste as well as excessive smoke.
TE 250i/300i FUEL INJECTION HIGHLIGHTS
=> Fuel injectors at the transfer ports → Ideal amount of fuel in all conditions
=> Oil pump & oil tank → Convenient, eliminates pre-mix
=> 39 mm throttle body → Regulates air flow, TPS relays airflow data
=> New EMS → Modern engine management, no need for jetting changes
=> Standard map select → Customise power characteristics
=> Frame integrated oil filler cap → Simple refills
=> Translucent fuel tank → Large capacity, fuel pump integrated
=> New intake snorkel → Adapted to throttle body
A COMPLETE LINE-UP
Combining the most advanced engine technology with a series of dynamic upgrades, all Husqvarna Motorcycles 2-stroke and 4-stroke machines set the benchmark in terms of handling, power, weight and aesthetics.
Developed by WP Performance System the front forks are specifically designed for enduro riding. For MY18, the forks feature new outer tubes offering improved flex characteristics and reduced friction. A stiffer setting also provides extra sensitivity and improved bottoming resistance.
Also new for MY18 are the Magura front and rear brake systems. Featuring a similar layout to the design used on previous model Husqvarna enduro bikes, each system features optimal sensitivity and a progressive feel while retaining the highest level of performance. Second to none in terms of functionality and style, the new ProTaper handlebars feature class-leading fatigue resistance while adding minimal weight.
MY18 ENDURO HIGHLIGHTS (ALL MODELS)
=> WP Xplor 48 front fork → new fork tubes & setting for added sensitivity & bottoming resistance
=> Magura brake callipers & GSK discs → Excellent sensitivity & progression
=> New ProTaper handlebar → Class-leading function & style
The new Husqvarna MY18 enduro range will be available worldwide from July 2017 onwards at all authorised Husqvarna Motorcycles Dealers. For all details on pricing and availability, please refer to your national Husqvarna Motorcycles Subsidiary or Importer.
The Media Kit with the complete technical information and the full Image gallery will be released on June 26, 2017.
Husqvarna Motorcycles. Tradition on two wheels since 1903.
Husqvarna Motorcycles are widely known and respected in the off-road world for a heritage of competition and numerous motocross and enduro world championships. Originally founded in Sweden in 1903, Husqvarna Motorcycles have been designed and manufactured in Mattighofen, Austria since 2013.
Source: Husqvarna Motorcycles GmbH

Bryan Bosch
MXGP 3 is now available in the United States. In celebration of the launch, we are giving away 50 total digital copies of MXGP 3 for the PS4 or Xbox One! 
Please note that the keys are region locked and will only work in the United States.
>>>ENTER NOW<<<
MXGP 3 is The Official Motocross Video Game! The game includes all the riders, bikes and tracks of the 2016 season, including the Monster Energy FIM Motocross of Nations.
Key Features Include:
Innovative graphics and physics thanks to the Unreal Engine 4 Dynamic weather conditions and New terrain deformation - From sun to heavy rain, every change will decisively influence the rider's visibility and the highly-deformable ground Enhanced customization - More than 300 official components from over 75 brands, 40% more than in the past series entries Completely new sound engine - The sounds of engines running at full throttle, souped up with a brand new engine, merge with the ambient noise of chainsaws


Bryan Bosch
Special Edition KTM 50 SX Dirt Bike to be Raffled Off at 4th Annual Kurt Caselli Foundation Benefit at Doffo Winery
TEMECULA, CA – May 31, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Doffo Winery has partnered with Wilson CycleSports KTM of Murrieta, FMF Racing, GoPro, Torco and District 37 to produce a one-of-a-kind 2017 KTM 50 SX, to be raffled off at the 4th Annual Kurt Caselli Foundation Benefit, presented by SCORE International, on Saturday, June 17, 2017.

In support of the annual fundraising event to benefit The Kurt Caselli Foundation and their mission to improve the safety of off-road racers, this one-off 2017 KTM 50 SX has been equipped with an FMF exhaust and custom Kurt Caselli Foundation graphics kit. Raffle tickets are $25 each and are limited to a total of 500, and are available for purchase at Wilson CycleSports KTM of Murrieta, at Doffo Winery, and during the 4th Annual Kurt Caselli Foundation event on June 17.
The drawing will take place at 4:00pm on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at the 4th Annual Kurt Caselli Foundation Benefit at Doffo Winery. No presence is necessary to win, but the winner will be responsible for taxes and pick-up/delivery of the prize.

Tickets are now on sale for the 4th Annual Kurt Caselli Foundation Benefit, set for Saturday, June 17th at Doffo Winery in Temecula, CA. Guests will be treated to live entertainment, a vendor row, raffles and auctions, kids activities, local food and beverages, and more. For more information visit www.kurtcaselli.com.
About Kurt Caselli Foundation
The Kurt Caselli Foundation established in 2013. The focus of The Foundation is the safety of riders and racers in the off-road motorcycling industry. While we understand the inherent elements of danger in this industry, we aim to help minimize this danger to the best of our ability. The foundation has a three-part mission that encompasses safety precautions for riders before, during, and after a racing career. The Kurt Caselli Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit public benefit corporation. All donations made to The Foundation are tax deductible. Visit www.kurtcaselli.com for more information.
About Doffo Wines
The Doffo Family’s philosophy has always been that good wine making begins in the vineyard. The meticulous care and attention that Doffo Winery gives its grapes on a daily basis results in rich, intense wines that can be enjoyed immediately or aged for a special wine drinking experience. A unique feature of the beautiful Doffo grounds is the MotoBarrel Room that is home to barrel-aging wines and the MotoDoffo Vintage Motorcycle Collection. Learn more at www.doffowines.com.
Source: Doffo Winery

Chris Cooksey
What a crazy day in California!  If you told me Tomac wouldn't win a Moto and Osborne would win with 4-2 Moto finishes I would have called you crazy.  I am not sure if the stars have aligned or what crazy karma is going around, but as soon as any series in 2017 looks to have a clear favorite everything gets flipped upside down.  The only thing you can count on is it's not over until it's over.

My employer, Wester Power Sports is a headline sponsor for the Outdoor Nationals which allowed me exclusive access to the event as both a media and employee.  My day started at 4:30am when I left Vegas for the 3.5 hr. trek to Glen Helen.  As an employee I needed to arrive there early to sort tickets for my dealers attending and also help setup our Wester Power Sports VIP area.  As media personnel I hoped to take advantage of this early time to speak with riders and industry professionals.  While in line at Will Call I ran into Tyler “The Bear” Bowers, who I know from the Pulpmx show.  I congratulated him and his wife Brady as they are expecting their first child.  I asked him if he had any plans to race outdoors.  He made it clear he had been riding a 450 and is in great shape.  I got the impression he was making sure teams knew he was available if anyone needed a fill in rider.   It looks as Honda will need one now (Christian Craig is out with a broken hand), maybe “The Bear” will get a call.
From there I hit up our Fly Racing Activation Booth where Ex-Pro Racer and Fly Racing Specialist, Jeff “NorCal” Northrop was doing his thing talking with the public about the benefits and features of Fly Gear and bench racing.  The 2018 Fly Gear is the best gear Fly has ever produced and will be released soon.  On the way back to the VIP tent I ran into the legendary Chuck Sun.  I introduced him to my friends from Carter Powersports.  Chuck is one of a kind, he may be close to 60 years old but still looks and acts like a young 35.  In all his years Chuck has never missed out on a good time!
I walked around the track marveling at how big the jumps, ruts and braking bumps were.  TV does not do Glen Helen any justice.  The hills are extremely steep, you almost need climbing gear to get up and down them.  In the post race press conference all three 450 podium finishers openly discussed their views of how frightening it was to ride down the hills.  After my stroll around the track I headed back to the VIP area to watch some racing.  First up was the 450 LCQ where we cheered on our own Fly Racing rider Austin Kouba as he fought for his spot on the gate.

While viewing the qualifying races, I turned around and there was Grant Langston chilling in our tent.  I thought it was cool to have him with us, as he was live on TV in 30 minutes.  Grant is truly a man of the people.  At this point I felt slightly overwhelmed as we had Andrew Short, Damon Bradshaw “Beast from the East,” and Connor Fields (BMX Gold Medal winner in Río) in our tent.  I did have a funny moment with Bradshaw.  I walked up to him and said, “I am sorry, but I am going to have to ask you to leave.  A guy by the name of Matiasevich said you can't be in here.”  He looked at me like he was instantly ready to fight, before quickly realizing I was joking.  He then responded, “If he {Matiasevich} is in here, these tables are going to get flipped over!”  I laughed.  Langston and Connor Fields chatted for quite a while.  Remember Connor Fields name as he will most likely be a TV personality after the next Olympic Games, his charisma is undeniable.
During the 450 press conference I fell victim to Jason Weigandt’s peer pressure.  I would just as well leave, “there was no crown” attention in the past but he convinced me with Eli having problems, this was the perfect situation to bring it up again.  I did and it went about as well as the Hindenburg flight.   I also asked Jason Anderson about his altitude issues and what he was planning to get through Lakewood.  He quickly stated he was flying in the morning of the race and flying out as soon as it concludes.  He seemed annoyed that I asked the question, which makes me believe he is concerned about the issue.
At the press conference I asked Jeremy Martin about his bike and how much it had changed since his first ride on the Geico Honda. He ducked my question so bad that Jimmy Albertson actually chuckled.  I think he felt embarrassed and sought me after to explain.  He told me he wanted to be careful not to say anything negative about the team but the bike is night and day different than when he first raced it at the 2016 Glen Helen GP.  He was careful with his words because he has such a high respect for the team and is very appreciative of their hard work making the bike better.  He also confirmed they are getting a new 250 chassis for 2018 and he won't be riding it as he is moving to the 450.  I appreciated his honesty.

From there I headed to my truck and made the drive back to Vegas.  A day in the dirt and dust can wear you down, but seeing how fast these guys go on these brutal tracks is nothing short of amazing.  If you get the chance I strongly recommend attending in person, TV doesn’t do the outdoors justice.


















Bryan Bosch
FMF Racing has announced a partnership with Husqvarna that will see one lucky participant take home a brand new TC 125 during the FMF Triple Crown Series Dream Race. Starting at Hangtown the FMF Triple Crown will take place prior to Moto 1 of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship and then be followed up with round two at Lakewood and then ending in Washougal. The FMF Husqvarna will be awarded to one lucky winner that competes in all three FMF Triple Crown events. FMF will randomly select a rider at Washougal during the final round of the Dream Race series. 

With FMF Racing being founded upon 2-Stroke racing in 1973 and Husqvarna being one of the oldest motorcycle manufacturers, and the first company to ever produce a purpose-built off-road bike, Husqvarna Motorcycles have always been a great advocate of 2-stroke technology. The Husqvarna TC 125 is the perfect machine of choice for outdoor motocross merriment; suited for the future Pro Motocross star and the playful local track terrain-challenger. For complete contest rules please refer to www.125dreamrace.com and follow @fmf73 @fmf.125.triplecrown for all the action. 

About FMF Racing:
Established in 1973, FMF Racing is one of the most dominant and influential brands in the world of Off-Road Motocross Racing. Founded by Don Emler in his Hawthorne, CA garage, the brand’s steadfast dedication to supporting the sport, along with its athletes and partners, has earned the respect and loyalty of industry consumers and insiders.  From cutting-edge design to efficient manufacturing, sourcing, marketing, operations and distribution, FMF strives to elevate performance in every facet of the business. FMF Racing’s iconic red-and-yellow logo is still fueling the growth and passion for the sport of motocross more than 40 years later. The family-owned and operated company also features top level world-class race teams that continue to dominate the podium at events around the globe. For more information, visit www.fmfracing.com.
Chris Cooksey

Congratulations to Ryan Dungey on his highly successful racing career!   He will go down as one of the all-time greats in the sport of Motocross and Supercross.  While the sport is beneficial with Dungey’s participation, the sport will survive without it.  After hearing his retirement speech, at his personal press conference, I am curious to see how he handles retirement.  Retirement for professional athletes can be tough.  Athletes define themselves by their skills and Dungey's entire life has been dedicated to the goal of winning.  Once winning is no longer an athlete’s sole goal in life, depression can take hold.  The identity of their professional self dies and they are forced to reinvent themselves.  In the heat of the moment Dungey probably wished he was normal and didn't have the intense pressure or stress anymore.  While this is true, he will still miss the adoration of so many fans.  He will never be able to recreate the feeling of crossing the line to win a Supercross Championship.  His life will be full of great joy and good times but the feeling of being Champion cannot be replicated.

Ryan Dungey will be remembered as one of the hardest working and determined riders in the sport’s history.  This skill will help him moving forward or it will be his downfall.  Unfortunately, professional athletes are not held to normal societal rules and many are socially inept.  They are so used to everything being geared towards them and their goals.   In retirement they are expected to instantly become regular people.  They no longer receive special treatment or have an entire team geared toward assisting them reach their goals.  They lose many “friends” who were there to feed off their fame and fortune.  This is devastating to their psyche.  Dungey will need to learn how to widen his focus.  The tunnel vision required to be a Champion can alienate an athlete in regular society.  Retiring athletes often have an identity crisis when it all ends.  During their careers they have a team of people helping them focus and move forward.  When they retire this giant support system shrinks to a few people and things can feel lonely.

In the next couple years Ryan and Lindsay will be challenged in their relationship.  The divorce rate for professional athletes upon retirement is extremely high, their relationship dynamic will completely change.  I have heard many people say, “He is rich and has a hot wife, life is good!”  While this is true many professional Motocross racers don't have the money to sit back and reflect.  Ryan has the money to allow the nothingness of retirement set in.  Ryan doesn't need to enter the regular workforce and will have a lot of time on his hands.  Ryan will have to find a new motivation for getting up in the morning, much like Kevin Windham.  He might want to give Windham a call and allow Windham to explain the emotional roller coaster that lies ahead, and unlike his professional career this will be played out in private.
While we celebrate Ryan Dungey and his historic career achievements, I am concerned for him as a human being.  I don't think Ryan will go very far from the sport, he has too much to offer.   Hopefully he will make the transition and embrace his new life in whatever role he chooses.  RD5 is no longer his identity, he is now Ryan from Minnesota.  I personally appreciated Dungey this season as this was my first season in the Supercross media and he made it very memorable.  He answered my press conference questions honestly and didn’t hide his emotions.  I took a lot of heat after Glendale, but I wouldn't have it any other way.  He showed his human side, something he never showed earlier in his career.  

If you want a perfect example of the struggles an athlete goes through upon retirement, check out the documentary State of Play: Happiness.  
(Photos by LC)

jamesm113
Carb Mods
The recommended baseline jetting seems to a #38 pilot and a #130 main.  The TTR230's come with a TK (Teikei) carb stock and jets are somewhat difficult to find.  Stock jetting is a #36 pilot, a #125 main and a 5C20 needle.
Pilot Jets - Yamaha Part Numbers
#36 - 1C6-14342-18-00 (stock)
#36 - 43F-14342-18-00 (obsolete)
#38 - 43F-14342-19-00
#38 - 43F-14342-68-00 (obsolete)
Main Jet Size - Yamaha Part Numbers - TK Part No
#122 - 288-14343-61-00
#125 - 288-14343-63-00 (stock)
#130 - 288-14343-65-00
#135 - 288-14343-68-00
#140 - 288-14343-70-00
#146 - 288-14343-73-00
#156 - 288-14343-78-00
#160 - 288-14343-80-00
Links:
JetsRUs Teikei Main Jets: http://jetsrus.com/a_jets_by_carburetor_type/jets_teikei_main_hex_3T.html
JetsRUs Teikei Pilot Jets: http://jetsrus.com/a_jets_by_carburetor_type/jets_teikei_slow_3U.html
Yamaha Parts: http://www.partzilla.com/parts/search/Yamaha/Motorcycle/1985/TRIALS+-+TY350N/CARBURETOR/parts.html