In the wake of Paul Basagoitia's crash at Rampage this weekend. Risk vs Reward The Mtb riders are pretty pissed about the "Disposable heroes" theory that's pretty much par for the course in moto.
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New thread Risk vs Reward interesting article on Vital MTB 10/18/2015 11:30 PM
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New thread Track in South Jersey Stafford Township 7/2/2015 10:38 AM
I am headed to Long Beach Island in August to visit family for a week. I ended up perusing Google maps looking at some of the old riding spots from back in the 80's/early '90's and noticed a track (a legit looking track) at the intersection of Stephenson ... more »
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New thread Has everything (sports/moto etc...) peaked to the point of where it's not that fun for pros anymore? 6/14/2015 4:36 PM
My 18 year old and I were having a conversation about how every sport has been pushed to it's limits and most of them are no longer fun to go pro in. He spent the last few years pushing it park skiing and got pretty good. He was having a lot of fun but
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New thread Funny story about a bunch of Honda CT70's 6/1/2015 7:48 PM
My wife is a creative lunatic and has taken up blogging about her projects. One of her projects years ago was to surprise me with a CT70 project on my 30th birthday. My first motorcycle was a '72 CT70. Well, she ended up surprising me with 13 broken ... more »
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New thread 2015 KX250f suspension settings for a 200lb vet 5/15/2015 11:45 AM
Hello Race shop dudes. I just about have my '15 Kawi 250f broken in (5hrs of ride time) I am working on fine tuning the suspension without having valving done. I struggled last year at the Old Timer Nat at Washougal in the 40A class and it was partly ... more »
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New thread Awesome James Stewart photos 5/12/2015 10:39 PM
Guys, I am not a JS nutthugger but if you call yourself a fan of Motocross you can't deny the guy is poetry in motion on a motorcycle...... Lets post up some really sick pics of the man!! I would love to see some of you photogs on here bust out some
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New thread MCL strain hopefully not tear. Advice needed. 5/3/2015 2:31 PM
Whats up online moto doctors. I was out riding my new KX250 at Albany Mx yesterday and while railing a deep rut at speed I hooked my heel on the ground for a split second an it tugged my foot back and twisted it in a clockwise motion out. I didn't feel ... more »
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New thread 2010 YZ250f with 06 YZ 2 stroke 250 wedged in 3/28/2015 5:11 PM
A buddy of mine just finished building this. I got to do a Moto on her today and I have to say, I was impressed! Handled great! Motor is a beast, it's a stroked 250. Suspension dialed! He found the rolling chassis on Craigslist here in Bend for $1,300
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New thread Advice: I am considering a Cylinder Works Big bore kit for my KX250f 3/12/2015 1:57 PM
Hey guys, I am researching bolting on a cylinder works big bore 269cc kit on my 2013 KX250f. The MXA and Dirt Rider tests aren't crazy about it on the dual injected bike. Citing popping and other issues especially loss of overrev hp. I emailed Cylinder
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New thread Advice on 3 YZ 2strokes I found. 2/6/2015 9:05 AM
Ok guys, I've been on the hunt for a decent '06 or newer YZ 250 and another YZ 125 (we have an '05). I've been looking for a while and in the last three days I came up with: 2-2007 YZ 250's in decent shape, one of them is punched out to a 285 from the
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New thread Building the new Moto garage 11/29/2014 1:35 PM
Finally getting around to building the new Moto garage. There was a thread a while back about the subject and I thought I would share my project with you guys. I started excavation about a month and half ago and we are up to the point of being ready
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New thread Oregon Olditmers National Washougal, Wa July 12th & 13th 7/3/2014 11:04 AM
It's that time of year again. The 41st Oregon Oldtimer International race at Washougal MX Park. All of you NW guys who have never done it, you need to be there. It is a great event that is affordable, fun and represents what we all love about the sport. ... more »
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New thread Nor Cal Moto track advice 1/7/2014 8:52 AM
Howdy Nor Cal Motoheads! I am planning a trip down to Nor Cal from Central Oregon and would love to get some advice from you locals. I am thinking a 4 day weekend and want to make sure I hit the best places for a 41 year old pro practicer/part time OTMX ... more »
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New thread 2005 YZ125 which aftermarket exhaust ? 11/20/2013 11:28 AM
Hi Guys, I just picked up an 05 YZ125 for Junior last night, it has a badly dented pipe and I want to get an aftermarket expansion chamber. Not sure which one to get FMF SST or a Fatty. I looked into having Pacific Crest fix the stocker which I most
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New thread 07 RMZ250f lost 3rd,4th and 5th gear 10/23/2013 4:57 PM
I had an 07 RMZ 250 with very low hours on it. It hasn't been ridden since July. I sold it to a buddy yesterday and he took it out to ride it and said that it has no 3rd 4th or 5th gears. I was wondering if anyone has had this problem with one. It was ... more »
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New thread Trying to find an old Bubba Stewart 125 night practice video 10/16/2013 10:27 PM
I think it was a local track in Florida. My son and I are trying to find it and can only find a small clip of it in an old Oakley video. It's the one where he was whipping and scrubbing up a storm. If anyone has a link I would greatly appreciate it.
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New thread Proper use of the word LOSE 10/2/2013 4:14 PM
We didn't "loose" the Des Nations this year! I was hoping we wouldn't LOSE the race this year. Ryan Dungey's spokes were Loose and that's why he didn't ride better. Lose: verb. to no longer have or fail to keep, or to suffer from a loss (compare to lost,
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New thread A quick little lesson on the use of the word "Seen" 9/24/2013 3:46 PM
Yes, it is moto related, because just about every other post in this forum starts with " I seen Josh Hill jump high" or Yeah, I seen how he hit that jump" Past Participle: seen -- (used with have, has, is, was, will be, had been, etc.) In the past, I ... more »
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New thread 'Tobacco wars' senators take aim at energy drinks 9/2/2013 8:50 AM
Here it comes LA Times article
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New thread Hey Matthes!! next week on the show... 7/24/2013 11:29 PM
Can we call in and talk about the actual racing that happened at Washougal now that all the "You know what" gate is passed. I would love to get DV's opinion(and others) on Dungey's line choices and how they are holding him back. Dungey is right there ... more »
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