Added reply in a thread Traction Mx RM250 Retro build 11/22/2014 9:52 AM
Little trivia.... see on the sideplates where they said "Motocross"? On the Japanese domestic models that instead said "Slingshot" like the GSXR road bikes. I had one over there at the time.
Added reply in a thread Oakley Airbrake Goggle Sale 11/22/2014 9:40 AM
Under 100 bucks??? Oh man I am getting 5 pairs...LOL. Freakin ridiculous. Hey, VetMXr, if you like the Scott 89's, I have a bunch that I would like to sell. I converted over tot he Tyrants. I have like 4 or 5 pairs of the 89's and a bunch of extra lenses ... more »
Added reply in a thread Indoor Cycling Trainer 11/22/2014 9:32 AM
I have one of the Nashbar fluid trainers. I think it's on the lower end. It doesn't have adjustable resistance. The amount of resistance it has feels like a 15% grade uphill. It doesn't matter what gear you have the bike in it is hard to pedal. If you ... more »
Added reply in a thread Sorry, had to share this CL gem 11/20/2014 8:13 PM
Not even broken in or on the powerband yet he knows it will rip your arms off and outrun any 450 or 500. I guess he doesn't consider the engine to be broken in even after pulling 80hp on the dyno. 80- horse is pretty impressive for not even getting on ... more »
Added reply in a thread Dumbest thing your riding buddy ever did 11/14/2014 1:32 PM
Buddy wore contacts. We were at a mud race and he had no tear offs or roll offs. I loaned him a pair of goggles with roll-offs. 1st lap he pulls the cord and the entire roll comes flying out and is flying behind him like a 25 foot long streamer. He could ... more »
Added reply in a thread is vanilla ice a member of Vital? 11/14/2014 11:49 AM
Isn't Mark Paul Gosselar actually brothers with Mike Gosselar (Goose) the famous mechanic?
Added reply in a thread Excel Sline drive spokes 11/12/2014 9:15 AM
Hai! Yomeru yo. What about these?
Added reply in a thread Excel Sline drive spokes 11/12/2014 6:44 AM
Hmmm, says it's a teflon based lube. Have you tried any of the teflon lubes available in the states? Anything come close?
Added reply in a thread who has tried the Think Technology Seat Foam? 11/12/2014 6:36 AM
The foam would be a no-go for me. I have really short legs and one of the things I like best about my 2012 CRF450 is that it's one of the smallest most compact bikes around. The stock seat is on the soft side but that's a good thing for me. Helps reach ... more »
Added reply in a thread Van or Truck - Which is Best and Why? 11/11/2014 6:43 PM
In a bare cargo van, the inner body walls are loaded with all kinds of holes and places to hook tie downs. Or you can drill the floor and mount tie down points.
Added reply in a thread who has tried the Think Technology Seat Foam? 11/11/2014 10:49 AM
Be careful with that logic about seat foam stiffness being an important factor. I tried to tell people on here that it played into a rider's feel of the bike and perception of suspension and frame harshness and damn near got ran off the board.
Added reply in a thread Big Dude Races 11/10/2014 8:21 AM
What spring rates are you running? Are they custom made? Serious question not shit talking.
Added reply in a thread SoCal Endurance MTB Race 11/10/2014 8:07 AM
Awesome. You guys should join the VitalMX MTB club on Strava. http://www.strava.com/clubs/vitalmx
Added reply in a thread Big Dude Races 11/10/2014 7:49 AM
Haters gonna hate. The Bullshit stops when the gate drops. Hammer down! Look on the bright side, I bet you get awesome traction on the slick stuff and just motor away from the skinnies! https://www.facebook.com/pages/FGR-MX/182860218438937
Added reply in a thread 00 01 cr250 tips 11/9/2014 7:02 PM
The OP bought a 2000. It came with a Keihin Air Striker. They put the Mikuni on in 2001. Lots of guys with 2001's were putting the 2000 carb on. The 2000 was a great running bike. The stock pipe and the FMF pipe work great for all around power.
Added reply in a thread Powdercoated my wheels. What do you think? 11/7/2014 7:53 PM
Are you implying that powdercoating a frame would hinder flex and affect handling to a point that a rider could perceive or that would matter?
Added reply in a thread Wow! Another buddy just joined the 2 stroke club! 11/7/2014 7:17 PM
http://tucson.craigslist.org/mcy/4748186236.html and: http://phoenix.craigslist.org/cph/mcy/4691941035.html
Added reply in a thread KX 100 Supermini – Bore & Stroke or Stroke only? 11/6/2014 2:14 PM
You have this backwards. Short stroke = top end power due to increased revs. This is why a 4-cylinder engine will produce more power than a single cylinder engine of the same displacement. It has a shorter stroke so it can turn higher revs.
Added reply in a thread Craigslist find: my mind is blown! 11/3/2014 6:23 AM
Do not ever ride that thing in Hawaii. One touch of that red dirt and that bike is ruined !
Added reply in a thread Selling a bike - Pet Peeve!! 11/3/2014 6:06 AM
" I like the people who want to tell you how it is, like you're an asshole who doesn't know what your selling. " That's because most people selling dirt bikes are assholes who don't know what they are selling. Nearly every bike for sale is "brand new ... more »