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Added reply in a thread new electric minithunder MX 12/19/2014 5:27 AM

Cool product. I'll be needing one in a couple of more years.

Added reply in a thread Would you really " Boycott " the races? 12/18/2014 12:37 PM

That may be true. But the sport needs those average sports spectators to attend also to be profitable. So sure, the core fans might attend anyways. But we need more than those people.

Added reply in a thread Would you really " Boycott " the races? 12/18/2014 8:49 AM

I'll watch, but not attend. So there! It's not the hardcore moto guys you have to worry about skipping. It's the majority of the audience that has a favorite athlete, but doesn't really ride themselves. Just like guys that bought tickets to see Schmu, ... more »

Added reply in a thread 16 months... 12/17/2014 11:54 AM

The punishment is entirely too harsh for what amounts to a clerical error by the Stewart group. And the result is that the sport is losing the most talented and entertaining SX rider we have ever seen. I'm not a Stewart nuthanger, and given his consistentcy ... more »

Added reply in a thread finally 2016 ktms 12/5/2014 10:24 AM

These bikes are amazing for what they bring to the table. Weight, power, performance. I suppose some fag will mostly concern themselves with the inconsequential aesthetics of the thing, but not the core moto guys around here right....

Added reply in a thread RV2 training 12/3/2014 11:53 AM

It's going to be a great season. The only thing we know for certain is that there will be some great battles. AC222 ain't going to just roll over, that dude is no joke.

Added reply in a thread RV starts to be comfortable in Euro 11/23/2014 6:58 PM

Those Euro tracks are TOUGH. They don't even look fun to ride. Balls to the wall doesn't work most of the time. My money is on RV, but just barely.

Added reply in a thread Just to show how inflated MX prices are.... 11/21/2014 8:02 PM

Cost to operate the race teams. It's that simple. Technically none of these bikes cost more than a couple of grand to manufacturer, but it's the other costs that makes the difference.

Added reply in a thread GMC Canyon 11/19/2014 10:47 AM

No. That was in the 1st trucks which quit being built in 2012. The new V6 has more hp than the old V8, but less torque. BTW, real world mpg numbers from the Colorado forums are well over 21 mpg, several 4x4s are averaging 22-24mpg which in real life ... more »

Added reply in a thread GMC Canyon 11/19/2014 10:43 AM

I fit 2 dirt bikes in the back of my 2009 short bed Canyon. It's tight but it works fine. Of course the tailgate is down with a bungee net strung across the back. This truck has 141K miles btw and not one single failure, not even a brake job. It's still ... more »

Added reply in a thread KTM Breather Hose Mod....How much air is meant to come out? 11/7/2014 7:43 PM

When you have cylinder pressure leaking past your rings and valves they end up in your crankcase which is not where they are supposed to be. Your buddies YZ just has a lot more engine wear than your engine. Yours sounds about right.

Added reply in a thread Powder coated my wheel. What do you think? 11/6/2014 3:12 PM

Heating aluminum to those temps softens it. I have pictures of the folded GSXR wheel somewhere around here to prove it. That was a shitty day for me.

Added reply in a thread First Look - 2015 TM Racing 250/300 EN 11/4/2014 3:08 PM

If they built/ sold one with a build 350-450cc 2 stroke engine, I'd be a buyer.

Added reply in a thread 2 stroke beast's exhaust set-up is catching on... 11/4/2014 2:15 PM

If you need to flow a certain amount of exhaust flow to make power, while still controlling decibals and emissions, 2 mufflers gives you an advantage. You can build it restrictive (for less noise) but have 2x the exits to increase flow. even more usefull ... more »

Added reply in a thread Alessi '03 Claimed Super Mini FOUND!!! 11/2/2014 8:53 PM

You have a bike that is worth exactly what a 12 year old modified 80 is worth, no more. Ideally you would give the Alessi or Varner group the opportunity to buy it for its real worth.

Added reply in a thread Gas Tank Foam ? 10/31/2014 4:29 PM

I bought a bunch of that stuff from one of these online car places. I ran it in my super motard it made a huge difference. Added to my dirt bikes too, but couldn't tell any difference. I left it on my old bike for at least 6 years and it did not deteriorate ... more »

Added reply in a thread Porting knowledge 10/29/2014 12:47 PM

Move the cylinder down to move powerband lower, and raise the cylinder to move the powerband higher. Set Power valve, squish and compression correctly based on your new locations. The ideal port shape for good air flow is mostly it regardless of where ... more »

Added reply in a thread 17 year old lost his life @ Sunshine MX 10/25/2014 6:14 PM

RIP Devin. But it's getting old hearing the blame the track game. It's a dirt bike track for Christ sakes and we all make out own choices. It's not like they are jumping over a shark tank or something that is unreasonably dangerous. The only common factor ... more »

Added reply in a thread Lessons Learned Trying To Watch MEC And Not Have Satellite TV 10/20/2014 12:51 PM

I suffered for years. Direct TV thru Costco solved all of my moto watching problems. I'm cheap and don't watch tv otherwise so it was hard but it turns out it was so worth it.

Added reply in a thread Is it 250cc 2 stroke too much for 15 years old kid 10/12/2014 7:28 PM

Low power bikes are usually more dangerous cause you have to ring their necks so long and hard to clear stuff even if you are sideways or whatever.