Added reply in a thread WTF !! 12/8/2017 5:47 AM

Jafo, Same weird stuff here in Houston, I'm going to have it tested! as it never snows in Houston with Global

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Added reply in a thread Best Suspension Company for 4CS Forks 12/4/2017 5:12 AM

You only really have to choices of guy's that specialize in the WP 4cs forks! That is Jeremy at Adam Kreft at I went with Kreft after much research. Go take a look at both of their site & call them, see what ... more »

Added reply in a thread Re:Newmann's post-Christmas wish list, what's yours? 11/25/2017 3:26 AM

I'd settle for a decent Job, Oh hell after a 10 months of being out of work any job! Boredom will will make you do almost anything....LOL

Started new thread 82' Maico 490 Build 11/15/2017 7:01 AM

Guy's I'm about to rebuild a 82" Maico 490 for a friend. Trying to decide if I should powder coat it or paint it. Called one of the local Powder coat shops & let him know what parts I needed done. Forks,Frame & Swing-arm for the big parts, small

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Added reply in a thread Cycle Ranch - New Owner 11/13/2017 12:07 PM

First off this is the perfect job for Dave, He has tons of Moto knowledge & he knows the area well. He would be the guy to Market Cycle ranch to the masses & knows what would & wouldn't work. He's done sales & marketing most of he life! ... more »

Added reply in a thread Garage workbenches 10/31/2017 7:35 AM

Just a quick suggestion for those of us with wooden work benches! You can top them with stick on floor tiles of you can buy a couple of cans of spray on rubber for garden tools! The vinyl top is easy to clean & replace!

Added reply in a thread What’s in your “Moto-toolbox” ? 10/31/2017 7:25 AM

Tools Tire irons Air pump Chain breaker Open end wrench set Sockets Pliers Safety wire pliers Hammer Allen wrenches Flash light Magnet Tire guage Spoke wrench Screwdrivers Crescent wrench's Vice grips Torque wrench Valve core tool T-handles Master link ... more »

Added reply in a thread Dealership pet peeves... 10/25/2017 6:19 AM

Local dealer's parts guys that don't know anything unless it's in the computer! I've gone into a Local dealer & asked for 2 NGK B8ES plugs & the kid behind the counter asks "which bike is that for so I can look it up in the computer" I just pointed ... more »

Added reply in a thread RM 250 w/ Fox Airs on Craigslist 10/23/2017 8:57 AM

Heck it even has what looks like to be a Thor swing-arm, that's about $400 if you can find a new one.

Added reply in a thread Another oil thread - Who DARES to go against Momma KTM's recommended Motorex? 10/20/2017 1:36 PM

I've been running Mobil1 15-50 & change it about every 5/10 hours. Just run the motor up to temp & then pull a sample to see how dirty it is, most of the time it's at 5 hours & filter at 10 hours. Ran the same oil in my 03 KTM 525SX & ... more »

Added reply in a thread Aussies coming to the USA 10/2/2017 9:02 AM

Mingham97, If & when you get closer to this trip, Let me know when you'll be in Houston,TX "Interests include MX, swimming, running, biking, relaxing, beer, bourbon and good food" These can all be done at Historic Rio Bravo, as they have a pool & ... more »

Started new thread Fox Instinct Boots 9/20/2017 1:23 PM

Anyone have a pair? I need to get new pair of boots & was just wondering how do they fit. Do they run true to shoe size or do I need to go up one size, As I have a wide foot at the balls of my feet? How are they lasting, I heard that they had some ... more »

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Added reply in a thread Maico 400 AMA Amateur legal? 9/16/2017 2:00 PM

OK Bobby, Are you spying on me? That's the 2nd pic of me on my Maico that I've never seen before! I was able to copy this one & save it! Are you hiding any more pic's from me ?

Added reply in a thread Maico 400 AMA Amateur legal? 9/15/2017 5:36 AM

Cygrace, Are you sure it's a 400? Most likely a 490! PM me the serial number & I'll let you know for sure! If you need any info, let me know as I have a Manual for an 83' 490 pretty much the same bike! 83'/84' 490 info below. Timing is 1.8 BTDC Plug ... more »

Added reply in a thread Maico 400 AMA Amateur legal? 9/14/2017 2:12 PM

Cygrace, If you've never ridden a Maico Make sure that you learn the proper way to kick start it or you will break something! Also make sure the owner has removed & cleaned the breaks! Maico's are famous for not having good breaks! You just need ... more »

Added reply in a thread Where are you riding this weekend? 9/14/2017 2:03 PM

Historic Rio Bravo In Houston ,Tx

Added reply in a thread Most comfortable flexible mx boots you own? 9/10/2017 4:56 PM

Garne SG 12's I have size 12EE & the Sidi Crossfire are great boot ,but way to narrow for my Big feet! If have you have narrow feet you have 2 options, If you a dang big foot it's the SG12's. Both are Great long lasting boots! whit great protection. ... more »

Added reply in a thread Harvey Help? 9/2/2017 4:15 AM

Trig331, Thanks! Your a good man for doing this! If you need more information about the Houston area Moto people, you can put a post up on

Added reply in a thread Houston Vital folks...Recovering? 8/29/2017 5:20 PM

Just a quick update! The Sun popped out about 30 minutes ago! No rain for the first time days! Let's hope it stays, Beaumont might be good late tomorrow. But this doesn't mean we're out of the wood just yet, We still have a bunch of water coming down ... more »