Added reply in a thread 2022 CRF250R 7/31/2021 12:41 PM

Well, yeah. But we're just spec-sheet racing at this point.

Added reply in a thread 2022 CRF250R 7/31/2021 10:08 AM

For the how-ever-many-ieth time on this forum. Wet weight vs dry weight. Learn it.

Added reply in a thread 2022 CRF250R 7/31/2021 10:06 AM

Additional Bodywork is more minimal (no tank cover and fewer fasteners) and they claimed reduced weight on transmission components

Added reply in a thread 2022 CRF250R 7/30/2021 12:39 PM

The 8 lbs is not just a sum of the parts weight reduction. Yes it is included in the verbiage, but the listed wet weight went from 237 to 229 lbs

Added reply in a thread Whoa, Hangtown speculation (might not run the race) 7/30/2021 11:15 AM

The Sacramento River Delta can't dry up. It is at sea level. And there is no single point in the 1,100 square miles of naturally fertile Delta agricultural, residential, and recreational land at which it "discharges into the Ocean." That geographical ... more »

Added reply in a thread 2022 CRF250R 7/30/2021 9:18 AM

Press release has frame 1.5 lbs lighter, subframe .7 lbs lighter, shock .24 lbs lighter. Exhaust doesn't give a specific figure.

Added reply in a thread 2022 CRF250R 7/30/2021 9:06 AM

Honda put it on a decent diet: Lost 8 lbs.

Added reply in a thread 2 stk & 4 stk handling 7/29/2021 11:40 AM

Both of those as well as engine braking characteristics, different center-of-gravity, rotating mass,and overall weight.

Added reply in a thread Whoa, Hangtown speculation (might not run the race) 7/29/2021 10:22 AM

Lake Oroville: 3.6M acre/ft Lake Winnebago (WI's largest interior lake): 3.4M acre/ft

Added reply in a thread Whoa, Hangtown speculation (might not run the race) 7/29/2021 8:51 AM

Rode my bike up to Folsom Lake (adjacent Hangtown), and this was in late May when it hits peak volume:

Added reply in a thread SEXTON Blocking 7/26/2021 9:30 AM

Every dude complains about that when they can't get the job done. Said as somebody who has made that complaint.

Added reply in a thread Dilan Schwartz 7/25/2021 6:52 AM

Schwartz also had top 10s at Thunder Valley where HP is always in short supply and in the east at High Point on that powerless yellow pig. Dude is ripping in any condition.

Added reply in a thread So is RC heading towards being the next RD? 7/23/2021 9:55 PM

You mean like owning a team that wins 20 out of 24 Motos for a national championship?

Added reply in a thread You're the designer of Triumph, with a clean sheet of paper. What do you do? 7/23/2021 1:43 PM

You can already get that: http://www.asiawing.com/moto_detail/productId=43.html

Added reply in a thread If You Were Triumph, Which Riders Would You Hire For Their New Race Team? 7/23/2021 10:41 AM

Max Antsie seems to fit the bill to me: Fast enough for top 10s in any series. Experienced tester. Probably looking for a ride somewhere after this season. Likely at a point in his career that he would be willing to help develop a new team/bike just

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Added reply in a thread You're the designer of Triumph, with a clean sheet of paper. What do you do? 7/23/2021 8:52 AM

I'd be looking at a market-based approach. Build an engine that can be used in different states of tune across multiple lines, street and dirt. Chassis dimensions similar to current successful design, but that you can pull off with your facilities/suppliers. ... more »

Added reply in a thread Technological Innovation Fail? '87 CR500 vs. '21 CRF450 by Ryan Hughes 7/22/2021 11:50 AM

I just was watching this vid where AJ Cantanzaro rode a '21 CRF450 back-to-back with a '95 Cr250 (ripping damn good on both), and aside from the primitive brakes, he picked the old 250 as his winner of the two for rideability: "I could totally ride this ... more »

Added reply in a thread Dirt bike plastics 7/20/2021 11:19 AM

Added reply in a thread Old Motocross Action article (80’s memories) 7/20/2021 11:08 AM

It also varies quite a bit by manufacturer. All the bikes' MSRP are in a range of somewhere around 10-15% of each other. Parts, on the other hand, are widely variable.

Added reply in a thread TRIUMPH Announces Coming Line Of MX and Enduro Bikes, Carmichael to Test 7/20/2021 10:23 AM

They are just honoring Joseph Lucas' memory.