Added reply in a thread Let's see/review those 2019 kx450s 5/19/2019 10:47 PM

Man my graphics and plastics get so marred up by my knees even after one ride it's not even funny. Makes me wonder if it's the material on my pants (plus I wear knee braces which makes it worse). Yours looks mint.

Added reply in a thread Let's see/review those 2019 kx450s 5/18/2019 12:55 PM

I don't use the X-trig ones, but I do use the Ride Engineering one-piece bar mount on the stock clamp. I've run it on the last 3 bikes I've owned and you really need to eat sh*t hard to twist it. My first tip over on the KX450, bars were so twisted, ... more »

Added reply in a thread Let's see/review those 2019 kx450s 5/18/2019 9:45 AM

Yeah after reading this thread, I had my suspicions, and sure enough my suspension guy measured 250 ml out. It's at 325 now.

Added reply in a thread Let's see/review those 2019 kx450s 5/17/2019 10:30 PM

So I finally got to try the new header (FMF Megabomb SX version) today, and I dig it. It's more like the stock header, stronger low end, and whatever I lose on top I can just lug the next gear. Which is actually how I like riding a 450 coming off of ... more »

Added reply in a thread Let's see/review those 2019 kx450s 5/17/2019 10:05 PM

I didn't touch a thing until the bike was broken in. Raced with stock fork oil twice too. Leaky left fork seal and bottoming issues forced me to change the oil no matter what though. And like everyone has said, there was almost no grease anywhere. Swingarm ... more »

Added reply in a thread Let's see/review those 2019 kx450s 5/16/2019 2:44 PM

The YZ450FX has softer suspension than the regular bike, so it's not just the SSS by itself. That said, the stock KX forks are pretty dang soft (too soft for most) so you might be ok there Titan, depending on your weight. I have a 16 YZ and the new Showas ... more »

Added reply in a thread Let's see/review those 2019 kx450s 5/10/2019 11:00 AM

"Ohhh you want the tires? That'll cost ya extra"

Added reply in a thread Let's see/review those 2019 kx450s 5/9/2019 8:13 PM

I feel like this is normally a user-specific issue. If you blast the shit out of sensitive areas with a power washer, you'll have bad results. If you live literally next to the ocean where salt spray is an issue, that's another thing.

Added reply in a thread Let's see/review those 2019 kx450s 5/9/2019 12:36 PM

I've only ridden with the new spring during a single race weekend (2 hrs running time total). I didn't notice a big difference in the rear, but to be honest I was paying more attention to the fork because I'd just had the seals and oil replaced+increased.

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Added reply in a thread Let's see/review those 2019 kx450s 5/8/2019 8:19 PM

Not sure if that's accurate. I didn't get that impression from this thread. For whatever it's worth, I'm 168-170 (no gear) and setting race sag at 105, stock spring had my static sag at 50 or more. This is remeasured over time too. I got the lighter ... more »

Added reply in a thread Let's see/review those 2019 kx450s 5/6/2019 7:37 PM

I have been wondering about matte myself, and I'm trying to decide what to do right now. My current set up gets sooooo marred with black marks that I have to assume come from my boots, and when I try to use a Magic Eraser it just dulls the crap out of ... more »

Added reply in a thread Let's see/review those 2019 kx450s 5/6/2019 7:20 PM

Haven't tried any pegs yet so skip this if you want. But I did realize how low profile/thin the stock pegs are compared to my other bike. And when Ride advertised the raptor pegs they sell (check their IG if curious), the pegs in the pic appeared to

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Added reply in a thread JT Racing done again? 5/5/2019 8:05 PM

Oh my lord, I had so much of the gear pictured in this thread as a kid. Loved JT, favorite brand hands down. Had the cool helmets too, but when RJ signed with them, I started convincing my parents to buy his Bell replicas. So much nostalgia. Age 15 here,

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Added reply in a thread Let's see/review those 2019 kx450s 5/5/2019 11:56 AM

I'd bet most guys are in your camp.

Added reply in a thread 722 Found his speed! 5/5/2019 10:12 AM

Matthes said something about reworking how they award the cash for next year. Pretty sure he'd much rather have at least some of the proceeds going to guys that are truly struggling. 722 is literally spending the money on his wedding, not racing.

Added reply in a thread Let's see/review those 2019 kx450s 5/5/2019 10:06 AM

I got it direct from FMF. They don't even have a pic of it yet on the web site for the KX. Here's the old one (which is like the other Megabombs in photos in this thread) on top vs the new one:

Added reply in a thread Let's see/review those 2019 kx450s 5/4/2019 8:34 PM

No wonder you were curious. I was gonna just sit it out and wait for others to comment because I've been a 2-stroke guy and don't have a lot of 4-stroke experience, so what do I know. But I do race and I do have to navigate the same jumps that I did ... more »

Added reply in a thread 722 Found his speed! 5/4/2019 7:49 PM

He needs to get back on a Honda. His starts are horrific on that Suzuki. Big dude needs a big motor.

Added reply in a thread Let's see/review those 2019 kx450s 5/4/2019 7:31 PM

I have the same system, and have only run the stock map. While I liked how the low end smoothed out a bit, I felt like it lost a little too much low end / liveliness compared to the stock exhaust. I tried it without the insert in the muffler first, and

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Added reply in a thread Let's see/review those 2019 kx450s 5/3/2019 5:18 PM

Wish it came in black