Added reply in a thread New crank for KX125: OEM or rebuilt an old one? 7/23/2019 6:29 AM

Thanks for the recommendation. How about http://www.kenoconnorracing.com/ for crank rebuild? Any feedback there?

Added reply in a thread 17 Tc 125 cracked head 7/23/2019 6:18 AM

I have an RK Tech head insert on my KTM 150 and it transformed the bike. If I were replacing the head anyway, I'd 100% go with RK.

Added reply in a thread Your Starting Gate Experiences....? 7/23/2019 6:13 AM

I started with the rubber band start in KY in the late 70's and usually lined up next to the band popper because it would take a nano-second for the band to get across and by then I'd have a jump. I did a lot of holeshots, braked too hard for the 1st

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Started new thread New crank for KX125: OEM or rebuilt an old one? 7/23/2019 6:01 AM

Blew up the crank on our '04 KX 125 and am in the process of rebuilding it. Should I: 1) get an OEM crank and pop it in? 2) get an OEM crank and send it to someone to have them true and balance it? If so, who? 3) get a good used crank off eBay and send

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Added reply in a thread Who else likes seeing ZackO on the podium. 7/22/2019 12:07 PM

I'm a big fan of any rider who's my height and the more fight they have in them, the better. Zach's WAY up there on my list!

Added reply in a thread Anybody heard anything about this? 7/22/2019 12:04 PM

I guess I'd like to find out for myself.

Added reply in a thread Ktm 200 2 stroke 7/20/2019 5:56 AM

They made the 150. I've ridden both- had a 200 SX, have two 150's (counting my XC-W and my son's SX)- and the 150 is a killer bike. If you want a 200, look at the Beta 200 RR. Rode those in Texas and they were nice. My son had his SX at the time and

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Added reply in a thread Ryan Hughes is not a human 7/20/2019 5:53 AM

I thought that was an excellent DVD myself. Some reviews said "He's not a good teacher" but I thought he got smack to the point, told me what was going thru his head, and didn't sugar coat with a bunch of BS. He's got a couple of things on RockyMountain ... more »

Added reply in a thread Craigslist find of the day...Pings 2000 RM125? 7/20/2019 5:46 AM

In FRITCH??? I'm 2 hours away and have relatives there. Fritch is a tiny little ranching/farming town. I'm wondering how in the world Pingree's bike ended up THERE. $5000? Naw.

Added reply in a thread I found it the elusive right sided chain yz125! 7/19/2019 6:32 AM

I swear... you guys make me spit coffee sometimes....

Added reply in a thread Best "just needs a top end" story 7/19/2019 6:31 AM

We kept the '04 KX 125 and I get along just a TINY bit better with it, so I'm cool. Ironically, I blew the crank on it 2 weeks ago. But I knew it was due.

Added reply in a thread 2019 250f HELP! 7/19/2019 6:29 AM

I'd just go ahead and move up. I raced enduros and hare scrambles this year for the first time, in the C class. Being an analytical kind of guy, I downloaded and compared laptimes and found out that the top 5 C riders would have finished in the top 15

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Added reply in a thread Best "just needs a top end" story 7/18/2019 7:58 AM

I bought an '02 RM 1345 that "needed nothing". I rode it around the parking lot and it sputtered badly at high RPM but people can't jet for crap and it FELT like it had potential and the price was good enough. Back home... hole in the air filter, loose ... more »

Added reply in a thread Mike Brown IN for Millville 125 All Star 7/18/2019 7:51 AM

I remember him from MotoTalk!!!

Added reply in a thread 2 strokes: Flash point and bottom end 7/16/2019 6:11 AM

Agree!!! It's an interesting discussion and there's no reason to get any panties in a wad. Wadded panties aren't going to change the facts, whatever they are, which is what we're discussing. I'd like to know how the oil migration thing is _determined_. ... more »

Added reply in a thread Collarbone Injuries 7/16/2019 6:03 AM

Nice pictures, EricA!!! Wish I could've gotten some of my bloody shoulder.

Added reply in a thread 2 strokes: Flash point and bottom end 7/15/2019 4:09 PM

As far as I can see, none of those charts show oil returning from the top end to the bottom. It always goes from the bottom end first, to the top end last, and then burned and out the pipe. Oil _migration_ is simply referring to the movement of oil from ... more »

Added reply in a thread Collarbone Injuries 7/14/2019 5:09 PM

Figure 8 brace could take care of this? It was 10 days before I could get surgery and it looked just like that when they started except the loose piece was floating around somewhere else.

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Added reply in a thread 2 strokes: Flash point and bottom end 7/14/2019 4:56 PM

Exactly what I was thinking. Thanks!

Started new thread 2 strokes: Flash point and bottom end 7/13/2019 9:00 PM

Correct me if I'm wrong, but the flash point of a 2 stroke oil doesn't really affect the bottom end, does it? In other words, if you ran an oil with a low flash point... let's say, Lucas Semi-synthetic which has a FP of 182 F in a high revving, hard-run ... more »

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