Added reply in a thread bike setup for shorter rider. 8/1/2017 8:27 AM

Getting the correct springs in is definitely the first thing to do. A rear lowering link will drop the bike around 10-15mm, you can then drop the forks through a similar amount.. Renthal McGrath/Short bend are nice and low. Its 999 in twinwall, cant ... more »

Added reply in a thread 06 rm125 build! 8/1/2017 12:01 AM

Holy crap, that is literally my dream wheel set! They are beautiful, I need a set for my RM Can you give me some info? What brand are the hubs and where did you get the wheel set from?

Added reply in a thread Vets MXdN - Who has raced it? 7/27/2017 7:50 AM

You're in for a treat, Farleigh is awesome. I've been lucky enough to get in the past 3 years at Farleigh in the EVO 250 class, but unfortunately I didn't get an entry this year.... gutted! The EVO250 class is fast, but very fun. Handling is key, get ... more »

Added reply in a thread 07 rm250 aftermarket cdi 7/27/2017 12:30 AM

HPI make them

Added reply in a thread OK what do you do.... 7/25/2017 1:58 AM

Vital MX!

Occasionally whip up spacers and washers on the lathe and modify parts on the mill. Working in engineering has its benefits!
Added reply in a thread Basic RM250 Enduro/Woods Mods 7/12/2017 12:27 AM

Thanks for the advice guys! I will start with the FWW and look around for a Gnarly pipe. I have an R-304 but cant imagine the shorty silencer being good for enduro as it makes the bike even more snappy? I also have a Rekluse clutch system from my RMZ450 ... more »

Added reply in a thread Driven to Ride is back! 7/10/2017 11:57 PM

Awesome news! Cant wait

Started new thread Basic RM250 Enduro/Woods Mods 7/10/2017 2:41 AM

Ive got a bone stock, 10 hour old 2008 Suzuki RM250. I'm mainly going to be using it for MX but would like to be able to have a go at an enduro every now and again. I had a go at a Fast Eddy enduro here in the UK yesterday and struggled big time! My ... more »

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Added reply in a thread 1989-1992 Suzuki RM250 Rear Swingarm 7/5/2017 11:53 PM

Interested in this. Any chance you could get some close up pictures of the rear axle slots?

Liked a comment on the item Vital MX Pit Bits: RedBud 7/5/2017 12:58 AM

Weston is a lucky boy!

Added reply in a thread Headling's 2002 RM125 Resto 7/4/2017 9:41 AM

Put a good dab of sealant around the new clutch cable, where it fits into the engine case. This is an easy place for water to work its way in during pressure washing so be sure to seal it up well. This will keep all the ignition and flywheel clean and ... more »

Added reply in a thread Suzuki RM triple clamps options for 48mm forks? 7/2/2017 11:53 PM

You can and I have tried it on my RM. I bought some 0.5mm steel sheet and made a shim for it so I could fit the standard forks back into the bored out clamps. I'm confident it would work, but it just feels like a bit of a bodge haha. So I guess it depends ... more »

Added reply in a thread Fuel injection vs. carbeurator 6/26/2017 6:13 AM

I've never ridden a carbed 450 so can't give much insight. But I can tell you how good an FI 450 is. My 15 RMZ450 runs exactly the same whether its -5 or 30 degrees C. Always starts within 3 kicks and I've done 45 hours on the bike and not touched the ... more »

Added reply in a thread Peick 6/26/2017 1:44 AM

Fantastic ride. It's good to have him back. I love his raw determination and bulldog style. It's not pretty but man does he rip! 4th overall is a superb result, he should be well chuffed

Added reply in a thread Suzuki RMZ250/450 Neken SFS Air Top Clamp 6/24/2017 2:10 AM

£235 Needs to go, make an offer

Added reply in a thread Headling's 2002 RM125 Resto 6/22/2017 1:07 PM

Just a heads up headling.... you may find that the rad breather outlet by the filler cap is too long. It was on the set I had on my RM250 and caused the breather hose to press and kink against the tank. So i lopped a few mm off with a hacksaw then cleaned ... more »

Added reply in a thread Headling's 2002 RM125 Resto 6/22/2017 3:19 AM

The tangs on the rads that the guard clips into are soft and easy to work with. Your guards are only a few mm's off so you may be able to bend the tangs inwards a little. Then use a zip tie or 2 to be safe if the guards are still a little loose

Added reply in a thread Pick your country's MXON team 6/22/2017 2:30 AM

Christ, that team could cause utter devastation. Even though I'm a Simpson fan, I'd also go: MX1- Anstie MX2- Searle Open- Wilson

Liked a comment on the item Vital MX Perspective: Changing Landscape 6/21/2017 4:54 AM

Yes! Great article and love the use of the forum (quotes) along with the reporting. As usual, photos are spot on. Keep up the great work. This is why I love Vital.

Added reply in a thread KTM Brembo mounted to KXF/YZF/CRF/RMZ 6/19/2017 12:26 AM

I've also seen it done, on a YZ over at thumpertalk. He had to do some questionable material removal and use washers to get the correct spacing for the disc, but it did fit. I will try and find the thread. Brembo Master Cylinders are easily used however ... more »