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New thread Supermini / Big wheel swingarm length 11/21/2017 9:07 PM

Looking at building a yz85 supermini w/ 16/19 wheels. How much longer are the supermini swing arms typically?

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New thread 2016 Tacoma TRD 6-speed Manual 7/21/2017 7:53 AM

New baby, and need a larger truck so I'm selling mine. $29,000. 23k miles. Bought the 10yr/100k warranty with it, and it's transferable. The truck is flawless. Located in Portland Or.

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New thread Sold the bike, and hung up the boots. 1/5/2017 1:13 PM

Decided to sell my bike and move on from mx this past weekend. Not sure what my next motorsport step will be, but I will be taking a step back in time and racing bmx again. Just wasn't enjoying mx like I used to. I'm gonna miss this bike though...

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New thread Transitioning to flat track? 12/1/2016 10:00 AM

Who here has made the transition to flat track, or race both moto and flat track? Really thinking about picking up a wheel set and giving it a go. Any pointers for a newb?

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New thread Indoor riding facilities. Why don't they last? 11/30/2016 5:18 PM

We've had a few come in go here in the pnw. Ive noticed this all over the country too. They never last too long. Whats the cause? Tracks too small? Cost too high? What kills these places?

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New thread '16+ KTM/Husky 125/150sx r304 shorty silencer 11/30/2016 11:14 AM

Only 4 motos on this one. Flawless. Badge removed. Only reason I'm swapping it out, is I'm overly OCD. It drives me nuts that one of the mounting locations on the subframe is left unused. $100 shipped in lower

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New thread Best gas can these days? 11/29/2016 5:38 PM

It's time to retire my 4 old leaky scribners. Whats out there now for a good moto gas can?

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New thread Thork Forks and other linkage forks 11/29/2016 12:38 PM

Really wanting to build a vintage racer based around a Thork fork(or replica). Anyone ever ridden a bike equipped with one? I've ridden some older stuff that didn't have the floating brake, and the under braking lift, sucked.

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New thread Free puppies in Oregon. 11/20/2016 3:09 PM

This might be a long shot, but any of you PNW guys have a house and yard, and want a pup? In a week I'll have 3 puppies to find homes for. They are Staffordshire bull terrier, lab/malinois mix. The female is the Staffy. The male is lab/malinois. The

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New thread What do you carry? 11/20/2016 9:23 AM

My two companions:

Both chambered in .45acp, and both are fantastic shooters. I've also developed a shot shell that will cycle the action of the 1911 reliably. Makes the gun that much more versatile. Made from .308 brass. ... more »

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New thread 1964 Vantech Scrambler 80 11/3/2016 10:32 AM

I've been enamoured with this machine for years. Probably because the fact it's powered by a glorified Mcculloch chainsaw engine. It's simplicity and archaic design just draws me in. Only a few were made and apparently Joey Petz was untouchable in the

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New thread YZingers (PW50's) of the past. 10/25/2016 6:53 AM

So a week ago, I found out I'm going to be a father. Around the same time, I was also given a pw50 that needs a top end. When I started riding, my old man bought me a PW50 in '88. We didn't do a whole lot to mine, but I remember some of the really tricked ... more »

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New thread Help me design a track. 10/16/2016 5:57 PM

Just bought some property, and have room to build a small track. The space I've alloted is only about 60yds x 150yds. The property also came with a 1957 Ford 640 loader. Old girl, but pretty big, and should do the trick. It's semi forested right now,

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New thread Free CR80 or CR85 Transmission bearing kit. 5/13/2016 2:33 PM

I have a Hot Rods TBK0083 kit. For '86 - '07 CR 80's and 85's. Just pay shipping, and they are yours. I have no use for them these days.

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New thread Favorite picture of one of your vintage bikes? 4/9/2016 6:58 PM

Looking through some of my photos, I found What I consider my favorite picture of my elsinore/sl hybrid.

Let's see yours?

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New thread Best 250 or Open class bike of 1984? 4/8/2016 3:30 PM

I want to build another vintage bike and thinking '84 will be the year bike I search for since it's the year I was born. 250 class or open class. So what were the best bikes in '84? I'm also looking for '84 moto magazine bike shootouts if anyone has ... more »

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New thread Horsepower capabilities and the advancement of 2 strokes. 3/24/2016 4:30 PM

Where do you guys see 2 stroke advancement going? One of my other hobbies is unlimited dirt track karts. Only rules are weight and displacement. Other than that it's pretty open, and that's what I love about it. Anyway, Buller has been working on his

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New thread ATK 406?? 3/22/2016 2:47 PM

Anyone own one or owned one? Anything to look for on them or particular years better than others? Wanting something different to run out here at the vintage races in the Revolution / Sunset class.

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New thread Will we ever see another John Dowd? 3/21/2016 8:43 AM

By that I mean, do you think we will ever see a rider in their 40's be a national level podium contender again?

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New thread Tacoma AX 3/17/2016 9:04 AM

Anyone here racing Arenacross next month? April 16th and 17th at the Tacoma dome.

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