Added reply in a thread ISO: Polini 50cc parts or 65cc 2/5/2020 2:22 PM

Both were 06, liquid cooled. On paper, like I said, looked great. In person, looked to be very well put together as well, but just would not stay running. One broke a rod within 45 mins of owning it. Son took off running very slow during break in, was ... more »

Added reply in a thread ISO: Polini 50cc parts or 65cc 2/4/2020 12:56 PM

I had 2 new Polini 50's for my son back during our pee wee days. Bought them both in Jan, got rid of them both by first week of May the same year. Raced them in 9 events, finished 1. They looked great, but were as reliable as an unfaithful wife......Bought ... more »

Added reply in a thread LL PW50 legal engine mods? 2/3/2020 7:17 PM

Skills first. If a kid can ride the wheels off a stock YZinger, then spend money.... If not, develop skills. If a young child can run, and pass, other kids on new modern 50's at your home area tracks on a stock PW, then dump the cash. Believe me, it ... more »

Added reply in a thread Crf50 2/3/2020 6:59 PM

This. Give that carb a damn good bath before you go replacing on a stocker, especially an older Honda 4 stroke. Those things runs forever and then some. Best friend still putts around his farm on his XR80 he got for his 11th birthday, he's in his 40's ... more »

Added reply in a thread Old YZinger pics from my day.... 2/2/2020 7:27 AM

Yeah, at that time, gloves were kinda iffy as well. Wearing them in the bottom pic, but, had the fingers cut out....... Now that I'm old, I can't do a thing without gloves. Hell, I even caught myself wearing them on the riding mower......

Started new thread Old YZinger pics from my day.... 1/29/2020 3:36 PM

It was posted awhile back in the Moto section about fav bikes you owned.... Mine was my 82 YZinger Mod built by Ron Densford and Ted Moorewood. Raced it one season, it left on an airplane 2 days after Ponca ended in August of 82, ... more »

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Added reply in a thread Facebook crf450 1/29/2020 2:53 PM

To quote the ads I saw as a kid in the 80's......... "This is your brain on drugs, any questions?".........

Added reply in a thread Carey Hart, Pink, Josh Grant, Villopoto, Christian Craig & others being "Moto Parents" at A2... 1/22/2020 1:55 PM

Loretta's in a few years.......

Added reply in a thread Fellow vital members (the ugly side of the sport) 1/13/2020 2:16 PM

Hang in there Justin! Keep your chin up, all the best to you.

Added reply in a thread Barcia! 1/12/2020 9:20 AM

If he keeps this up, he won't have a problem with a ride for next season. Yamaha may have to fight to keep him.....

Added reply in a thread RIP Paul Denis. 1/9/2020 2:24 PM

Had a few good visits with your Dad about the good old days of Ponca, racing Italjets, Team Green in the early 80's.......all good times. Your Dad was something real special growing up, and it was really cool being on the same team with him for awhile. ... more »

Added reply in a thread BMX bikes from back in the day.... 1/8/2020 6:37 PM

Who would have been on a Haro then, Wilkerson maybe? I was aware of RL, Martin, and Eddie doing some tricks on the film, didn't know if Ron was on it as well.

Added reply in a thread Swapmoto interview with Big James 1/8/2020 10:45 AM

Always enjoy some good conversation with Mr. and Mrs. Stewart at Loretta's each year. Very down to earth folks who have not only seen it all in this sport, but lived it as well. It says a lot when you have a child who reaches the Professional ranks in ... more »

Added reply in a thread BMX bikes from back in the day.... 1/7/2020 10:00 AM

Hey Guy, of all the bikes you had to race, or roam on, which was your fav? Any pics of?

Added reply in a thread Nuggets of Truth and Wisdom 1/6/2020 10:02 AM

Not to do with Moto, but a few from my Dad...... On marriage...."If you are dating a little gal you think might be a keeper, take a long, hard look at her mother. 90% chance that's what you'll end up with in 20 years." On bigger is better...."That's ... more »

Added reply in a thread CL of the day 1/5/2020 11:46 AM

"A lite flick" no less.....

Added reply in a thread Anaheim 1 SX - Night Show Bench Racing 1/4/2020 10:17 PM

Yep! He will prob hit the canvas a few times in the big boy class, but he's the real deal. Hats of to Bam Bam as well, they both were a step above tonight.

Added reply in a thread Meaningless Fun Fact to Keep in Mind for Tomorrow 1/4/2020 10:05 PM

Borderline creepy......

Added reply in a thread Cooper 1/4/2020 9:29 PM

Rode solid, kept his head on straight. Well done kid

Added reply in a thread Shave Nerds 1/3/2020 3:13 PM

There is a place near me close to what you described in Saudi. They use all the old school tricks you mentioned, and there is usually a couple old men sitting in the corner solving the worlds problems. They have a sign hanging inside that says "If you ... more »