Added reply in a thread Garage Workbench Ideas/Plans 1/25/2020 10:02 AM

Shameless garage post.

Here’s my setup with my homemade bench off to one side. I think if you built something about the same size as I’ve got but covered the top in stainless and mounted a vice it would be perfect for the limited amount of ... more »
Added a comment about feature A Closer Look At The All New Honda CRF450RW 1/23/2020 6:13 PM
heatedcheese

Holy down draft intake. That's some creative subframe mounting too. Although I give it about a B as far as looks go (why are number plates disappearing???), there's a lot to like here.

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Added reply in a thread Dakar 2020 1/6/2020 7:13 AM

Damn I did a quick search and didn't see that topic. Thanks

Started new thread Dakar 2020 1/6/2020 6:36 AM

Preliminary results after stage 2 have Shorty at 10th overall with Ricky Brabec in 5th! Sam Sunderland leading. But this early in the race sometimes the lead isn't the best place to be in the Dakar. https://www.dakar.com/en/rankings/stage-2/bike?type=ce ... more »

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Added reply in a thread If Roczen or Tomac ever win the SX Championship, they will be the most experienced first time winner in history 1/4/2020 10:15 AM

Damn this makes me feel old. At 25 I feel young as ever. It really makes me think that maybe these guys are getting pushed too hard in their amateur careers, and then by the time some of them have the wisdom to actually succeed as a champion their body ... more »

Added reply in a thread Pastrana to KTM 12/24/2019 10:05 PM

The other unfortunate way to look at this is that Suzuki just got 15 years or so of free marketing. I’m sure their accountants are happy about that. Shows how nice of a guy Travis is but you gotta wonder why he never cashed in his marketability with ... more »

Added reply in a thread Choosing a bike 12/23/2019 11:43 AM

A ktm 250 xc if you've got the budget, or a yz250x if you're constrained in that regard will be bikes that will do everything you want. Their power is easy to use and suitable to a broad range of riding conditions. You also won't lose your ass nearly ... more »

Added reply in a thread Theory of damping and rebound, and building shimstacks! 12/8/2019 6:37 PM

Added reply in a thread Theory of damping and rebound, and building shimstacks! 12/8/2019 6:34 PM

All depends how far down the rabbit hole you want to go. If you are dead set on learning the theory, pick up an engineering book or two on fluid dynamics and control theory. Those will teach you the actual math that goes into what your suspension does ... more »