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Reply to Our sport is guna die if we don’t start racing 3/21/2019 4:36 AM

I agree people should race more, but I don’t even do it myself anymore. I ride year round at least once a week. Trail ride really nasty terrain for three to four hours (on the engine meter), hare scramble course until my three gallon tank is dry, or ... more »

Reply to Herlings Back on a Bike? 3/19/2019 4:41 PM

I don’t know about the Netherlands, but there aren’t any green leaves on the trees here yet.........

Reply to Alpinestars “sharpie” paint job progress 3/8/2019 12:37 PM

If you do decide to clear it yourself I’d suggest doing a few dust coats first to protect the sharpie ink. If you wet coat it too soon it’ll likely thin out like killerwombat mentioned. After the dust coats have flashed well go with a light wet coat ... more »

Reply to Spoke with my much lighter wallet 3/5/2019 3:53 AM

Never wait until after the wedding! Set a precedent now showing her what your priorities are and if she is ok with it live happily ever after. If she’s not, you’ll be whipped and bike-less in no time. Because once kids are in the offing it will be impossible ... more »

Reply to Stew vs Herlings 3/4/2019 7:54 AM

Listen to Ryno on the whiskey throttle show. One week he felt like he and Langston and Brownie were riding a 125 as fast as was humanly possible. A week later Stew returns from injury and is so far gone off the front that they can’t even think of competing ... more »

Reply to Real Talk 447 podcast with Fro and RC 2/23/2019 10:07 AM

I really like Fro so I wanted to like his pod but it just doesn’t work. RC, even with all his accomplishments still suffers from little man disease. Fro was a bad man the years he won the outdoor titles, showing up wearing all black, no umbrella on the ... more »

Reply to Spoke with my wallet, properly. 2/16/2019 7:24 PM

Finally someone speaking clearly, nice choice!

Reply to Whiskey Throttle Show guests 2/1/2019 2:45 PM

If you listen to various podcasts I think everyone has been interviewed to some extent by somebody; except for Jody. He will probably never do it. But other than the Man, I can’t think of anyone I’d like to hear from more. He’s known to be honest damn ... more »

Reply to I took the Shout challenge! 1/26/2019 11:07 AM

I’ve found Mean Green to be much better than the Simple Green I used to use. Really works well, but I’ll give the Shout a try just to see.

Reply to Anderson injured 1/22/2019 11:54 AM

No other sport has the attrition rate supercross does. Yet they keep going down the same path every year and claim it's an anomaly. Rather, the anomaly is a year with few injuries. Outdoor moto whether here or elsewhere, GNCC, Hard Enduro, all of it, ... more »

Reply to Announcers/Camera Crew Figure it Out 1/14/2019 4:25 AM

Agree strongly with all. Yesterday’s re airing on NBC shows the restart but never shows Mookies crash or explains what happened. But gotta give credit, I did learn that Honda’s are red and Kawasaki’s are green

Reply to Dakar 2019 1/11/2019 3:32 AM

Can’t they just put a tracker on each bike and make the heat map available to anyone on line? That would make cheating by course trimming nearly impossible one would think. Don’t the organizers do something like this in Baja?

Reply to Do you recommend using a high seat? I have 2018 ktm 350 sxf 1/5/2019 5:19 AM

I'm the same height as you, and I've experimented a lot over the years. A tall seat will be nice to grab with your knees and make sitting to standing a bit easier. But it will change the center of mass when you're sitting and make cornering awkward. ... more »

Reply to Off-Road motorcycles/dual sport conversions 12/29/2018 5:10 AM

Sorry to get off topic a little, but that’s awesome Chris! I’ve been watching hill climb videos and wondering if all that horsepower and strange chassis set up has gone too far. It started looking to me, like a good rider who could find traction rather ... more »

Reply to The Whiskey Throttle show 12/20/2018 3:32 PM

Just listened to the first show. Best interview of Roger I've heard, Ping and Grant are seemingly in the groove already and don't have the first show jitters. Between all the Matthes stuff, the Vital pod and this, there's just a ton of great moto related ... more »

Reply to How good would KTM and Husqvarna be... 12/20/2018 3:39 AM

My last ktm was a 15’ sx. I had less trouble getting that bike set up than my current YZ. Once set up, which took too long, I probably can’t tell much difference. It’s all in the set up. That said though, 4cs would be a no go, and the air fork could ... more »

Reply to Yamaha 250X or KTM250XC 12/10/2018 5:57 PM

If you’re comparing YZ to SX I still think it’s close to a draw. I’ve had both recently and currently ride the YZ. But you’re comparing YZx to XC and IMO that’s not even close. KTM brings much more to the table here and if the money is even then it’s ... more »

Reply to Dirt bike hitting red limiter when I start 11/30/2018 4:00 AM

You’ve got an air leak. After you get your bike started and hopefully settled down, spray flammable type contact cleaner at the area around your reed cage, base gasket, the carb itself, and take off your ignition cover and spray in there as well. When ... more »

Reply to Sand tires shootout/help 11/24/2018 5:16 AM

Whatever tire Herlings is on, use that ; )

Reply to KTM 250SX vs 350SX-F for Vet Novice 11/21/2018 6:43 PM

Sounds like you’d be perfect candidate for the 300xc. The 300 has a smoother delivery and more torque so you can ride it below the power very effectively. Plus it has softer suspension which it sounds like you could really use as well. Bonus point is ... more »