queen of spodes's Forum Activity

New thread Last time a rider hucked a rhythm that no other rider could do? 1/15/2022 7:57 PM

Since JS7 has there been any rider who consistently tried unusually difficult and risky rhythm sections? Has -any- rider pulled the trigger on something akin to what Bubba used to do on the regular?

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New thread Pro Taper Pillowtop grips - clamp on heads up 12/8/2021 12:09 PM

I was excited to see Pro Taper offered clamp on style Pillowtop grips. Got a set in today and was low key disappointed to see that the bumps are about half as high as the glue-on Pillowtops. Way less cushion to the grip. Pro Taper confirmed they had ... more »

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New thread YZ250F vs YZ250 - Ping shootout 12/8/2021 10:34 AM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PteNx9qMmrM&feature=emb_title

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New thread AER fork - first ride, do not feel comfortable 11/27/2021 6:48 PM

Rode my new-to-me 2017 KTM 250sx for the first time today and love almost everything about the bike. Except how the front end feels. The forks didn't feel like they were traveling too fast through stroke, or too slow - they just felt like they were riding ... more »

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New thread 2017 KTM 250sx light freshening up 11/25/2021 8:23 AM

Picked this up yesterday as a potential replacement for my 2007 Kawi KX250 smoker. (original thread asking for feedback on the '17 250sx here) This bike has 113.4 hours on the meter and a number of rough spots, such as dented pipe, road rash plastic,

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New thread Boyesen RAD vs Boyesen RC2 valve 11/25/2021 5:44 AM

Haven't found much info on Boyesent's new RC2 valve. Anyone have back to back comparison feedback on the RC2 vs traditional RAD valve?

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New thread Tell me about the 2017 KTM 250sx 11/22/2021 4:10 PM

Looking at picking up a 2017 KTM 250sx since my 07 KX250 is down until parts magically make it through the west coast ports. What I learned from searching is it came with a Mikuni, vs Keihin in years prior. I think this was the first year with AER forks ... more »

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New thread Can I ask a question about European motocross? 10/18/2021 11:44 AM

For our friends in Europe, and I guess even Asia/Japan if we have members from there. Do you have a ton of classes each race event, like we have in the states? If not, what is the common class lineup for an average local mx race in your area?

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New thread Smoothest clutch cable brand? Or should I go Magura Hymec?? 9/13/2021 6:58 AM

One of my bikes still has a cable clutch - who makes the absolute smoothest, minimal friction clutch cable? This is for a 2007 KX250 smoker.

This forum thread has 22 replies.

New thread AJ: keep head over bars over big gaps - why 8/30/2021 5:40 AM

In one of his latest vids AJ mentioned that he teaches all riders to keep their heads above the crosspad or further forward when hitting large jumps. Can someone explain what this does to body positioning that makes us safer on bigger gaps?

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New thread Want to speak with my wallet, any dealers have 21 or 22 MC125 in stock? 8/28/2021 5:50 AM

It's time for a new bike. Looking for a 21 or 22 Gas Gas MC125, having a hard time finding whether they are actually available. I wanted a 22 YZ125 but nobody has them around Georgia, they won't even let me pay up front for one. Has anyone seen a MC125 ... more »

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New thread Measuring triple clamp offset 8/22/2021 6:56 AM

Is this an accurate measurement of triple clamp offset? 1) Measure the stem diameter = 30mm. We need the radius = 15mm

2) Distance between front edge of fork tube and stem = 40.0mm Offset = 40.0 - 20.5 (radius of fork tube) + 15 = 34.5mm (35mm ... more »

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New thread 2007 KX250 desired offset for better turning? 8/18/2021 10:56 AM

Looking for input from experienced suspension guys. My stock forks were rebuilt and revalved by A1 in Atlanta for my weight/riding ability. They feel great when pointed in a straight line, and don't bottom too hard off hard hits either. The problem is ... more »

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New thread Rebuilds with radically different frame and even engine colors? 7/16/2021 2:09 PM

A few years ago someone posted a pic of a then newer RM250 smoker made up like a 1986 model complete with blue engine and frame. Looking for other similar builds with bikes having very different frame/engine/plastic colors than came stock. This excludes ... more »

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New thread Best knee pads 7/13/2021 10:33 AM

I am soon gonna be cleared to ride again after a 3 month vacation following a blood clot diagnosis& warfarin treatment. My old Asterisk braces are going on the market. They created a tight pinch point behind my knees that led to vein damage, causing the blood ... more »

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New thread Anyone else get sore calf muscles after riding? 4/20/2021 8:01 PM

The last two times I rode I've woken up the day after with a very sore right calf muscle. Didn't crash either ride, and nothing weird happened with kickstarting the bike either (its a 250 smoker). Just a usual day of riding. Trying to think of anything ... more »

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New thread 1987 Kawasaki KX250 jetting help 3/11/2021 2:42 PM

Curious to see if anyone else has experience putting a newer flat side carb on an older bike that originally came with a round slide carb. I recently installed a Keihin PWK38 on my 1987 KX250 project bike. The 87 KX250 originally came with a Mikuni VM38SS ... more »

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New thread Jetting help: replaced VM38SS R-slide with a flat-side PWK38 3/10/2021 1:52 PM

Curious to see if anyone else has experience putting a newer flat side carb on an older bike that originally came with a round slide carb. I recently installed a Keihin PWK38 on my 1987 KX250 project bike. The 87 KX250 originally came with a Mikuni VM38SS ... more »

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New thread Surprise at Scrubn' Dirt in Georgia today: #19 3/7/2021 5:42 PM

I arrived at the track right at open and some dudes were just starting to cut laps. One of the bikes caught my eye, it was a blue Yamaha with #19. Then I noticed some metal tubing behind the rider's seat. I thought, wow, that's a pretty cool tribute ... more »

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New thread 2-stroke owners who use ATF - question 3/3/2021 5:12 PM

Have you ever run Mercon V in your 2-stroke gearbox? I have 2 cases of the stuff in my shop from an old truck that I can't use anymore.

This forum thread has 22 replies.