Is the Keto Diet and intermittent fasting a wise choice for motorcycle racers & enthusiasts looking to ride and feel their best? In this podcast, human performance expert Robb Beams unpacks the short-term benefits and long-term consequences of these dietary approaches.
Are your factory reeds & cage leaving power & throttle response on the table? Is a Boyesen RAD valve with Pro Series Reeds the answer? Read our review of the Rad Valve installed on a KTM 300 6-Days, rippin' trails & racing in the Colorado Rockies.
Is a high-compression piston right for you? This article addresses both the merits and drawbacks of installing a high-compression piston in your motorcycle.
Xplor fork solutions
Now that I’ve had the 2017 te 250 for a year and @100 hours I’m starting to want more out of the fork. I notice it’s really plush and manageable at low speeds and rock gardens etc but as soon as it’s pushed hard it starts to faulter. I’ve actually had the sensation of rigidity on it in whoops at medium speed. Not sure if it was bottoming out or just going rigid. I’ve narrowed down my options to mx tech lucky, stillwell performance or some offering from dal Saggio from the xp kit to the spheres. A lot of these choices are expensive some aren’t. I’ve researched on here and vital and have a handle on the various options. If money was no object I’d go dal Saggio sphere. But I’m intrigued by the mx tech from lucky as well. Anyone want to share their experiences? im an intermediate to advanced rider that rides single track that’s fairly rough. No racing just good times with friends. I just want something super plush that doesn’t fall on its face at medium to higher speeds or when being pushed.
Cheapest place to swap tires in Portland area?
Hey anyone in Portland area recommend a cheap place to have tires swapped on loose wheels? Much appreciated...
Georgetown- Red Dodge Ram
Rode GT today and just above deep water, there was a Ram 2500 just off the road in a super steep section. Truck didn’t look very dirty, has it been there a while? Only two small trees holding it back or it would roll for days! Don’t know if it just happened or if it’s been there. There was a trailer with no truck at MM staging and we saw a hunter with gun hiking up trail 1. Didn’t like seeing a hunter on the trails but...
Road cycling in here
I know many of us also ride our cycles on the road and thought we could share our journeys and rides here, I rode almost 100 miles over the weekend on three separate rides. We are experiencing warmer than normal temps here in the Catskills of New York State and I figured I'm going to ride and all else can wait. What app do you use when you ride? Me, I have my Garmin and use "Sports Tracker" on my phone (free app). I know that the popular cycling app is Strava but I haven;t used it yet. I do like the segments features and that Garmin and Strava can communicate together. I'm picking up a new Specialized Roubiax this week. A little late for this year maybe, but I got an awesome deal on it that was hard to turn down. I'll post pics when I get it home.
2010 kx250f valves
Can someone steer me in the right direction here? I put a new top end in recently, maybe 5 plus rides since. Before I put it in and now after it takes like 10 15 kicks to start then starts first kick all day while riding. I adjusted the valves when I did the top end. I'm afraid my valves are at the point of no adjustment. Idk. Should I adjust them again and it the problem continues have the head done?
Throttle Hand Going Numb
I am an avid weight lifter and try to do cardio conditioning on a regular basis. I circuit train while lifting 3 days a week and have a cardio centric 2 days a week. I am 5 ft 11 and 250 lbs. I could stand to lose some weight but I carry it well. I can bench 315x6, curl 135x15, upright row 275x15... you get the point. I am in pretty good shape. However, I only manage to ride/race about 6 times a year for the last couple years. I am a fast B rider, the last few races I have done (May and August with no seat time between) my throttle hand has gone numb and I have to shake it out every few minutes to revive blood flow. I surprisingly don't suffer from arm pump. Could this going numb issue be due to my lifting or possibly something pinched in my back or just lack of seat time? It only recently started happening and I have lifted regularly for 5 years now. Does anyone else have this issue?
GSXR quad has no spark after I welded on the frame
I have a 2004 gsxr 600 motor in a yfz 450 frame and the motor has no spark. I’ve welded on the frame before without disconnecting any of the electronics without problems, and I’ve started it after that. But this time I fried something. The speedo and the taco work, and the engine turns over, and I hear the fuel pump priming, but after pulling the plugs out and testing them, they don’t work, even with a different plug. I’m thinking I should try new plugs because the one I tested it with wasn’t the right kind, but I don’t think that would make a difference. (By testing it I mean I just hooked up the plug and turned the motor over to look for spark). What could I have fried and what should I do?
GSXR 600 Swapped Quad
My yfz 450 has a 2005 gsxr 600 motor fitted into it, and I and wondering what would be the best air filter setup. I cant fit the original gsxr airbox so Im thinking about pods, but Ive heard they arent good for offroad. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Future of Sport ATV Racing with limited 450 options.
Hi All, Looking at the current ATV offroad racing world, the 450 class still leads the way. With Yamaha being the only manufacturer currently offering a 450cc sport racing ATV, how long till racing starts taking a hit. I haven't heard any rumors of any of the other manufacturers getting back into the game. Without an influx of new technology and new ATV's to purchase, I feel that its only a matter of time until the big series' (GNCC) start taking a hit. There are only so many 450's out there and keeping them up and running especially for the rough running of an offroad series seems like it would be a losing battle. Props to Yamaha for keeping the segment alive for now. It just bothers me when there is literally only one player if you want to buy a new machine. Do you guys feel that sport ATV racing is on the way out? Do you guys anticipate a rebound with manufactures getting back into the field? Is it just a matter of time till sport ATV racing is done, and everything has moved onto SXS racing?
Anyway to block forum members??
Is it possible to block certain members so you don't have to see anything they post/reply to? I really hope so.
After receiving and reading-replying to messages how do I delete them.
App is bugging out
Hey guys this thing is acting up. I think it’s running rich, it bogs, loads up, and is spooging..... Seriously though, on the mobile app I’m having an issue where it double posts and loads slow in one specific thread. This has been happening for about 10 or so days now. And whenever I post in that thread it never loads all the way, and then sends me a post error message, by the post still ends up being there.