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.
2018 300rr over oiling?
I've got about 150 or so miles on my 2018 300RR and I think it may be over oiling? It's been making a mess since day one and I assumed it was the 100:1 premix we started with and then I slowly diluted the premix with unmixed gasoline but by now I've got 4(ish) tanks of gas through it and it's still making a crazy mess and seems like the oil in the tank was used faster than I would expect. Last weekend I was out for a little pleasure cruise while camping and noticed the oil light on. checked the tube and verified oil was still flowing and I didn't need to push it back to camp. got back to camp found the pipe and swing arm heavily oiled. checked the odometer. Only 7 miles on it since I cleaned the oil mess up from last time. Got home and measured how low on oil it was. To top it off it took 300 ml of oil. which based on the odometer was 300ml in 55 miles of riding. Either one of these complaints by themselves wouldn't probably worry me at all but together it has me wondering about over oiling. I had read/heard that these bikes go multiple tanks of fuel on one tank of oil. 55 miles isn't actually even a full tank of gas.
Weird/creepy/funny things you've found/seen on the trail
Title says it all. Go.
So when a rider like Cooper Webb....
...has an established training program with a well known trainer and then joins a team like Red Bull KTM, is he required to be a part of the Baker Factory? I'm guessing he will be but is it by choice?...by contract?? I'm hoping the kid will step it up this season and prove he is worthy of the factory rides.
Broken Fibula (lateral malleolus)
Hey all, been a while since I’ve been on the forums. Broke my ankle while riding almost 3 weeks ago, right fibula just above the lateral malleolus. I was put in a cast 15 days ago. Doc said surgery wasn’t needed due to some of the tendons not being damaged, so 6 weeks in a cast and back to walking. I have virtually no pain in my foot anymore and only slight swelling if I’m up and on my crutches all day, I’m getting sick of having this thing on my leg though and already have an itch to get back on my bike. Has anyone had a similar break and how long did it take to recover after the cast came off? I’m 21, live a very active lifestyle, and eat fairly healthy. I’ve been wiggling my toes and foot as much as possible and trying to do lots of exercising, both for my upper body and leg that has the cast. Just getting anxious to get back on a bike and would hate to be out another 6-10 weeks after the cast comes off. Thanks.
Post up pics of your rigs, RVs and toy haulers!
Trucks/Trailers/Toyhaulers I'll start Here's my truck 2001 Chevy 1500HD 6.0 V8 lets see yours
Suzuki MT50 Timing
How do I time my 1971 Trailhopper? PDF file would be helpful.
wacking the throttle kills polaris outlaw 90
OK, just joined, need help! Been working on my granddaughters gift, 2010 Polaris outlaw 90, When I got it, I needed to put it back together and it wasn't running. Modifications: Ground pin in CDI was not seated and pin clip was broken on gnd so not staying in connector. Reset valves, starts perfect, even cold no choke. bought new KEIHIN carb, acted just like original sunworld carb although idled better. at throttle wack, wormed up, from idle, on a up hill, flat, or down hill, it kills: but if add 1/8 to 1/4 choke it doesn't kill when wacking throttle. I took original sunworld carb, pulled up needed just to highest setting, better but still killing, blocked up needed valve even higher, idled poorly, drilled out needle just fuel inlet area, just above main jet to 5/64ths. was 1/16 before(original). I need your expert advise, it seems to me the main jet is to small to let enough fuel in on throttle wack from idle. if I go slow from idle, it is fine all the way to wot. I think also the cutaway on the throttle valve is too big but i don't know. I could find different sizes of throttle valves. 15mm Diameter valve.
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?
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?
Where do for sale posts go?
I am using the app and did not see a specific for sale section. Is it ok in regional?
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.