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WRENCH TECH: PERFECT FORK ALIGNMENT TECHNIQ...

Jun 11, 2014Comments off1451 Views

With Yamaha's Test mechanic Jonathan Belding

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ASK THE MXPERTS: WHAT TO DO WITH THE GUYS W...

Jan 08, 2014Comments off588 Views

The land rush to the first turn. Dear MXA,     I was surprised to see 22 riders on the starting line for the Anaheim I

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MX EDUCATION: YOU CAN FIX YOUR OWN FORKS WI...

Oct 22, 2013Comments off1174 Views

The MXA wrecking crew does everything in its power to avoid sending the forks on our test bikes out to be revalved. It's not that

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MXA WRENCH TECH: YAMAHA YZ250 TWO-STROKE JE...

Sep 26, 2013Comments off856 Views

As with every jetting guide, there are caveats about temperature, altitude, riding style, hop-ups and personal taste. MXA 's numbers are suggested starting points for

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ASK THE MXPERTS: THE SOURCE OF OLD SCHOOL A...

Sep 19, 2013Comments off735 Views

Alpinestars Super Victory boots?$299. Dear MXA,     In last week's Weekend Report there was a small piece on Alpinestars Super Victory boots. Plus, in the

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ASK THE MXPERTS: IS THE ONLY PLACE TO SAVE ...

Jul 26, 2011Comments off475 Views

Dear MXA,       MXA said that the only place to save weight between a two-stroke and a four-stroke is in the engine. If this is

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ASK THE MXPERTS: WHY DOES MY 2006 YAMAHA YZ...

Jul 22, 2011Comments off434 Views

Dear MXA,     My 2006 Yamaha YZ450F bogs and dies when I?m riding it. If I pull over and wait a few minutes it will

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ASK THE MXPERTS: WHY DOES WATER WEEP FROM U...

Jun 23, 2011Comments off470 Views

Dear MXA,    I have a 2006 YZ250. When I fired the bike I noticed coolant leaking in a very small amount from a small

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ASK THE MXPERTS: WHY DOESN’T MXA HAVE...

Jun 21, 2011Comments off474 Views

Dear MXA ,     I noticed, and have heard other people comment, that there are no bylines on the stories in MXA . Why is

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ASK THE MXPERTS: CAN I PUT A 2008 YAMAHA YZ...

Jun 15, 2011Comments off332 Views

Dear MXA,    I have a 2005 YZ250, but my front rotor has a serious wobble in it. My friend has an spare 2008 YZ450F

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ASK THE MXPERTS: WHAT IS THE PROPER 2007 HO...

Jun 06, 2011Comments off579 Views

Dear MXA,     I bought my kid a 2007 Honda CRF150 from my brother-in-law. The bike is totally stock and never been race (only ridden

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ASK THE MXPERTS: WHAT IS THE IDEA BEHIND LO...

Jun 06, 2011Comments off402 Views

Dear MXA,     Why does MXA always recommend lowering the oil height in forks to make them better. What does that do? First, we don?t

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ASK THE MXPERTS: HOW DO YOU ADJUST HONDA...

Jun 06, 2011Comments off2094 Views

Dear MXA,    I have a 2002 Honda CR250. It is great shape, but I think that I need to adjust the power valve. I

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ASK THE MXPERTS: CAN I RUN TORCO EVEN THOUG...

May 25, 2011Comments off367 Views

Dear MXA,     I have an 2003 YZ125 that has been bored to 134cc. as well as having the compression raised. The guy who built

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ASK THE MXPERTS: WHY DO MY YAMAHA HUBS KEEP...

May 25, 2011Comments off949 Views

Dear MXA,     Is it common for rear hubs to break on Yamaha's. I had one break on my old 2003 Yamaha YZ250F and just

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ASK THE MXPERTS: CAN GASOLINE GET INTO THE ...

May 11, 2011Comments off569 Views

Dear MXA,     I have gas in the crankcase of my Honda CRF450. When I check the oil, I find gasoline in it. Has MXA

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ASK THE MXPERTS: RESOLING MOTOCROSS BOOTS?

Apr 22, 2011Comments off307 Views

Dear MXA,     My boots are fine, but the soles are eaten through. Who would MXA recommend that I send them to for resoling?    

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ASK THE MXPERTS: WHAT IS THE REAL DIFFERENC...

Apr 20, 2011Comments off462 Views

Dear MXA,       Is there any technical advantage to a titanium head pipe over a stainless steel head pipe?other than weight?       No, just the