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HOW TO BUILD AN INEXPENSIVE TWO-STROKE THAT JUNIOR CAN RACE IN THREE CLASSES

At first glance, this machine might make you think that Honda is bringing back two-strokes for 2014, but that isn?t the case. Just looking at this bike, you would never guess that it is a seven-year-old Honda CR85 Expert. Or, that it was bought off of Craigslist for $700. MXA was interested in a cheap, well-used CR85 Big Wheel because we thought that it would be the perfect transition bike for a young rider making the step up from the minicycle class to the big bikes. Imagine Junior getting another year…

MXA PRODUCT TEST: APPLIED SST CRF450 TRIPLE CLAMPS: Is A Different Offset The Cure For The 2009-2010 Honda CRF450’s Handling Woes?

MXA PRODUCT TEST: APPLIED SST CRF450 TRIPLE CLAMPS WHAT IS IT? A 24mm offset triple clamp for the 2009-2010 CRF450.      WHAT’S IT COST? $395.95 (top and bottom clamps); $49.95 (aluminum steering stem); $39.95 (lower stem bearing). CONTACT? www.appliedrace.com or (800) 853-0555. WHAT STANDS OUT? Here’s a list of things that stand out with Applied SST (Super Short Trail) triple clamps. (1) Geometry. Honda’s goal was to make the 2009-2010 CRF450 as agile as possible. In comparison…