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BRAKE FLUID LIFE: MR. KNOW-IT-ALL

BLEED IT OUT Dear Mr. Know-It-All, Hello, sir. I have a Yamaha YZ250 that I ride in the woods. I love this bike and can find few flaws in its character, as it does everything I want a bike to do on the trail.  Lately, though, my rear…
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RM-Z BARGAINS: MR. KNOW-IT-ALL

DOUBLE IDENTITY Dear Mr. Know-It-All, I have a dilemma concerning off-road and motocross. I love both disciplines—the speed and jumps of MX, and the technical challenge of a good, gnarly off-road loop. I haven’t hit the lotto, so I can…
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PROPER CHAIN TENSION: MR. KNOW-IT-ALL

KTM CHAIN TENSION Dear Mr. Know-It-All, I did not want to have to ask this question, but now I feel compelled. For the second time now since I have subscribed to Dirt Bike, you have posted a piece regarding loose sprockets and chain…
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CRAZY SERVICE INTERVALS: MR. KNOW-IT-ALL

Mr.Know-it-all, I have a new KTM 300XC-W TPI. At least, in my opinion it's new. I have only ridden it twice, but both were fairly decent rides, lasting pretty much all day. I would guess that the bike has over 10 hours. Looking at my…
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QUICK FORK SEAL REPLACEMENT

You’re loading up your bike in the morning and there it is: the dreaded oil puddle. Maybe it’s only under the left fork leg, or maybe it’s under both. Either way, blown fork seals can ruin your plans. But, it doesn’t have to be…
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BUILDING GOLIATH

Jay Clark provides an inside look at the building of "Goliath," a CRF450R big bore project for the April 2015 issue of Dirt Bike.
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ROCKY MOUNTAIN MC/ATV : HOW TO TRUE A WHEEL

After relacing a wheel or replacing spokes or a rim your motorcycle wheel needs retrued. This video demonstrates the proper way to true a motorcycle wheel using the Tusk Truing Stand. Rocky Mountain ATV/MC carries all the tools and parts…
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