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Mr know-it-all

FLAT-TIRE ADVICE: MR. KNOW-IT-ALL

ROTTEN LUCK Dear Mr. Know-It-All, I was just on a big off-road ride, and one of the guys in our group got a flat. Most of the guys are running foam inserts, so they don’t have to worry about flats, but this guy had a spare tube, tire…
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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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MACARONI HEADER: MR. KNOW-IT-ALL

NOODLES FOR GREY MATTER Dear Mr. Know-It-All, The 2016.5 KTM 450SX Factory Edition comes with a Akrapovic muffler, but it has a macaroni (resonator) type head pipe? Does anyone sell a header pipe that will fit the muffler? Ryan…
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