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2005 ZX6R

First time back on a track in 22 years!

Last weekend I got out to Grand Bend Raceway for a track day with KSR. The last time I rode on a track was on my Suzuki RGV250 round Mallory Park UK in about 1998!! That was about the last time I rode a road bike hard apart from when I had a quick blast […]

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2005 SV650

2005 Suzuki SV650

The Duke is a great bike but I saw this going for only $1000! It was listed as a spares bike and there was no fairing or headlights but everything was there and was straight. It turned out that the guy had bought it for the fairing and headlights to replace the ones on his […]

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2005 ZX6R

2005 Kawasaki ZX6R

After buying the Duke I was hoping to sell the KLX but when I was offered this as a trade, I decided to go for it and look into going back on the track perhaps!! Found out that they do motorcycle lapping days at Cayuga, no racing license required, just need to do a course […]

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2012 Suzuki RM-Z 250

Was going to get new springs for the 2010 but saw this in great shape and a reasonable price so decided to jump on this and then look at selling the older one. After setting all the suspension to stock I took this out and it is effing awesome!! The handling is fantastic and it […]

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2003 Suzuki RM65

I picked this up for the little guy, looks to be in good shape. The clutch bites late so it might need new plates and it has a DEP exhaust that makes the power band a bit too vicious for him to learn clutch and gears with so I’ll try to pick up a stock […]

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2011 Nissan Juke SL

1.6L direct injection turbo 190HPFront wheel drive5 doors 6 speed manual2960 lbs5 seats Josh was looking for a car but when I saw this going for a good price, my family convinced me to jump on it and give Josh the Golf GTI. It has 250,000 Kms but the seller rust proofed the underside for […]

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2013 Oset 20.0 Electric Trials Bike

Saw this on Kijiji and thought it would be good for us all to play with and even for the wife to use as a pit bike at the MX track.  Sadly when I got it home I found that most of the stuff I was told about it was not accurate … “Brand new […]

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Enclosed Trailer

We’re planning on frequent visits to the track this year and I wanted to be able to transport all 4 dirt bikes and keep all the riding gear out of the rain.  We rented an open trailer from U-Haul last summer when we went camping but it was only 5’x8′ so could only really fit […]

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2003 125sx DIYs Calculators Misc

Damaged Aluminum Thread Repair

When working on used vehicles it is almost certain that you will run into a damaged thread situation at some point, especially with threads in aluminum – it doesn’t take a huge amount of force to strip threads in aluminum.  The latest issue for me is stripped threads in the drain plug hole in the […]

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2007 YZ250F Projects

2007 Yamaha YZ250F

Related articlesRepair dent in exhaust Check out this sweet end of season deal! Now with the new stock seat. Notes YZ250Fw parts list and exploded diagramsValve clearances:Exhaust 0.17 – 0.22mm (0.0067 – 0.0087″)Actuals Dec2017: L 0.203mm, R 0.178mmActuals Jun2018: L 0.203mm, R 0.178+mmActuals Dec2018: L 0.178mm, R 0.178mmShims: L 1.72mm, R 1.75mmNew Shims: L 1.70mm, […]