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Alex Martin, Supercross Team -

Three powerful companies Manluk / Rock River Yamaha / Merge Racing all pulling together, the team will contest the Monster Energy Supercross and Outdoor MX Nationals in 2021.

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Removing the rear tank bolts to improve frame flexibility

Every now and then you hear something that just makes you smile. Seems there’s a story going around that removing your rear tank mounting bolts allows the frame 

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Replacing your sprocket with fully ring support can add some strength to your hub

The CRF Honda hub likes the support from a substantial full ring mounting surface, this spreads the load or stress more evenly across all 6 bolts. Running a sprocket with tab connectors may put more pressure on individual lugs increasing the possibility of the hub breaking.

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Have you ever noticed how well your bike runs on a frosty morning? Well it’s not you imagination, it’s all about the Air Density.   Question: What is Air Density Percentage? Answer: Air Density Percentage is a measurement that combines of Air Temperature and Barometric Pressure. Question: Why is Air Density important? Answer: A motorcycle engine runs on a mixture of oxygen and gasoline, the engine gets it’s oxygen from the air drawn in through the carburetor’s choke or venturi, various orifices in the carb (holes) and the gasoline through the various jets. To get the best performance from an...

 

 

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Taking the time to remove sharp edges can help you avoid a nasty cut

If you do your own maintenance we recommend removing the sharp edges on your fuel tank. The stamped Titanium components the tank is constructed from normally have some really sharp edges, taking some time to remove these edges with some wet and dry paper or aluminum oxide cloth roll can help you avoid getting cut. 

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