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MotoPeds acquired by MotoVox

September 15th, 2014 · Comments Off on MotoPeds acquired by MotoVox · Industry, Technology, Two-Stroke

The very cool urban assault-style hybrid motorized mountain bikes made by MotoPeds may be coming soon to a retail powersports outlet near you. According to this press release the company has been acquired by¬†APT MotoVox Group Inc. APT has patented a carburetor technology called SmartCarb for two-stroke engines which the company claims will push the […]

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This is jumping jumps

May 28th, 2010 · Comments Off on This is jumping jumps · Racing

This is jumping jumps. It’s not motocross. Don’t confuse the two. If you want to jump jumps, fine. Go to it. This is cool, too. Focus on it. Try to be the best at it. But don’t get on the track and pretend you’re a racer. You’re not. You’ll just be a 2x loser, not […]

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How to start a big-bore two-stroke

May 15th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Two-Stroke, Vintage, Workbench

This video was put together by some AZ vintage riders — Bill Ramsey of The Motorcycle Accessory Shop made the video, based on a technique he learned from Mark Smith. I struggle to start my old big-bore CZs, and have repeatedly ripped the buckles off my cool vintage Hi-Point MX boots. Not cool. Maybe this […]

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Honda SL 70 – a story

April 8th, 2010 · 9 Comments · Vintage

Update: This story has been updated to reflect the facts. Check the comments for details. :end: A while back Mitch Boehm of Moto Retro contacted me about some old SL 70 stories. I don’t know if he used any of them or not as I haven’t gotten around to subscribing yet. But here’s one I […]

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Rekluse Motor Sports, Inc. founder Al Youngwerth on PitPass Radio

April 6th, 2010 · Comments Off on Rekluse Motor Sports, Inc. founder Al Youngwerth on PitPass Radio · Events, Industry, Technology

Tonight, 06 APR 2010, Pit Pass Radio will have an interview with Al Youngwerth, the founder of Rekluse Motor Sports Inc. If you’ve watched any of the recent Supercross races and wondered how some of the riders manage to keep the engine running when they fall off the bike, it’s because they’re using a Rekluse […]

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GPS for dirt bikes

June 19th, 2009 · Comments Off on GPS for dirt bikes · Technology

I have a GPS unit (Garmin Zumo 450) that I use on my street bike, but for some reason it never occurred to me that you would use one on a dirt bike. Maybe because I live on the east coast and don’t go trail riding anywhere I’m likely to get lost… But there are […]

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