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#4546113 - 11/26/20 06:46 AM Re: My first open practice on a mx track [Re: Force10]  
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"Did I finally clear the step-up @Club Moto" is the title for this one:



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#4547452 - 12/07/20 06:07 AM Re: My first open practice on a mx track [Re: Force10]  
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We had a toy drive ride day for a member in our chapter that passed away on the track a few weeks ago.



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#4552768 - 01/19/21 06:41 AM Re: My first open practice on a mx track [Re: Force10]  
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I put a big bore 270cc kit on my aging bike...upping it from a 250. Really liking the bike again. The combination of the big bore and the new Yoshimira exhaust makes this bike soung great!

Here's a video of me taking it out the first time and breaking it in:



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#4552778 - 01/19/21 12:18 PM Re: My first open practice on a mx track [Re: Force10]  
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How much power change do you think it made ? More torque at a lower RPM ?


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#4552812 - 01/19/21 07:58 PM Re: My first open practice on a mx track [Re: oldgrognard]  
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Originally Posted by oldgrognard
How much power change do you think it made ? More torque at a lower RPM ?


Going big bore generally adds more torque throughout the whole range. I noticed it pulling harder from off idle all the way up through to 10,500 rpm. This bike's rev limiter is at 14k rpms...I never went past 10.5 though so I'm not sure if it signs off at the very top.

I've had this bike for 4&1/2 years now...was thinking about buying a new $12k 450. This bore kit and exhaust made it a different bike...bought the ole' girl some time! And it only cost me about $900! (wife's happy about that). I will still be shy about 10-15 horsepower to the 450s and 350s on my starting gate...but the fun factor just went way up!


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#4553022 - 01/21/21 06:21 AM Re: My first open practice on a mx track [Re: Force10]  
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Here's some pics I put to music of our last outing. It's short at 90 seconds:



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#4553769 - 01/27/21 05:51 AM Re: My first open practice on a mx track [Re: Force10]  
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Here's a short one of trying to Iron-on my number on my jersey. Didn't go well:



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#4554357 - 02/01/21 05:23 AM Re: My first open practice on a mx track [Re: Force10]  
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First race on the big bore kit:
Just the first moto



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#4554668 - 02/03/21 02:47 AM Re: My first open practice on a mx track [Re: Force10]  
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This is the second moto on the 270 kit. My fitness pretty much said "Go on without me"...but I got some passes at the end:



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#4560172 - 03/16/21 06:47 AM Re: My first open practice on a mx track [Re: Force10]  
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My buddy went down hard in this one. Got fancy with the editor for the intro...turn it up if you're over 40!



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#4563886 - 04/12/21 07:27 AM Re: My first open practice on a mx track [Re: Force10]  
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Another race day:



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#4564196 - 04/14/21 02:33 AM Re: My first open practice on a mx track [Re: Force10]  
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Moto 2 from the same race:



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#4564307 - 04/15/21 12:15 AM Re: My first open practice on a mx track [Re: Force10]  
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Love the new sound, and also the fact you're going strong and keeping at it.

#4564421 - 04/15/21 04:54 PM Re: My first open practice on a mx track [Re: RSColonel_131st]  
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Originally Posted by RSColonel_131st
Love the new sound, and also the fact you're going strong and keeping at it.


Thanks RS! I really like how the bike sounds too...it's got a nice growl to it. Still keeping at it it for sure...but I would replace "strong" with something like "dying inside"...lol. At 53...not sure how much longer I have left in this hobby! thumbsup


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#4565990 - 04/25/21 09:30 PM Re: My first open practice on a mx track [Re: Force10]  
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#4566458 - 04/29/21 03:57 AM Re: My first open practice on a mx track [Re: Force10]  
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Got hit with a shotgun like roost in this short one:



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#4571806 - 06/15/21 04:43 AM Re: My first open practice on a mx track [Re: Force10]  
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I'm taking a break from racing and riding motocross tracks...my daughter is getting married and I'm not taking a chance of being in a cast or on crutches for her big day.

I did slip in some "light" trail riding on Sunday though. wink



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#4575336 - 07/25/21 02:36 AM Re: My first open practice on a mx track [Re: Force10]  
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Back on the track after 3 months off for real life stuff:



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#4577657 - 08/19/21 01:46 AM Re: My first open practice on a mx track [Re: Force10]  
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Force10, I flew cross-country and near Elkhead, Missouri at someplace called Mammoth Spring, I saw this track and thought of you. Still amazed at you taking up motocross.



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#4577937 - 08/22/21 10:59 PM Re: My first open practice on a mx track [Re: oldgrognard]  
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Originally Posted by oldgrognard
Force10, I flew cross-country and near Elkhead, Missouri at someplace called Mammoth Spring, I saw this track and thought of you. Still amazed at you taking up motocross.



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Good stuff OG!

That track looks awesome...really long and stretched out for some high speed. Most of the tracks I race on are a lot smaller than that.

Thanks for sharing!


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