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Enduro Engineering Tech Tip: Check Your Wheel Bearings

March 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

Wheel bearings are often overlooked. Why? Mostly because they don’t give you any trouble UNTIL they completely fail. And if you’ve run them to failure, chances are you have destroyed your hub also. Fortunately, it doesn’t have to come to that. Make a habit of checking your wheel bearings every time you install a new tire or adjust your chain or just have the bike on a stand with the wheels off the ground. It only takes a couple of minutes. To check wheel bearings it is best to have the [Read More...]

Catching Up with GNCC Legend Tommy Norton

February 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

Those of us that have been around for a while undoubtedly have a Tommy Norton memory. Mine is a fairly recent one; it was from the 2013 Somers Fun Turkey Run. My friend Dan and I took a break along a brutal “A only” section to make adjustments to our bikes after getting kicked around for several miles. I’ve ridden the local enduro that runs through the same area but had never ridden this trail before. It was gnarly – large, planted rocks, thick roots, and elevation changes. It was [Read More...]

2015 KTM Freeride 250R

November 16, 2014 // 58 Comments

The Freeride will make you want to ride some unusual stuff. The KTM 250R Freeride has been around for a couple of years now but this year marks its debut to the U.S market. Why has it taken so long for this intriguing new machine to land in the U.S.? Despite significant gaps in the off road market, KTM North America is still somewhat unsure of how successful the Freeride will be here. The earlier 250R models had some starting issues that have since been fixed, as have other areas of concern. [Read More...]
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