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KTM 1290 Ignition Plug Cover Upgrade | Back in the Garage

In this episode of Back in the Garage I discuss why I upgraded the factory ignition plug cover to the KTM Power Parts anodized orange cover and provide an alternative. Orange Plug Cover part number 77230902144 Black Anodized Plug Cover part number 7723000216030 O-Ring part number 07700240251 Check out my books and other great stuff in my Amazon store! https://www.amazon.com/shop/2wheeledrider Want signed copies of my books? https://2wheeledrider.com/my-shop/ 2 Wheeled Rider T-Shirts and Swag http://teespring.com/stores/2-wheeled-rider Check out Groove Rings http://bit.ly/2I8eaLD

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Meagan Tsakanikas – The ULTIMATE Moto Mom | 2 Wheeled Rider Podcast

In this episode of the 2 Wheeled Rider Podcast, we welcome Megan Tsakanikas. With 4 kids currently racing in GNCC, ECEA, SXCS and many other series, she shares her perspective on what it’s like raising a family of motorcycle racers. Side note: She spent her 12th wedding anniversary at Boyer Farm Track all weekend so her kids could ride AND recorded this podcast on her anniversary; further proving her dedication. Meagan https://instagram.com/mtsakanikas Tsakanikas Family Racing https://instagram.com/tsakfamilyracing Austin https://instagram.com/tsak708 Mason https://instagram.com/masontsakanikas709

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Kawasaki KX85 Fork Rebuild | Back in the Garage

In this episode of Back in the Garage I replace the fork seals, dust covers, fork oil and install new springs in Luke’s 2017 Kawasaki KX85. While I don’t technically do a full rebuild with all new bushings, the process is exactly the same. Check out my books and other great stuff in my Amazon store! https://www.amazon.com/shop/2wheeledrider Want signed copies of my books? https://2wheeledrider.com/my-shop/ 2 Wheeled Rider T-Shirts and Swag http://teespring.com/stores/2-wheeled-rider Check out Groove Rings http://bit.ly/2I8eaLD  

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The Ross Boys: Jake and Luke Ross | 2 Wheeled Rider Podcast

n this episode of the 2 Wheeled Rider Podcast, we welcome Jake and Luke Ross. Both of the Ross boys are top level off road riders racing in harescrambles, enduros, sprint enduros and more. They share some stories about what it was like to grow up in a motorcycle shop and in motorcycle racing as well as what they plan to do in the future. Luke Ross Instagram https://instagram.com/lukeross330 Jake Ross Instagram https://instagram.com/jakeross192 John Ross Instagram https://instagram.com/johnross330 JT Motorsports 1557

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KTM Hydraulic Clutch Bleed 1090 1190 1290 Adventure | Back in the Garage

In this episode of Back in the Garage I show you show to bleed the clutch on your KTM 1090 1190 or 1290 Adventure Bike. (Can’t find the exact kit I used but this one will work) Syringe Tool https://slavensracing.com/shop/hydraulic-clutch-bleeder-kit-for-ktmhusaberg-by-magura/ Check out my books and other great stuff in my Amazon store! https://www.amazon.com/shop/2wheeledrider Want signed copies of my books? https://2wheeledrider.com/my-shop/ 2 Wheeled Rider T-Shirts and Swag http://teespring.com/stores/2-wheeled-rider Check out Groove Rings http://bit.ly/2I8eaLD

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KTM 1090 1190 1290 Adventure Bike Coolant Flush | Back in the Garage

In this episode of Back in the Garage, I drain and replace the coolant on my 2016 KTM 1290 Super Adventure. Check out my books and other great stuff in my Amazon store! https://www.amazon.com/shop/2wheeledrider Want signed copies of my books? https://2wheeledrider.com/my-shop/ 2 Wheeled Rider T-Shirts and Swag http://teespring.com/stores/2-wheeled-rider Check out Groove Rings http://bit.ly/2I8eaLD

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Angela Orsini talks Performance Training for Riders | 2 Wheeled Rider Podcast

In this episode of the 2 Wheeled Rider Podcast, we talk to my sister Angela Orsini about the importance of training when it comes to riding motorcycles. Angela is a certified trainer and nutrition coach as well as a former D1 basketball player and former professional football player as well as a street rider with 18+ years of experience. She is also the General Manager of Frisby’s Agility, Speed & Strength Training. https://fasstraining.com Check out my books and other great

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Valve Adjustment and Cam Chain Tensioner Replacement | KTM 1090 1190 1290 Adventure

In this episode of Back in the Garage, I show you how to adjust the valves on my 2016 KTM 1290 Super Adventure. The process is the same for all of the KTM 1090, 1190 and 1290 Adventure Bikes. Additionally, I show you how to replace the cam chain tensioners. Tank Removal Video https://youtu.be/kHB37_wiD-s Air Box Removal https://youtu.be/vmhaktBQgIQ Valve Check Video https://youtu.be/vgkWwdyfDR0 Lance’s Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMNRm5avkCfyn-7aehqYbvw Check out my books and other great stuff in my Amazon store! https://www.amazon.com/shop/2wheeledrider Want signed

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Epic House and Views | 2020 Costa Rica Unlimited Motorcycle Trip | Part 5

With our time at the Costa Rica Unlimited compound done, we spend the last few days of the trip just enjoying the country. We had a great time riding but we had a lot of fun just hanging out and enjoying the beach as well. Hope you enjoy the epic views and enjoyed the video series as well. Check out my books and other great stuff in my Amazon store! https://www.amazon.com/shop/2wheeledrider Want signed copies of my books? https://2wheeledrider.com/my-shop/ 2 Wheeled

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Amanda Knapp talks about #MakeUpToMud and more | 2 Wheeled Rider Podcast

In this episode of the 2 Wheeled Rider Podcast, Brian and Mario are joined by Amanda Knapp via Skype. Amanda was the 2019 AMA East Women’s C Class Champion and the 2019 SXCS Women’s C Class Champion. She’s been on the cover of American Motorcyclist Magazine and was most recently featured in the January 2020 issue. She was also the featured rider at the Tampa round of Monster Energy Supercross Toyota #MakeuptoMud. Oh, and she’s also a PhD! Amanda is

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