@jonne123 Spot on!
There was some concerns a while back with Wossner rods being made in China.
But I've ran a few of them and not had any dramas.
@jonne123 Athena gaskets are good quality.
I wouldn't bother with the cheaper ones for the head.
The big end bearing you mean?
People probably overlook that as it's not something you can easily do at home as the crank needs balancing afterwards!
Pity. The Yamaha Con Rod kids don't come with the shaft either, so if you've nackered up the eye then you'd be looking at getting another crank.
Was it salvageable do you know?
@spookdog Engineering firm round me took 16 months to clean my engine and still haven't welded my RS frame yet. Guys are mentall busy!!!
I reckon you should be able to tap the threads and lock tight without a problem. Get a nice countersunk bolt in there too by the looks of it.
It's not a motocross bike. It's a road bike.
It's not designed to go over kickers.
You can do what myself and others have done, and fit USD forks on the bikes quite easily.
But it all depends on how much work you're prepared to put in.
Can try thicker oils and stiffer springs. But you are really limited by the fact it's a road bike designed to do light offroading
Can always run Windows in a Virtual Machine.
You can run Windows these days without a license.
You could also try using Wine
(Windows Is Not Emulated) is a way of running x86 Windows binaries on Unix/Linux platforms.
Where there is a will there is a way.