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Why Your VIN Is Important

Understanding Motorcycle And ATV VINs

Why Your VIN Is Important In the U.S., all cars, trucks, motorcycles, ATVs and other motor vehicles used on the road require a Vehicle Identification Number, or VIN. Your motorcycle's VIN might not necessarily be worth memorizing, but you should certainly know where to locate the number and what each digit means. VINs are important because it gives light to the history of your motorcycle. This code is used on vehicle registrations, titles and … [Read More...]

Mistake 5 - Not Having The Right Gear

5 Common Beginner Dirt Bike Mistakes

Whether it's a motorcycle or dirt bike, it takes time to get used to your ride. Every rider, no matter how experienced or trained, can tell you at least one story of how they made embarrassing beginner dirt bike mistakes in their early days of riding. Mistakes happen when you're learning how to ride, but the most important thing is to learn from these errors and become a better rider. Additionally, you want to know the common mistakes beginner … [Read More...]

Yamaha YXZ 1000 R

Yamaha Announces New Side by Side, the 2016 Yamaha YXZ1000 R SxS

The New 2016 Yamaha YXZ1000R Side-by-Side Unveiled Yamaha is unveiling it's newest side by side aimed at the sport utility market, the 2016 Yamaha YXZ1000R. The YZX1000R comes in three colors and features an all new 3 cylinder engine. It also has a 5 speed sequential shift manual transmission. Unmatched SxS Performance The all-new YXZ1000R doesn't just reset the bar for sport side-by-sides, it is proof that Yamaha is the leader in … [Read More...]

2015 Polaris Ranger XP 900

3 Essentials You Need to Go Hunting With Your Side by Side

Driving a utility vehicle is best vehicle to choose when you are performing specialized work, or have a lot to haul.  In the case of hunting, you can usually check off both of those requirements. A must-have for most modern day hunters is a UTV, more commonly known as a side by side. Side by sides give hunters much more access to their grounds of choice, provides some protection from the elements and takes the burden off the hunter to carry … [Read More...]

Motorcycle Tie Downs

How to Tie Down a Motorcycle

Many motorcycles can be damaged by bad tie-down jobs. It’s a tragedy that never needs to happen. It can also be a safety hazard to other drivers on the road if your bike in not secured properly. Here’s what you need to know to tie down your motorcycle: STEP 1 Hook the tie-downs to the handlebar or to the upper or lower triple clamp. The triple clamp anchor point is easier if you use a pair of nylon loops (soft ties). Loop the soft tie around … [Read More...]

2016 YZ450 FX_2

Yamaha Introduces All-New 2016 YZ450FX, All-New 2016 WR450F, and 2016 YZ250FX And WR250F Off-Road Models

Cypress, CA - October 6, 2015 – Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., today debuted the all-new 2016 YZ450FX, an off-road racer conceived, engineered, and built specifically for hare scrambles and GNCC® competition. The company also introduced an all-new WR450F, along with the 2016 YZ250FX and the WR250F. All four off-road models feature easy, push-button electric starting and precise fuel injection--handy features to have for hare scrambles, … [Read More...]

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2016 Kawasaki ZX-10R ABS

First Look: 2016 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R ABS

Kawasaki announced the newest model to its 2016 lineup, the world-class power and championship-proven new Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R super sport motorcycle. Bred for the racetrack with Kawasaki Racing Team (KRT) expertise, the 2016 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R brings innovative performance the next level with a new engine, chassis, state-of-the-art electronics package and much more. New: track-focused […]


Voluntary Recall on 2015 Polaris RZR 900 and 1000

Polaris Industries in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Transport Canada, is issuing a voluntary recall on model year 2015 Polaris RZR 900 and 1000 vehicles due to reports of pinched fuel tank vent lines. The recall is related to the vehicle’s fuel tank vent line potentially being incorrectly installed during manufacturing, […]

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When you're on the track, you need to follow the unwritten rules of the course.

Motocross Track Etiquette – The Unwritten Rules: Part 2

Sports tend to have their fair share of unwritten rules and etiquette, which sometimes are learned the hard way. Just like a skateboarder at a skate park or a basketball player on the court, there are certain … [Read More...]

Open Road

Motorcycle Transportation Best Practices

Motorcycle Transportation Made Easy For motorcycle riders who need to get their bike from point A to point B, there are several options to take. Some riders simply want to transport their motorcycles to a new … [Read More...]

Yamaha YXZ 1000 R

Yamaha Announces New Side by Side, the 2016 Yamaha YXZ1000 R SxS

The New 2016 Yamaha YXZ1000R Side-by-Side Unveiled Yamaha is unveiling it's newest side by side aimed at the sport utility market, the 2016 Yamaha YXZ1000R. The YZX1000R comes in three colors and features … [Read More...]

Evel Knievel

‘Being Evel’ Dives Deep Into The True Life Of 70s Daredevil

If there's anyone who knows a thing or two about crazy stunts, it's Jackass's Johnny Knoxville. However, the famed stuntman is tipping his hat to possibly the greatest daredevil of all time with his newly … [Read More...]

Honda CB500F Recall

Honda CB500F Recall Affects Many Other Models

Honda is well-known for manufacturing automotive and motorcycle parts that can be used on the majority of its vehicles and across numerous model years. This makes Honda ideal for those who want to change out … [Read More...]

2016 Yamaha Kodiak 700 EPS

2016 Yamaha Kodiak 700 Offers An Affordable Mid-Sized ATV Option

The world of mid-sized ATVs is being altered by Yamaha and its latest offering for the utility all-terrain vehicle market; the 2016 Yamaha Kodiak 700. Manufactured in Newnan, Georgia, Yamaha added class-leading … [Read More...]

ChapMoto Scholarship

$1,000 Chaparral Motorsports College Scholarship

Announcing the first annual Chaparral Motorsports College Scholarship competition. Write a 400-500 word essay for your chance to win $1,000! Your entry just might win you $1,000 to help out with your college or … [Read More...]