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Choosing The Right Sized Dirt Bike: What’s The Best Fit For You

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When it comes to picking the perfect sized dirt bike, there are a lot of different factors you have to put into the equation. Your main goal is to be able to stay comfortable and secure on the bike, so going too large or too small can have serious repercussions on your decision. However, to make […]

Triumph Motorcycles Sales Mark Highest European Bike Sales In North America

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In the U.S., it’s not easy for motorcycle manufacturers to challenge the vast number of Japanese and domestic bike sales in the nation. However, one company that is quickly attracting more riders is Triumph, a British motorcycle manufacturer. Triumph recorded some of its highest sales of all time in North America during the month of […]

4 Tips To Help You Choose A Motorcycle For Your Child

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If your child is begging you to take him or her on a ride on your motorcycle and constantly talks about owning a bike, it might be time to consider your options. There are plenty of starter motorcycles for riders of various ages. Some children can ride their bicycles without training wheels as young as […]

Chaparral Motorsports Pro Works Pt. 4: Installing a Dr. D Hour Meter

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Unlike most other motorcycles that may have one or multiple gauges to provide information such as mileage, MPH, RPM and diagnostics such as warning lights, dirt bike are pretty rudimentary and offer no such luxuries (unless you have an endure or dual sport type of bike). The lack of a speedo or odometer on a […]

Chaparral Motorsports Pro Works Episode 3: Dr. D Engine Relocation Kit

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Traction is the key to winning motorcycle races. It doesn’t matter why type of racing you do (quarter mile, MotoGP, or motocross) anytime you lose traction you are losing speed or the potential for speed. In addition, poor traction also results in poor handling which as many know can lead to disastrous results. Traction is […]

New KTM Freeride 250 R Debuts For The First Time In The American Market

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For the first time in 2015, American riders will be able to get their hands on the new KTM Freeride 250 R two-stroke dirt bike. The KTM Freeride has been sold in European markets for a few years now, and the latest off-road edition from the motorcycle manufacturer will be available in the states. The […]

Introducing The New 2015 Yamaha TW200 Dual-Sport

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Finding a dual-sport motorcycle that fits nearly any sized rider is not the easiest thing to come by, but those looking should quickly turn their eyes to the 2015 Yamaha TW200. While other dual-sport motorcycles provide plenty of stability and shock absorption, the TW200 gives the right amount of comfort and agility needed in this […]

Chaparral Motorsports Pro Works Episode 2: Dr. D Exhaust System Install

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One the best ways you can improve the performance of your dirt bike is to swap the stock exhaust system with either an aftermarket muffler or full system. There are many manufacturers such as FMF, Yoshimura, and Pro Circuit that make quality exhaust systems for both 2-stroke and 4-stroke dirt bikes. However, for the Chaparral […]

ChapMoto Pro Works Part 1: Improving Power Delivery on a 2015 Yamaha YZ 450F

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In a previous post we discussed our new Chaparral Pro Works Program in which Supercross/motocross industry veteran, Larry Brooks, will show the ins and outs of modding a stock dirt bike into a finely tuned machine ready for the race circuit. There are plenty of dirt bike parts to choose from that will help deliver […]

Ducati Scrambler: Not Just Another Retro Bike

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One of the most intriguing motorcycles released in 2014 was the Ducati Scrambler, which is a retro-style bike that absolutely doesn’t want you to call it a retro bike. In the past decade, retro motorcycles such as the 1970s Honda CBs, Yamaha XS650 and the BMW R75/7 have turned into hot commodities on the used motorcycle […]