Ryan Villopoto’s Race to Capture MXGP Championship gets Improved Televised Coverage for US and Canadian Fans

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Are you bummed that Ryan Villopoto isn’t contending the 2015 Supercross season and possibly a shot at another championship? Are you sad Villopoto announced this will be his last year racing? Are you happy that RV is racing the MXGP series for the 2015 season and has a very strong chance of finally bringing an […]

Dirt to the Street: How to Make a UTV Street Legal


A few months ago while spending some time in one of San Diego’s beach cities I was walking to grab some lunch when I spotted a Polaris RZR XP4 1000 sitting at a traffic signal waiting to make a left. It struck me as really odd since I had never realized that you could operate […]

Is Victory Charging into the Electric Motorcycle Market?


It was only a matter of time before there were rumblings of Polaris Industries targeting Harley-Davidson in the Electric Motorcycle (EM) segment—especially after the recent announcement that Polaris had just purchased EM manufacturer Brammo.  Well, the time has come—much quicker than some might have expected—with Polaris Industries filing a trademark on January 27th for: Victory […]

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


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


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 […]

First Look: 2016 Yamaha R-Spec Side-by-Side

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Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., today introduced the Wolverine R-Spec, an all-new Side-by-Side (SxS)  vehicle that sets a new standard in off-road capability and class-leading comfort. “The all-new Wolverine will extend Yamaha’s Side-by-Side line into the recreation segment creating a new level of durability, quality, handling and superior off-road capabilities not yet seen in the off-road […]

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


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 […]

First Look: 2015 Polaris RZR 4 900 EPS

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This past July, Polaris introduced one of the biggest RZR line-ups ever and continued to fuel the RZR lifestyle by offering the widest variety of vehicles for every type of sport riding. With the introduction of the new RZR 900 and RZR S 900, Polaris redefined the first two RZR products ever built by providing the vehicles with unequaled power, highly-capable suspensions, unmatched agility, […]

New Motorcycle Law Taking Hold in Texas Has Riders Furious


A motorcycle law in Texas requiring passenger footrests and handholds went into effect at the start of the New Year and has many motorcycle enthusiasts pretty upset. House Bill 3838, also known as Malorie’s law (named after 19 year old college student Malorie Bullock when she was killed in a motorcycle accident back in 2010), […]