Motorcycle Preparedness: Six ways to Protect your Bike During Winter Hibernation

S100 Total Cycle Cleaner

When you’re a motorcycle enthusiast winter time often means sitting around waiting for the roads to clear up and the weather to break so you can finally get back in the saddle. That is, unless you’re one of the lucky ones who lives in a part of the country where you have the pleasure of […]

The Single Life: Polaris’ New Sportsman Ace


Take one part Polaris Sportsman and subtract one part Polaris RZR and you get the company’s newest off road machine the Sportsman Ace. With the single seat Sportsman Ace Polaris is carving a new segment into the powersports off road market. A hybrid machine mixing the compact nimbleness and agility of a quad with the […]

Yamaha Factory Racing: 2014 Dakar Rally News

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Despres Takes Stage Win for Yamaha whilst Pain Goes Third Overall A great performance today by the Yamaha Factory Racing riders saw Cyril Despres take his second special stage victory of the 2014 Dakar Rally. Despres had moved into the lead of the special by the second checkpoint and moved into a neck and neck […]

Behind the Scenes: The Life of a Supercross Mechanic


Every kid who has ever thrown a leg over a dirt bike has had dreams of launching off that final jump with the checkered flag waving and crowd cheering as they fly across the finish line of a Supercross Championship. What you don’t hear about too often is the other side of the story. The […]

Off-Road Racing: Five things to Consider before the Flag Drops

Off Road tires

Off-road, rally, and enduro racing are some of the more grueling activities you can put yourself through. They wear on you both mentally and physically, and can put some real abuse to whatever machine (dirt bike, quad, or UTV) is propelling you across the rocks, sand, ruts, switchbacks, and natural terrain jumps. Some people race […]

Yamaha Factory Racing: 2014 Dakar Rally Stage 11

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Despres Takes Second on Stage 11 of Dakar Yamaha Factory Racing’s Cyril Despres enjoyed another day battling at the front of the lead group of riders today on stage 11 of the 2014 Dakar Rally. The exhausting ride covered 605km of timed special stage featuring every kind of terrain, from dunes to rios. The five-time […]

Monster Energy Supercross Celebrates 40 Years This Weekend in Anaheim


Feld Motor Sports® announced today that Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, will celebrate its 40th anniversary this Saturday, January 18, as the world’s best riders return to Anaheim, Calif., and Angel Stadium for the third race of the 2014 season. The 40th Anniversary Celebration Race will honor the champions of both past […]

Yamaha Factory Racing: 2014 Dakar Rally Stage 10

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Despres and Pain Move Up on Stage Ten Dakar Strong rides by both Cyril Despres and Olivier Pain on stage ten of the 2014 Dakar Rally have seen them move further up the overall standings today. The 631km special stage between Iquique and Antofagasta required all the skill of the Yamaha Factory Racing riders to […]

Yamaha Factory Racing: 2014 Dakar Rally Stage 9

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Despres Moves Up the Standings After Stage Nine Dakar Following from yesterday’s maiden stage win on a Yamaha, Cyril Despres was the first rider to open the piste today for the ninth stage of the 2014 Dakar Rally. The defending champion was again on the pace with his Yamaha YZ450F machine, staying within five minutes […]

Yamaha Factory Racing: 2014 Dakar Rally Stage 8

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Despres Scores Maiden Dakar Special Stage Victory with Yamaha The wait is over today as Yamaha Factory Racing’s Cyril Despres made a little piece of history, taking his maiden stage victory with the manufacturer. After a challenging first half of the 2014 Dakar Rally, Despres was on fine form today, controlling the pace at the […]