Quick Look: Honda’s CBSix50 and CB4 Concept Motorcycles


Last week at the Esposizione Mondiale Del Motociclismo (EICMA) show in Milan, Italy, Honda introduced the crowd to two concept bikes that were aesthetically opposing, geared to appeal to two different crowds but based on the same drivetrain platform, the CBR650F. It seems just about every motorcycle manufacturer is riding the popularity of the Scrambler […]

Chaparral Motorsports Founder/Owner Dave Damron Presented with Lifetime Achievement Award


Starting out as a small Suzuki Motorcycle dealer located in Riverside, California, over the years Dave Damron has experienced much success in many different facets of the motorcycle/motorsports industry. From manufacturer to distributor, race team owner with three Supercross Championships, and founder and owner of Chaparral Motorsports, Dave has done it all and seen it […]

Honda Reveals New Specs For 2016 VFR1200X, NC700X and CB500X

2016 Honda VRF1200X DCT

Honda’s New VFR1200X – A Bike Made For Adventure Seekers According to a statement released by Honda, the VFR1200X – its latest model edition added to the previously established adventure lineup already including the CRF1000L Africa Twin – will be released commercially in America for the 2016 year. Honda revealed that it is happy with […]

What To Do When Your Dirt Bike Won’t Start

Spark Plug

There’s nothing more disappointing than gearing up for a day of tearing up the track only to find out that your dirt bike won’t start. Your prized possession’s problems probably aren’t too serious, so go through a short checklist of probable false-start causes will most likely expose any engine issues and send you off revving right away. […]

Yamaha Unveils DT-07 Dirt Tracker Concept at AIMEXPO Motorcycle Show

Yamaha DT-07 Flat Track Concept

Codenamed the “DT-07,” Yamaha designed and built this is a one-off creation in conjunction Jeff Palhegyi Design with Yamaha’s U.S. race shop. The DT-07 features a special race-tuned FZ-07 twin-cylinder engine with a Graves Motorsports exhaust. Keith McCarty, Yamaha’s US racing boss, explains the idea behind the DT-07 Concept: “Yamaha’s history started in dirt track with […]

Winterizing Tips For Dirt Bikes Or ATVs


If you’re up north, you’ll probably be getting ready to stow your dirt bike, street bike, or ATV away for the oncoming winter. Before you toss a cover over the top, we have a few extra winterizing tips you might check so as to ensure a clean start up next season. These points are a […]

Dirt Bike Modifications For All Riding Styles

2013 Yamaha WR450F

Modifying your dirt bike can be an overwhelming process. Several riders look to upgrade their stock parts to make their bike faster, stronger and more fine-tuned. However, modifying a dirt bike can get expensive in a hurry – especially so if you don’t know exactly what you’re doing. Instead, you want to invest in parts […]

Motocross, Here It Comes: The 2016 Kawasaki KX450F

2016 Kawasaki KX450F

It’s coming – the all new motocross bike from Kawasaki. The 2016 KX450F dirt bike is sleek, fast and furiously cutting-edge. With the new 2016 model, Kawasaki will have entered its 35th year of development on the motocross series. Each year perfecting and pushing the boundaries of performance and ridability. The 2016 KX450F leaves its rider more […]

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

2016 Yamaha YZ450FX

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 […]

5 Common Beginner Dirt Bike Mistakes

Mistake 5 - Not Having The Right Gear

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 […]