How to Tie Down a Motorcycle

Motorcycle Tie Downs

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 […]

Long Haul Kawi! The Do-It-All, Go Anywhere KLR

Kawasaki KLR650 Ready for a Long Haul

How To Get Your Kawasaki KLR650 Ready For A Long Haul Remember those old Timex commercials that touted the watch’s toughness with the tag line “Takes a licking and keeps on ticking”? Well, the same could be said for the venerable Kawasaki KLR. It seems no matter how much abuse or how many miles you […]

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

2015 Polaris Ranger XP 900

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 […]

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 […]

How To Install Front Brake Lines On An Off Road Motorcycle

Galfer Brake Lines

Replacing your motorcycle brake lines can be intimidating for a novice mechanic. Galfer offers a great tech video on how to replace your brake lines, and offers a superior brake line to set your dirt bike up with a stainless steel option. Galfer’s standard brake line kits are anything but standard. Galfer starts off by […]

Chaparral Motorsports Announces its Annual Parking Lot Sale Date for 2015

2015 Chaparral Motorsports Parking Lot Sale

For motorcycle riders in the Southern California area, the Chaparral Motorsports Annual Monster Parking Lot Sale has become one of the most anticipated events of the year. For more than two decades, this massive discount extravaganza has been drawing riders from hundreds of miles away, who descend on the store in an attempt to find […]

Understanding Motorcycle And ATV VINs

Why Your VIN Is Important

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 […]

Harley-Davidson Sportster Suspension Upgraded For 2016

2016 Harley-Davidson Sportster Forty-Eight and Iron 883

Sportster Suspension Upgrades Brought By Popular Demand One of Harley-Davidson’s most prized motorcycles for both new and veteran riders is the Sportster. These motorcycles are commonly modified into café​ racers, street trackers and scramblers. Even though these bikes have been one of the manufacturer’s largest staple rides, Sportsters have been known to have less than desirable […]

Motocross Track Etiquette – The Unwritten Rules: Part I

Motocross Track Etiquette Rules

The Unwritten Rules Of Motocross Track Etiquette It’s OK – everyone on the motocross track has had their first day butterflies. Additionally, each rider at some point has made a mistake while riding on the track. These mistakes happen and it’s best to not let other riders intimidate you when you are simply trying to go out […]

Complete Your Motocross Riding Gear

Motocross Riding Gear

Do You Have All The Right Motocross Riding Gear To Keep You Safe? Once you get your dirt bike, you’re likely itching to hit the trails as soon as possible. However, before you make the trip to the dirt hills, you seriously need to do an equipment check. Motocross and dirt bike riding requires you […]