This or That: 2017 KTM 390 Duke

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If You Ride This: 2017 KTM 390 Duke In a world of heavily skinned, lightweight, sport bikes from the big four Japanese manufacturers, KTM’s 390 Duke is a stark contrast with its naked appearance. With a fresh look for 2017, the 390 Duke sports a long list new items such as 43mm WP forks, a […]

Polaris Launches Most Comprehensive RZR Lineup Ever

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Polaris RZR created the recreational side-by-side (SxS) category and continues to be the No. 1-selling brand by delivering the ultimate combination of power, suspension and agility. For Model Year 2018, Polaris takes the comprehensive RZR lineup to the next level, with vehicles in the Xtreme Performance family ranging from $17,999 to $25,999 – including the new flagship RZR XP Turbo EPS […]

This & That: Suzuki Van Van 200

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If you Ride This: Suzuki Van Van 200 It seems like every motorcycle manufacturer is jumping on the scrambler band wagon and Suzuki didn’t want to miss the ride. At least with their version, the VanVan 200, Suzuki has created something that looks unique and a blast to ride. Just shy of 300 pounds and […]

This & That: 2107 Kawasaki Versys –X 300

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If You Ride This: 2107 Kawasaki Versys –X 300 (ABS version) If you like Kawasaki’s Versys line but feel that the 1000 and 650 models were just too much bike or too expensive, the brand new X 300 should fit right into your lane. Nearly 100 pounds lighter than its 650cc big brother, the new […]

2018 Thor MX Lineup

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As a dirt bike enthusiast this is one of the best times of the year. While we’re still five months away from the new year, this is when we start hearing about all the exciting new things in the pipeline like new bikes models and dirt bike riding gear collections. Most recently Thor released its […]

This and That: 2017 Yamaha R6

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If you ride this: 2017 Yamaha R6 For 2017 the new Yamaha R6 has been freshly honed and sharpened to slice and dice the competition thanks to a host of upgrades. The exterior has been given a sleeker and angrier finish line stare with an R1 inspired front fairing that features recessed LED headlights. The […]

Product Spotlight: Dunlop Hits the Sweet Spot With The New Sportmax Roadsmart III Tires

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  Can you have your cake and eat it too? Well, while motorcycle tires are consumables, I don’t really think you want to toss one onto your plate and gnaw on it. But in a figurative sense, with Dunlop’s new Sportmax Roadsmart III tires, yes, yes you can have your cake (long distance mileage) and […]

Head to Toe: Ultimate MX Protection Guide

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As much as you may try, sometimes it’s impossible to avoid injuries when riding your dirt bike. It doesn’t matter if it’s just a slow trail ride or an all-out last lap pass for first place, no matter how experienced you are and as careful and calculated you try to be with your riding, there […]

Christmas on a Budget: Chap Moto’s Favorite 25 Gifts Under $25

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If you’re a procrastinator like me, then you still have quite a bit of Christmas shopping to do. Whether it’s the thought of fighting the crowds, you’re not sure what to get the people on your list, or the dread of the hit its going to put on your pocket book, there are plenty of […]

Don’t Know Anything About Dirt Bikes? 10 Gift Ideas for People Who Do

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It seems to happen every year, you’re cruising through your Christmas shopping list, crossing off names as you find the perfect gift for each one, and then you get to that one person you just don’t know what to get them. You know one thing for sure, they’re really into their dirt bike and dirt […]