Big Time Braking: Installing Galfer’s Oversized Rotor Kit


When it comes to making performance improvements to their motorcycles, most owners will often focus on the engine or swapping drivetrain components like the sprockets. The majority of people want things like faster top speed, improved hole shot performance, or more horsepower/torque. These types of changes are good and definitely make for a more fun […]

Motorcycle Safety Tips: How To Stay Safe When Out On The Road

Country Road

The open road can be fun and freeing, but ask any tenured biker and they will tell you how quickly a Sunday drive can become dangerous. The following motorcycle safety tips are a reminder to bikers everywhere regarding how to stay safe on the road: Gear, Gear And More Gear A rider’s first line of protection […]

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. […]

Two-Stroke vs Four-Stroke Dirt Bikes – A Beginner’s Guide

2013 Yamaha YZ250F

For dirt bike riders, there’s one common debate that seems to never die – which is better, two-stroke or four-stroke dirt bikes? This argument can spur a lot of arguments between riders, but in the end, there’s really not a correct choice. Instead, choosing a two-stroke or four-stroke is based on personal preference and riding style. […]

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 […]

Avoiding Deer On Your Motorcycle Through This Fall

Deer Crossing Sign

As the summer starts to wind down, the fall season has many motorcyclists gearing up for chillier nights and great autumn rides. While the fall can be one of the most gorgeous times of the year to ride your motorcycle, it can also be one of the most dangerous. Specifically, for those riding in the […]

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 […]

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 […]