Understanding The Basics Of Two-Stroke And Four-Stroke Engine Oil

Engine Oil

Each dirt bike requires its own unique type of engine oil. Understanding which blend of oil to use for your dirt bike does not have to be hard. Instead, you just simply have to think about the variations of your bike and what type of engine you’re using. Two-Stroke Oil vs. Four-Stroke Oil For example, two-stroke […]

Off the Line: 2016 Kawasaki KX 450F

2016 Kawasaki KX450F

Tipping the scale at a mere 239.6 lbs (wet weight) the all-new 2016 Kawasaki KX 450F rolls in as one of the lightest motorcycles in its class thanks to major revisions to the engine and chassis. Aside from improving overall performance and quickness, reducing weight in a motorcycle can also help reduce rider fatigue (less […]

Scrambled Egg: ChapMoto Cooks up a Tasty Bolt Scrambler


When Star Motorcycles introduced the Star Bolt several years ago, the new model ticked off a lot of boxes on many motorcyclists’ wants and desires lists. The bike is nimble, lightweight, has great modern styling, and is easy for beginners to ride yet offers enough pep and aggression to keep veteran riders thoroughly entertained. The […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Break In Your New Dirt Bike Before You Hit The Trail

2016 KTM 450 SX-F

Buying a new dirt bike can be an exciting time and you most likely are eager to hit the tracks right away. However, if you take your bike directly from the showroom onto the trail, you might have some challenges or even worse, you could harm the bike on your first run. That’s why it’s smart to break […]

Honda Leaks CRF1000 Africa Twin Photos + Specs

2016 Honda Africa Twin Leaked Photos

Remember the adventure bike prototype Honda displayed at EICMA, well it’s real and it’s coming to America. Details were sparse until now! American Honda confirmed that the all-new CRF1000L Africa Twin will be in U.S. dealers early next year. The CRF1000 is a nod to the Africa Twin from the late ’80s. Early this morning […]