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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Memphis Shades Trigger-Lock Mounting Kits Take The Pain Out Of Windshield Installation

Cruisers Parked Under Trees

Mounting new fairings or windshields can be a process to install and remove from your motorcycle. Some riders prefer to have both options on their bike, but taking on and off the parts is a time-consuming task. However, Memphis Shades, one of the nation’s largest manufacturers of fairings and windshields, released a revolutionary product to make […]

Chaparral Motorsports Pro Works Pt. 4: Installing a Dr. D Hour Meter

DRD-5421

Unlike most other motorcycles that may have one or multiple gauges to provide information such as mileage, MPH, RPM and diagnostics such as warning lights, dirt bike are pretty rudimentary and offer no such luxuries (unless you have an endure or dual sport type of bike). The lack of a speedo or odometer on a […]

5 Tips For Motorcyclists Riding During The Winter

Winter Wonderland

For some of us, putting away your motorcycle during the cold and snowy winter months is just too difficult. You’ve all seen, or perhaps been, the crazy person who is still riding their motorcycle in snowy or freezing temperatures. To start, many times the riding conditions in the winter are not practical or safe. However, […]

Guide To Buying A New Motorcycle In The Winter

Used Honda Gold Wing

With the temperatures dropping and snow flurries increasing across much of the U.S., the motorcycle riding season is quickly coming to an end. While putting the bike away can be disappointing, it might be the best time of the year to start shopping for a new ride. Those looking for a great deal on a new motorcycle […]

5 Tips On How To Winterize Your Motorcycle

Snow on Highway

For many motorcycle riders, winter is just around the corner, which means it’s sadly time to put your favorite ride away. Before you do so, taking the right winterization steps will ensure you that your bike will be up and running the second the snow melts in spring. Taking your motorcycle to a shop for […]

How to Change A Dirt Bike Motorcycle Tire Yourself

If you’re a dirt bike rider then you’ve probably spent a good deal of money on dirt bike tires and as you’ve come to learn those things can really take a toll on your wallet. While we don’t have a magic solution for an ever-lasting tire, by performing your own tire changes you can help […]