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DOT Dirt Bike Tires

You can have one but you can't have the other. Or can you? Better yet, why would you want to? What are you talking about?! Riding your dirt bike legally on public roads then transitioning straight to the Motocross track. This requires a...

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How To Keep Dirt Bike Bolts Tight

Oh man, again!? Another bolt, forever lost in a sea of Motocross dirt. You factory torqued the thing. Over and over. Only this time it managed to free itself. Probably somewhere over a triple. You ever go around your house with a screwdriver...

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What To Do in Place of Supercross on Saturday Nights

The coronavirus hit the 2020 Supercross season this week as the Seattle date for Round 13 at the end of the month was canceled but with the expectation it will take place somewhere else at a later date. And rumors swirl that the show will go on...

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How To Get a Most Comfortable Motorcycle

What could be possibly better than going out for a quick little ride on your motorcycle? The answer: Riding all day, for several days or weeks or months at a time! Touring and travelling on a motorcycle gives you things that you can't get in...

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2020 Daytona Supercross Photo Gallery

2020 Daytona Supercross Recap The 50th anniversary of the Daytona Supercross offered a bit of everything that makes dirt bike racing one of the best sports on the planet. Eli Tomac won his fourth Daytona Supercross after slowly and methodically...

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Ask a Mechanic: How to Start a Motorcycle Without a Key

You ask we answer. Here's the latest in our "Ask a Mechanic" series. Q: I recently bought a Kawasaki Ninja 300. I have a tendency to lose my car keys so before I run into trouble I was wondering how to start a motorcycle without a key? A: Your...

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2020 Atlanta Supercross Photo Gallery

2020 Atlanta Supercross Recap Welcome to Atlanta. The city that doesn't work. That should be their slogan anyway. For all that is good and holy, who in their right mind scheduled Round 9 of the 2020 Monster Energy Supercross season on the...

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Tips for Buying a Used 2-Stroke Dirt Bike

If you want to ride the 2-stroke dirt bike popularity wave be ready to shell out big bucks for a new 2-stroke from Yamaha, KTM or Husqvarna take your chance on an older model from any of the big manufacturers sold by someone with or without good...

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2020 Arlington Supercross Photo Gallery

2020 Arlington Supercross Recap A wild night of racing and crashing highlighted Round 8 of the 2020 Monster Energy Supercross season - also serving as the second Triple Crown event of the year - on Saturday in Arlington, TX. Eli Tomac emerged...

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2-Stroke Dirt Bike Exhaust: Upgrade Pipe, Silencer or Both?

The stock exhaust on a 2-stroke dirt bike doesn't offer much to look at. It braps but it doesn't braaaaap. Basically it gets the job done. You have the expansion chamber (pipe) and the silencer (muffler) along with a generic power band. A stock...

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