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MotoSport Riders Finish With Season Bests in Toronto

It looks like Jimmy Albertson's new exercise regimen is working. Albertson rode to a season best 13th place after taking second in the LCQ on Saturday in Toronto for Round 12 of the 2014 Monster Energy Supercross series. Last week, Albertson...

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Supercross Takes Off to the Great White North

The Monster Energy Supercross series turns the page to Round 12 on Saturday in Toronto, Canada, the only international stop on the circuit. MotoSport riders continue to stick it out in a season that's had its share of ups and downs and...

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The History of Supercross - 40th Anniversary

In 1972, a new format emerged for dirt bike racing dubbed "The Superbowl of Motocross" which was held, most fittingly, in the Los Angeles Coliseum, the site of the first Super Bowl in pro football. The event proved so popular that in 1974...

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Dirt Bike Tech Tips

Breaking Bad: How to Break in a Dirt Bike Engine

You just bought a brand, spanking new dirt bike. It's clean, shiny and not a scratch or dent on it. It's perfect. You may even think perhaps its best as a show bike. Why mess it up? That'll pass soon enough and once the urge to ride takes over...

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How to Tighten Your Dirt Bike Chain

A broken chain can ruin your whole day. Your best outcome to breaking the drive chain on your dirt bike is, well, a broken chain. The worst? How about a damaged crankcase. Or how about the chain whipping you in the back as you blaze down the...

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How To Change A Dirt Bike Tire

Riding dirt bikes is an expensive hobby. You've got the cost of the bike and unless your backyard is connected to a trail system or the open desert you'll need to transport your bike to the appropriate place to ride. Did we mention maintenance?...

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A Guide To Motocross Suspension Tuning

Outside of having your suspension tuned and setup by a professional, you can fine tune your dirt bike's suspension and make it work better by improving the mechanisms that affect the bike's suspension. Great suspension incorporates the tires,...

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A Guide to DOT Approved Dirt Bike Tires

Dirt bikes are made for the dirt, right? Not necessarily. Sometimes you need pavement to get to the dirt and you can't do that, at least legally, without a set of Department of Transportation (DOT) approved tires. This is just a fancy way of...

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Routine Motocross Bike Maintenance Tips 4 Stroke

Investing in a dirt bike is like adding a high maintenance and needy friend into your life. But the reward of giving all that love and attention to this seemingly impoverished piece of machinery is unequaled. Unlike today's modern...

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Routine Motocross Bike Maintenance Tips - 2 Stroke

Owning a dirt bike is much like having a child, it requires a lot of love and attention. Unlike cars, where you can ride for thousands of miles without doing much in the way of maintenance, dirt bikes require constant maintenance....

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Dirt Bike Handlebars & Controls Explained

Dirt bike handlebars rank right up there next to the engine components as the most complex and intricate parts of the dirt bike. Sure, on the surface, handlebars simply represent the steering wheel of your bike that you use to dictate where you...

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A Simple Guide To Jetting Your Carb

Don't you just love jetting your carb? Ok, probably not. In fact, jetting your dirt bike is probably one of the most, if not the most dreaded part of maintenance. Unfortunately, it's not something to deal with later and keep putting off. Racers...

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A Guide to Dirt Bike Oils: 2-Stroke & 4-Stroke

Figuring out the right oil to use for optimum performance of your dirt bike need not be difficult. Just like a car, different engines from different manufacturers use different oil. The key in finding the right oil is two-fold. First, do you...

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