Dirt Bike Tech Tips

Help! My Dirt Bike Has A Gas Problem

It's perfectly normal to smell exhaust fumes and other petroleum-based odors around a dirt bike even when the engine is off. But if you smell straight-from-the-pump gas while riding stop subjecting yourself to toxic fumes, get off the bike and f...

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What a Drag - Brakes Grabbing Your Dirt Bike?

If you're the easily frustrated type little else probably raises your ire than a bit of brake drag. It's annoying, ruins your ride and finding the root cause takes some investigative work. If you've never had the privilege, brake drag feels like...

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A Bad Day at the Motocross Track

Eventually it happens to the best of us - you ride long enough and the day comes when nothing goes right, whether it's your fault or not. Recently, MotoSport employee Brandon Hoff had such a day. A Saturday outing at Mountain View MX Park result...

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Color Matters: Check Engine Oil on Your Dirt Bike or ATV

Have you ever seen that movie Colors? Well, it's not about the different colors of engine oil and what it means. But thankfully, if you're looking for answers to why the oil in your dirt bike or ATV is milky or white, you found the right place. ...

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How To Reduce Handlebar Vibration On a Dirt Bike

If you've ever been to Disneyland perhaps you've stepped inside the arcade on Main Street and tried your hands on the electric shocking machine. This "game" requires you to hold on to metal handles emitting a current of electricity that slowly i...

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Help! My Radiator Is Leaking On My Dirt Bike

The first sign is often the white smoke, sometimes you'll hear the fizzle or you'll even get a whiff of that all too familiar sweet smell. You've got a leak in your radiator. You certainly can't race and if you ride too long eventually the eng...

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Dunlop Tire Setup at the Top Motocross Tracks

Dunlop offers some of the best Motocross tires available which is why so many pros equip their dirt bikes with them. Trusted for years by the industry and used on the top Motocross tracks nationwide for just as long, Team Dunlop conducted test...

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Vital Signs: How to Ensure Your Dirt Bike is Healthy

No one likes the yearly check-up. It's intrusive, a bit uncomfortable and sometimes leads to a diagnosis we don't want to hear. But to keep our dirt bike running at tip-top shape it's necessary to conduct some diagnostics ...

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How To Stay Cool This Summer While Trail Riding On Dirt Bikes

Many dirt bike riders consider a cruise along trails a favorite summer pastime whether it's out in the desert, up in the mountains, on private land, during a sanctioned off-road race or through those maintained and governed by the Bureau of Land M...

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How To Stay Cool This Summer While Riding Motocross

Holy mother of pooches, it's hot. Not a great day for Motocross unless you like the stifling heat and experiencing the equivalent of snuggling up underneath a down comforter when it's 100 degrees. Where's my oxygen mask? Helmet, gloves, boots,...

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