Pro Tips – Synthetic Oils & Blends

Learn what oil is right for your bike and why. In a somewhat famous oil-testing tale that lives online, dozens of New York City taxicabs ran either synthetic motor oil or traditional petroleum oil in a test that lasted two years. Test results reportedly showed, among other things, that the more expensive synthetic motor oils […]

Product Spotlight – Solar Battery Tender Review

Kleenex. Band-Aid. Battery Tender. Three products whose names have become generic representations of entire product categories. Only one of them is now solar powered. Guess which one. Solar-powered battery chargers are nothing new. For several years, hikers and campers have used the sun to charge cell phones and laptop computers. You can place a portable […]

Tips From the Pros – Skid Plate Install

  A quick and easy guide to protecting your bike in minutes. Even if you ride on the best-manicured supercross tracks, one wayward stone can spell disaster on the underside of your dirt bike. Of course, you could add protection plates to many parts of your off-road bike’s chassis, but a good-quality skid plate that […]

See the Light – HID Lighting

Motorsports is filled with numbers, initials and acronyms that can be confusing, or are simply left misunderstood. (The “W” in your motor oil’s label means “winter,” not “weight.”) Maybe you don’t need to know what they all mean exactly. But doing so can shed light on a product, pun intended. HID means “high-intensity discharge.” HID […]

Data Logging the Rockstar Energy RM-Z450

Rockstar Energy Suzuki World MX1 Fuel Injection and Data-Logging expert Roy Matheson talks about logistics and the computer’s role on the Grand Prix circuit and in developing Suzuki’s future production models. The Suzuki RM-Z450 has claimed every major off-road Motocross and Supercross title there is to win. The motorcycle – introduced to the FIM Motocross […]