Motorcycle Preparedness: Six ways to Protect your Bike During Winter Hibernation

S100 Total Cycle Cleaner

When you’re a motorcycle enthusiast winter time often means sitting around waiting for the roads to clear up and the weather to break so you can finally get back in the saddle. That is, unless you’re one of the lucky ones who lives in a part of the country where you have the pleasure of […]

Yamaha Factory Racing: 2014 Dakar Rally News

Yamaha Stage 12

Despres Takes Stage Win for Yamaha whilst Pain Goes Third Overall A great performance today by the Yamaha Factory Racing riders saw Cyril Despres take his second special stage victory of the 2014 Dakar Rally. Despres had moved into the lead of the special by the second checkpoint and moved into a neck and neck […]

Behind the Scenes: The Life of a Supercross Mechanic

Mike

Every kid who has ever thrown a leg over a dirt bike has had dreams of launching off that final jump with the checkered flag waving and crowd cheering as they fly across the finish line of a Supercross Championship. What you don’t hear about too often is the other side of the story. The […]

Off-Road Racing: Five things to Consider before the Flag Drops

Off Road tires

Off-road, rally, and enduro racing are some of the more grueling activities you can put yourself through. They wear on you both mentally and physically, and can put some real abuse to whatever machine (dirt bike, quad, or UTV) is propelling you across the rocks, sand, ruts, switchbacks, and natural terrain jumps. Some people race […]

Yamaha Factory Racing: 2014 Dakar Rally Stage 11

Yamaha Stage 11 #2

Despres Takes Second on Stage 11 of Dakar Yamaha Factory Racing’s Cyril Despres enjoyed another day battling at the front of the lead group of riders today on stage 11 of the 2014 Dakar Rally. The exhausting ride covered 605km of timed special stage featuring every kind of terrain, from dunes to rios. The five-time […]