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 […]

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 […]

Learn From the Pros: New Clutch & Brake Levers

While your stock levers do the job, they’re boring and fragile. Why not choose better performance and great style? We chose a new set of ASV Inventions levers – brake and clutch – for our Honda CBR600RR. ASV makes two styles of aluminum levers for sport bikes: The Forged F3 series we chose for our […]

Learn From the Pros: Install a Fender Eliminator Kit

Nobody (not even the manufacturers!) likes these stock fenders. They’re a regulatory burden on design and style. And they’re their law – at least for them. You don’t need to retain all that plastic. We worked on a 2011 Honda CBR600RR for this project, using the Competition Werkes Standard Fender Eliminator. For this bike, Competition […]

Install a New Gas Tank: More Fuel. More Fun. We’ll Show You How

What’s more fun: Riding your dirt bike or stopping for gas? And in a race, which one is faster? Riding, of course. So you need a bigger dirt bike gas tank. Our YZ250 – with a stock fuel tank – holds 2.1 gallons of fuel. For motocross tracks, that might be okay; the fuel will […]