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 […]

Adjusting Your Drive Ratio – Changing Your Sprockets for Maximum Performance

Are you gearing up? Adding teeth? Or are you simply stuck in the stock compromise you’ve been given? Okay, maybe that’s not fair. But chances are, you can do better – and for less money than you think. When you bought your motorcycle or ATV, it was full of compromise. It had to be. It […]