Chaparral Motorsports Pro Works Pt. 4: Installing a Dr. D Hour Meter

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Unlike most other motorcycles that may have one or multiple gauges to provide information such as mileage, MPH, RPM and diagnostics such as warning lights, dirt bike are pretty rudimentary and offer no such luxuries (unless you have an endure or dual sport type of bike). The lack of a speedo or odometer on a […]

Chaparral Motorsports Pro Works Episode 3: Dr. D Engine Relocation Kit

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Traction is the key to winning motorcycle races. It doesn’t matter why type of racing you do (quarter mile, MotoGP, or motocross) anytime you lose traction you are losing speed or the potential for speed. In addition, poor traction also results in poor handling which as many know can lead to disastrous results. Traction is […]

Chaparral Motorsports Pro Works Episode 2: Dr. D Exhaust System Install

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One the best ways you can improve the performance of your dirt bike is to swap the stock exhaust system with either an aftermarket muffler or full system. There are many manufacturers such as FMF, Yoshimura, and Pro Circuit that make quality exhaust systems for both 2-stroke and 4-stroke dirt bikes. However, for the Chaparral […]

ChapMoto Pro Works Part 1: Improving Power Delivery on a 2015 Yamaha YZ 450F

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In a previous post we discussed our new Chaparral Pro Works Program in which Supercross/motocross industry veteran, Larry Brooks, will show the ins and outs of modding a stock dirt bike into a finely tuned machine ready for the race circuit. There are plenty of dirt bike parts to choose from that will help deliver […]

5 Tips To Follow When Purchasing Your First Motorcycle

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If you have completed the initial motorcycle training courses and are ready to buy your first motorcycle, there are some important steps to follow before you make the big purchase. Unlike cars, motorcycles are another beast when it comes to getting used to driving on the streets. Everything depends on the weather, your budget, experience, […]