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What brand of dirt bike does Dwight Schrute ride?

If you are a fan of the TV show “The Office”, then you probably have enjoyed watching Dwight Schrute and his antics on the show. Avid watchers of the show know that Dwight Schrute often rides a dirt bike on his 30-acre beet farm. So what type of dirt bike does Dwight Schrute ride? Dwight Schrute rides a Beet Master …

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Ultimate Buyer’s Guide: Youth UTVs (Side-by-sides)

I recently bought a youth side-by-side for my kids and have spent weeks pouring over specs, comparing UTVs, and considering which was the best purchase for my kids.   Here’s the short version of this post: In my opinion, the best youth side-by-side out there right now is the Polaris Ranger 150.  Another solid option is the Polaris RZR 170.  There …

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Polaris Ranger 150 Review: Is it better than the RZR 170?

Tomorrow, I’m driving to another state to pick up a Polaris Ranger 150.  I’m not yet an owner, so the views in this article are still going off my initial impressions and a review of the specs and such, but hopefully, it will be helpful. So what’s my review of the Polaris Ranger 150?  The all-new Polaris Ranger 150 is–by …

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4 Best Spots to Mount a License Plate on a Dirt Bike

When I first got my dirt bike, I wondered where I should put the dirt bike license plate. It didn’t seem like there was any great place to put it. So where is the best place to put a license plate on a dirt bike? The proper place to put a license plate on a dirt bike is behind the …

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How to Find Neutral on a Dirt Bike: Easy beginner’s trick

When I first got a dirt bike, it was frustrating to try and find neutral.  I kept accidentally going into first or second gear and the bike would die when I came to a stop, or I’d start it in gear accidentally. Neutral on a dirt bike is half-way between first and second gear. To find it, kicked down the …

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These Are the Top-Ranked Dirt Bike Brands of 2018

There are many different dirt bike brands, and if you’re just getting started into dirt biking, it can be difficult to know what the best brands are, and which ones should be avoided. The following are my favorite brands of dirt bikes, ranked from #1 to #7.  The ranking below tracks with my personal impression of the dirt bike lineups …

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Best Torque Wrench for Dirt Bike Maintenance

If you own and maintain your own dirt bike, you really should get a torque wrench.  When I first started taking care of my own bike, I did not have a torque wrench and I just did things by feel.  I thought this would be just fine until I made the mistake that changed my mind.  I was changing the …

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How to Wheelie a Dirt Bike On Your First Try

Knowing how to do wheelies on your dirt bike is not only fun and looks ace, but it can get you through and over some tricky and otherwise very difficult situations. If you’re trail riding you will need to be able to pop the front wheel up to get over logs, cross streams and challenge rutted or uneven terrain. The …

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Honda CRF110 Dirt Bike: An owner’s review

  A few months ago I bought a Honda CR F110 dirt bike for my son Ruger. I had already purchased another dirt bike for his brother, and he was ready for a dirt bike of his own. Overall, my review is that the CRF110 dirt bike is probably the best overall dirtbike out there for a kid who is …

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Best Dirt Bikes for 10-Year-Old Kids

Dirt bikes start to be really fun once a kid is 10 years old.  It’s a great time to get them ripping up the dirt on a bike.  However, sizing a dirt bike correctly for a 10-year-old can be tricky.  You don’t want to get them something too powerful and heavy for safety reasons, but you also want to give …