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How to Winterize a Dirt Bike in 10 Minutes or Less

If you care about your dirt bike and want it to run smoothly next summer, then spending a few minutes to winterize the bike is essential.  Depending on how much time you have, the winterization process can either be very quick, or can take about an hour if you want to do a full and complete job–for those who obsess …

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Best Simple Trail Riding Dirt Bikes for Beginners

If you enjoy camping or the outdoors and just want a simple trail bike to explore off-road, this post is for you. After a recent camping trip, my dad who is 70-years-old tried my dirt bike on the trails and dirt roads throughout the mountains around us and he was instantly hooked.  He asked me what bike he should get, …

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How to Charge a Dirt Bike Battery

There are two scenarios where I sometimes have to charge the battery on my dirt bike: (1) during the winter to keep the battery fresh, and (2) if I accidentally leave the key in the “on” position after finishing a ride. Charging a dirt bike battery is very simple.  You’ll simply remove the side panel on the dirt bike to …

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How to Buy a Used Dirt Bike on the Cheap

Over the last few months, I’ve purchased three dirt bikes and I’ve found some really incredible deals by using a few tricky methods for finding the dirt bikes and negotiating good deals.  I hope this post will help you to find a good dirt bike on the cheap. Where to Find Used Dirt Bikes for Sale Facebook Marketplace – The …

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What’s a Dirt Bike Spark Arrestor? What you need to know.

When I got my first dirt bike, I noticed that several places where I wanted to ride dirt bikes listed that they required spark arrestors in the bikes to be able to ride there.  The problem was, I wasn’t sure what a spark arrestor is, or if my bike had one.  Here’s everything you need to know. A spark arrestor …

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Yamaha TTR-50 Dirt Bike: An owner’s review

A few months ago I bought a Yamaha TTR-50E for my son, Cole, who is 6-years-old.  He has absolutely loved his dirt bike and I’m glad I bought it. The Yamaha TTR-50 is not a perfect bike and in this review, I’ll outline some of the things that are wrong with the bike; however, all-in-all it’s a very solid dirt …

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What’s the Best 50cc Dirt Bike for Kids?

I recently purchased a 50cc dirt bike for my 6-year-old son and I did a ton of research into the different 50cc bikes available to see which one was the best. In the end, most of the 50cc dirt bikes are excellent and there are very few differences between them.  While there are a few lemons to avoid which I’ll highlight …

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Dirt Bikes for an 8 Year-Old Kid: Picking the right bike

My son, Ruger, is 8 years old and he’s getting into dirt bikes.  In this post I’ll share the right size of a dirt bike for an average 8-year-old kid, some tips on making the experience fun for the kid, and how much it’ll all cost. We have learned a lot with dirt bikes already and I’ve made plenty of …

Applying Dirt Bike Graphics To Your Motocross Bike

Applying dirt bike graphics to your beloved dirt bike can be a daunting task.. mess it up and you’ll be left with a second rate result that will boil your blood every time you look at it. Get it spot-on and you’ll be high-fiving yourself all the way to Coolsville! It’s amazing how a set of new graphics can make …

Dirt Bike Rims: They’re not all created equal!

Dirt bike rims… what should you know about them? What do you look for when you’re checking them for faults? How do you maintain them? And what are the better brands? Not all rims are designed equally. They come in various sizes, colors, and strengths. Most production bikes these days come ready to race with a shiny set of alloy …