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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 is a Spark Arrestor on a Dirt Bike? Everything 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 …

Dirt Bike Suspension and How to Adjust It

Taking the time to play around with your dirt bike suspension settings can dramatically alter the handling and performance of your bike over different terrain. Today’s modern bikes come with adjustable suspension that is set up so any monkey can throw a screwdriver or spanner at it, and make a noticeable difference to the way it functions. The quality you …

Dirt Bike Tires: Helpful Tips Before You Buy

Here’s a run-down on dirt bike tires – what the different tread types are for, when to replace them, what air pressures you should use, what the good brands are and more… First of all let’s make sure you realize how integral a good set of tires is to the overall performance and handling of your bike. A quality pair …

KTM Dirt Bikes – History And 2015 Bike Reviews

KTM dirt bikes have become a competitive force not only in the enduro and trail scene, but also around the motocross track. Before the 2000’s this wasn’t the case in the American motocross world. However unlike their four main Japanese competitors (in MX & SX), KTM originates from Austria in Europe. It began as a dirty ol’ metalworking/repair shop in …