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Dirt Bike Security Tips

Dirt bike security can be achieved with little effort. You don’t have to create a 6 inch thick, armor plated vault to keep your bike safe. Many people pay little more than a passing thought to motorcycle security because they falsely believe it will cost too much, and require a lot of effort. Deterrence is the name of the game …

Why You Get Arm Pump – And What You Can Do To Reduce It

Ahhh the dreaded arm pump! Every motocrossers nightmare. What is it? How is it caused? And how can you reduce it? The fact that you are reading this tells me you already know what it is… that frustrating lack of strength and control you unwillingly acquire in your forearms and hands while holding on for dear life to your handlebars. …

Braking Techniques To Help You Slow Down Faster

In my early days of riding I had no concept of proper braking techniques. I used to sit down most of the time, often resulting in my crown jewels receiving a royal beating over the petrol tank. Not fun. Then I started watching the good riders and how they positioned themselves when leading into corners. Ah-ha! With a few words …

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Basic Cornering Techniques On Your Dirt Bike

There is definitely an art to cornering correctly on your dirt bike. There are so many different techniques used for various conditions and situations which you should learn once you get the basics right. This page is about basic cornering skills. By getting your technique right, you can quickly learn to nail those corners with speed and ease. You’ll also …

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Dirt Bike Jumping – What and What Not To Do

Dirt bike jumping can be one of the most amazing feelings in the world – or it can be one of the scariest things you’ve ever experienced. Most of us know what it’s like to hit a jump and go into a nose dive, pull an air-wheelie or even worse, miss the down ramp! It’s definitely a gut wrenching feeling …

Motocross Training – How To Develop The Mental Mindset Of A Winner

The best motocross racers & enduro riders invest in motocross training – both physical (technique), AND mental (mindset).  Like any sport, these two components go hand in hand like french fries & ketchup.. heavy metal & black ripped jeans.. Jeremy McGrath & Honda.  If you focus only on technique you can become a great rider – no doubt. However, the …

Dirt Bike Riding Tips And Techniques

The following dirt bike riding tips are an excellent place to begin your journey to becoming a better rider, but they’re not the end! No matter what level you’re at, unless you’re completely happy with your current skill set on a dirt bike, I suggest you keep improving by seeking tips & advice from better riders than yourself. The best …

Prevent Dehydration When Dirt Biking

For much of the country, it’s still pretty toasty out there. If you’re like me, heat really zaps my strength, so I thought that I’d pass on some tips on how to beat the heat when riding: 1. Fill your hydration bladder the night before you ride, but only half way. Toss it in the freezer and before you leave …

Squad Swimming For MX Training

I found the quickest way to get “cardio” fit was to join a swimming squad. The coach on the side of the pool structures the session – and any swimming coach worth his/her salt will devote some of the squad swimming to hypoxic training. This is when you experience an oxygen deficit during swimming, and will quickly start working at …

Motocross Fitness Tips To Get You Bike-Fit

So you want to improve your motocross fitness? That can definitely be done with the right knowledge and health/fitness program, but with so many motocross fitness programs and products out there today where do you start? And which one is right for you? A good place to begin is with the basics. Motocross/dirt bike riding is one of the most physically …