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Best Dirt Bike Protective Gear for Kids: A parent’s guide

When my two boys (ages 8 and 6) started dirt biking, I was nervous about how much the protective gear would cost.  I also didn’t want to make any mistakes that would cost me extra.  I learned a lot, and in this post I want to share the things I learned about buying dirt bike gear for kids. I recommend …

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Gift Ideas for Dirt Bikers: What we wish you’d buy us

If you’ve been racking your brain trying to think of some dirt bike gift ideas and you just can’t decide on something, try some of the suggestions below. Buying presents for other people is usually a painful and frustrating exercise. The good news for you however, is your friend, uncle, brother, sister or whoever you’re looking to buy a present …

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Best Wheel Chocks for Securing Dirt Bikes Without Straps

I recently set up my ultimate dirt bike trailer and had to choose some wheel chocks. There are many different types of wheel chocks, so you’d be forgiven for not quite knowing which ones work best. Worse, there are several videos on Youtube of wheel chocks that seem to show incredible functionality, but that are no longer available on the …

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How I Built the Ultimate Dirt Bike Trailer

I recently built my ultimate dirt bike trailer and want to share the results with you. I will note that my use of the word “ultimate” means it’s the best trailer for me and my situation. If I were building with no budget or no special constraints on the size of the trailer I could use, I may have gone …

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3 Popular Options for Carrying Extra Fuel On a Dirt Bike

Carrying extra fuel on a dirt bike ride can be essential for extremely long enduro rides, but it can also be very dangerous.  Here are a few of the most popular options that I’ve seen guys use to carry extra fuel, as well as my recommendations. The best three options for carrying fuel safely on a dirt bike are (1) …

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How to Secure a Dirt Bike in a Trailer Without Straps

I’ve spent the last week deciding how I can set up my dirt bike trailer so that I won’t have to spend 15 minutes strapping down all of our dirt bikes each time.  I want a strapless solution that will be easy and secure. There are dozens of products on Amazon and elsewhere that have been invented over the years, …

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What Size Trailer Is Needed to Fit 2, 3, 4, or 5 Dirt Bikes?

I have spent the last few weeks researching dirt bike trailers.  As I looked through Craigslist, I couldn’t help but notice the high number of postings from people who bought a trailer that same week and were selling it because it didn’t fit their number of dirt bikes/atvs, or it didn’t fit in the space next to their house, etc. …

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When to Replace a Dirt Bike Helmet

Dirt bike helmets are an expensive investment, so I want to keep them as long as possible, but at the same time I want to make sure I’m safe while out riding. Dirt bike helmet manufacturers recommend replacing a helmet after 3-5 years of use, or 7 years after the production date of the helmet, or if the helmet sustains …

Tips On Building Motocross Tracks

There are a few things to keep in mind when building motocross tracks of any sort. My goal for this page is to get you to think carefully about the location you intend to design and build a motocross track before you mount a bobcat or bully and waste your valuable riding time. Once you’ve finished reading this page make sure …

Dirt Bike Trailers: Read this before you buy.

Thinking about buying or building a dirt bike trailer? This information might steer you in the right direction and help you avoid buying a lemon or something unsuitable. There are many different designs available depending on your needs and budget. So if you can’t afford a truck and trailer unit, or you don’t have a 4×4 to carry your motocross …