Dirt Bike Articles

Dirt Bike Articles

dirt bike maintenance forks
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My Dirt Bike Fork Seals are Leaking!

One of the least looked after parts on a dirt bike are the forks.  As a result, it is very common to find that your dirt bike has leaking forks, especially if you are buying a used dirt bike.  Unless the original owner meticulously cared for his or her bike, the chances that they have

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dirt bike tire pressure
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Dirt Bike Tire Pressure – Set it CORRECTLY!

Dirt Bike Tire Pressure is a subject of a decent amount of debate.  The correct tire pressure varies from terrain to terrain, but in general will be somewhere between 8 and 18 psi.  Most riders will want 12psi as it is a great all around pressure for dirt bike riding.   Dirt Bike tires generally

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motocross slang
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Motocross Slang and Phrases

Today we are doing something a little different and looking at motocross slang and phrases! A motocross track is a hotbed for learning new words.  When you first begin riding, you may here some terms at the track and have no idea what they mean.  We are here to help.  This guide is a glossary

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dirt bike gears
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How the Gears on A Dirt Bike Work

When you first start riding a dirt bike (or any motorcycle for that matter), the shifting takes some getting used to.  The shift pattern doesn’t make sense, half of your friends tell you to never use the clutch, the other half say always use the clutch, and using your feet and hands to shift the

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are motocross helmets street legal
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Are Motocross Helmets Street Legal?

A common question is “Are Motocross Helmets Street Legal?” Most of the time, a quality motocross helmet is street legal.  This varies from country to country and is going to be based on the type of certification that the helmet has received from a testing authority. Are Dirt Bike Helmets Road Legal in the United

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dirt bike smoke
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Dirt Bike Smoke Explained! To Freak Out or Not?

You just fired up your dirt bike for the first time in a while, and it is billowing smoke.  What does that mean?  Dirt bike smoke is unnerving!  Should you shut it off or just let it warm up?   It depends on what type of dirt bike you are riding.  If it is a 2

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