Dirt Bike Gear for Beginners. What you Need to get Started. (Including Costs).

So you have done your research into dirt bikes and you have decided that this is the sport for you? Great! Dirt bikes have a whole range of positive benefits including keeping you fit and keeping you active and social. Not to mention that it also happens to be the most exciting sport in the …

Are Dirt Bikes Dangerous? A Guide to Understanding and Minimizing Dirt Bike Risk.

Yes, dirt bikes are dangerous. They go really, really fast off-road, there is zero external protection to the rider (except for riding gear) and there are all kinds of obstacles in the way. Combine these things together and you have a dangerous situation. That being said, it is important to understand that the rider controls …

Motocross, Enduro, Freestyle, Trail, Adventure, Supermoto, Trials. Which Riding Style Are You?

Summary #1 To figure out which type of riding style is right for you, ask yourself how you were originally inspired? #2 How much time do you want to commit to riding? #3 Do you have the health to ride? #4 Do you like getting dirty? #5 How much money do you want to spend on …

There are 6 Types of Dirt Bikes. Which Type Should You Buy?

Summary #1 Always figure out which type of riding you will be doing first and match that type of riding to the right bike. #2 I recommend a 4 stroke if you are just starting out as the power is a lot smoother. #3 Makes of dirt bikes are all really very similar but it …

How to Corner on a Dirt Bike. The Secret Tricks that the Pros Use!

Whether your goal is motocross, enduro or trails, you will be encountering all types of corners when you are riding in the dirt. You will hit tight corners, long sweeping corners, hairpins and everything else in the middle. What makes cornering on a dirt bike so technical and challenging is that every corner has different …

How to Sit on a Dirt Bike. Essential Tips for Riding Like a Pro!

If there’s one thing that separates an experienced rider from a learner, it’s the way they sit on a dirt bike. The inexperienced rider almost always sits in a single position, with their elbows down by their thighs. They hardly ever move backwards or forwards on the seat to manage the power of the bike. …

What is the Purpose of Motocross Boots? A Buyers Guide for Newbies.

What is the Purpose of Motocross Boots? Fast Answers – 1. The first and most important is that they protect your feet and lower legs from serious injury when you crash at any speed. Have you ever hurt your foot or leg from falling off a bicycle? Times that injury by 1000 if you were …

How to Ride in Sand. 19 Tips to Prep your Bike and Stay Upright.

Riding a dirt bike in sand can be either really great or really shit.  I know some riders that love it and some that despise it and will do anything to avoid it. I usually find that the riders that hate it find it difficult to keep the bike under control when sand riding. These …

9 Tips for Staying Cool When Dirt Bike Riding in the Heat.

When summer is in full swing in the USA, riders coming out to play all over the country. During this time, it’s important that riders keep themselves cool to avoid dehydration when riding in the heat. Dehydration can creep up really fast which can lead to heat stroke. This nasty issue can lead to serious …

7 Things to Look for When Buying a Dirt Bike Helmet.

The most important piece of gear you will ever own for riding is your dirt bike helmet. Your life depends on it so it pays to buy the right one and to take care of it. In our modern age, I’m always amazed to hear that some states of the USA still allow people to …