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MITAS TERRA FORCE-EF SUPER TIRE: PRODUCT REVIEW

PRODUCT: The Mitas Terra Force-EF Super is an enduro tire that is FIM compliant and developed in partnership with many of the top extreme enduro riders. The knob arrangement and geometry are designed to deliver outstanding grip and traction. With a dual-rubber compound, it ensures traction on a wide range of surfaces—from soft to rocky. […]

KITE ELITE MINI WHEELSET: PRODUCT REVIEW

PRODUCT: Kite Parts USA’s complete Elite wheelset for the all-new 2021 GasGas MC65 features a hub machined from 6082 T6, aircraft-quality billet aluminum that utilizes a double bearing on the sprocket side and double lip seals. Stainless steel spokes, aluminum spoke nipples and signature Excel Takasago rims make up this wheelset. It’s also available in […]

AXP RACING XTREM SKID PLATE: PRODUCT REVIEW

PRODUCT: The new AXP Racing Xtrem skid plate provides protection for the engine cases, frame, shock clevis and the suspension linkage. Key benefits of the AXP Racing Xtrem skid plates are an easy-to-install yet strong three-point mounting system, which makes it quickly fitted or removed for cleaning and maintenance. The design not only incorporates an […]

LEATT 7.5 V21 HELMET: PRODUCT REVIEW

PRODUCT: The Leatt 7.5 V21 features an injected polymer shell with brain-injury-reduction technology. Large ventilation channels are equipped to keep your head cool in slow-speed conditions. There are four densities of foam to reduce impact to the head and the brain. The visor features a breakaway function to reduce forces to the neck and head. […]

PRIVATEER SUSPENSION TOOL: PRODUCT REVIEW

PRODUCT: The Privateer suspension tool is a three-in-one on-board suspension tool. It’s a convenient way to tune in suspension any time you need to. It features a radiator louver mount, and the removable adjustment tool has a socket for adjusting the shock compression damping, a flat-head screwdriver to adjust your shock rebound damping or bleed […]

ACERBIS CHAIN GUIDE: PRODUCT REVIEW

PRODUCT: The Acerbis 2.0 chainguide replaces the stock system and is built to withstand both the shock and wear from the chain, but also to terrain impacts. It’s made of PA6, which is a thermoplastic that is tough, has superb abrasion resistance, impact strength and rigidity. Ease of installation is helped by the two-part design, […]

SRT ALUMINUM FOLDING ARCHED RAMP: PRODUCT REVIEW

PRODUCT: SRT’s aluminum folding dirt bike ramp is arched in design, is made from 1 1/2-inch extra-thick-walled rectangular tube runners that make for a 700-pound dispersed load capacity. It features reinforced-angle cut ends that provide greater contact area between the ramp and ground for added safety. It’s constructed out of 6061 T6 aluminum with non-slip […]

FASTWAY SPARK ARRESTOR: PRODUCT REVIEW

PRODUCT: The Fastway spark arrestor end cap is designed as an efficient way to convert your stock muffler into a USFS-approved spark-arrested muffler. It replaces the production end cap and comes with a 6061 machined end cap that houses a legal spark arrestor screen and the removable down-turned nozzle where the exhaust exits. When the […]

RIDING YAMAHA’S NEW E-BIKES

Yamaha is one of those companies that’s different things to different people. For us, it’s all about motorcycles, for others, the company might be about music or snowmobiles. Now, Yamaha has been getting more and more serious about electric bicycles. The Yamaha YDX Moro and Moro Pro are legit electric mountain bikes worthy of head-to-head […]

SEGWAY DIRT EBIKE

The gap between motorcycle and bicycle used to be wide and clearly defined. If it had a motor, it was a motorcycle. If you were the motor, it was called a bicycle. Now, advancing technology has made everything a little murky. The Segway Dirt eBike occupies that middle space between worlds. It’s a motorcycle that […]

RIDE ENGINEERING SPLIT TRIPLE CLAMP: PRODUCT REVIEW

PRODUCT: The new Ride Engineering split triple clamps have been designed to meet four goals: First is to optimize body position. These clamps allow for optional bar position, as well as optional offset bases for the bar mounts. The second goal was to address flex. The new split design is made from 2024 aluminum and […]

ARES DISC GUARD: PRODUCT REVIEW

PRODUCT: The Ares rear rotor disc guard is unique in the three-piece design, where it replaces the standard chain block, uses the strength of the swingarm to help absorb impacts and offers a two-year warranty. It’s made for 6061 aluminum, is anodized and lightweight, and takes on a high impact at an upward force by […]

TUGGER LIFT STRAPS: PRODUCT TEST

PRODUCT: The Tugger lift strap provides a convenient gripping point near the front or rear of your dirt bike. Most dirt bikes don’t have a place to grab that won’t toast your fingers or get your gloves all muddy. Tuggers have been used at Erzberg, Paris-Dakar, Last Dog Standing, King of the Motos, Last Man […]

S3 POWER VALVE ADJUSTER: PRODUCT TEST

PRODUCT: KTM’s power valve can be adjusted by the power-valve adjuster located on the machine’s cylinder. In simple terms, the adjuster changes the preload on the main power-valve spring, allowing you to alter when the power valve opens, which has a dramatic effect on the machine’s powerband. The S3 power-valve adjuster allows you to take […]

PRODUCT REVIEW: BOLT IT ON TOY HAULER TIE-DOWN SYSTEM

BOLT IT ON TOY HAULER TIE-DOWN SYSTEM PRODUCT: Bolt It On is a manufacturer of tie-down systems for transporting motorcycles and bicycles securely in a van, toy hauler or trailer. The system can connect to your existing floor-mounted D-rings, E-tracks or L-tracks with Bolt It On’s J-hook system. No hand tools or drilling required. POSITIVES: […]

PRODUCT REVIEW: KLIM EDGE GOGGLES

The Klim Edge off-road goggles offer a maximum field of view with a fog-resistant lens and OTG cutouts to accommodate the riders who wear glasses. The ultra-HD lens achieves virtually perfect optical clarity. The multi-density frame helps seal out the elements and features a locking magnetic quick-release lens for quick replacements. It also features a […]

PRODUCT REVIEW: BRIDGESTONE BATTLECROSS E50R ENDURO/OFF-ROAD REAR TIRE

PRODUCT: The Bridgestone Battlecross E50R is an FIM-compatible rear enduro tire that is DOT legal. The E50R has improved traction and cornering grip while remaining FIM compliant. It features wide-spaced tread blocks that have increased rigidity and Castle Block technology for maximum bite and optimum traction. Bridgestone’s Bunker technology uses strategically placed dents at the […]

PRODUCT REVIEW: BULLETPROOF TPI GUARD

BULLETPROOF TPS GUARD The TPI bike’s TPS sensor is in a very vulnerable spot and prone to crash or trail-spear damage. If you wound the TPS in any way, there is a good chance your bike will not run and you may be stranded. Also, it will cost a good deal of money to replace […]

GAERNE FASTBACK ENDURO BOOTS: PRODUCT REVIEW

PRODUCT: Fastback boots are a mid-level product from Gaerne, which would make them premium boots from many other makers. The Enduro is a new version that is tailored specifically for off-road riders. The primary difference is a more aggressive sole. This allows a more secure grip for situations where you have to push off with […]

S3 SLAVENS MULE HIGH-COMPRESSION HEAD: PRODUCT REVIEW

S3 SLAVENS MULE HIGH-COMPRESSION HEAD The goal of the S3 head is to add performance, mainly bottom to mid-power. This is an area where the off-roader lives, making traction by having the ability to short-shift and lug his two-stroke when the going gets nasty. The Slavens Mule S3 head is CNC-machined, increases coolant capacity and […]