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MOTOCROSS THE GOLDEN ERA: BOOK REVIEW

Everyone has a favorite era. It depends on your age, your interest level and your background. If you can set all that aside, ask anyone what the golden era was for America’s involvement in motocross, most people will agree. It took place in the years between 1970 and 1986. That was when the sport took […]

CANVAS MX GEAR: PRODUCT REVIEW

PRODUCT: The guys at Canvas gear are approaching the motocross gear business with an original concept. Instead of trying to guess what designs and trends their customer will respond to each season, they are allowing their customers to do all the design work. You can basically design your own riding gear with whatever logos you […]

FASTWAY EVOLUTION AIR FOOTPEGS: PRODUCT REVIEW

PRODUCT: This is Fastway’s brand-new footpeg. It’s machined in-house from 2024 billet aluminum, which they use because it is stronger and less brittle than 6061 aluminum. The Fastway Evolution AIR footpegs are designed with slanted drafts to shed mud and debris. With a large 2.25-inch front to back and a 4-inch-wide pattern, they provide a […]

CCR SPORTS: PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT

Chris Cooley, founder of CCR Sports, has been in the moto industry since he was a teenager doing magazine testing and racing in SoCal. CCR Sports makes must-have items for securing all your two-wheeled toys. Chris gives us some insight on three of their popular items.  BED BUDDY MOTO RACK: The CCR Sport Bed Buddy […]

BOYESEN: PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT

The Boyesen name is legendary in the two-stroke aftermarket parts community, but Boyesen is also now a major player in the aftermarket performance parts for most four-stroke applications as well.  BOYESEN WORKS BILLET FACTORY RACING CLUTCH COVERS: What began in the early ’90s as Eyvind Boyesen’s solution to numerous professional factory race-team requests for more […]

FLY RACING: PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT

Fly Racing has just dropped their 2023 line of products. Max, Jason and Gary highlight three of Fly Racing’s hot new items that you will see in Western Powersports dealers right now.   FORMULA CARBON TRACER HELMET: Designed to exceed ECE and DOT standards for an elevated defense against a wider range of impacts, the […]

LAINER SUSPENSION: PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT

Shiloh and his crew, also known as his wife Jill, have just taken over the day-to-day operations of Lainer Suspension USA, and they have big plans. Here are three hot products they have for the second half of 2022. WP AER 35 FORK KIT: This kit is designed and manufactured by Lainer Suspension to covert […]

DIRTY FILTERS: MR. KNOW-IT-ALL

NO FILTER Dear Mr. Know-It-All, I’m an old guy (60-plus years old) and still am an avid rider. I ride a 2016 Husky FE350. I’m religious with the maintenance of the machine. My question relates to air filters. Several years ago, I started using No Toil cleaner and oils, as I thought the solvents were […]

THOR LAUNCHES 2023 COLLECTION

Thor has released its 2023 line of gear, which includes new goggles, knee guards and all new colorways added to the Radial Boot and all racewear collections.     It’s good to see where you are going, especially at speed. Whether you’re lining up on the gate or searching for the next trail, our goggles […]

PROTECH FORK GUARDS: PRODUCT REVIEW

PRODUCT: The ProTech guards are a full-wrap fork guard that replaces the lower OEM guards and protects the tubes from rock and roost dings and nicks. They offer 45 percent more coverage as they wrap around the rear (and mainly unprotected) side of the tube. They will extend the life of critical suspension components, including […]

E LINE CARBON PIPE GUARD: PRODUCT REVIEW

PRODUCT: E Line carbon pipe guards offer OEM-replacement two-stroke exhaust pipe guards for almost every major brand of dirt bike and are available for both the FMF and Pro Circuit lines of exhaust systems. This test was on a KTM 300XC-W TPI machine. The pipe guard is manufactured using a hand-laid mix of carbon, Kevlar […]

AXP HUSQVARNA NORDEN 901 HARD SKID PLATE: PRODUCT REVIEW

PRODUCT: The AXP Racing skid plate for the Husqvarna 901 Norden has been developed to protect the vulnerable engine block and the fuel tank from heavy impacts. Made of 8mm-thick HDPE (high-density polyethylene plastic), this Hard version uses a specific mounting system at the rear for maximum strength/rigidity with no direct link to the engine, […]

LEATT MOTO 4.5 LITE JACKET: PRODUCT REVIEW

PRODUCT: The Leatt Moto 4.5 Lite jacket is breathable, water-resistant, lightweight, and made of a four-way-stretch soft-shell material. It features large zippered vents and removable arms. It has reinforced 1000D shoulder and elbow panels. The tailored waist length is designed to work with or without body armor. It is designed for a layer of protection […]

PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT: FASTHOUSE

The crew at Fasthouse are all about having fun no matter what they are doing. Kenny and “Fonzy” filled us in on some of their non-moto-related hot items headed into summer. TWISTER POOL FLOATIE: Chill out at the lake, on the beach or at the pool on the Fasthouse Twister pool floatie, which is available […]

MICHELIN STARCROSS 6: PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT

Randy and Scott from Michelin give us the information on the all-new Starcross 6 off-road tire lineup that features the Silica technology. STARCROSS 6 SAND: Produced specifically for use in sandy terrain, the Michelin Starcross 6 Sand tire features a unique scoop-looking design with the largest amount of space between the tread block in the […]

TMV MOTORCYCLE PARTS: PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT

Jeremy from TMV Motorcycle Parts fills us in on three popular items for 2022. REAR CHAINGUIDE: The TMV replacement chainguide housing features an aluminum chassis that is available in red, blue, and grey anodized finishes while being designed to use the OEM wear block and hardware. This item is made to fit select Honda, Yamaha, […]

GATE KING: PRODUCT REVIEW

  PRODUCT: Gate King is a product that allows you to set the tailgate of a pickup truck at positions between fully closed and fully open. It does this by replacing the support cables with steel mechanisms that have joints and ratchets. When the tailgate is open, small levers are revealed that engage the ratchet […]