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PRODUCT TEST: URMOSI 720 SOFT BAR CLAMP

PRODUCT: The Urmosi 720 SBC (soft bar clamp) is a handlebar perch system that allows the bars to flex a full 360 degrees. The 6061-aluminum clamp housing features a split design with an internal blade system that is surrounded by a wheel of specially formulated rubber. This encapsulates the handlebar and flexes 360 degrees with […]

PRODUCT TEST: G2 HUSQVARNA ONE CABLE THROTTLE CONVERSION KIT

PRODUCT: The goal with the G2 One Cable Throttle conversion kit is to lighten the pull on the fuel-injected two-strokes that reside in the Pierer Mobility AG company (KTM, Husqvarna, GasGas). G2 says that the One Cable Throttle conversion kit for Husqvarna dramatically lightens the throttle pull of the newer silver-colored throttle housings. The stock […]

PRODUCT TEST: EKS BRAND LUCID GOGGLES

PRODUCT: EKS Brand has been in the eye protection business for a very long time—most of the present-day staff came from Smith Goggles before that company got out of the moto business. As such, they have seen trends come and go, resisting the temptation of jumping on the fad wagon. The EKS Brand GOX line […]

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 […]

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 […]

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: KREFT PLUSH TANKS

PRODUCT: KTM, Husqvarna and GasGas “competition” models come stock with the XACT/AER48 air spring fork. Many riders who buy these bikes are unhappy with the feel of the air spring, especially in technical off-road terrain like roots or rocks. This is due to the air spring having a “hyper-progressive” spring curve, which means as the […]

PRODUCT REVIEW: PRECISION PARABOLIC DAMPER

PRODUCT: It’s no secret that a steering damper is essential to off-road racing in the west. High speeds and rough terrain play havoc with stability, and when you don’t have to use so much strength to hold the bike straight, it allows you to go faster, longer. The guys at Precision first got into the […]

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 […]