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BRIDGESTONE BATTLECROSS X40 TIRE: PRODUCT REVIEW

PRODUCT: The Bridgestone Battlecross X40 is engineered as both a motocross and off-road tire. It’s unique with an innovative tread pattern that targets grip and maneuverability using a compound designed for medium-to-hard-pack terrain. The…
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DUNLOP MX14 SAND TIRE: PRODUCT REVIEW

PRODUCT: The MX14 is Dunlop’s current offering for sand and soft terrain. It’s the latest in a long line of “scoop” tires that included the MX11 and MX12. The tire has made an especially big splash this year because Eli Tomac and a number…
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S3 BLACK ANGEL TRIALS GEAR: PRODUCT REVIEW

PRODUCT: S3 has come out with a new line of trials riding gear, the Black Angel Collection. The new line offers the same S3 quality with a new unique style and comfort designed for the trials enthusiast. Both the jersey and pants…
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USWE RAW 8 HYDRATION PACK: PRODUCT REVIEW

PRODUCT: The USWE Raw 8 hydration pack is equipped with the bounce-free No Dancing Monkey 1.2 harness system, ensuring that the pack stays positioned on your back (no bouncing) through the ugliest of off-road terrain. Along with the…
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MR. KNOW-IT-ALL: LUBE HER UP

WHICH LUBE IS BEST? Dear Mr. Know-It-All, I have a 5-year-old KTM 250XC and flat worship this machine. I’m religious about oil changes, filter cleaning—basically all maintenance—since I want this sucker to last. My question is, should I…
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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)…
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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…
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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.…
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REDMOTO CRF FUEL TANK: PRODUCT REVIEW

PRODUCT: RedMoto is an aftermarket company operated by the official Honda importer in Italy. They specialize in products to convert Honda’s competition bikes into more enduro-ready motorcycles. In Italy, you can buy them as finished bikes,…
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707 RACING SUSPENSION REVIEW

PRODUCT: As we live with our GasGas EC300, getting the suspension dialed in is at the top of our list. It’s soft, dives and is not hugely plush. We sent the WP dampers off to 707 Racing Suspension for a tune job, looking for better control…
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PRODUCT TEST: LEATT MOTO 5.5 I.K.S. V22 PANTS

PRODUCT: Leatt’s Moto 5.5 v22 pants feature I.K.S, an internal knee-brace system that reduces knee brace wear and tear. They’re equipped with a multi-layer inner-knee reinforcement with full-grain leather for fighting wear and offering…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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METZELER 6 DAYS EXTREME TIRE: PRODUCT REVIEW

PRODUCT: The Metzeler 6 Days Extreme tire is a competition-based tire designed for enduro racing and developed by factory riders for extreme challenges. The specific knob distribution and the shape of the knobs, along with a sharp edge,…
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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…
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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…
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