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6D Helmets: An Interview with the Co-Founder, Bob Weber
Not long ago we were able to meet 6D Helmets' Co-Founder, Bob Weber during a media day at Cahuilla Creek MX park just outside Temecula, California hosted by InsideLine. We were able to...
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Keep Your Cool: 10 Ways to Beat the Heat
For many, riding in the summer heat is just part of the deal, but there is more that you can do than just suck down more H2O. Here's 10 tips that will get you through the day performing and feeling your best.
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How to Make Your Own Plastic Skid Plate
I like working with my hands, and wanted to come up with my own skid plate at a fraction of the cost of those on the market. I’ve previously used an OE Hard parts aluminum and HDPE skid plates, but found them to...
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The Fundamentals of Dirt Bike Handling
Have you ever ridden a buddy’s bike and walked away wishing that you didn’t have to get off because everything just clicked as you were riding it? Maybe it was even the same bike as yours! So, what's the...
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Pistons Aren't Round: Profile and Ovality Explained
Profile and ovality are two main characteristics of piston design. Here we'll take a look at why pistons are designed to not be perfectly round.
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How to tackle short, steep hill climbs w/ Garrahan Off-Road Training
Video: Brian Garrahan of Garrahan Off-Road Training demonstrates how to tackle those short, but steep hill climbs with speed and control.
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KC66 Edition Hydration Pack!
Excited to be a part of supporting the launch of the KC66 Edition Hydration Pack from USWE Sports! I've been riding with a USWE pack since last fall, they are flat out the...
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Is Honda making a 2020 CR500?
I have a feeling there's going to be a lot of people hounding their local dealer to be first in line for an aluminum frame updated CR500!
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Coach Robb: How to Properly Diaphragmatically Breathe (Handle Stress | Better Performance)
When you encounter stress (of any type), humans have a tendency to breathe shallow and only through the top of our lungs which minimizes the oxygen being delivered to our brain and working muscles.  Learning how to implement this breathing pattern will yield huge...
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VIDEO: How to Ride Off Camber Hills Like a Pro!
Winning racer & professional off-road motorcycle skills trainer Brian Garrahan gives us his best tips and demonstrates how to properly ride off camber hills.
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Husqvarna Motorcycles Launch MY20 Motocross Range
Husqvarna Motorcycles are pleased to announce the launch of the MY20 motocross range – nine premium minicycle and full-size machines that feature carefully considered developments targeted at further improving the pioneering European manufacturer’s cutting-edge motocross line-up.
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10 Tips for a Dirt Bike Bottom End Rebuild
A bottom end rebuild doesn't have to mean a trip to the dealer and a second job or mortgage to pay for parts & labor! Here's 10 tips for those that want to tackle this job themselves.
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Motool Slacker V2 Digital Sag Scale
Is the Motool Slacker V2 Digital Sag Scale a rider must-have tool? Contributing Editor @BoxcarWilly gave one a shot and shared his thoughts.
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Do wrap around handguards cause hand and/or arm injuries?
If you've been around TT for any length of time, you've probably seen the question posted, so I thought that we'd try a non-scientific member poll to see what the consensus is. Do wrap around handguards cause hand or arm injuries? Please vote on our poll (for fun).
 

 
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Viral Brand Factory Series Pro 3 Goggle
Are premium goggles like the Viral Brand Factory Series Pro 3 Goggle worth the money? Are they more comfortable or perform better than the more budget friendly goggle offings out there? Are roll-offs just for racers? We gave their Factory Pro Series 3 a good shakedown riding the wet, rocky & rooty Pac NW woods and share our thoughts on this offering by Viral Brand.
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Top Three Mistakes When Recovering from an Injury and How to Avoid Them – Part 1
Nobody enjoys becoming injured due to overuse or an unforeseeable impact that happens in less than a second; however, as the old saying goes, as an athlete, if you haven’t already been injured, most likely you will be at some point. That said, let's talk about how to get you healthy and back in the saddle!
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Everything You Need To Know About Installing a New Chain on Your Dirt Bike
Whether you're new to chain installs or you're always looking to the latest/greatest info & techniques on the maintenance tasks you perform, here's a great article on drive chain installation done right.
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Momentum is Your Friend
About a month ago, I launched a campaign in order to bring my dirt bike film project to the masses. The name of the film is NEVER RIDE ALONE. You may have been exposed to the trailer? If not, here... READ MORE
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Riding Tip: Flat Corners with Garrahan Off-Road Training
In this video I lay out the fundamental riding skills & techniques to maintain your speed and control in flat corners.
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Alta Lovers Rejoice!
Video: Electric Honda CR Prototype from the 2019 Tokyo Motorcycle Show
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ASV Inventions C6 Series Clutch Lever
ASV levers sure look amazing, but is their "unbreakable" design & on-the-fly adjustability worth the extra cost over stock? Checkout our video review to find out.
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Duct Tape Shootout!
It's been said that you can fix anything if you have some duct tape and WD-40. That said, let's do what rider's seem to do best and complicate the hell out of something simple! What duct tape is the best?
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Real men don't wear shop gloves!
For the record, I'm no safety nazi. In fact, I don't think that powersports junkies in general fit that bill. However, most will agree that it's simply smart to dress for the crash, not the ride. But, do most apply the same logic when dressing for bike repair and maintenance?
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2019 Beta 125 RR-S Dual Sport - First Look
The new 2019 Beta 125 RR-S Dual Sport has returned for 2019 with a whole new attitude. The popular on/off road model has received a face lift in the way of all new bodywork that resembles the off road RR models.
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All New 2020 Timbersled Snow Bike Lineup
The new model year 2020 Timbersled systems demonstrate industry leadership with the introduction of the new 2020 Timbersled RIOT, the industry’s first 3” track through the introduction of Timbersled ARO™ 3, and performance-enhancing improvements on the Timbersled ARO 129 and 137.
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