Motor clothing, equipment certification and standards
One of the most important things after getting the bike of your dream is – the special motor clothes
– to which you should also pay enough attention. Good defensive motor equipment and motor clothes for bikers are being sold for many years. But whether there are many bikers who have sufficient experience and knowledge to understand the technology of materials, design and the reasons causing injuries? How to distinguish in the motor shop
, the motor jacket, which has protective properties from a jacket which just looks as a protective one? Read more>>
Red and Green Stickers- What do they mean?
All motor vehicles in the State of California are to have one of the two stickers (either green or red) that are placed on the left fork leg, either horizontal or vertical, that have to be visible from the left. It all happened like this. The State of California came to find out the extensive appeal to off road activities. Read more>>
How to correctly prepare bike for wintering
Who of us does not know the problem of the spring start of the bike after wintering in the garage? This article is for those who care for and love his bike, cherish it, and care about its “health” and a high residual value, even after years of operation.
There are a number of things that must be done compulsory for your bike’s sake for winter period. To begin with, before sending your bike on “winter holidays” you must replace oil. It is absolutely necessary as with the course of time, the motionless cold oil spreads on the top and lower factions which are deposited on the bottom of the crankcase, and if the oil is dirty, they could even block the pass of the oiling system and oil filter. In addition, exhaust gas beads dissolved in the oil provoke active corrosive processes on metal parts which are in contact with such oil. Read more>>
Pit Bike – Earlier and Now
Another widely spread craze in the US is when the adults ride the small (50 cc) bikes, called mini bike or Pit Bike. Earlier, adults rode just for fun in the mini jumping parks (pits, hence its name: Pit Bike). Gradually, people began chasing each other.
These inexpensive mini bikes originally made for children are remade in adult’s Pit Bikes by means of setting higher rudders, improved suspension, exhaust pipe and plastic. Among another "improvement" should be noticed - bored-out engine of 75-147 cc and enforced frame. There is no standard definition on what to consider as a Pit Bike but normal requirements are -12" front and 10" rear wheels. Read more>>
ATV’s beginning- the History
Since 2002, the Motocross on ATV began rapidly growing in popularity in the United States. This was a direct result of the manufacturers’ entry into new sports. Let’s begin from the past. Racing on ATV started in the mid 80th when Honda, Kawasaki, Suzuki and Yamaha launched a new line of sport ATV which didn’t found popularity because of the publications in the press about the danger of these vehicles. Since then, and until the end of 1990th, third party companies supported this sport, but quite at a low level. Road racers collected expensive, custom made Quad bikes from parts of manufacturers such as Laeger's, Walsh Race Craft and Lonestar Racing. Engines were taken from the old (86-89) Honda TRX250R. Over the time, the refined suspensions allowed ATVs compete with cross motorcycles. Read more>>