Kidney Belts, Should You Be Wearing One?

Since injuries are something we all want to avoid, most of us are willing to use a helmet, boots, chest protector and some sort of knee guard or brace. Many of you are wearing the Leatt neck brace. But, what about those things which are not so obvious, things we can’t see to know they need protection? We are talking about your kidneys, and just because they are out of…

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New EDM Project Bike – KAWASAKI KDX200

We have a new project bike, it’s a 1992 KDX200, and thought it might be fun to have our readers suggest improvements we could make. We will go through it from top to bottom. Let us know your ideas in the comments below. We appreciate your input!

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KX 125 Re-Build – The Ugly Duckling

  In our August / September issue of Eastern Dirt Magazine we showed you how anyone can get into Off-Road with a relatively small investment. For the small sum of $1500.00 we bought a bike and gear. From AXO we bought a helmet, boots, gloves, jersey, and pants. We also purchased a ramp, gas can, tie-downs and an owner’s manual on what seems an impossibly small budget in today’s motorcycle…

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Track Day Riding – Is It For You? Part Three in a Four Part Series

Part III After several weeks of endlessly scouring Craigslist a promising bike finally appeared, it was a 1994 Yamaha YZF750R and it was rough. It hadn’t been properly washed in years and wore a thick layer of grime on everything to prove it, the battered plastic was held together with zip ties and hanging off in places. The tank had a large dent in it and to make matters worse,…

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