The Ultimate Cross Trainer

Unlike the Pit Bikes we rode in Virginia, which are based on a mini motorcycle with 10 inch wheels, a Trials bike is a full sized motorcycle with a 21 inch front wheel and an 18 inch rear resulting in a ride that feels much closer to a full sized MXer. The main difference is there is no seat on a Tr

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The Rescue Mission, Saving a 2000 KX250 Part II

Part I Part III There is a tale of a woman who was given a beautiful bouquet of flowers for her birthday. She put the flowers in a vase on her dining room table and the flowers were so beautiful and colorful they brightened up the entire room. Unfortunately the elegance of these flowers made her table look ordinary, so she replaced the table with a new one. The flowers…

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Throwback Thursday 2010 GAS GAS EC250 Review

Our first ride on the EC250 was on a wide, fast, rough motocross track. We did this to break in the suspension and get a fee for the power it produced. Whacking the throttle wide open is feasible on a track. Most of the trails we ride are tight and twisty and don’t provide such opportunities. On the

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Throwback Thursday – BMW 650 XChallenge Review

First thing, take a look at the design of the XChallenge. We’d like to put this bike on display as an art piece rather than go out and get it dirty. But that isn’t why we’re here is it? We would not be doing our job if we did that. Kudos to BMW for bringing such a beautifully crafted motorcycle to

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ISDT Reunion Ride

Text and photos: Jeff DeBell The ISDT Reunion Ride, formally known as the Leroy Winters Memorial ISDT Reunion Ride, is an annual event now in its 18th year. Started in 1997 by veteran Six Days rider Leroy Winters and multi-disciplined racing legend Dick “Bugs” Mann, the Reunion Ride is a casual gathering of America’s off-road heroes combined with off-road reliability style competition. In today’s terms, it is a two-day enduro…

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Cheap fun on two wheels.

Fast forward to the end of a weekend of training at Cornerspin, and the stark realization that I had been missing out on a whole pile of fun and a chance to seriously improve my riding skills.

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