• Kidney Belts, Should You Be Wearing One?
  • New EDM Project Bike – KAWASAKI KDX200
  • KX 125 Re-Build – The Ugly Duckling
  • Track Day Riding – Is It For You? Part Three in a Four Part Series

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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Works Connection Elite Throttle Tube

The Works Connection Elite Throttle Tube consists of a CNC machined aluminum throttle tube and six Delrin® snap on cam pulleys. The incorporation of a sealed bearing inside the end of the tube and an internal polymer bushing combine to create buttery smooth throttle action. Designed to match the OEM/stock pull ratio, the cams included in the kit cover the complete line of MX and Off-Road, Race 4-Stroke models from…

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

Part II So the decision has been made. I am now going to buy a bike, get a set of leathers, road race boots, a fresh full face helmet and take myself to a track day at the nearest road course, Carolina Motorsports Park here we come! At EDM we have a weakness for buying rough bikes and restoring them to their former glory, or making them into purpose built…

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