Dirt Bike Maintenance Tips,
and Technical How To Articles
Routine dirt bike maintenance is something you've got to do regularly to keep your ride from getting clapped out, or looking
roached and the articles below if followed with consistency WILL ensure a continually reliable, functional and good running dirt bike.
Below, You'll find some of the best tips for keeping a dirt bike running it's best and not looking hammered, as dragging a dirt bike through mud, rocks and snow while making it sing at 10,000+ rpm's can certainly go through some parts but the tips provided below, you'll find will make things last and perform at their best and not come apart like in the video below.
We're Working to Help Prevent This From Happening To You...
Remember... The "Benefits" of routine dirt bike maintenance are;
- Extending the life of a dirt bike which wasn't cheap.
- Having a dirt bike that performs at it's best.
- Possibly saving someone from a trip over the bars.
- Preventing a break down.
- Avoiding any unnecessary embarrassment. or
- Just having peace of mind that everything is the way it's supposed to be.
Below you'll find out these dirt bike maintenance tips can make dirt bike maintenance not only painless, but you may learn that wrenching on a motorcycle can be rewarding, and this is especially true when you go riding and don't have to mess with the bike on the side of a motocross track or trail.
Always Clean the Dirt Bike & Perform All of the Necessary Preparations,
After A Ride or Race, Not Before
as doing the maintenance after a ride vs before will allow more time to order replacement parts
should something be worn out, bent, broken or missing, as well as leaving you enough time for performing what needs to be done before the next ride or race.
Performing the maintenance listed below will prevent you from being on the starting gate, or geared up ready to hit the trail and be kicking the bike for 30 minutes while everyone else is waiting on you, not to mention the embarrassment and unplanned work out that generally comes with this.
In an effort to help you enjoy your next ride or race and prevent any embarrassment, A wasted drive, an unplanned workout, A sore foot from kicking, or a dead battery, I'm going to hook you up with the procedures that'll keep any dirt bike in top shape along with sprinkling in some performance enhancing tips along the way.
The Tools Necessary for Routine Bike Maintenance or Service.
Here's the Race Tech Suspension Bible as this is a Toolbox Must Have
The Maintenance That Should Be Performed After Every Race,
Between Moto's, or After A Couple Hours of Riding Time:
Maintenance that Should be Performed at Intervals:
How To Freshen Up An Older Bike
If you're looking to turn an old, worn out motorcycle into a fresh feeling dirt bike, begin by performing everything listed to the left (if you have not done these things recently), then set yourself up a schedule for routine maintenance, as this will leave you with a fresh feeling dirt bike for a lot less $$ than what a new dirt bike costs.
Preventative Maintenance to Thwart Future Troubles: