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Tired of paying a mechanic to maintain your dirt bike? Maybe you just want to learn how to properly work on a dirt bike yourself. There’s plenty of articles and tips here on how to make your bike last longer by doing simple maintenance. I’ve combined my technique for only doing what’s necessary without spending too much time or money working on a dirt bike.

Dirt Bike Low Compression Symptoms & How To Fix It

Does your dirt bike have low compression? Whether you have a 2 stroke or 4 stroke dirt bike that feels like the compression might be getting low, you’re in the right place! In this article, I’ll show you the most common symptoms of low compression for a 2 stroke and 4 stroke engine, what the …

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What Dirt Bike Knocking Means & How To Fix It

Wondering what it means to have your dirt bike knocking? Whether it just started making a weird noise or it’s getting louder, this is the most important article for you! I’m going to show you what knocking, what it means and what’s causing it, and how to fix and prevent it from happening again. What …

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Common TTR 125 Problems & How To Fix These Issues

Wondering what the most common TTR 125 problems are or just need to quickly fix your bike? Whether you’re looking to buy this Yamaha dirt bike or need help getting yours running again, you’re in the right place! In this article I’ll show you the most probable issues that show up on the Yamaha TTR125 …

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How Long Do Dirt Bikes Last? Longer Than You Might Think

Interested in riding off-road but not sure how long a dirt bike lasts? Whether you’re in the market for a dirt bike or just want to know what to expect from your current bike, I’ve got you covered.  In this article I’ll show you how long dirt bikes can last, why every bike is a …

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How To Tell If Bottom End Is Bad On Your 2 Stroke Dirt Bike

Wondering if your 2 stroke dirt bike has a bad bottom-end? This article will help you figure that out, how to inspect it, as well as how to help prevent it from happening sooner.  2 stroke bottom end noise Do you hear a whining or a grinding noise in your engine while riding? There’s a …

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How To Break In A 2 Stroke Dirt Bike Engine For Max Efficiency

Did you just rebuild or plan to rebuild your 2 stroke dirt bike top-end? The first 30 minutes are the most important if you want the engine to perform well and last as long as possible.  In this article I’ll show you my standard 2 stroke engine break in procedure. From proper break in oil …

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Dirt Bike Maintenance: Beginners Guide To Make Your Bike Last Longer

Just bought your first dirt bike or want to know what’s all involved when it comes to dirt bike maintenance? Unfortunately, you can’t treat an off road motorcycle like your car, so there you’ll need to spend a little more time maintaining it to make it last. With that said, I got started working on …

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2 Stroke Dirt Bike Carb – How It Works

Ever wondered how the carburetor on your 2 stroke dirt bike works? Carbs appear to be complex with all of the tiny jet circuits and passages, but the function has always been simple.  A carburetor for a gas engine has been around since the 19th century, and it basically controls the ratio of air and …

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