If you own a dirt bike you will want to wear the proper gear each time you ride. You should never go out for a ride on your bike without the proper gear on your person. Dirt bike riding gear will help to keep you safe from not only the elements but also the hazards of the road should you get into an accident and fall off your bike.
First and foremost, you should never ride the dirt bike without a helmet. Even if you ride in a state where helmets are not required, a helmet can save your life. You will want to purchase a helmet that covers your entire head and has a shield that protects your eyes from the elements. Continue reading “WEAR THE RIGHT GEAR ON YOUR DIRT BIKE”
Everything mechanical requires periodic maintenance and that’s a fact no motorcycle owner should forget. From the oil change at regular intervals to once-a-year inspections and other aspects you should take a look at every time you ride, this is simply called “being responsible.” However, we recognize that this is often a learning process and it’s unfair to assume that every motorcycle owner was born with the ability and know-how allowing them to tackle all but the toughest jobs at home. However, the basic motorcycle maintenance can and should be knocked out at home. You’ll get a better idea of how your bike works, know what parts to look at as well as order replacements for. Thus, you’ll be able to better troubleshoot future mechanicals failures if and when they occur. Regular service is as important as wearing the right street riding apparel; you’re opening yourself up to insult and injury otherwise. In this article, we’ll take a look at basic maintenance you can accomplish with basic tools and a little bit of know-how. Continue reading “HEED THESE RIDING TIPS AND MOTORCYCLE MAINTENANCE TRICKS TO ENSURE SAFE TRIP EVERY TIME”
Today Ryan Dungey announced his retirement from professional Supercross and Motocross racing. Good luck in your future endeavors, Ryan! Check out this video from Fox commemorating the legendary racer: Continue reading “RYAN DUNGEY RETIRES!”
If you own an ATV or dirt bike, you will want to know the best way to repair your vehicle so it can bring you as much fun as possible. Repairing one of these vehicles takes time, knowledge and plenty of patience. You don’t want to use the wrong parts either, which is why you should use OEM ATV parts when repairing your bike.
Replace CV Boots
One of the most common repairs to an ATV or dirt bike is the replacement of CV boots. The CV is short for constant velocity. CV boots are parts that keep lubricating grease inside a joint and dirt out of it until they crack. When they crack, it’s time to look for new OEM dirt bike parts to replace the cracked ones. Continue reading “HOW TO REPAIR AN ATV”
Are you the parent of a youngster who wants to ride a dirt bike? It doesn’t matter if your kid wants to ride competitively or just wants to ride off-road with friends; the most important thing is his or her safety. There’s no question that dirt bike riding can be an awesome form of outdoor recreation. Many of us got our start riding when we were kids and still ride to this day.
If you have a kid who has presented an interest in riding, there are a number of things to keep in mind. The first thing, as a parent, you’ll need to consider is whether or not your child is ready to ride a dirt bike. He or she must be big enough to hold the dirt bike up and have his or her feet touch the ground comfortably when sitting. Your child should be able to reach all of the controls and handle the dirt bike without too much trouble. Continue reading “FIVE SAFETY TIPS FOR PARENTS OF KIDS WHO WANT TO RIDE A DIRT BIKE”
If you’re looking at ATV gear, we highly encourage you to spend a little extra time on picking out a helmet. Obviously, the most important thing is your safety when you’re off-roading, and your brain is a pretty important part of your body. We know that this probably won’t shock you, but you are much less likely to incur a traumatic brain injury if you get into an accident when you wear a helmet. Continue reading “TIPS FOR CHOOSING AN ATV HELMET”
There’s a sense of freedom and excitement that comes with buying your first dirt bike. Dirt biking is a popular sport and favored among those who love speed and don’t mind getting a little messy. When the time comes to buy a dirt bike, there are a lot of different factors you have to put into the equation. Here are three things to consider when choosing the right dirt bike. Continue reading “3 IMPORTANT THINGS TO CONSIDER BEFORE BUYING YOUR FIRST DIRT BIKE”
If you were to ask any avid dirt biker where there favorite trails are, chances are the location in their answer will be somewhere in California. When it comes to the best dirt bike trails, courses, and paths, nothing beats Southern California. Whether it’s the fact that our riding season is a full year or that the scenery on these tracks are some of the best in the country, it’s hard to rival the Southern California biking scene. At TMS Parts, dirt biking is the name of our game. It’s in our blood. If we’re not in the store, we too are out burning up the trails. That’s why we’ve come up with a little list of our own favorite dirt bike trails in SoCal. Continue reading “TMS’ TOP DIRT TRAILS IN SOCAL”
When it comes time to purchase a part to repair or customize your dirt bike, ATV, or UTV, it’s always important to choose a dealer you can trust. TMSParts.com is powered by Temecula Motorsports, and we have been around for two decades, providing high-quality OEM parts to riders in Southern California and elsewhere around the United States. If you are looking for OEM parts for your dirt bike, cruiser, ATV, street bike, or UTV, we provide the parts you are looking for and an excellent overall shopping experience. Here are three reasons why you should choose us the next time you are in need of OEM parts: Continue reading “THREE REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD BUY OEM PARTS FROM TMSPARTS.COM”
In the world of off-road vehicles, one of the most common questions riders will have is whether they should purchase an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) or utility vehicle (UTV). Both can provide any number of benefits, and both can also be customized to provide the exact type of ride you want.
Continue reading “ARE YOU AN ATV OR UTV PERSON? THESE TIPS MAY HELP YOU DECIDE”