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Back End / How To
07 May 2017

6 Steps - How To Scrub

IT’S THE JUMP technique first performed by Jo Jo Keller, then taken to the max by Bubba Stewart. Now every MX rider wants to do it and Joel Wightman of CRF Honda Racing is prepared to show us.

Back End / How To
13 April 2017

2017 KX250F Header Pipe Fix

The 2017 Kawasaki KX250F has a strong motor with plenty of grunt but the “power bomb” header pipe has been restricted to keep noise down. Unfortunately, this makes the bottom-end a little mellow.

Back End / How To
05 October 2016

Greasing Linkage Bearings

A new bike comes straight from the factory with little or no grease in the swingarm pivot and linkage bearings.

Back End / How To
24 September 2016

Tackling Gnarly Tree Roots

Gnarly roots cause trailriders serious heartache. Done wrong they can halt progress quick smart and cause painful crashes. Here’s how to just get them done, until you gain confidence.

Back End / How To
07 September 2016

Replace a two-stroke crank seal

Crank seals in two strokes can wear and start to leak, creating problems. If a crank seal is leaking it can allow gearbox oil to enter the crankcase and causes the bike to run rich.

Back End / How To
24 August 2016

Start Ya Bastard! Two-Stroke Starter Motors

Two-stroke starter motors were hailed as a breakthrough a few years back, but not everyone’s happy. Tech Ed Mat Boyd investigates

Back End / How To
23 August 2016

Turn Around On A Hill

We’ve all been traiIriding and been stuck on a hill. It could be too steep, there could be a nasty obstacle half way up or you could simply just not get up at the first attempt.

Back End / How To
18 August 2016

Open Up An Airbox

Some Euro bikes are coming in with very restrictive airboxes due to EU noise laws. This reduces induction noise but also robs the engine of air for combustion.

Back End / How To
04 August 2016

How To Change Engine Oil

Changing the engine oil and oil filter on your bike is a task that needs performing regularly to keep the bike in perfect running condition. We show you the steps to get the job done.

Back End / How To
26 July 2016

Adjusting 4CS Fork Oil

Forks contain oil which creates damping. You can change the characteristics of the fork by changing the height of the oil inside.

Back End / How To
11 July 2016

Adventure Riding Skills Part 5 - Hill Stall

Stephen Gall shows us how to get out of a hill stall in Part 5 of out Hardcore Adventure rider tip series.

Back End / How To
10 July 2016

Adventure Riding Skills Part 4: Hardpack Turns (Standing v Seated)

In Part 4 of our Hardcore Adventure riding tip, Stephen Gall shows us the technique for riding through hardpack turns.