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Do the grips on your dirt bike look like this? If so, it’s time to swap them out for new ones. When you’re hitting jumps during a ride, I don’t think you need me to tell you how important a good handlebar grip is. There are lots of different kinds of grips ranging from waffle to half […]

Throttles cables are one of those things that can be overlooked when maintaining your dirt bike, but they shouldn’t be! Cleaning and lubing them on a regular basis will prevent the cable from fraying and snapping, ensure a smooth throttle action lowering the chances of arm pump, and help you avoid an accident caused by a jammed throttle. […]

Imagine planning a summer day at the beach. With a heavy beach bag in tow, you arrive at the water’s edge only to discover that noise from speedboats are poking holes through your vision of a relaxing and quiet day. What’s wrong with this scenario? Let’s remove the weight of the bag and the irritating […]

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During the summer offseason, I swap out a sled for a dirt bike and hit the course at my home compound. It’s one of the ways I stay sane when I’m missing the snow!  Summer riding brings some unique challenges, though. The fluffy, white buffer between my ride and the Earth is gone. That means […]

Just as a knight protects itself with the use of a shield, vehicles are shielded from corrosion through the use of coatings. In an effort to meet CAFE standards, new metals are being used in engine and powertrain designs. According to the Center for Advanced Automotive Technology (CAAT), using lightweight components and high-efficiency engines enabled […]

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One of the simplest ways to keep your dirt bike going strong is consistently lubing the chain. It sounds obvious, but some riders don’t do it often enough, or worse, don’t do it at all!  Consistently using a good chain lube will keep your bike’s chain from corroding and will make it more pliable. This […]

You wouldn’t want a gas leak in your house – the same holds true for your car. The auto industry holds this same quality-focused mindset, and is taking on this notion to ensure that lighter, reliable cars are held to the highest quality standards.   The Effects of Lightweighting 2025 CAFE standards are influencing a […]

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Adhesives can be seriously strong. They’re used in the manufacture of anything from airplanes, automobiles and massive machinery to baby products, golf clubs and mobile phones. These are demanding applications. But if you’re hoping to achieve optimal performance, there’s a job that must be completed before an adhesive is applied: surface preparation. The Importance of […]

If you read our previous blog, you discovered some of the many ways in which adhesive bonding can be more effective, more efficient and more reliable than bolts or other assembly solutions. If you’ve decided to explore a switch to adhesives, the next step is understanding your options. There are pluses and minuses to each […]

When you’re decorating the interior of your home, you want it to be comfortable, functional and look beautiful! Similarly, the automotive industry is working towards ensuring more aesthetically pleasing, comfortable interior designs, but with a twist: also integrating lightweighting. With CAFE standards top of mind, the automotive industry is examining all aspects of a vehicle […]

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