GET A GRIP: Keeping your feet attached to your bike is just as important as keeping your hands there
Bike Tech Tips
When it comes to setting up a bike to suit a rider, suspension is often overlooked. With a few simple tools, adjusting your rear ride height is relatively easy and can make a world of difference to how the bike feels and handles.
A burnt-out clutch will slip and reduce drive to the rear wheel. Once it starts to slip, heat will build up quickly and bring you to a halt with no drive at all!
Brake pads are often overlooked when checking over your bike but they’re extremely important and, with some care, not that hard to change.
Replacing a rim, or some damaged spokes isn’t as hard as it sounds. If you take your time, just a few simple tools will have you laced up in no time
Lighter components are what we desire, but are they really worth it?
Keep your bike looking good ride after ride with these quick and easy steps.
Replacing a tyre, or fixing a flat can be done with just a few tools from your bumbag.
If you ride off road, sooner or later you’re going to hit something big and hard. That could be a costly impact, so why not start out with the ultimate protection?
Heated grips aren’t just for road bikes. Frozen hands won't help your throttle or clutch control.
If you like adventure or trail riding, most standard fuel tanks won’t hold enough to get you past the car park. So it might be time to fit an after-market big tank
Water cooling an engine does allow the extraction of maximum horsepower but the temperature needs to be controlled.
DIRT ACTION is one of Australia’s leading and most exciting motocross, supercross, trail, enduro and FMX bike magazines. Each edition includes new tricks, in-depth articles and a wealth of technical know-how. With interviews and advice from top-class bikers and information about the hottest products and what’s going on, DIRT ACTION is the most popular magazine for young Australian dirt bike fans.