Drag site icon to your taskbar to pin site. Learn More

Behind the Bike

Get a inside look at the dirt bikes that Ricky Carmichael and company use in the top dirt bike racing series across the country.
Featured Dirt Bike Product Reviews
Behind David Knights KTM 450XC
Tuesday, July 31, 2007
Just what does it take as a mechanic when your rider is known for chewing up and spitting out the world's toughest off-road races?
Behind Ryan Villopotos KX250F
Wednesday, July 18, 2007
Jon Mitcheff is the mechanic for Ryan Villopoto, the defending 250F champion, which means he probably deals with more pressure each weekend than most others.
Behind Ryan Dungeys RM-Z250
Tuesday, June 26, 2007
Makita Suzuki could have won a Supercross Lites championship this season with Ryan Dungey at the controls of this RM-Z250. Take a look at his outdoor setup as he chases a National title.
Behind Steve Lamsons Retro CR125
Wednesday, May 23, 2007
Steve Lamson wanted to race a 2-stroke at the Hangtown National so with the cooperation of mulitple Honda race teams, Lamy got one final chance aboard a Retro Red-Rocket.
Behind David Pingrees Red Baron 119
Wednesday, May 09, 2007
Racing minibikes is an industry all in itself. Fed by thrill-seeking adults, there are mini nationals and supercrosses, and the top-level riders to compete, like David Pingree.
Behind Heath Voss CRF450R
Tuesday, April 03, 2007
Heath Voss is different from any other mechanic we've chatted with in the "Behind the Bike" series. Heath is the rider too!
Behind Sean Colliers YZ250F
Thursday, March 15, 2007
While the Star Racing/Lucas Oil/Yamaha riders talked to local papers and TV crews, Manager, Brad Hoffman, offered to take us through one of the team bikes! We chose Sean Collier's #42 YZ250F.
Behind Kevin Windhams CRF450R
Wednesday, March 07, 2007
Lars Lindstrom uses the skills he developed working on projects like Hayden's dirt track 450 and Bostrom's supermoto bike to keep Kevin Windham's CRF 450R at peak performance.