Hammer Tested: Motosport.com Tie Down Straps

Hammer Tested: Motosport.com Tie Down Straps

True story, I was at Highland Park Resort with a group of riding buddies when a plane ole white ford truck pulls down into the parking lot where another group of riders were unloading their bikes and this guys late model KTM was laying down on top of the bed rail of his truck. As his riding buddies looked on […]

Hammer Tested: Tread Doctor

Hammer Tested: Tread Doctor

Well if you are like me you enjoy wrenching on your dirt bikes during the week prior to your big race or weekend ride. But there’s one thing I hate more than anything and that is changing tires, especially in the winter time when the tires are as cold as it is outside, Northern riders can relate I’m sure. Well […]

Hammer Tested: Driven Industries Sport Series Brake Rotors

Hammer Tested: Driven Industries Sport Series Brake Rotors

Driven Industries Sport Series Front and Rear Brake Rotors Motosport.com Suggested retail – Front $79.99  and Rear $79.99 Motosport.com is an essentially renowned website in today’s world and now distributing products that are better than competitively priced, and perform as well as their exponentially priced cousins. We here at Dirt Hammers already have fond memories of working with Driven Industries brake components […]

Hammer Tested: MotoSport.com Aluminum Dirt Bike Stand

Hammer Tested: MotoSport.com Aluminum Dirt Bike Stand

Motosport Aluminum Dirt Bike Stand Motosport.com Suggested retail -$54.99 Motosport.com is an essentially renowned website now and is now producing quality products for the masses. The Motosport aluminum stand is a simply put a working man’s dirt bike stand. It’s not flashy apart from the injection molded rubber top that adorns the Motosport logo, but it’s not meant to be. […]

March 11, 2014 at 7:56 am 0 comments

Hammer Tested: EKS Brand GOX Enduro Goggles

Hammer Tested: EKS Brand GOX Enduro Goggles

If you are a hard core rider and not afraid of a cold or nasty day. This is the goggle for you. The unique design of GOX Enduro goggles gives you a comfortable goggle that will withstand some brutal temperatures. It’s unique dual pane vented lens help prevent fog and condensation from building up in your lenses. We all know […]

March 6, 2014 at 11:34 am 0 comments

Hammer Tested: Long Term Forma Predator Boot Test

Hammer Tested: Long Term Forma Predator Boot Test

Website:  Forma Boot USA Model Tested: Predator Retail $549 The main purpose of this review will be to test the long term performance and durability of the Forma “Predator” boots. They will mainly be worn in the SORCS Hare-Scramble series in the 30+A class as well as several other races including (but not limited to) SETRA Hare-Scrambles and Enduros. The […]

February 27, 2014 at 9:50 am 0 comments

Hammer Tested: Forma Predator Boots

Hammer Tested: Forma Predator Boots

Forma Predator Boots – Tested here in the red and white color Product info from Formabootsusa.com Suggested retail -$549.00 Forma boots isn’t a name you are probably very familiar within the MX community, we here in the US are saturated by the “Alpinestars”, “Gearne”, and “Fox” lines and breaking away from that norm places you in an unknown realm. Enter […]

February 3, 2014 at 12:29 pm 0 comments

Hammer Tested: Driven Industries 270mm Front Rotor Kit

Hammer Tested: Driven Industries 270mm Front Rotor Kit

Driven Industries “Blade” 270mm floating front brake rotor – tested here on a 2012 Honda CRF450R Retail – $164.99 Purchased from Motosport.com for –$129.99 The other day I was looking for an oversized brake rotor kit for the Honda trying to save a few bucks but it seems most OS kits are in the $200 range. So I jump on […]

November 18, 2013 at 2:34 pm 0 comments

Hammer Tested: DT1 Screen Less Filter Cage With DT1 Pre-Oiled Filter

Hammer Tested: DT1 Screen Less Filter Cage With DT1 Pre-Oiled Filter

Tested Here On a 2012 CRF450R Product info from mxfilters.com Cage – $129.99 Pre-oiled filter – $28.95 DT1 Filter cages are designed to be a direct stock replacement for your filter cage all the while eliminating the need to use the stock backfire screen when in conjunction with a DT1 pre-oiled air filter.   First thing you notice when pulling […]

October 30, 2013 at 8:20 am 0 comments

Hammer Tested: Works Connection Air Caps

Hammer Tested: Works Connection Air Caps

Works Connection, a company built off the simple mission of creating quality factory craftsmanship for all racers and riders. Started in 1989 out of a garage, Works Connection is now a common house hold name in the motocross industry. Specializing in products ranging from, bike stands, clutch perches, radiator braces and engine plugs. WC has what you need to set […]

September 17, 2013 at 8:02 am 0 comments

Hammer Tested: Mika Metals 7075 Pro Series Handlebars

Hammer Tested: Mika Metals 7075 Pro Series Handlebars

Tried, Trued, Twisted, Battered, and bruised: Mika Metals 7075 Pro Series handlebars. Tested by John Theros of MX Athletix with input from Trevor, Michael Williams, and Richard Hughes. Mika Metals; a new name that has been popping up in several places and on several rider cockpits, so when the opportunity arose for us to snag a pair, naturally we jumped […]

September 10, 2013 at 1:09 pm 0 comments

Hammer Tested: FMF Gnarly and Power Core2 Combo

Hammer Tested: FMF Gnarly and Power Core2 Combo

The two-stroke engine is quite a remarkable engine design that once reigned the motocross and off road racing world. For us that grew up riding two-strokes can appreciate the simplicity of its design with ease of maintenance. At a closer look the two-stroke design is quite complex with technologies that date back to the late 1800’s and in basic design […]

September 10, 2013 at 1:09 pm 0 comments

Hammer Tested: X-Tream Clean MOTO1 Wash Pack

Hammer Tested: X-Tream Clean MOTO1 Wash Pack

Dirt bikes get dirty. A lot of riders or racers could spend as much time cleaning and maintaining their machine as they do riding it and that’s ok. A properly maintained dirt bike will offer you longer service life and keep you riding instead of being broke down. Ok now that you are aware that your dirt bike will get […]

February 12, 2013 at 12:33 pm 0 comments

Hammer Tested: EKS Brand Goggles

Hammer Tested: EKS Brand Goggles

  If you ride dirt bikes you know how important it is to be able to see clearly. Impaired vision while riding off road is very danger and unsafe for everyone. The people behind the EKS Brand recognize this and offer a solution with their reasonably priced moto goggles. EKS Brand ( XBrand ) has combined quality features and style […]

December 3, 2012 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

Hammer Tested: Works Connection Factory4 Bike Stand

Hammer Tested: Works Connection Factory4 Bike Stand

Works Connection Factory4 Bike Stand Retail: $109.95 Works Connection has raised the bar in the bike stand market with their latest Factory4 stand. The Factory4 stand was released earlier this year and we have been track side with ours for a few months and fell in love with the heavy duty aluminum construction and the enormous 12”x12” top with a […]

December 3, 2012 at 6:32 am 0 comments

Hammer Tested: Barnett Complete Clutch System

Hammer Tested: Barnett Complete Clutch System

Barnett Complete Clutch System Average Suggested Retail Clutch Basket $249.95 Pressure Plate $174.95 Dirt Digger Kit $169.95 The heart of a dirt bikes drive system is the clutch. Without the clutch we would not be able to get power from the engine to the rear wheel. Also the clutch allows you to be able to control power delivery while you […]

November 12, 2012 at 11:16 am 0 comments