DirtHammers.com Project YZ250 – Video

DirtHammers.com Project YZ250 – Video

We took a motocross bike and turned it into an offroad race bike starting from the ground up. From everyone at DirtHammers.com THANK YOU to all the supporters. Without your support or help this project would not have even been possible. Please visit http://dirthammers.com/category/yz250/ for the project details and all the products used.

No it’s not Chad Reed it’s Richard Hughes

No it’s not Chad Reed it’s Richard Hughes

No it’s not Chad Reed it’s Richard Hughes owner at DirtHammers.com putting in some hot laps at a private track.

December 6, 2012 at 12:50 pm Comments are Disabled

Project YZ250 Photo Gallery

Project YZ250 Photo Gallery

From everyone at DirtHammers.com Thank You to all the supporters and sponsors. Without your support or help this project would not have even been possible. Please enjoy our photo gallery of the completed project bike.

October 12, 2012 at 5:39 am 0 comments

Step 24: What is a Scotts Steering Stabilizer and How Does it Work?

Step 24: What is a Scotts Steering Stabilizer and How Does it Work?

What is a Scotts Steering Stabilizer? It is a compact, fully adjustable, hydraulic shock absorbing damper that mounts to your steering head area right above your handlebar mount. By helping to stabilize the front end of your motorcycle, the rear of the motorcycle will track straighter allowing the rest of your suspension to work the way it was designed to. […]

October 10, 2012 at 4:49 am 0 comments

Step 22: SDG Innovations Custom Seat

Step 22: SDG Innovations Custom Seat

With all the many different ways to personalize your bike today, it can become overwhelming. Think about all the graphic companies out there and the colors and styles they offer. Which background color to choose? What color graphic kit and style to use? Logos and placement?  These questions just clog my head up when I am trying to pick out new […]

September 16, 2012 at 7:08 pm 0 comments

Step 21: Acrebis Off Road Fuel Tank

Step 21: Acrebis Off Road Fuel Tank

Wow!! This tank holds a lot of pre-mix is the first thing that came to mind when I lifted the tank out of the Motosport.com wrapped box. While at the track I’m use to a full stock tank of pre-mix lasting most of the day. O.K I admit I would do a few laps and head back to my lounge chair […]

August 26, 2012 at 4:55 pm 0 comments

Step 20: Maxxis SI Performance Tires

Step 20: Maxxis SI Performance Tires

What tire should I buy? This is a common question I see posted on many of the off road forums. In my opinion you just need to learn a few things from trial and error. One tire brand could offer the very best performance for one rider with his style, bike, terrain, etc. This doesn’t mean it will be the […]

August 26, 2012 at 4:55 pm 0 comments

Step 19: Works Connection Accessories

Step 19: Works Connection Accessories

There is always a joy in getting that brand new bike, but it’s even more rewarding to me to have that same new bike several years later and it still perform while remaining competitive even with today’s high tech 4-strokes. Shortly after purchasing this bike I noticed the abuse the frame had been taking from my moto boots. Knowing that […]

August 26, 2012 at 4:54 pm 0 comments

Project YZ250 Bike Prep Video

Project YZ250 Bike Prep Video

Getting the project bike ready for new graphics and making sure it is clean for upcoming professional video shoot with Company Films. Enjoy.

August 21, 2012 at 1:02 pm Comments are Disabled

Step 18: Tag Metals Front & Rear Sprockets

Step 18: Tag Metals Front & Rear Sprockets

If you remember earlier this month I had went through the “chain” aspect of the drive system found on dirt bikes and how important the chain is to the drive system. Well what about the sprockets? The sprockets are exposed to all the same elements that the chain is such as heat, water, mud, and grit. Because of this is […]

Step 17: Sunline Stainless Steel ARCH Footpegs

Step 17: Sunline Stainless Steel ARCH Footpegs

My poor ole bike still had the original foot pegs installed when I started this project. Yes they are worn down but were still functional for the most part. I don’t realize how worn out they were until I rode a bike with fresh pegs. That’s what happened, I rode a buddies YZ250 2-stroke a while back with new Sunline Stainless Steel […]

July 24, 2012 at 5:12 am Comments are Disabled

Step 16: Pro Circuit Exhaust System

Step 16: Pro Circuit Exhaust System

One of the most common modifications being made to dirt bikes is the replacement of the factory exhaust system whether you’re riding a 2-stroke or 4-stroke. This could be driven by the fact it is very simple to replace the exhaust system or the fact that it allows you an easy way to change the power curve of your bike […]

Step 15: Ride Engineering Products

Step 15: Ride Engineering Products

Looking for factory inspired products? Well I found plenty of them at Ride Engineering. At first glance someone may think that I’m just installing some fancy anodized parts to enhance the appearance of my project bike, true but these products offer so much more. Ride Engineering designs their products to optimize motorcycle performance while enhancing its appearance and has been […]

Step 14: Stopping Power EBC Brakes

Step 14: Stopping Power EBC Brakes

You may be asking yourself how will I slow down or stop this 2-stroke freight train. I have asked myself that same question many times before turning to EBC Brakes for some serious braking power. When it comes down to Brakes there is one name that stands head and shoulders above the rest and that’s EBC Brakes. The reason I […]

Step 13: Engine Protection DT-1 Air Filters

Step 13: Engine Protection DT-1 Air Filters

DT-1 Filters will be responsible for keeping my freshly rebuilt air hammer clean and free of debris, even during those dry dusty summers here in Georgia. Most importantly she will experience less engine wear and I will be able to maximize the engine life. The DT-1 Air Filters are manufactured with the highest quality bonded dual layer foam available. DT-1’s […]

Step 12: Renthal R3-2 Chain & RC-1 Works Brake Pads

Step 12: Renthal R3-2 Chain & RC-1 Works Brake Pads

When you look a little deeper into the drive line of a dirt bike a lot of components are involved and all have a specific role to play in putting the power to the ground. In turn your front tire is pawing at the air as you exit the corners and tearing knobs off your freshly installed rear tire. Let’s […]