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There are few things more satisfying than ripping down a trail through the woods on a dirtbike. Riding at a motocross track or any other venues that are off-road, is equally as enjoyable. However, you can’t just jump on a bike and head off, you need to get geared up. Gear not only keeps you …

Foreword A big thank you is due to Chris at Volt Heat who supplied wBW with the 2XL Volt Heat Fusion 12V/7V Dual Source Leather Motorcycle Heated Gloves and subsequently, one of the first (new) Fusion Vests in XL with wireless Bluetooth interface and App (wBW review to follow). Introduction Winter in this part of …

Introduction Recently, Trilobite sent me a “Care Package” in the form of a box containing their new Go-Up jeans, the Ace jacket, and a pair of gloves which is the subject of this review. Trilobite is fast becoming a familiar name to webBikeWorld readers with us having published several reviews of the Czech Republic based …

Introduction I really appreciate when a manufacturer engages with me in regards to a product that I reviewed. I’ll take the negative with the positive because the important thing is it shows they’re paying attention to independent and unbiased reviews like those we publish here at Web Bike World. The story of this review you …

The weather is starting to turn here already (seriously), and now the Tasker’s have become the glove of choice for my morning rides. In the thick of summer I tend to stick with textile or mesh gloves that allow for maximum airflow, but when the needle dips below 48F, I’m quick to something that better …

Updated March, 2019 Our Top Picks Other great options:  Alpinestars Supertech, REV’IT Spitfire, Dainese 4 Stroke EVO Gloves are a very important piece of gear for any rider who is looking to protect his or her hands as well as enhance the riding experience. But when it comes to racing, gloves might be one of …

Updated March, 2019 Our Top Picks Other great options:  Scorpion Talon, Leatt GPX 3.5 Lite, REV’IT! Striker 3 A pair of good off-road/dirt bike gloves are pretty much just a workhorse piece of gear that will not only tolerate a huge amount of abuse but will almost thrive on it. These gloves start life big and …

Updated March, 2019 Our Top Picks Other great options:  Spidi STS, Triumph Navigator, Klim Adventure GTX Adventure/Touring gloves need to function much like a multitool for the hands. Some conditions demand amazing impact protection while others need to provide a strong grip even for hot, sweaty and dusty hands. The secret to a great selection …

1983 XL600R’83 It came in one color: Monza Red The gas tank, side covers, fenders, headlight cowl, and frame were red The seat, fork boots, number plate panels, and engine were black The wheels, fork legs, and swingarm were silver The “600R” side cover decal was solid white The engine was a 589cc OHC RFVC …

2007 FMX650 Engine Type Air-cooled, 4-stroke single Bore and Stroke 100 x 82mm Displacement  644cc Compression Ratio 8.3:1 Carburation 40 mm VE-type carburetor Max. Power Output 37 bhp at 5,750 rpm Max. Torque 52.3 Nm at 4,500 rpm Ignition Fully transistorised electronic Starter Electric Gearbox 5-Speed Final Drive O-ring sealed chain Length x Width x …

1981 XR250R’81 Engine Engine Type 49cc OHC 4-valve single cylinder with two head pipes Spark plug D8EA Plug gap .028 DRIVETRAIN Transmission 5-speed Chain #520 x 102 Front sprocket 14 T Rear sprocket 53 T CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES Suspension Pro-Link DIMENSION Front wheel 21″ Rear wheel 17″ OTHER Color Tahitian Red The side …

1991 XR250L’91 Engine Engine Type 249cc OHC RFVC single cylinder Spark plug DPR8Z Plug gap .028 Battery YTX4L-BS — 12 volt DRIVETRAIN Transmission 5-speed Chain #520 x 102 Front sprocket 14 T Rear sprocket 40 T CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES N/A DIMENSION Front Tire pressure: 24 psi (165 KPa) Rear Tire pressure: 27 psi …

2003 CRF450R’03 Engine Engine Type 449cc liquid-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke Fuel Delivery 40mm KeihinTM flat-slide Bore and Stroke 96.0 x 62.1 mm Drivetrain Transmission Close-ratio five-speed Final drive #520 chain; 13T/50T CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES Front Suspension 47mm inverted Showa fork with 16-position compression- and 16-position rebound-damping adjustability; 315mm (12.4 in.) travel Rear Suspension Pro-Link …

1979 XR250’79 Engine Engine Type 249cc OHC 4-valve single cylinder with 2 head pipes Spark plug D8EA Plug gap .028 DRIVETRAIN Transmission 5-speed Chain #520 x 102 Front sprocket 13 T Rear sprocket 53 T CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES Front wheel 23″ Rear wheel 18″ DIMENSION N/A OTHER Color Tahitian Red The “HONDA” tank …

1978 XL250S’78 Engine Engine Type 249cc OHC 4-valve single cylinder with two head pipes Spark plug D8EA Plug gap .028 Electricals 6N4-2A-4 — 6-volt DRIVETRAIN Transmission 5-speed Chain #520 x 102 Front sprocket 14 T Rear sprocket 53 T CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES Front wheel 23″ Rear wheel 18″ DIMENSION N/A OTHER Color Tahitian …

1982 XL250R’82 Engine Engine Type 249cc OHC 4-valve single cylinder with two exhaust pipes Spark plug DR8ES-L Plug gap 028 Electricals 12-volt electrical system Battery YB3L-A — 12 volt DRIVETRAIN Transmission 6-speed Clutch #520 x 102 Front sprocket 14 T Rear sprocket 47 T CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES Rear Suspension Pro-Link suspension Front wheel …

1972-73 Motosport 250 XL250 Engine Engine Type 248cc 4-stroke OHC 4-valve single cylinder Spark plug D8EA Plug gap 028 Battery 6N6-3B — 6 volt DRIVETRAIN Transmission 5-speed Clutch Hydraulic Front sprocket 15 T Rear sprocket 48 T CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES N/A DIMENSION N/A OTHER One color was available: Custom Silver Metallic The fuel …

1984 CR500R’84 It descended from a long line of Elsinores, although it was not called by that name It was sold in 1984 One color was available: Flash Red The number plate panels were yellow, the seat was blue, the fork boots were black, and the wheel rims were silver It used a round-slide carburetor …

1982 VT250F Engine Engine Type Two cylinder 90° V Twin, Four stroke Displacement 248 cc Bore and Stroke 60 mm x 44 mm Compression Ratio 11:1 Valvetrain DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder Ignition System Transistor contactless system Maximum power 26.1 kW (35 hp) @ 11,000 rpm Maximum torque 21.5 N·m (15.9 lb·ft) @ 10,000 rpm …

1979 XR500’79 It came in Tahitian Red The “HONDA” tank decal was red The top of the tank, side cover panels, and headlight cowl were black The “XR500” side cover graphic was red and white The front wheel was 23″ while the rear was 18″ The engine was a 498cc OHC 4-valve single cylinder with …

1975 Trials TL250K0 ENGINE Engine Type: 4-stroke OHC 4-valve single cylinder Displacement: 248cc DRIVETRAIN Transmission: 5-speed CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES N/A DIMENSION N/A OTHER One color was available: Special Silver Metallic with Tahitian Red The fuel tank was 2-tone red and silver The “TL250” side cover decal was orange and red The serial number …

1996 XR400 (XR400R’96) It was a development of the motosport series in previous years It was sold in 1996 One color was available: Ross White This was an all new lightweight, midweight XR The rear sub frame was removable The swingarm pivot was combined with the rear engine mount A high performance power kit was …

1981 Elsinore (CR450R’81) It was Honda’s first production “open class” MX bike One color was available: Tahitian Red The fuel tank stripe was black and white The number plate panels were yellow the engine color was red The engine was a 431cc 2-stroke reed valve single with a 4-speed transmission The serial number began JH2PE0203BC000001.

2003 XR650R’03 Engine 649cc Liquid-cooled single-cylinder Bore and Stroke 100.0 x 82.6 mm Compression Ratio 10.0:1 Transmission Five-speed Ignition Solid-state CD with electronic advance Final Drive O-ring sealed chain 14T/48T Front Suspension 46mm leading-axle Kayaba cartridge fork with compression- and rebound-damping adjustment; 284mm (11.2 in.) travel Rear Suspension Pro-Link Kayaba single-shock with spring-preload, compression- and …

1982 CR480R-82 It came without the “Elsinore” designation Again the color was Tahitian Red The number plate panels were yellow The seat was black with a white “480R” graphic The engine which produced 51 HP was a 472cc 2-stroke air-cooled reed valve single cylinder linked to a 4-speed transmission The serial number began JH2PE020*CC100019. 1983 …

1993 XR650L’93 ENGINE The engine was a 644cc SOHC RFVC dry sump single cylinder Starter: Electric DRIVETRAIN Transmission: 5-speed Final Drive: Chain CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES Front Tire: 80/100-18 Rear Tire: 110/100-18 Front Brakes: single 256 mm disc with 2-piston calipers Rear Brakes: single 220 mm disc with 1-piston calipers DIMENSION N/A OTHER It …

2003 CRF450R’03 Engine Engine Type 449cc liquid-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke Carburetion 40mm KeihinTM flat-slide Bore and Stroke 96.0 x 62.1 mm Transmission Close-ratio five-speed Final Drive #520 chain; 13T/50T Front Suspension 47mm inverted Showa fork with 16-position compression- and 16-position rebound-damping adjustability; 315mm (12.4 in.) travel Rear Suspension Pro-Link Showa single-shock with spring-preload, 13-position (low-speed) and …