Alpinestars Tech 10 Boots

Alpinestars Tech 10 Boots

THE PREMIER MOTOCROSS BOOTS Alpinestars makes a lot of different motorcycle gear (and casual attire), but arguably their main claim to fame is their Tech 10 boots that have been worn on the feet of some of the world’s best motocross and supercross racers. If you check out the following features you’d think we were […]

April 16th, 2009 by MCg 

Fox Racing Motocross Boots for Guys and Gals

Fox Racing Motocross Boots for Guys and Gals

DIRT KICKIN’ MOTOCROSS BOOTS California based Fox Racing definitely makes motocross boots! These boots are designed to prevent a rider’s feet and legs from being injured as a result of all the sand, dirt, mud, gravel, rocks, knocks, hits and other adventures that MX feet bump into. To offer maximum protection, MX boots are the […]

March 24th, 2009 by MCg 

Motocross Racing for Tough Guys and Gals

Motocross Racing for Tough Guys and Gals

MOTOCROSS IS A PHYSICAL SPORT! The physical demand of competitive motocross racing is a result of controlling a 200+ pound motocross bike while maintaining top speeds over a rugged and punishing course. The term “motocross” is a combination of “motorcycle” and “cross country” and traces its origins to British off-road competitions (called “Scrambles”). The first […]

March 17th, 2009 by MCg 

Motocross Boots: Off-Road, Dirt Kickin’ Protection

Motocross Boots: Off-Road, Dirt Kickin’ Protection

Motocross Boots are Tough Boots for motocross offer heavy-duty feet/ankle protection for off-road riding. MX boots are taller and stiffer than regular motorcycle boots or asphalt racing boots. (However, as a point of comparison, if you’ve done any downhill skiing, motocross boots are not as stiff as skiing boots). MOTOCROSS BOOTSare often about 16 inches […]

February 6th, 2009 by MCg 

Fox Racing Motocross Gloves

Fox Racing Motocross Gloves

FOX MOTOCROSS GLOVES AND GEAR Fox Racing Inc. began making its mark on the moto world back in 1974. Started in California, the first order of activity for the budding company was distributing European-made motocross bikes. Only two years later they began manufacturing high-performance suspension and engine components, specifically for racers. FOX leveraged the competitive […]

February 6th, 2009 by MCg 

Motocross Helmets: Keeping Your Head Together in the Dirt

Motocross Helmets: Keeping Your Head Together in the Dirt

EARLY OFF-ROAD HELMETS Early dirt-bike helmets were pretty much the same as the modern OPEN FACE HELMETS used for street riding. (Also called 3/4 helmets, since they cover 3/4 of the head). However, just as full face helmets, and their prominent chin bar, became routine in the racing world because they offered better head protection, […]

January 26th, 2009 by MCg 

Motocross Gloves

Motocross Gloves

DIRT BIKE GLOVES GALORE! Although I mostly ride on the street, I LOVE dirt bike riding. I spent endless summers riding dirt in my youth (many decades ago) and they were some of the most pleasurable moments in my life. Back then, there were a variety of motorcycle gloves, but compared to the choices today, […]

January 24th, 2009 by MCg