What Is Avgas?

The Origins Of AvGas – The Original Performance Fuel

AvGas Has Been Around A Long Time, So Lets Pay Our Respects. Before we get into a discussion on using AvGas (aviation gas) in your...
ethanol is bad for your engine

Serious Problems With Running Ethanol Blended Gas In Your 2-Stroke Dirt Bike

I’m sure you’ve already seen it at your local gas station: fuel blended with ethanol. It’s becoming more and more common, and it’s getting harder and harder to find gas stations that do not use the blend as their available fuel. According to the EPA, as long as you’re using it in a car or truck that was manufactured in 2001 or later, you should be fine. Unfortunately, some small, 2 stroke...
Octane Ratings & How They Will Affect Your Dirt Bike Engine’s Performance

Octane Ratings & How They Will Affect Your Dirt Bike Engine’s Performance

Not all fuel is created equal, and not all vehicles (dirt bikes included) can run on the same type of fuel. As a result, octane ratings were established to classify the different qualities of fuel into distinct performance categories. And it’s this octane rating that ultimately determines what we put into our fuel tanks on a daily basis. Therefore, it’s important you know the ins and outs of what...
Power Adders & Octane Boosters: Do They Work & Do You Actually Need Them?

Power Adders & Octane Boosters: Do They Work & Do You Actually Need Them?

The gasoline octane booster (or, power adder) has been touted by the companies that make them as "miracle workers" for boosting an engine's horsepower while simultaneously improving its overall efficiency and performance. And there have been countless consumers who have bought into the hype. But do octane boosters really work, or are the just some marketing scheme designed by...