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Pros & Cons Of Using Blended Synthetic Oil In Your Dirt Bike

Ever since synthetic oil made its way into the automotive market, it has reigned supreme in two related, yet very distinct categories: performance and price. The former is why most professional dirt bike riders use synthetic. And the latter is why many aspiring dirt bike riders are still sticking with their petroleum-based oil. It's true that full synthetic oil is expensive, even more so when you compare...
What is Oil Film Strength & Why It’s Important To Your Dirt Bike

What is Oil Film Strength & Why It’s Important To Your Dirt Bike

Film strength. We’ve all heard of it at some point, but most of us aren’t exactly sure what it is, or what it does for our dirt bike engines. We know that it has something to do with oil, but that’s about it. In this article, I'll try to answer the previous questions and take a little bit of the mystery out of the curious little component of oil called oil film strength. The simple answer is that film strength is protection for...
Is Biodegradable Engine Oil Worth The Investment In The Long Run?

Is Biodegradable Engine Oil Worth The Investment In The Long Run?

In this article, I'm going to give you a brief introduction of what biodegradable oil is, how they're being used in today's performance engines and give you some guidance on whether they're ultimately worth the investment. In today's environmentally conscious society biodegradable resources have become more popular than ever before. And one of the leading pioneers of the biodegradable market...
A Brief Introduction To Castor Oil, One Of The Most Prolific Oils In History

A Brief Introduction To Castor Oil, One Of The Most Prolific Oils In History

Castor oil was once the undisputed king of motor oils. It proved to be a shining star in a sea of very poor quality crude oils, and was commonly used in not only combustion engines, but transmissions as well. But besides being popular motor oil, do you know much else about this oil that comes from a plant? In this article, we're going to get into castor oil to find out exactly what it is, how it came to...