Technology / Motorcycle / Motocross: Off-road motorcycle racing held on enclosed, rough circuits. Motocross is derived from the French, and traces its origins to British Scrambling competitions. The name "motocross" is a contraction derived from the words "Motorcycle" and "Cross Country." (Also known as MX or MotoX).

Motocross Bike

Technology / Motorcycle / Motocross Bike: A light-weight motorcycle specifically designed for racing in motocross competition or on a dirt track. As compared to other off-road bikes, the suspension is able to handle harder hits, the power del MORE


Technology / Motorcycle / G-Out: A rapid transition from a long downhill to a steep uphill causing the rider to experience G-Force at the bottom. Associated with dirtbike and motocross riding. MORE


Technology / Motorcycle / Knobbies: The type of tires used by supercross and motocross racers. These tires have large square knobs of rubber tread that are designed and arranged in various ways to best grab the dirt. Sometimes mechanics MORE


Technology / Motorcycle / Supercross: Supercross is a dirtbike competition using relatively short courses inside athletic stadiums with mostly manmade jumps. Supercross has its roots in Motocross and might be considered a step-up in terms MORE

Federation Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM)

Technology / Motorcycle / Federation Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM): The governing body of the international motorcycle sport. Originally founded in 1904, it represents 90 national motorcycle federations that are divided into six regional continental unions. There are MORE