Kris Keefer puts bikes, gear, accessories, hard parts... you name it, through the paces to bring you the straight verdict.
The red and blue quarter liter four strokes go head to head in this special one on one shootout. Keefer will break down the details/characters of each machine and fill you in on which one may be the best for your type of riding, conditions and skill level.
Get the scoop on this year's 24 Hours Of Glen Helen race, how we got roped into riding a 1994 Yamaha WR250 for 24 hours, riding at night, what you should expect from this race, some tips/tricks and a lot of other topics that may help you if ever decide to get to San Bernardino for this event.
Want to get more comfortable on your 2022 CRF250R? Keefer breaks down some suspension settings as well as some flaws that can be remedied in this episode. We also call up Eric Phipps from Works Connection to break down why he chose to purchase a 2022 CRF250R and what he has thought about his purchase.…
Keefer breaks down the other steel frame brand and gives you insights on why it is better or worse than the orange and red steel frames out there!
Learn more about Honda's 2022 Works Edition 450 in this episode and find out where it's better than the R model, if it is at all! As usual your questions are answered in this show as well as some you may thought you never knew you wanted to ask!
Get the details on the 2022 FC250 and find out where the Husqvarna differs from the Gas Gas and the KTM out on the track.
Yamaha redesigned their YZ250 two stroke and Keefer breaks down what he felt in comparison to the 2021 version. He also goes over if this YZ250 smoker is a viable purchasing option for even the four stroke lover. Two strokes lover unite and get the scoop on bLU cRU's latest and greatest.
Keefer takes the 2022 KTM 450 SX-F and Yamaha YZ450F and works on each bike's weaknesses in order to try and make an ultimate vet race bike. Which one did he pick as his favorite? Listen in to this special episode to see what mods were done and how much better each one got!
Honda refined the ECU settings as well as the suspension for 2022 so does it make a difference? Can you feel it on the track? These questions and more answered in this CRF450R episode.
You might have thought the 2022 Yamaha YZ450F was going to be an all new machine, but with only a few updates this year we might have to wait until 2023 until we see a huge change. In this episode Keefer breaks down why the YZ450F still may be a viable choice for you future 450cc buyers out there!
The 2022 Yamaha YZ250F has very few changes but that doesn't stop us from breaking down those changes to see if they make a difference on the track or not? Should you switch to bLU cRU? Listen as Keefer dives into the quarter liter four stroke contender.
Yes, we know it's the same bike as 2021, but the latest KX450 is here and we hopefully have some newer things for you to listen to on this 2022 green edition podcast! If you're wondering if a Kawasaki is right for you, give yourself 50 minutes to listen to this episode.
Dive into some family talk with the Keefers as they discuss going back to school, Loretta Lynn's, injuries, disagreements in the household as well as other commonplace topics of many households!
Get the scoop on the all new 2022 Honda CRF250R and find out if it's the new leader in the 250 class!
Do you ever wonder what the R&D process is like to get a motocross to market? How does the testing work for each machine? How do manufacturers find the target for each machine? Sit down for this informative show that encompasses the ins and outs of what it takes to bring that motorcycle, that is sitting in your garage, to your dealer you purchased …
Not much changes in 2022 on the KTM 450 SX-F, but Keefer did find one engine update! Learn about that as well as settings, reliability mods, and why this is one of the easiest 450 machines for most consumers.
Drop in and listen to see if a 350cc sized machine is the perfect size bike for you. The KTM 350 SX-F hasn't changed in 2022, but Keefer goes over why the 350cc size is a good match for most people as well as what to look for in order to see if a KTM 350 SX-F is right for you.
Keefer breaks down the 2022 KTM 250 SX-F as well as durability questions, tip, tricks, and even breaks some myths about the quarter liter orange four stoke machine.
All you Red Riders get ready as Keefer and Dallas Dunn go over some updated tips for the 2021 Honda CRF450R as well as talk about Factory Connection's suspension settings that we have recently tested. Also, as a bonus Keefer goes over some of the change points of the 2022 CRF450R and how it could benefit you out on the track.…
First time going to Loretta's? Or maybe you just want a refresher course on what the ranch is all about? Regionals? We got that in here as well! Get all the LL's scoop in this family friendly episode with the Keefer family.
Keefer sits down with the lead motocross developer at FXR Racing, Carson Soviak, to discuss the ins and outs of the gear process from start to finish. If you're a gear snob like we are , this is a good one to listen to
Should you be wearing knee guards or knee braces? Ryno suggests knee pads bu others suggest knee braces so what should you do? Let Keefer walk you through his experiences with each and what his outlook on the debate. Special guest Mrs. Keefer is in studio on this one to make sure Kris is keeping it real.…
Keefer sits down with a motocross coach and amateur racing father (Rob Imondi and Matt Pascal) and go over why/if kids or newer riders to the sport need a coach/trainer. Keefer will also go over how one amateur racing family manages to balance work, money spent, a marriage, giving equal amounts of time to each child, as well as how long parents sho…
Not a lot has changed in the world of Suzuki, but that doesn't mean it is not a viable option for certain riders. Keefer and company will break down the latest RM-Z's, it's updated features, talk about where each bike shines and where it could use some assistance. RMaRMy members unite!
Ever wonder what your suspension adjustments actually do for you on the track? Get the low down on which adjuster does what and how you can diagnose which one to turn/click for varying conditions of any track.
In this off-road episode, Keefer and Greg Loup will break down the 2021 Yamaha YZ450FX and Kawasaki KX450X. Listen as they go over the changes to each machine, who each bike is for, each bike's strengths and weaknesses, as well as what they think about what each bike's moto to off-road ratio really is.…
Keefer gets to ride and test the Smartop Bullfrog Spas Honda of Vince Friese and walks you through the bike and what it's like to ride.
Get the scoop on all of. the changes Yamaha made to the 2021 WR450F and how it attacks the trails. Let Keefer break down all the ins and outs of this refined blue machine.
In this episode Kris and Heather go over the trials and tribulations of relationships and bring in their friends Matt and Shannon for their own stories.
As a parent fighting time, it's hard to admit when your kid is better than you. So why not race, put your money where your mouth is and see who is King of the moto household? Aden and Kris discuss their match race that determined who is IN FACT the faster Keefer.
Keefer goes reader/listener emails and answers your burning questions.
Get the scoop on what it's like to ride Justin Brayton's Muc-Off Honda CRF450R engine as well as a set of A-Kit level Showa suspension. It's been a while since we have seen our 2021 CRF450R test engine and we will break down all of the pieces that are involved in getting a factory level type engine character.…
Keefer walks you through Husqvarna's closed course, off-road, big bore two stroke. If you're looking at a TX300i, listen in as this podcast goes through who this bike is for, as well as if it is a capable moto machine.
Keefer dives into Honda's Works Edition and breaks down differences between the standard "R" model. Is the WE worth the money? Did Honda fix the ECU issues? Is the WE's suspension better with the coatings? All of these questions and more answered in this show! There is also important information about ECU updates to your current R and RX models as …
Kris and his son Aden go over all of the 250 fours strokes that they tested, in order to choose the right 250 machine. This podcast is geared towards amateur racing families that are looking to get the best new style bike for their buck.
Kris and Heather cover some Valentine's Day topics such as: why men are horrible at V-Day, why we expect sex and women expect flowers, cards and candy, as well as some back stories, relationship advice, why Heather is anti V-Day, IG stupidity, where you see yourself in 10 years and of course some recent track stories that you will all enjoy.…
Breaking down all things that is the 2021 Husqvarna ROCKSTAR EDITION! Dive into a conversation with Keefer about engine character, chassis feeling, suspension settings and more in this party like a rockstar episode.
This week on the RMATVMC KT Podcast, Keefer dives deep into the world of Team Green. Looking to balance out your 2021 KX450 as well as some get some engine tips? Listen as Keefer goes over the five most important mods you can do in order to give you more comfort as well as a broader power.
Keefer breaks down the new 2021.5 KTM 450 Factory Edition, how to use the new connectivity unit, the myKTM app, which maps are best, why the KTM is easy to ride and so much more in this orange brigade podcast.
Kris Keefer and Gary Sutherlin come in studio this week to break down the 2021 KTM 450 XC-F and dive into who this bike is for. Both guys will break down each part of the motorcycle as well as dive into the racing aspect of off-road racing and how the hybrid moto/off-road rider is becoming more popular.…
In this episode Keefer dives in how to keep beginner riders invested in our sport, how to keep kids safe, how he and Heather got their son involved and why we need to KEED KIDS ON DIRT BIKES!
Want to know the nitty gritty about each 2021 250 MX'er? Listen as Keefer breaks down 7 250F's, with 5 categories on each machine and then gives you which ones are best for over 11 different type of riders. Get a ton of information and make your dollar count before you purchase your new machine. Oh and of course we will have some fun in this episod…
Kris and Heather Keefer cover many topics on this smorgasbord episode that includes best and worst of 2020, setting 2021 family goals, fighting with your spouse, music and its importance to relationships, after dark topics. plus a lot more. Strap in and get ready, because this is a biggie.
Listen as Keefer and his son break down the mods made to the CRF250R and KX250 and if those mods make it easier or harder for a 125 pound 14 year old B class rider to ride. If you're an amateur racing family and are lost on which bike is better for your child, then listen to this episode.
You may just think it's a red KTM and you may be somewhat correct, but listen as Keefer breaks down the differences on the track between the red, orange and white machines. Also, get some suspension, engine and chassis character opinions on the latest red machine to hit the dealership floors.
Grab your loved ones and listen to a breakdown of the AZ Open with Heather, Aden and Kris. The Keefers will go over how the AZ Open was ran, the cost, track mistakes, family mistakes, positives from the weekend and everything that encompasses a an amateur ring family. Yes, even the bad times!
Listen as Keefer breaks down each new 2021 450 MX'er and gives you a head's up on which one is better suited for you. This is non shootout episode is geared towards what works and what doesn't on each bike, for your style of riding.
In this episode Keefer goes over track safety, 2020 Vs. 2021 CRF450R, which helmet is best, how to get in the industry, WP XACT or KYB conversion, how Heather keeps it together while both boys are racing and so much more in this listener email special edition.
It's off-road season out on the west coast and Keefer breaks down the 2021 Yamaha YZ125X for you right here. What are the differences of the YZ125/ YZ215X, can a bigger vet rider adapt to the YZ125X, does this two-stroke Yamaha fit the 50/50 hybrid type of rider, as well as more of your questions answered in this episode.…
What's it like to ride a factory Yamaha? In this episode Keefer breaks down what it's like to ride a Monster Energy Factory Yamaha YZ450F, what it entails, how much better it really is than a stock machine, where it's better on the track and why he still gets excited about testing factory machines.