Dirt Bikes & Maintenance

How much land do you need to build a motocross track? (On private property)

Motocross or scramble tracks on private property for your own use can start at roughly 1/2 acre. But you are best to acquire an area of land of an acre+ to create a reasonable sized personal motocross track. One acre of land will allow you to have features that include undulating land with dips, mounds and jumps. Planning permission may be required for the creation of the man-made jumps. Think about noise levels and the location of your motocross or scramble course.

How old do you have to be to ride a dirt bike off-road (Dirt bike age chart)

How old should you be to ride a dirt bike does depend on the child. You may be surprised to learn that kids as young as 3 years old can ride small electric dirt bikes. Kids at the age of 4 are progressing to ride small petrol (Gas) dirt bikes safely. Perhaps with training wheels. Then kids aged 5-6 upwards are riding petrol (gas) 50cc dirt bikes without training wheels and even learning to take small jumps.

What age is a 50cc dirt bike for? (Dirt bikes for kids)

You may be surprised to learn that children as young as 3 years old can ride small dirt bikes, but I suggest at this age it’s on an electric dirt bike rather than a 50cc petrol dirt bike. But also children from the age of 4 can safely ride 50cc dirt bikes, but they may need training wheels to begin with. If your kids start from a young age on an electric dirt bike, there’s no reason why they won’t be riding a 50cc dirt bike quite easily aged 5 or 6 without training wheels.

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