Welcome to the TBparts.com blog. Our plan is to use this space for the following:

  • Info on upcoming events.
  • Posting of old magazine articles (some will be retyped to make them easier to read on small devices).
  • Posting of old advertisements/nostalgic items from our collection or ones we run across (also feel free to submit some to us at info@tbparts.com).
  • Info on new products.
  • Anything else we find interesting related to pitbikes, vintage minis, and trail bikes.

Little bikes big tracks

Article originally appeared in MiniMoto Magazine Issue 1 2004 If you’ve ever raced an event anything like the Elsinore Grand Prix on a big bike, then you understand how exhausting it can be. You’re out on the course for 45 minutes to an hour beating yourself to death trying to make up time while being […]

If You Ain’t Lyin’, You Ain’t Racing

Article originally appeared in MiniMoto Magazine Issue 1 2004 – photos by Carl Stone Jeff Stanton is not that fast. Ricky Carmichael and James Stewart don’t want to race me. Grant Langston, Chad Reed, and Ernesto Fonseca like my style. Those are just a few of the things I learned over the summer after racing […]

Houston Astros’ Jeff Kent

Article originally appeared in MiniMoto Magazine Issue 1 2004 Motocross has always been a crossover sport for many professional athletes and actors. While down at Cycle Ranch in Texas, we caught up with the second baseman for the Houston Astros, Jeff Kent, while he was busting laps on his XR50. MiniMoto: So… what is your […]

So You Want To Start Racing Mini-Bikes, Huh?

Article originally appeared in MiniMoto Magaine Issue 1 2004 – Written by Rob Buydos Well, let me warn you right now: It will probably be the most infectious experience you’ll ever had. If you’re at least 18-years-old, the first thing you need to do is go buy a bike, so I will explain how we […]