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 [email protected]).
  • Info on new products.
  • Anything else we find interesting related to pitbikes, vintage minis, and trail bikes.


Recently crowned 125cc Western Region Supercross Champion, Ivan Tedesco, is just as serious about his pit bike as Mitch Payton is about Tedesco’s race bike. Not only does Tedesco’s KLX110 took as trick as his Pro Circuit/Chevy Trucks/Kawasaki KX125, but take our word… it gets up and runs.               […]

Oakley Big Day out MX Holiday Jam

Article originally appeared in MiniMoto Magazine Issue 2 – Written by Tim Clark Back in late December, Oakley sponsored a Holiday Jam at Starwest Raceway in Perris, CA. There were regular motocross races all day long on the main track, but for the MiniMoto crowd, the big attraction was the evening race. Held on Starwest’s […]

Wow! Mini Moto Magazine response is huge!

Article originally appeared in MiniMoto Magaine Issue 2 – Written by Tim Clark That’s about all I can say about the response we received to the first issue of MiniMoto Magazine. Who would have thought that a magazine dedicated purely to small bore, four-stroke motorcycles would have stirred so much interest. It’s no wonder, though, […]


Article originally appeared in MiniMoto Magaine Issue 1 2004 MEET Nick Nicholls. Like the rest of us, Nick’s big into pit bikes. So big that he developed his own website dedicated to keeping the rest of us psychos up to date on what’s happening with our favorite past time it’s called Planetminis.com. “The whole idea […]

Before any Sunday – MPN Mini bike nationals

Article originally appeared in MiniMoto Magazine Issue 1 2004 photos by Carl Stone During the 2003 AMA/Chevy Trucks National Motocross Championship, a phenomenon was set in motion. The MPN Mini Nationals pitted industry personalities against one another in three classes – 50cc, Mid-Size and Clutch – and they took place usually on either Friday or […]


This interesting information originally appeared in a Honda Service Manual dated 1971 The overhead cam design enables a quiet operation and constant high output over a broad speed range starting at slow speed with very little effort. Incorporation of the oil damper tyre cam chain tensioner automatically maintains the proper tension and minimizes the chain […]

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 […]

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