Kris Keefer puts bikes, gear, accessories, hard parts... you name it, through the paces to bring you the straight verdict.
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.
Yamaha completely changed their YZ250F for 2021 and in this episode Keefer dissects the changes made as well as how those changes are perceived on the track.
On this edition of Coffee With The Keefers Presented By Ikon CBD, Steve and Pookie Matthes sit down with Kris and Heather to go over their top three reasons why they love their partner, as well as their top three things they would like their partner to improve on. Steve and Kris also build their ultimate woman out of Heather and Pookie's body parts…
The 2021 KTM 350 SX-F is a very intriguing motorcycle. It's a little 250 and it's a little 450, but it also does things better than both. Find out what it's like right here in this episode.
Kawasaki brings a couple new models to their fleet in 2021, so let Keefer break down what the KX250X/450X is like to ride. Get the nuts and bolts of all the differences from the moto models and why it may be worth your time to give the new green X models a hard look.
Keefer breaks down the new Kawasaki KX250 and gives you the straight facts on what it's like to ride, as well as how it compares to the 2020 model.
The bike you've been waiting for is finally here! Is it as good as it looks? Listen as Keefer breaks down what it's like to ride the 2021 Honda CRF450R and what the differences are compared to last year's model.
Learn more about the 2021 KTM 250/450 SX-F machines in this two for one podcast. Get some insight on the new orange brigade machines, settings as well as if the new versions are that much better than last year's versions.
Sit down, relax, grab a coffee or in this case, a cocktail! ! Let's go over some of life's topics such as marriage, kids, dirt bikes, social media and a sprinkling of after dark with the Keefers shall we?
West coast off-riders rejoice! We got our hands on Cole Martinez's SLR Honda CRF450RX race machine and dive into all the nooks and crannies right here!
You #RMaRMy members need to sit down and listen as Keefer goes over the 2020 Suzuki RM-Z450 with test rider Dallas Dunn. They will talk about the mods performed, what worked/what didn't, reliability of the zook as well as if a yellow bike is the correct purchase for you.
Have you ever wondered if an aftermarket ECU and muffler really helps a machine? What about if you stick that same aftermarket ECU and aftermarket muffler on two competing shootout machines, would that change the results in a shootout? Let Keefer walk you through the ins and outs of this ECU/Muffler/Fuel test and see if it could be the right mod fo…
Looking to upgrade to a 2021 FC250/450 Husqvarna this season? Let Keefer walk you through the change points as well as if those changes can be felt from previous year models. Get the straight scoop on how the FC250/450 work on the track and if it's the right bike for you!
We go to the ranch and give you ALL the insight on what went down. We will cover everything from the cost to what was done to each machine. Get a racing family outlook on what it's like to be at Loretta Lynn's from a testing perspective that only the Keefers can bring you.
Kawasaki changed the clutch as well as the handlebar on the 2021 KX450. Can you feel the changes on the track? Keefer breaks down the change points and if those change points are felt on the track. There is even a Team Green confession that you will have to hear to believe.
Get all of the 2021 Yamaha YZ info from R&D rider Travis Preston as Keefer sits down and talks about the changes to the YZ250F, why the YZ450F is a shootout winner, what Yamaha is doing to develop the YZ two-strokes further and so much more in this bLU cRU episode.