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02/28/2019
While it may not be the first activity which springs to mind when thinking about a new pastime or hobby, there are many appealing benefits to taking up dirt-bike riding.

If you have been looking for a new outdoor activity for both yourself and your family to enjoy, there’s a good chance that you’ve thought about playing a sport or joining a local playgroup. And while these can be great ways to become more social and get some exercise, for people who enjoy a little more adventure, these don’t really cut it.

Give Some Thought to Dirt-Bike Riding

For those who like their activities a little louder and fast-paced, Progressive Products has the following post on how dirt-bike riding could tick all of your boxes.

A Great Family Day Out

Dirt bike riding isn’t just about one person riding around a track on their own until they bored and going home. Instead, dirt-bike tracks and parks provide a great social space for families to spend an entire day enjoying the outdoors. From communal kitchens and eating spaces, playgrounds for children who aren’t yet of the age to ride, right through to riding lessons for youngsters to learn the sport and meet other kids their age, a day out at a dirt-bike track is a great social activity if you are interested in making new friends.

Get Active!

There’s no denying that road-bike riding isn’t exactly physically demanding. After all, most of the time you are just sitting on a bike while the vehicle does the work. However, when it comes to dirt-bike riding, it is the complete opposite. From strengthening your core while you maintain your balance, giving your legs a workout as you keep your body moving up and down to compensate for jumps, bumps, and the general terrain, right through to giving our shoulders some exercise as you steer your way around a train and through tight spaces, after a day of dirt bike riding you will definitely feel like you’ve done a solid amount of exercise. Click here to buy 10W-40 Synthetic Dirt Bike Oil and keep your ride in good condition. Combined with a synthetic oil change, high-quality products like these are crucial for getting the best performance out of your dirt bike and also extending its lifespan. Check out the online store for the full range or speak with a friendly professional at Progressive Products by calling (425) 483-2582 to learn more about how a quick synthetic oil change in Shoreline, WA can benefit your engine.

Stress Relief

Whether it’s work or general life, everybody has stress. And while there are the go-to activities like yoga or walking, for some people relieving their stress requires more noise and action. This is where dirt-bike riding can be a great alternative, remembering that stress relieving activities don’t have to be quiet and slow, they just need to take your mind off your daily grind. Powering around a dirt bike track or forest trail requires your full mental attention to keep you moving in the right direction and navigating tight corners and rough terrain. For many riders, this level of focus is exactly what’s needed to take their mind off their week at work and help their brain escape.

Teach Children Responsibility

It’s important to teach children responsibility at a young age so that they can carry the lesson into their adolescence and adulthood. And while chores can be a great way to do this, washing the dishes or cleaning their room isn’t always an exciting task. After a day of riding, dirt-bikes need to be washed down and small amounts of careful maintenance items need to be performed. If not, the bike becomes rusty and the engine starts to lose its grunt, leaving you with nothing more than another vehicle stuck in the shed. It’s this type of maintenance which can help children to learn responsible vehicle ownership, as their hard work each time pays off when they take their bike out for a ride the next weekend. This is a great way to teach children how respecting their belongings can benefit them.

A Quick Synthetic Oil Change in Shoreline, WA Is All It Takes

Keeping a dirt bike or any engine, running at its peak depends on the type of maintenance you provide and the quality of products you put in. Giving your bike a synthetic oil change with a high-quality engine lubricant is a great way to boost performance and extend lifespan. Speak with an expert on the subject at Progressive Products by calling (425) 483-2582 to learn more about how giving your vehicle, be it a dirt-bike, boat, our daily drive a synthetic oil change can benefit you.
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