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Dirt Bike Skid Plates and Guards

Imagine yourself riding a wicked trail, navigating each section with technical perfection, practically sailing through the woods with near ease. Why risk damaging or cracking your engine cases or other things the trail might throw out you when you can prevent it with a skid plate? A good skid plate can protect your bike and allow you to keep your mind on riding.

Dirt bike skid plates are no joke, and Rocky Mountain ATV/MC understands that. Your motorcycle is a phenomenal machine, but it isn’t invincible. Rocks kicked up from your front tire can cause serious damage and require expensive repairs. A good skid plate can help you avoid that by acting as a solid guard and helping protect your engine from any unexpected impacts.

Skid plates are available in aluminum, carbon fiber and plastic, but every material is made to withstand abuse. If you frequent the trails, you can’t afford to put off getting one. It only takes a single rock to make you wish you had one.

We stock skid plates from brands like Ricochet, Works Connection, Cycra, Acerbis, Polisport and others. (For original stock replacements, take a look at our OEM section.) Each skid plate is designed specifically for the bike it fits, so you know you’re getting maximum protection regardless of your choice. Enter your motorcycle’s make, model and year to see what is available for your bike.

Latest Dirt Bike Guards-Skid Plates Reviews – You could win up to $500 for reviewing products!

  • Cycra Full Armor Skid Plate

    Cycra Full Armor Skid Plate

    Devin in WA


    Decent protection with very light weight. The front mounting clamp is a poor design. I have cased it over a bunch of logs and it appears to be holding up.

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  • Enduro Engineering Clutch Slave Cylinder Guard

    Enduro Engineering Clutch Slave Cylinder Guard

    Scott in WA

    The guardian

    Nice product. Great idea. I sent it back because it was not quite big enough to accommodate a 14 tooth counter sprocket that I most often like to run. The chain would have to rub on the guard arm until clearance was made. Worked great with the 13 tooth counter sprocket.

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  • Ricochet Offroad Skid Plate

    Ricochet Offroad Skid Plate

    Michael in UT

    Perfect fit!

    Plenty of coverage, great fit, and pretty good looking!

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  • Enduro Engineering Skid Plate

    Enduro Engineering Skid Plate

    MARTIN in TX

    good skid plate

    Very good thick aluminum skid plate. It really takes a beating on the rocks. My only problem is the drain hole is not near big enough. It drains good when u first pull the plug but once it starts to slow down it drains all in the skid plate. I fixed it by cutting it bigger. And I bought one for my 2013 KTM 250xcw and it had some ears that came under the peg mounts which caught on some chain link and threw me over the bars... I cut them off too. But I like the thick quality and the fit on both my yz and xcw .

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  • E Line Carbon Fiber Skid Plate

    E Line Carbon Fiber Skid Plate

    mike in North Carolina

    crappy protection

    This item looks good and bolts on with ease but has 0 durability. Paid alot and cased on 1 double and completely ripped out all mounting screws on impact. It did save my case but I would hope more than once. Go aluminum.

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  • Acerbis X-Grip Frame Guards

    Acerbis X-Grip Frame Guards

    James in TX

    Frame Guards

    These work awesome, and help with gripping the bike more than I thought they would

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