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ON THE COVER: KTM gets a head start on 2016 with the 450SX-F Factory Edition. Photo: Ron Lawson

APRIL 2015, VOL. 45, NO. 4

Mar 30, 2015Comments off2590 Views

BIKES TEST: KTM 450SX-F FACTORY EDITION KTM works the system and releases a limited number of special bikes to the public in order to legalize

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November 2013 Vol. 43 issue No. 11

Dec 10, 2013Comments off1205 Views

2014 BIKESHONDA CRF250R & 450RFirst ride on the crimson twinsYAMAHA YZ250FA few hours with the next-generation YZ250FKTM 350XCF-WThe ultimate size for a woods four-strokeTHE W

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SEPTEMBER 2013 • VOLUME 43, NO.9

Aug 15, 2013Comments off1214 Views

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DIRT BIKE • MAY 2013, VOLUME 43, NO. ...

Apr 15, 2013Comments off1061 Views

  BIKES• KTM 450XCF-W  The greatest bike that never wins• YZ450F OFF-ROAD  Reinventing the GNCC champion’s bike• KTM 450SX-F FACTORY EDITION  Dungey’s bike for the

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APRIL 2013, VOLUME 43, NO. 4

Apr 04, 2013Comments off1143 Views

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DECEMBER 2012, VOLUME 42, NO. 12

Nov 29, 2012Comments off1032 Views

BIKESTEST: HONDA CRF450RReturn of the twinsTEST: YAMAHA YZ450FWildly radical and wildly conservativeSHOOTOUT: THE 250FsSix screaming bikes in a motocross meltdownUPGRADE: KTM 500EXCTweaks, tips and tidbits

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OCTOBER 2012, VOLME 42, No. 10

Sep 24, 2012Comments off918 Views

NEW STUFFKAWASAKI KX450FThe bear with airKTM 250SXTwo-strokes move on and move outTM 250EPre-mixed Italian concoctionYAMAHA YZ250FSo, what was wrong with carburetors?HUSQVARNA TC250The bike that saved

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SEPTEMBER 2012, VOLUME 42. No. 9

Sep 11, 2012Comments off872 Views

NEW BIKESTEST: 2013 KTM 450SX-FStraight from Dungey’s garagePREVIEW: 2013 KAWASAKI KX250FPressing the advantagePREVIEW: 2013 HUSQVARNASNews from that Swedish/Italian/German company SPECIAL BIKESKTM’S BAJA BOMBERKTM’s final frontierA

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AUGUST 2012 VOLUME 42, No. 8

Jul 09, 2012Comments off916 Views

2013 PREVIEWFIRST RIDE: HONDA CRF450RThe lightest 450 gets lighterKAWASAKI KX250F & KX450FRiddle: how can two bikes have only one fork spring?YAMAHA YZ250F & YZ450FYamaha engineers

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JULY 2012 VOLUME 42, No. 7

Jun 09, 2012Comments off961 Views

BIKES2013 HONDA CRF450RBreaking news from Japan    KTM: 2013A new 250F, a new 350 and a new 450—wait, isn’t that everything?OFF-ROAD 450 SHOOTOUT60 things you should

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JUNE 2012 VOLUME 42, NO. 6

Apr 24, 2012Comments off1046 Views

BIKESYAMAHA WR450FMaybe James Stewart should get in line nowHONDA CRF450XBaja is waitingJCR BAJA BIKEThe Johnny Campbell expressBETA 498RR FACTORY EDITIONExclusive redefinedKTM 350EXCLightweight, legal lighteningZERO MXElectric,

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Dirt Bike, April 2011, Volume 41, No. 4

Mar 17, 2011Comments off915 Views

BIKESHUSQVARNA TXC250If Apple made an iBike…BETA 520RRThe Italian jobPROJECT SUPER XBuilding the Honda 450X of the future right nowKTM 250XC-FLittle bikes never seemed so bigSLAVENS

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Dirt Bike, March 2011, Volume 41, No. 3

Mar 16, 2011Comments off865 Views

BIKESKTM 350XC-FThe game-changer goes off-roadKTM 250XC-FKTM’s high-rev surpriseYAMAHA YZ450F DUAL-SPORTTag for a tigerBIKES OF THE WECContinental hardwareKAWASAKI KX250F A-GO-GOA little more power goes a long