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450 MX SHOOTOUT: HOW THEY REALLY RANK

Jan 29, 2015Comments off11 Views

This is the complete 2015 450 MX shootout, with the Honda, Husky, KTM, Kawasaki, Suzuki and Yamaha. A winner is chosen.

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FIELD TEST: BIG BOTTOM POWER FOR YOUR HUSKY...

Jan 25, 2015Comments off55 Views

We love the Husky FE350. We made it stronger and more fun to ride with a few simple mods.

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SCORE SAN FELIPE 250

Jan 25, 2015Comments off39 Views

Colton Udall and Justin Jones won the SCORE San Felipe by a large margin this weekend, riding a privateer Honda that they assembled at Nicoll Racing.

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TWO STROKE BLISS ! SERVICE HONDA VIDEO

Jan 23, 2015Comments off66 Views

Check out this this fun video Travis Fant and one of our test riders RJ “Wrong Way” Wageman made with a Service Honda CR250.

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AMERICA’S 25 BEST OFF-ROAD RIDERS: TH...

Jan 21, 2015Comments off90 Views

Off-road racing is huge and undefinable. We tend to lump all dirt racing that isn’t motocross into one big category, but in truth, what we

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WORCS HONOLULU HILLS OPENER GALLERY

Jan 19, 2015Comments off82 Views

Here's the Top ten finishers from the WORCS race at Honolulu Hills with photos from the top ten in the Pro class, the Pro 2

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KTM 300XC: ULTIMATE 2-STROKE OR ULTIMATE DI...

Jan 18, 2015Comments off125 Views

The torch-carrying mob meets right here. The KTM 300XC is like a rolling clubhouse for two-stroke lovers. It’s become the very definition of everything that’s

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HONDA EU2000i GENERATOR

Jan 18, 2015Comments off68 Views

PRODUCT: Warren Reid (eastern region sales manager of Honda power equipment and a former factory MX racer) was the man responsible for getting us the

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HUSKY FC450: AS GOOD AS THEY SAY?

Jan 16, 2015Comments off100 Views

This is year two of the reinvention of Husqvarna. We will not dwell on this. Yes, the machine has a direct bloodline to KTM via

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RIDING THE GREAT DIVIDE

Jan 14, 2015Comments off78 Views

By Bob Sutton Editor’s note: Bob is an adventure rider in the purest sense of the word. He does the trips that most of us

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SHOEI HORNET X2

Jan 14, 2015Comments off97 Views

Shoei released its new dual-sport helmet last week. The Hornet X2 is the long-awaited successor to the Hornet DS, which had become an icon in

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KX500: THE ONE BIKE TO RIDE BEFORE YOU DIE

Jan 13, 2015Comments off177 Views

“A  fuse looking for a light.” “Unrideable.” “Violent.” Those are all quotes from the June 1983 issue of Dirt Bike. The subject? Kawasaki’s first KX500,

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ARE YOU DOING IT THE HARD WAY? FIXING ADVEN...

Jan 13, 2015Comments off59 Views

Most riders don’t like changing flat tires in the comfort of a well-equipped garage with a cold-beverage-packed mini fridge and a cheering section of able

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THE LIFE & TIMES OF THE KAWASAKI KDX20...

Jan 12, 2015Comments off565 Views

To this day, no one knows what the Kawasaki KDX200 was supposed to be. Was it a beginner bike designed to teach wives and kids

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THE CASELLI CUP: AMERICA’S TOP OFF-RO...

Jan 10, 2015Comments off80 Views

The Caselli Cup is awarded each year to the best off-road rider in America. Between GNCC, WORCS, ISDE Americans, National Enduro, OMA, Hare & Hound,

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U.S. OFF-ROAD CHAMPIONS, GRAND LIST

Jan 09, 2015Comments off103 Views

  Off-road racing in the U.S. is wild and varied. We have deserts, swamps and mountains, and about a dozen different ways to race through

Mark Tilley is the rider in about 75% of our test photos. He builds the  bikes, tests them, writes about them and sometimes takes photos of them. He's a multi-talented man. But until recently, he had no idea that his greatest talent was jumping and wheelying 600-pound adventure bikes in the dirt. He's using a little log as a boost in this photos, but that's just because we insisted. For this photo of the Suzuki V-Strom 1000, we used four flashes, several of which are pointed at background elements. Nikon D800, ISO 1600, f6.3 @ 1/250.

FAVORITE TEST BIKE PHOTOS, 2014

Jan 08, 2015Comments off173 Views

Some of our favorite photos of the past year are on display here, along with inside info on how and why.

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CR250R TWO-STROKE: PROJECT FRANKENBIKE

Jan 08, 2015Comments off111 Views

It was probably the dumbest idea that ever came out of an editorial meeting. These meetings are already known to generate cases of mass stupidity,

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TADDY BLAZUSIAK INTERVIEW

Jan 08, 2015Comments off86 Views

Two rounds into the defence of his FIM SuperEnduro crown and Taddy Blazusiak has established himself at the top of the 2015 series. Four race

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BACK IN THE DAY: REBIRTH OF THE JACKPINER

Jan 08, 2015Comments off98 Views

John Penton and KTM had a stormy relationship. And there was a time after the disappearance of the Penton motorcycle brand, which had been manufactured