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YZ250FX LONG-TERM TEST

Jul 31, 2015Comments off762 Views

It should have come a long time ago. The Yamaha YZ250FX is a bike that makes sense, but for some reason the idea scares the

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A KX250 TWO-STROKE WINS AGAIN

Jul 28, 2015Comments off1554 Views

Last year Robby Bell, Ryan Abbatoye and Justin Seeds had a ridiculous idea. They decided to take a 12 year-old motorcycle to one of the

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BEST USED BIKE EVER: SUZUKI RM250

Jul 25, 2015Comments off8373 Views

      The story of the Suzuki RM250 isn’t just about a single motorcycle. It’s about a dynasty of bikes, championships and riders that

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HONDA AFRICA TWIN

Jul 24, 2015Comments off854 Views

The Honda Africa Twin was a popular adventure bike in Europe for 20 years. Now it's all new and coming to the US.

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HONDA’S GREATEST BIKE: THE CR250R TWO...

Jul 19, 2015Comments off5633 Views

The Honda CR250 two-stroke escalated Japan's obsession with motocross in the '70s, and then dominated the sport in the '80s. Even though it's gone, its

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ALL ABOUT THE KTM 300 2-STROKE

Jul 12, 2015Comments off2576 Views

The KTM 300 two-stroke is considered the greatest off-road bike of our time. This is the story of how it came about.

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HUSKY FC450 PROJECT

Jul 10, 2015Comments off1181 Views

Dick Wilk has been around the block; his reputation as a suspension and motor guru is built on solid results and a couple of decades

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JUSTIN JONES: A TALE OF TWO HONDAS

Jul 04, 2015Comments off1073 Views

Justin Jones is  one of the top off-road racers on the West Coast, having finished third in the WORCS Pro class for two years running.

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SHERCO RELEASES 2016 OFF-ROAD LINE

Jul 03, 2015Comments off1415 Views

After the release of the two-stroke in 2014 and the 450 four-stroke in 2015, Sherco has refined all its models for 2016.  The four-stroke bikes have

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NEW MONTESA COTA

Jul 02, 2015Comments off852 Views

TORRANCE, Calif., July 1, 2015 – Riding the momentum of Toni Bou’s continued dominance on the international trials scene, American Honda today announced the brand-new

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HARDWARE: KTM 450SX FACTORY EDITION, THE NE...

Jul 01, 2015Comments off1107 Views

Thousand Oaks Powersports takes the KTM 450SX-F Factory Edition to a higher place in this edition of Dirt Bike's Hardware video series.

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BETA FOR 2016

Jul 01, 2015Comments off2654 Views

Beta is rapidly becoming a major manufacturer in the U.S. off-road scene. For 2016, the Italian maker is the second largest importer of dirt bikes,

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KTM’s 2016 DUAL-SPORT MODELS

Jun 30, 2015Comments off4952 Views

KTM just announced its new dual-sport line for 2016, and it contains the 350EXC and 500EXC. Both got the same updates as the XCF-W dirt-only

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FIRST RIDE: KTM XC-F & SX-F FOR 2016

Jun 30, 2015Comments off3176 Views

KTM released its 2016 line and they'll be showing up in dealerships this month. We tested eight all-new models this week.

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10 BEST USED DUAL-SPORT BIKES

Jun 30, 2015Comments off10886 Views

These are the 10 best dual-sport bike bargains that you're likely to find used. All are over 5 years old, all are great.

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YAMAHA’S NEW OFF-ROAD TWO-STROKE

Jun 30, 2015Comments off4552 Views

Yamaha’s bombshell was the announcement of an off-road two-stroke for 2016. The new YZ250X is an off-road (meaning, not motocross) version of the YZ250, much like a

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HONDA, 2016

Jun 30, 2015Comments off2635 Views

Honda’s 2016 motocross bikes were just announced without fanfare. It will be a year of minimal change for the CRF450R, CRF250R and CRF150R. The good

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THE 10 BEST USED 2-STROKES

Jun 29, 2015Comments off8788 Views

All two-strokes are bargains, but there are some that really stand out. Here's our top 10 list of two-stroke to have and hold.

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10 BEST DIRT BIKES OF THE ’90s

Jun 29, 2015Comments off3328 Views

The dirt bikes of the '90s weren't all good. But some were good enough to be sorely missed, and others good enough to still be

This should be the lightest, most powerful 250 four-stroke ever sold to the public. The 2016 250SX-F isn’t that far removed from the bike that Marvin Musquin rides.

FIRST LOOK! KTM’s 2016 SX MODELS

Jun 29, 2015Comments off5027 Views

The 2016 KTMs have been revealed, and it's a very big year of change. There are five new motocross bikes, and we mean new!