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450 OFF-ROAD SHOOTOUT

Feb 15, 2009Comments off119 Views

      Suddenly there are seven. Once upon a time there was little movement in the world of electric-start, 450cc trail bikes. Honda, Yamaha and KTM

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FIRST RIDE ON THE 2009 HUSQVARNA TC250 X LI...

Feb 10, 2009Comments off55 Views

    Greetings from Tenerife, Canary Island, Spain. We’ve traveled to the Canary Islands and have the horrible task of testing the new Husqvarna TC250 motocross

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USED 450 SHOOTOUT

Jan 29, 2009Comments off485 Views

        No form of racing is as affordable as motocross. Do you think that a $7000 bike and a $50 entry fee is steep?

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DIRTBIKE PRODUCT TEST: Head: MUC-OFF BIKE C...

Jan 28, 2009Comments off27 Views

To be quite honest we’re always washing scoots, so we mow through cleaning sprays like tear-offs in a slime race. Because of this we use

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DIRTBIKE PRODUCT TEST: HEAD: D.I.D X-RING C...

Jan 26, 2009Comments off36 Views

In the life of the off-roader and that of the big-bore motocross enthusiast, a strong driveline is, as ridiculous as this sounds…key. The majority of

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DIRTBIKE PRODUCT TEST: LEO VINCE X3 SUZUKI ...

Jan 21, 2009Comments off58 Views

If there’s any drama with the Suzuki RM-Z450 FI bike it’s not the controllable lower portion of the powerband. The fuel injection makes for a

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DIRTBIKE PRODUCT TEST: AXO PRIME BOOT

Jan 19, 2009Comments off79 Views

THE ISSUE–Building cost effective, yet high end racing footwear that reacts and feels like a big buck full-grain Italian shoe for a price closer to

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DIRTBIKE PRODUCT TEST: MAXXIS MAXXCROSS IT

Jan 15, 2009Comments off38 Views

      In these days of regimented tires designed for very specific jobs, the Maxxis Maxxcross IT fits nicely into the “do-it-all yet high wear and

CORTECH ACCELERATOR SERIES 2 JACKET

Dec 16, 2008Comments off26 Views

This baby has enough bells and whistles to stop a cop! The Cortech Accelerator jacket is so completely accessorized with buzz-tech gadgets that sits in

2009 YZF450 Test

Oct 08, 2008Comments off27 Views

 Experiments are for other companies and better times, Yamaha is sticking with what works   Fortunes turn quickly in the motocross world. The Yamaha YZ450F

LIVING WITH THE WR450

Oct 06, 2008Comments off20 Views

Update: For a number of reasons (most of which we’re not privy to) F2 Racing closed its doors. The good news is that F2 products

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FIRST TEST: 2009 Kawasaki KX450F

Sep 17, 2008Comments off14 Views

It’s hard to believe, but after winning every single National moto in 2008, the Kawasaki KX450F was obsolete. At least that seems to be the

First Ride On The 2009 Suzuki RM-Z450

Sep 07, 2008Comments off55 Views

Dirt Bike 09 Suzuki RM-Z450 Web Test By Tom Webb Virtually unchanged for 2009 (BNG: Bold New Graphics) isn’t necessarily a bad thing for the

FIRST LOOK: 2009 HONDA CRF450R

Sep 05, 2008Comments off120 Views

FIRST LOOK2009 HONDA CRF450RFuel injection is just the beginning Well hold onto your shorts folks. The new Honda is here and there is no doubt

FIRST TEST! KTM 450XC-F

Sep 03, 2008Comments off76 Views

The old man loves the KTM 450XC-F! In spite of the agro attitude T-Webb had a hoot during his 3-day test up in Flagstaff, Arizona.

Yamaha – 2009 YZ250F Bike Review

Sep 02, 2008Comments off20 Views

For 2009 the YZ250F remains mostly unchanged except for the exhaust, which is 60mm shorter at the head pipe and the muffler is 50mm shorter.

Kawasaki’s – 2009 KX250F Bike R...

Sep 02, 2008Comments off21 Views

     We recently rode the all-new KX250F out at the new Rynoland track, designed and managed by motocross hero Ryan Hughes, in Anza, California.     

IMS HONDA CRF450X: THE WORKING MAN’S ...

May 12, 2008Comments off521 Views

But is it really all that affordable? Scott Wright is the co-owner of IMS, a company that is synonymous with Fueling systems and foot pegs

PROJECT YZ285: GOING BIG WITH WISECO

Mar 06, 2008Comments off149 Views

Turning a YZ250 MXer into a YZ285 off-road missile When you hear the name Wiseco you think naturally think of dirt bike pistons. But Wiseco

KTM 530EXC-R •SPARKED UP': THE ULTIMA...

Feb 28, 2008Comments off110 Views

  STAR ISLAND MOTOSPORTS KTM 530EXC-RHengeveld’s KTM dealership and F2 Racing build a street legal weapon The Hengeveld clan (from whom Steve is the most