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RIDING THE KTM 390 ADVENTURE: THE WRAP

The KTM 390 Adventure is proof that you don’t need to be a retired CEO to participate in an Adventure Bike gathering. I spent last weekend riding one at the KTM Adventure Rider Rally in Tamarack, Idaho and had an absolute blast. The 390 is…
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TRIUMPH REVEALS MOTOCROSS RACING PLANS

Triumph is almost ready to go MX racing. In a press release, the British company announced that it will compete in the FIM MX2 class in 2024 with a new 250cc motocross bike. A 450 will follow in 2025. The full press release follows.…
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WORCS DOUBLEHEADER AT CACHE VALLEY

WORCS TO CACHE VALLEY MX Concluding the summer break, the Rocky Mountain ATV/MC WORCS series picked back up its racing for rounds 7 and 8. The series trekked north to Cache Valley MX, which buttons up on the border of Idaho and…
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KTM 300 PERFECTION: BEHIND THE BUILD

Today’s crop of 300 two-stroke off-road bikes offer an amazing level of performance. The technical advancements in the motor, chassis and suspension are astonishing. These woods weapons perform so well, they make the average pilot a better…
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2023 NATIONAL MOTOCROSS NUMBERS RELEASED

Each year, the AMA reworks the numbering hierarchy in the Pro motocross ranks. For 2023, Eli Tomac gets the seldom-seen opportunity to run the number one plate no matter what kind of race he's running. Here's the official word from the AMA…
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KTM 250SX-F: 2023 VIDEO SERIES

The 2023 KTM 250SX-F has one of the most extensive redesigns of nearly 20 new bikes in the greater Pierer family. You could argue that this is the one bike that didn’t need much. It already was the lightest bike in the class and, according…
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2006 HONDA CR500 AF PROJECT: RAW VIDEO SERIES

Dirt Bike Magazine tested this sweet 2006 Honda CR500 two-stroke that Mark Samuels from SLR Honda built to race at Mammoth Motocross. You've already seen the detailed video explaining all the ins and outs of this bike. This time around we…
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2023 KTM 890 ADVENTURE R ANNOUNCED

Inspired by the factory KTM 450 Rally race bikes the 2023 KTM890 R features all new styling and is the machine that KTM says will elevate the Adventure world to a higher level . See the official release from KTM below: For all those who…
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DIRTY FILTERS: MR. KNOW-IT-ALL

NO FILTER Dear Mr. Know-It-All, I’m an old guy (60-plus years old) and still am an avid rider. I ride a 2016 Husky FE350. I’m religious with the maintenance of the machine. My question relates to air filters. Several years ago, I started…
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RIDING THE 2023 SWM RE500: THE WRAP

The SWM RE500 is a brand new model--sort of. It's a new name for a bike that we find very familiar. When we last tested it in 2020, it was called the SWM RS500 and it was a fully certified dual-sport bike. Now, the 2023 version is back as a…
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GASGAS MC250 2-STROKE PROJECT: BEHIND THE BUILD

The Motowhips GasGas MC250 build started off as a very simple race bike build, but then something happened that was almost out of our control—a chain reaction. Every build starts out with a plan. Some follow that plan and some, like…
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GREENGER-HONDA ELECTRIC BIKE TEST

The CRF-E2 is a brand-new electric motorcycle model that comes from a licensing deal between American Honda and Greenger Powersports. Now, this is not your normal licensing agreement where one company just put their name on an existing…
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