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RIDING THE 2024 KTM 790 ADVENTURE: THE WRAP

Good news: the KTM 790 Adventure is back! Back in 2020 it had a base price of $12,699, which was only about 10 percent higher than a 500 dual-sport bike. Then it morphed into an 890, with more features and a bigger price tag. For 2024, the…
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PROJECT BIKE SPOTLIGHT: DUNLOP KTM 350

For the Dunlop KTM 350 project, the key word is "simple," as in make a few targeted changes for maximum benefit. The 350cc engine is the most popular size for KTM, but adding some additional performance bolt-on items to make it more…
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BETA 450RX MOTOCROSS BIKE: FULL TEST

It’s about time. We’re surprised that anyone is surprised by Beta’s entry into the motocross world. This is a company that knows how to build race bikes; that much is obvious from a long list of championships that includes World Enduro,…
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DELONG REBOUNDS AT POWERLINE GNCC

Defending champion Craig Delong came back in a big way for round 7 of the 2024 GNCC series at Kenda Powerline Park. The sun came out over the Ohio property, but the rain from Saturday continued to create slick conditions throughout the…
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KOVE 250MX: FULL REVIEW

There are skeptics, cynics and haters. But, there are also fans, followers and even fanatics. Everyone seems to have an opinion on the Kove MX 250, but very few have actually ridden one. For those who haven’t yet heard, China is now making…
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THE FIRST 250F SHOOTOUT, 2006: THE WRAP

In 2006, the 250 four-stroke class in motocross was finally complete with five separate brands. that year, Kawasaki came out with an all new bike--in the previous year, the KX250 and the RMZ250 were  shared in a short-lived alliance. For…
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CHAIN ADJUSTMENT TECH: MR. KNOW-IT-ALL

Dear Mr. Know-It-All, This seems like a ridiculous quandary, but here’s my problem. When I adjust my chain, I make sure I have the jam nuts real tight on both of the adjuster blocks. I put a screwdriver in the sprocket and run the…
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24-HOUR SURRON PROJECT: THE FEED

Gas-powered motorcycles currently dominate the off-road endurance racing world, but with electric bike technology progressing rapidly, could we be in for a changing of the guard in the near future? Kade and his dedicated crew at KC…
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NEW MOTO MORINI MODELS

Moto Morini just announced several new new models and new configurations for the adventure and scrambler markets: The X-Cape SE and the Seiemmezzo SCR Trek. Here's what they have to say: The fully loaded X-Cape SE stands as a…
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2024 DENVER SUPERCROSS, RESULTS & HIGHLIGHTS

As the 2024 Monster Energy Supercross season draws to a close, Jett Lawrence is asserting himself and taking complete control. He dominated the 16th and penultimate round in Denver. The one rider who could manage the same pace was his…
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NEVADA 200 TRAILRIDE: THE WRAP

Last week, I rode the Nevada 200 for the first time. I don’t know how I missed it for so many years--it’s now in its 40th edition. It started off as a collaboration between Scot Harden and Casey Folks. Now, Scot carries on, but he’s not…
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WORCS ROUND SIX: CEDAR CITY

For round six of the Rocky Mountain ATV/MC WORCS Racing series, riders headed north to Cedar Beach Oasis in Cedar City, Utah. Dare Demartile put his Beta USA 450 RX on the top spot of the podium for the second time this season in the 450…
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RIDING THE 2024 KTM 790 ADVENTURE: THE WRAP

Good news: the KTM 790 Adventure is back! Back in 2020 it had a base price of $12,699, which was only about 10 percent higher than a 500 dual-sport bike. Then it morphed into an 890, with more features and a bigger price tag. For 2024, the…
Read More...

PROJECT BIKE SPOTLIGHT: DUNLOP KTM 350

For the Dunlop KTM 350 project, the key word is "simple," as in make a few targeted changes for maximum benefit. The 350cc engine is the most popular size for KTM, but adding some additional performance bolt-on items to make it more…
Read More...

BETA 450RX MOTOCROSS BIKE: FULL TEST

It’s about time. We’re surprised that anyone is surprised by Beta’s entry into the motocross world. This is a company that knows how to build race bikes; that much is obvious from a long list of championships that includes World Enduro,…
Read More...

DELONG REBOUNDS AT POWERLINE GNCC

Defending champion Craig Delong came back in a big way for round 7 of the 2024 GNCC series at Kenda Powerline Park. The sun came out over the Ohio property, but the rain from Saturday continued to create slick conditions throughout the…
Read More...

KOVE 250MX: FULL REVIEW

There are skeptics, cynics and haters. But, there are also fans, followers and even fanatics. Everyone seems to have an opinion on the Kove MX 250, but very few have actually ridden one. For those who haven’t yet heard, China is now making…
Read More...

THE FIRST 250F SHOOTOUT, 2006: THE WRAP

In 2006, the 250 four-stroke class in motocross was finally complete with five separate brands. that year, Kawasaki came out with an all new bike--in the previous year, the KX250 and the RMZ250 were  shared in a short-lived alliance. For…
Read More...

CHAIN ADJUSTMENT TECH: MR. KNOW-IT-ALL

Dear Mr. Know-It-All, This seems like a ridiculous quandary, but here’s my problem. When I adjust my chain, I make sure I have the jam nuts real tight on both of the adjuster blocks. I put a screwdriver in the sprocket and run the…
Read More...

24-HOUR SURRON PROJECT: THE FEED

Gas-powered motorcycles currently dominate the off-road endurance racing world, but with electric bike technology progressing rapidly, could we be in for a changing of the guard in the near future? Kade and his dedicated crew at KC…
Read More...

NEW MOTO MORINI MODELS

Moto Morini just announced several new new models and new configurations for the adventure and scrambler markets: The X-Cape SE and the Seiemmezzo SCR Trek. Here's what they have to say: The fully loaded X-Cape SE stands as a…
Read More...