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2021 SHERCO TRIALS MODELS

Sherco has unveiled its 2021 trials line. Like the off-road range, Sherco will have two levels available. The details of the "Racing" line and the upscale "Factory" line are presented below, from the official Sherco press information.…
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2021 YAMAHA OFF-ROAD MODEL INFORMATION

Yamaha's 2021 off-road lineup includes a redesigned YZ450FX  with features including a refined, more efficient engine, a redesigned frame with all-new flex characteristics, updated suspension settings, and more. Below is the information on…
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2021 YAMAHA MOTOCROSS MODELS RELEASED

The 2021 complete Motocross model line from Yamaha has just been released and the YZ250F receives a thoroughly refined engine, revised frame, new suspension settings and new brakes.  Below is the initial information we gathered from Yamaha:…
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CATCHING UP WITH MIKA DECOSTER

Last week we looked back at a column Roger DeCoster wrote for Dirt Bike Magazine back in 1993, when his third son Mika was born. We decided to call Mika today, and see what he's been doing with himself for the last 27 years. IT…
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TM 250MX-E: 2-STROKE VIDEO SERIES

TM is a small Italian company that has proven itself time and time again by going toe to toe with the giants of the motorcycle industry. The company's 250 two-stroke motocrosser is the most sophisticated machine in its class, with an…
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CHASE SEXTON OFFICALLY JOINS HRC HONDA

With the 2020 supercross season in the rear-view mirror, Chase Sexton has officially left his CRF250R behind and joined the HRC Factory Honda team to ride the CRF450R. The Lucas Oil Pro Motocross season remains vague at this point, but as…
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2021 KAWASAKI MX MODELS: E-START KX250!

Kawasaki just released photos and information on the 2021 KX250 and KX450. The big news is that the KX250 was redesigned and now has electric start. Kawasaki also announced a new line of closed-course competition off-road bikes. Click here…
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KTM 250SX: DIRT BIKE 2-STROKE VIDEO SERIES

The KTM 250SX two-stroke remains the horsepower king of the class. It's also light, smooth and technologically sophisticated. On top of all that, if you want to compete in the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross series, it is one of only…
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ROGER DECOSTER ON PARENTHOOD–1993

In 1993, Roger and Kaarina brought Mika DeCoster into the world. He was Roger's third son, prompting a column in Dirt Bike where he reflected on parenthood and youth athletics. In the years that followed, Mika did, indeed, become a…
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PRODUCT TEST: PRO CIRCUIT CRF450R T6 DUAL EXHAUST

PRODUCT: Pro Circuit’s complete T6 stainless steel dual exhaust system for the Honda CRF450R and CRF450RX models is constructed of stainless steel throughout the head pipe, Y-collector, mid-pipe and end caps, while the canisters are made…
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COOLANT QUERY: MR. KNOW-IT-ALL

SHE HAS A BLEEDER Dear Mr. Know-It-All, I recently changed the coolant on my 2001 KDX200. After pouring in the fresh coolant, I was skimming through my shop manual and realized the bike has an air bleeder on the cylinder head for the…
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RIDING THE 2020 KTM 790 ADVENTURE R: THE WRAP

We've had the opportunity to spend some time on adventure bikes this summer, and loved every minute of it. The highlight was the return of the KTM 790 Adventure to the garage, which has reconfirmed its status as the pick of the litter. …
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2020 500 DUAL-SPORT SHOOTOUT: FULL TEST

After all this time, we admit we still don’t know what the heck a dual-sport bike is supposed to be. Manufacturers and riders use the term freely, as if everyone has the same interpretation, yet the bikes sold under that banner are wildly…
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2020 KTM 390 ADVENTURE, FULL TEST

KTM knocked it out of the park with the 790 Adventure last year. It’s a stunning motorcycle that broke new ground in off-road performance and accessibility for a full-sized ADV machine. Even though the performance-to-price ratio was better…
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TEAM HONDA JCR OFF-ROAD VIDEO

Ricky Brabec, Tarah Gieger, Kendall Norman, Johnny Campbell and Preston Campbell have been away from the racing scene in recent months like everyone else. But that doesn't mean they've been away from their dirt bikes. The JCR Honda team got…
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