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2020 250 MX SHOOTOUT: FULL TEST

The Honda, Kawasaki, KTM and Husqvarna 250 MX bikes all had nearly invisible updates for 2020 that changed everything. Going in, they all knew that Yamaha’s new YZ250F would be tough to beat. They knew that the YZ would probably return…
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TORC1 DEFY LOCK-ON GRIPS: PRODUCT REVIEW

PRODUCT: The evolution of the dirt bike grip has not only targeted comfort and feel, but ease of installation. It is now owned by the “lock-on” grip, where there is no gluing, safety wiring or other witches’ brews that riders were required…
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SUPERENDURO ROUND ONE RESULTS

The FIM World SuperEnduro championship took place this weekend in Poland. Rockstar Husqvarna rider Billy Bolt finished on top of the Prestige class with American Ty Cullins winning the Junior class. Stay tuned for full coverage and a photo…
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MARVIN MUSQUIN INJURY UPDATE

After a testing incident, Marvin Musquin has returned to France for knee surgery and will miss the entire 2020 Supercross season. In a KTM press release, Musquin reveals it was simply a hard landing on KTM's Corona test track that caused…
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2020 HUSQVARNA FC450 ROCKSTAR EDITION ANNOUNCED

Husqvarna today released the 2020 FC450 Rockstar Edition. This follows a tradition of offering a special edition prior to the start of the Supercross season.  The official press release follows: Motocross is embedded in Husqvarna…
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2020 450 MX SHOOTOUT VIDEO

The 2020 Honda CRF450R, Husqvarna FC450, Kawasaki KX450, KTM 450SX, Suzuki RM-Z450 and Yamaha YZ450F are out in the real world and after months of riding them, racing them and living with them it's finally time to pit them against one…
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2020 YAMAHA YZ250F: FULL TEST

Yamaha got back into the game in a big way last year. The YZ250F had been eclipsed by faster, lighter electric-start bikes, and despite a solid run of pro motocross success, it had been saddled with the stinging title of “Good Novice Bike.”…
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INTERNATIONAL MOTORCYCLE MUSEUM: THE WRAP

INTERNATIONAL MOTOCROSS MUSEUM This bike is the liquid-cooled Factory Yamaha OW27  that Bob Hannah rode in 1976. It caused a firestorm of controversy that eventually changed the sport of motocross in America. It was the most…
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ARE DOT KNOBBIES ANY GOOD? MR. KNOW-IT-ALL

WHY RUN A DOT TIRE? Dear Mr. Know-It-All, Now that I’ve got myself a KTM 500EXC, I want to put the best tires for off-road on the scoot. My riding will consist of about 10-percent street and the rest technical off-road—mostly singletrack…
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2020 HONDA CRF250R: FULL TEST

Back in 2018, Honda released a CRF250R that was almost the complete opposite of the previous model. The new model liked to be revved, with the power all up top. Honda changed its image in the 250 class almost overnight from…
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2020 SUZUKI RM-Z450: FULL TEST

 Suzuki has a reputation for finding a platform it likes and keeping it relatively unchanged for several years. The 2020 RM-Z450 model is a perfect case in point. Literally, the only change Suzuki made to the machine was cosmetic color…
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ZACH BELL WINS WORCS FINALE

Precision Concept Monster Energy Kawasaki rider Zach Bell continued his recent rampage of Western off-road races with a win in the final  WORCS race in Primm, Nevada. The championship had already been wrapped up by Red Bull KTM rider…
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JUSTIN MORGAN LEADS TEAM SLR TO BAJA 1000 WIN

Slamlife Racing team took the win in the 52nd annual  SCORE International Off-Road Racing Baja 1000, leading from start to finish. The start of the race was postponed by a day due to inclement weather. The Monster Energy Honda Slamlife team…
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