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CANVAS MX GEAR: PRODUCT REVIEW

PRODUCT: The guys at Canvas gear are approaching the motocross gear business with an original concept. Instead of trying to guess what designs and trends their customer will respond to each season, they are allowing their customers to do…
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HONDA HONORS JOHNNY CAMPBELL

The Dirt Bike staff was invited to attend a special event on Tuesday when American Honda honored Johnny Campbell for 30 years of service. The event was held at Chocolate Mountain Ranch near El Cajon. The highlight was when Honda's Ryan…
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HONDA CRF300L: DUAL-SPORT VIDEO SERIES

The Honda CRF300L got a big makeover in 2021 that included a much-needed increase in displacement. It sells for under $5500 and provides an excellent path for riders to get involved with off-road riding. We took the bike on the trails and…
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KAWASAKI KLX300: DUAL-SPORT VIDEO SERIES

The Kawasaki KLX300 has been around in one form or another since 1994. In that time it has morphed into its present role as an inexpensive dual-sport bike. It isn't meant to be a hard-core off-road bike or a racer, but rather an affordable…
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KTM ADVENTURE RALLY–TAMARACK, IDAHO

By Ron Lawson Photos by Simon Cudby I  looked at the log the same way that I might look at a freestyle ramp at the X Games. “In another life, I might clean that,” said the thought balloon over my head. Behind me, Ryan Sarancha read the…
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2023 OFF-ROAD BIKE BUYER’S GUIDE

The term "off-road bike" sounds vague and generalized, but it refers to a group of very specialized motorcycles. They fall into a vast space between motocross race bikes and dual-sport bikes. That area is so big that it needs to be further…
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RIDING THE NEW KTM 450XC-W: THE WRAP

The KTM 450XCF-W is a new bike for 2023 and marks a big change in philosophy for KTM. It might not seem like such a big deal because last year there was a 500XCF-W which looked almost the same. That bike was a stuffed-up attempt to comply…
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ROAD TO RECOVERY BLACK FRIDAY AUCTION

The early access Black Friday Auction starts this Wednesday, November 23rd, exclusively on MXLocker.com. Giving you and the moto fanatic on your shopping list a jump start on the Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping craze. This Road 2…
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KTM 450XCF-W: DIRT BIKE OFF-ROAD VIDEO SERIES

The KTM 450XCF-W is a new bike for 2023 and replaces the 500XCF-W. That bike was a stuffed-up attempt to comply with the EPA’s definition of an off-road vehicle. It was only a half-step away from being a dual-sport bike in terms of noise…
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2023 KTM 250SX-F: FULL TEST

The great KTM tidal wave of 2023 has now washed ashore. Never before has a company released so many newly redesigned dirt bikes in one season. Of nearly 20 new bikes in the greater Pierer family, the 2023 KTM 250SX-F has one of the most…
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FOOTPEG HEIGHT CHANGE: MR. KNOW-IT-ALL

STICK A PEG IN IT Dear Mr. Know-It-All, I have a ’21 KTM 300 TPI and have a question. First, the footpegs feel too high. Maybe it’s my 6-foot-4 height, but I’m struggling to sit and stay forward on the bike. What’s your recommendation?…
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MILAN MOTORCYCLE SHOW, 2023: THE WRAP

The EICMA Show in Milan, Italy is underway. This is traditionally where the European motorcycle industry shows its newest products, future prototypes and concept bikes. Our man Zapata Espinoza was there and he reports that this year the…
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HUSQVARNA 701 PROJECT: BEHIND THE BUILD

Dick Wilk has been building highly evolved racing machines for 30 years. His efforts covered desert racers, motocross, GNCC and National Enduro equipment and rally machines. His foray into the adventure bike segment began in 2014 with his…
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2023 SUZUKI RM-Z250: DIRT BIKE VIDEO SERIES

The 2023 Suzuki RM-Z250 doesn't hold any surprises for those who have been paying attention. It's gone unchanged for a number of years. But it still offers a lot of value. It has the lowest MSRP of any relevant bike in its class at $7899…
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CCR SPORTS: PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT

Chris Cooley, founder of CCR Sports, has been in the moto industry since he was a teenager doing magazine testing and racing in SoCal. CCR Sports makes must-have items for securing all your two-wheeled toys. Chris gives us some insight on…
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NEW BIMOTA BX450 OFF-ROAD BIKE

Bimota is a company that most people associate with exotic sport bikes rather than off-road motorcycles. That might change now that the Bimota BX450 has been announced in the days leading up to the EICMA show in Milan. This is an…
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HUSQVARNA ADVENTURE MODELS FOR 2023 ANNOUNCED

Husqvarna has announced its 2023 adventure models along with its street bikes. The flagship is the Norden adventure bike which was introduced last year. The 701 Enduro is also included. The official Husqvarna press release follows:…
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