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TM SKID PLATE & LINK GUARD: PRODUCT REVIEW

The TM Designworks Extreme full-coverage skid plate with link guard is a lightweight composite plastic with a silicone additive that helps it to reduce friction grab. They are designed to allow maximum frame flex and are 30-percent lighter…
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NEW DATE SET FOR 2020 VIRGINIA CITY GP

The organizers of the Virginia City GP have set a new date for the 2020 edition of the race, which will be the 49th.  Along with the date change, there will be several changes. The following is the letter the club sent to vendors and…
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KTM 500XCF-W: FULL TEST

The XCF-W is back! After three years of trail riders being limited to either a fully adorned street-legal dual-sport machine, or a lightly modified fully ballistic motocrosser, KTM has brought back a dedicated dirt bike designed for the…
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KAILUB RUSSELL COLORING BOOK

The guys at GNCC Racing have created a coloring book to keep the kids from tearing you to shreds while they're out of school. Right now, it only has two pages, so it's not much of a book, but it will still get the job done. You can download…
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PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT: POD ACTIVE

The guys at POD Active recently gave us the rundown on their line of knee braces, knee guards and youth products. Here are some of their points: K8 2.0 KNEE BRACE: The all-new K8 knee brace from POD Active features a forged carbon frame…
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RESCUE PEGS: PRODUCT REVIEW

Rescue Pegs are oversized footpegs that allow a passenger to place his feet outboard of the rider’s feet. These aren’t replacement footpegs, but rather add-ons that can be fixed to the original equipment of almost any modern dirt bike. Each…
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HONDA CRF450RX: FULL TEST

The 2020 Honda CRF450RX is not a trail bike, it’s not a play bike and it’s barely even an off-road bike. This is an off-road race bike, pure and simple.  If you want something for cruising the trails and fireroads, Honda has the 2020…
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BETA LEAK FIX: MR KNOW-IT-ALL

Dear Mr. Know-It-All, My thermostat is leaking on my 2019 Beta 390RRS, and the bike is out of warranty. I’m not sure if I should replace the part or buy a hose kit to eliminate it altogether. Can you feed me your thoughts on my dilemma?…
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NO ISDE FOR 2020

The FIM Today announced that the International Six Day Enduro, originally sceduled to be held in Italy next fall, will not take place. Although the official language uses the term "postponed" rather than canceled, the event is said to be…
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HUSQVARNA FE350 DUAL-SPORT: FULL TEST

The Husqvarna FE350S is one of only two dual-sport bikes in the 2020 Husky line. There's a 350 and a 501. The 450 and 250 are gone, but as it runs out, the 350 has both of those bikes covered. If there was one dual-sport bike that could do…
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WHEN DAKAR CAME TO THE U.S.

In the early '90s, Franco Acerbis and Casey Folks brought the Dakar Rally to America. The Nevada Rally, the only true rally-raid event ever held in the U.S., ran in 1993, 1994 and 1995. It was an amazing feat of organization and planning…
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2020 SUPERCROSS SEASON TO CONTINUE LATER

Feld Entertainment today announced that the remaining two races of the 2020 Monster Energy Supercross season, originally scheduled for April 25 and May 2, will not be held as planned. No surprise there, but they also announced plans to hold…
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TWO-STROKE CHAMPIONSHIP POSTPONED

Glen Helen Raceway today confirmed that the 2020 Wiseco 2-Stroke MX World Championship hosted by Fasthouse is still a go. A new date has been scheduled on  Saturday, May 9th.  With Covid-19 still a major issue in our country, under the…
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TMZILLA 500CC 2-STROKE PROJECT: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

On this week's Two-Stroke Tuesday brought to you by Decal Works we have gone TM 2-Stroke crazy! It's all about the small Italian manufacture's premix burning machines. Our main focus is on the recently completed TMZilla project that uses a…
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