AARON PLESSINGER SIGNS WITH RED BULL KTM

The Dirt Bike staff heard about this possibly happening during the Supercross season earlier this year and is not big news to industry insiders but KTM has made it official, Aaron Plessinger is now a part of the KTM Red Bull factory SX/MX Race team. See the press release from KTM below: The Red Bull […]

RIDING THE 2022 KAWASAKI KX250: THE WRAP

The 2022 Kawasaki KX250 arrived this week, making for a full set of bikes in preparation for our 2022 250 MX shootout. I have a personal attachment to the Kawasaki because I raced the X version of the bike in the 2021 National Grand Prix Championship. The X is virtually the same bike as the […]

JOIN THE MAGURA MOTO ALLIANCE SUPPORT TEAM NOW

Magura USA is seeking riders who have the right stuff to join their newly formed ‘Alliance’ team. The Alliance team members will include both grassroots and pro level riders who will be offered product discounts to further their riding and racing skills. With discounted product purchases, members may also receive a Magura hat, decals or swag, […]

2022 MOTOCROSS BIKE BUYER’S GUIDE

Most of the new 2022 motocross bikes are now in dealers and readily available. The supply line still isn’t back to normal, but almost anything will be better than 2021. GasGas, Beta, Honda, Kawasaki, Husqvarna, KTM, Suzuki, TM, Yamaha and Cobra have all announced their new models and the assembly lines are pumping out both […]

GASGAS MC250F: YEAR ’22 VIDEO SERIES

The GasGas MC250F might roll out of the same factory that produces KTM and Husqvarna, but it has some significant differences that makes it the right choice for some riders. The most important of those is the price. The MC250F sells for $8699, which is $700 less than the KTM 250SX-F and $800 less than […]

HAIDEN DEEGAN JOINS STAR YAMAHA

Monster Energy Star Yamaha Racing is pleased to announce a multi-year deal with one of the sport’s top up-and-coming riders – Haiden Deegan. The Californian has multiple amateur titles and is a great addition to the team’s amateur motocross program. At the young age of 15, Deegan is already one of the most popular riders […]

KELLEY VS BAYLOR AT BUCKWHEAT GNCC

The Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) Series presented by Specialized, an AMA National Championship, concluded its penultimate round of racing on Sunday, October 10, at the AMSOIL Buckwheat 100 in Newburg, West Virginia. Sunday’s weather brought warm, sunny and mostly dry conditions to the track, however, some muddy remnants remained throughout the course for the […]

HART’S REVENGE AT RENO ENDUROCROSS

Trystan Hart came out on top of an exciting night of racing at round three of the 2021 GEICO AMA EnduroCross series in Reno, Nevada. It was the first win of the season for the FMF KTM factory rider and he did it with perfect 1-1-1 moto finishes. Rockstar Husqvarna’s Colton Haaker finished second overall […]

2021 24 HOURS OF GLEN HELEN

The 3 Bros. 24 Hours of Glen Helen has become an iconic off-road happening in Southern California. For 2021, over  300 riders on 62 teams came out to test themselves against time, fatigue and each other. The course was 9.1 miles around and included the Glen Helen National track, the REM track, the Lucas Oil […]

RIDING THE 2022 GASGAS MC250F: THE WRAP

This week we got to ride the 2022 GasGas MC250F for the first time. We are preparing for our 2022 250 motocross shootout and we already know the GasGas will do well. It’s unchanged from last year’s model, and that bike was received with surprising approval from everyone who rode it. You wouldn’t think the […]

GASGAS 300 2-STROKE PROJECT: BEHIND THE BUILD

You could spend hours gazing at this Every Single Sunday GasGas EC300 that, believe it or not, was not originally built with the goal of being featured in a magazine. The owner/builder of this hard-enduro specialist, Travis Brock of Every Single Sunday, is a popular off-road YouTuber and content producer for BikeBandit.com who set out […]

PMX RACING SUZUKI TWO-STROKE PROJECTS: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

On this week’s Two-Stroke Tuesday we take a look at a pair of Suzuki’s two-strokes built by PMX Racing.  Jill and Shilo Angues are a husband and wife team that love just about everything on two wheels. They have raised a family around dirt bikes and even now after their kids are out of the […]

ALL NEW 2022 KX450SR ANNOUNCED: KAWASAKI JOINS THE SPECIAL EDITION CLUB

Kawasaki has joined the 450cc Special Edition club for 2022 with ten aftermarket upgrades to their already popular standard KX450. See the official release below: ALL-NEW 2022 KX™450SR The Kawasaki KX™450 has long been the flagship model in the Kawasaki KX™ lineup of motocross motorcycles and is built with race-winning components to help propel Kawasaki […]

2022 HUSQVARNA FC250 DAY 1 TEST: YEAR ’22 VIDEO SERIES

The staff of Dirt Bike Magazine tests the Husqvarna FC250 at Glen Helen Raceway. This was a big contender in the 2021 Shootout. With some small updates and a return of the 10mm lower suspension we know that it will be again. The all new 2022 Honda CRF250R will be the wild card this year. […]