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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 […]

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. […]

2022 YAMAHA YZ250 TWO-STROKE REVIEW: FIRST DAY OF TESTING VIDEO

Dirt Bike Magazine tests the 2022 Yamaha YZ250 Two Stroke at Glen Helen Raceway. The Yamaha YZ250 has finally received some updates ! For 2022 Yamaha made changes to the suspension, sub-frame, tires, fuel tank, air box, plastic design, seat, and more. We are thrilled to see Yamaha continuing to make advancements on their line […]

TOM WEBB’S 500EXC: BEHIND THE BUILD

By Tom Webb I really needed a dual-sport machine. Yes, we get test bikes, but by the time we get them dialed in to our needs, they get tugged back to the factory because new models are en route. As with anything KTM, the demand is high, and KTM’s sales staff is screaming for sellable units […]

300cc 2-STROKE MADNESS: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

This week’s Two-Stroke Tuesday is all about 300cc project bikes that we have built recently and trust us there is something here for everyone. We start it all off with a Yamaha YZ300 then move to an KTM300 XC before showing you Cody Webb’s 2021 factory Sherco 300 and then top it all off with […]

KTM 500EXC DUAL-SPORT PROJECT: BEHIND THE BUILD

Jealousy is a fantastic motivator. My 2020 KTM 500EXC-F sat in the garage for a year without being ridden. It had a short history: it won our dual-sport shootout; it was purchased; it was ignored. I had plans to ride in Tecate, a Backcountry Discovery Route and perhaps even the Sonora Rally. We have no […]

KAWASAKI KX125: BEHIND THE BUILD

We have built a lot of project bikes with Justin Myerson from Motowhips over the years and are always blown away with each bike. This KX125 is Justin’s personal bike and took almost two years to build in between working on customer builds. It features an updated KX250 four-stroke front end with a mounting kit […]

1997 HONDA CR500 PROJECT WITH CARSON BROWN: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

You have seen it in action (Carson Brown CR500 Video) now see all the details of our 1997 Honda CR500 build with Carson Brown and BBR Motorsports on this week’s Two-Stroke Tuesday brought to you by Decal Works. Trust us this is not a normal CR500 rebuild project, this machine features hand fabricated parts throughout […]

2022 TWO-STROKE BUYER’S GUIDE

The world of two-strokes has done nothing but grow in the last decade. For 2022, there are more motorcycle companies offering more two-strokes than ever. Beta, GasGas, Husqvarna, KTM, Cobra, Rieju, GPX, Kawasaki, TM, Sherco, Suzuki and Yamaha are all in the game for keeps. We’ve assembled all the two-stroke off-road bikes that will be […]

HUSKY 430 BAJA PROJECT BY SCOTT SINCLAIR: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

Husqvarna big-bore two-strokes built specifically for use in Baja are rare. This mid ’80s liquid cooled 430cc machine just might be the rarest machine on the planet and a missing link to what Husqvarna’s Baja effort could have evolved into had the company not abandoned their efforts around that time. On this week’s Two-Stroke Tuesday […]

2022 HONDA CRF450R: YEAR ’22 VIDEO SERIES

Dirt Bike Magazine tests the 2022 Honda CRF450R at Glen Helen Raceway. The 2021 Honda was all new but unfinished. There were mapping and suspension concerns last year that the Dirt Bike Magazine staff had qualms with. For 2022, the bike is complete with the problematic areas addressed. Honda has a full set of good […]

MOTOWHIPS CRF110: BEHIND THE BUILD

Justin Myerson and his crew can make just about anything look like a factory level race machine! With the 110cc pit bike craze that is rapidly moving across the USA, Motowhips decided to showcase their talents in that area. This build named “Adrenaline” will definitely get the blood flowing with all its trick parts and […]

KAWASAKI KX450X PROJECT: BEHIND THE BUILD

Mark Tilley has two priorities in his life these days. Their names are Jacob and Austin Tilley. But between supporting their young racing aspirations and acting as Managing Editor of Dirt Bike Magazine, Mark found the time to earn two number one plates in the 2020 National Grand Prix Championship Series. To do that, he […]

2022 YAMAHA YZ250F: YEAR 22 VIDEO SERIES

The Dirt Bike Magazine staff tests the 2022 Yamaha YZ250F at Fox Raceway. The YZ250F has been the Dirt Bike Magazine 250 Shootout winner for several years in a row. It has repeatedly been favored for its power characteristics and stability on the track. Yamaha has revised the suspension, changed the rear wheel, and added […]

2022 YAMAHA YZ450F : YEAR 22 VIDEO SERIES

The embargo is finally lifted and we can tell you our first impression of the 2022 Yamaha YZ450F. The Dirt Bike Magazine took the bike out to Fox Raceway and had several of our test riders hit the track to get feedback on the 2022 model. This bike returns with easy access air box, adjustable […]

MX REVIVAL T1000 CR250 PROJECT UPDATE 2: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

On this week’s Two-Stroke Tuesday we give you a little update on our T1000 Honda CR250 build with Charles Lytle from MX Revival. This build is turning out way better than we ever imagined and yes it is taking longer than we expected but sometimes life throws you curveballs just to see how dedicated you […]

2021 NGPC ROUND 6 PRO RESULTS: OLIVEIRA IS DYNAMITE AT CACHE VALLEY

Round 6 of the 2021 National Grand Prix Championship (NGPC) series took place at Cache Valley MX Park in Preston Idaho and was made very interesting by mother nature providing a little extra water to the situation. Mid-week rain showers made Saturday morning slightly slippery for the masses but overall made for some great racing […]