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WORCS GLEN HELEN DOUBLE HEADER

WORCS got back into the business of racing this weekend at Glen Helen with a double header, running rounds four and five back to back. Normally, the schedule calls for two days of racing for each round, but a condensed schedule allowed all classes to have full length races on the six-mile course, and the […]

RIDING THE 2021 HONDA CRF450R: THE WRAP

We finally got a chance to ride the 2021 Honda CRF450R this week, and what a ride it was. We’ve been a little obsessed with this bike since it was announced. Not only is it the most interesting new bike of the season, it’s the most exciting Honda of any kind in years.  The twice […]

FMF BATTLES HUMAN TRAFFICKING WITH THE DROP

FMF is beyond humbled to team up with longtime friend Amanda Griffiths for DROP 024 to raise awareness to END Human trafficking.  FMF will be donating ALL proceeds from this DROP to Amanda’s fund to help her rescue mission.  Sign up before September 30th to join the fight and rock an exclusive Tee Shirt that […]

RACE WINNING BRANDS 2003 KAWASAKI KX327 : TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

On this week’s Two-Stroke Tuesday brought to you by Decal Works Kevin Bailey from Race Winning Brands give us an exclusive behind the scenes look at our 2003 Kawasaki KX327 project being built right now. This machine was originally a done back in the early ‘2000s for a magazine and now it’s back for round […]

MAX MATTERS MOTOCROSS SCHEDULED

Vintage Iron owner Rick Doughty recently lost his son Max to the devastating effects of depression. In Max’s honor, he has reached out to Road 2 Recovery to create an event designed to generate funds specifically geared for injured riders and racers that may need the resources to deal with the onslaught of depression. Fighting […]

LA SLEEVE SUZUKI RM125 PROJECT: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

On this week’s Two-Stroke Tuesday brought to you by Decal Works we take a look back at our LA Sleeve Suzuki RM125 project. For this project we worked with a bunch of industry leading companies like FMF, Acerbis, ODI, Boyesen, Pivot Works, Backyard Designs and of course LA Sleeve. See the first MX  Shootout ever […]

A MOUSSE FOR DUAL-SPORT? MR. KNOW-IT-ALL

MOUSSE CALL Dear Mr. Know-It-All, Is it safe to run a NitroMousse on a dual-sport that spends limited time on the street? I mostly ride dirt trails. MJ via mrknowitall@hi-torque.com Good question, MJ. Mousses are not tear-offs, and while they reward you with a flat-free ride (there is no dollar equivalent to how important this […]

YAMAHA ANNOUNCES 2021 WR250F AND REDESIGNED WR450F

The arrival of 2021 models continues with the announcement of Yamaha’s designated off-road four-strokes. The following information arrived today from Yamaha’s media department: Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA, has announced its 2021 WR Enduro models including a redesigned WR450F, the machine of choice for serious trail riders and enduro racers. Designed with the flexibility to win […]

HONDA ANNOUNCES 2021 CT125: CONCEPT BECOMES REALITY

Well, some thought it would never happen but it’s true and Honda has announced it officially! A CT125 model will be on dealership floors in 2021. Below is the official release: Sixty years after Honda introduced customers to the joys of casual on- and off-road riding, the all-new 2021 Honda Trail 125 ABS (CT125) resurrects […]

2021 BETA EVO TRIALS BIKES

Beta has released its 2021 EVO trials bikes. The line includes 125, 200, 250 and 300cc two-strokes as well as Beta’s 300cc four-stroke. Here’s the official word from Beta: Following a path of continuous improvement and fine-tuning, the 2021 EVO has been updated with various modifications resulting in even better performance and ease of use. […]

JAMES STEWART’S SPLITFIRE PRO CIRCUIT KAWASAKI KX85: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

On this week’s Two-Stroke Tuesday we take a look back at James Stewart’s factory built SplitFire Pro Circuit Kawasaki KX85. We keep our green theme going in 2-Stroke History with a full test on Mike”The Rock”LaRocco’s factory Kawasaki KX500 and then give you all access to our Kawasaki KX65 project.  Would you like to win […]

TWO-STROKE POTPOURRI: MR KNOW-IT-ALL

BAFFLED Dear Mr. Know-It-All, I have a 2002 KX250. I love the bike, but recently it has started running very rich. It’s not losing transmission oil, so I know the crank seal is okay, and I’ve played with a million needles and pilot jets and still can’t get the bike to clean up. Is there […]

ASTERISK: PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT

Mike Beier from Asterisk gives us the dirt on three of their popular knee-brace items headed into the off-road season.   JUNIOR CELL: Riding and racing motorcycles are serious business, even for the kids. There is no doubt their growing knees need and deserve protection, and our Asterisk Junior Cell Protection System is ready to […]

1998 FMF HONDA CR125 PROJECT: PREMIX VIDEO SERIES

You could win this motorcycle!!! Kurt Caselli Foundation is doing a sweepstakes on this bike. Click the link below to enter https://kurtcaselli.tapkat.org/win199… Dirt Bike Magazine took a 1998 Honda CR125 two-stroke that was sitting in the dust of our headquarters in Southern California and brought it back to life with some old school flair paying […]

A HUSKY TX300 FOR THE NORTHWEST: THE WRAP

The Husqvarna TX300 two-stroke is probably the most versatile dirt bike in the world. It’s had amazing success as a motocrosser, a desert bike, an EnduroCross bike and a hare-scrambles bike. Last month we got to ride one that was specifically tailored for the forests of Oregon.  Dallas Nyblod came down from the great Northwest […]

2006 PMX RACING SUZUKI RM250 PROJECT: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

On this week’s Two-Stroke Tuesday brought to you by Decal Works we give you another Dirt Bike Magazine exclusive first studio look at the 2006 PMX Racing Suzuki RM250 and words straight from the builder himself. 2-Stroke History is all about the RM250 legacy and 2-Stroke Behind The Build this week answers the question “If […]

2021 MOOSE RACING QUALIFIER GEAR

Moose Race has shown us its new Qualifier gear for 2021. Here’s what they have to say about it: Our new 2021 Qualifier gear is still the best entry level gear on the market, with the biggest size range in the industry. With jerseys ranging from SM – 5X and pants ranging from 28in – […]