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2020 ANAHEIM 2 RESULTS: 450 QUALIFYING UPDATED

Angel Stadium in Anaheim played host to Monster Energy Supercross for the second time in the young 2020 season this weekend, and the 450 field is as thick as ever. Previous winners Justin Barcia and Ken Roczen are facing off again, but the men up front after all the qualifying was complete were once again the […]

RIDING THE 2020 KTM 500XCF-W: THE WRAP

The 2020 KTM 500XC-W is finally here. It’s three years overdue, but we’re still happy. As Tom Webb reported in Wednesday’s Weekly Feed, we just got our first ride on the bike. So far, we love it. This is a dedicated dirt bike based on the 500EXC dual-sport. Back in 2017, KTM redesigned its dual-sport […]

AMERICAN RICKY BRABEC WINS 2020 DAKAR RALLY

Ricky Brabec has won Dakar. After finishing second to Honda teammate Jose Ignacio Conejo on the 12th and final round, Ricky and the Monster Energy HRC Rally team could breathe again. Brabec had led the rally since stage three and scored two stage victories along the way. Throughout the event, Brabec was consistently aggressive, stretching […]

DAKAR STAGE 11 RESULTS

Rockstar Husqvarna’s Pablo Quintanilla won today’s stage 11 of the 2020 Dakar Rally after a battle with Red Bull KTM’s Matthias Walkner that came down to a 9-second gap. That was after 235 miles of racing and 227-miles of liaison in the second leg of the marathon stage, with riders returning to the bivouac in […]

SLR HONDA 2020 TEAM ANNOUNCED: STEWART SIGNS

2020 SLR Honda Off-Road Program Factory SLR Honda Off-Road finally announces their 2020 racing plans on the West Coast and here they are: With an all-out reign against the off-road competition, SLR Honda announces Trevor Stewart and Cole Martinez will be joining the team as pro class riders alongside seasoned pro 2 class rider, Tallon […]

DAKAR STAGE 10 RESULTS: BARREDA WINS, BRABEC LEADS, POUCHER OUT

As the 2020 Dakar Rally enters its closing stages, things couldn’t look better for the Monster Energy Honda Rally team.  Joan Barreda, Bricky Brabec and Kevin Benavidez finished 1-2-3 in stage 10 and Brabec stretched his overall lead to 25 minutes over Rockstar Husqvarna’s Pablo Quintanilla. Stage 10 was the opening leg of a marathon, […]

HUSKY TC500 PROJECT BY THE RIDE SHOP AZ: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

On this week’s Two-Stroke Tuesday brought to you by Decal Works we give you the first look at our completed Husqvarna TC500 project with The Ride Shop AZ. You don’t want to miss it. We have three two-stroke project bike videos and one 4-Stroke VS 2-Stroke video for your viewing pleasure in 2-Stroke Theater this […]

2020 KTM 150XC-W TPI 2-STROKE: FULL TEST

The KTM 150XC-W is the latest two-stroke in the Austrian manufacturer’s line to be equipped with the TPI fuel-delivery system. The previous year’s 150XC-W carbureted version was a favorite among the DB staff, so could KTM possibly make it better? That wouldn’t be an easy feat, and putting fuel injection on the 2020 KTM 150XC-W […]

KTM 250 CROSS-COUNTRY 2-STROKE PROJECT: RAW VIDEO

Dirt Bike and Troy Vanscourt built a KTM 250SX into a cross-country bike for District 37 racing, figuring that the lighter weight and the more aggressive motocross power delivery would give him an advantage over the off-road bikes and four-strokes that he would race against. The SX model still has no electric start, no fuel […]

DAKAR 2020: BENAVIDES WINS TRAGIC STAGE 7

Today’s stage 7 of the 2020 Dakar Rally held the longest special stage of the entire rally (546 kilometers against the clock), from Riyadh, southbound with destination Wadi Al-Dawasir. The route took in varied terrain types, going from multiple tracks in off-piste plains, to lengthy stretches of dunes, making up a quarter of the special. […]

2020 ST. LOUIS SUPERCROSS 450 RESULTS: ROCZEN IS BACK!

Ken Roczen shook off what ever issues he had at A1 and returned to form for the second round of the 2020 Monster Energy Supercross season at The Dome in St. Louis. He won his heat and dominated the main event, leaving the rest of the field struggling to keep up. But it was Justin […]

2020 ST LOUIS SUPERCROSS 250 RESULTS: FORKNER ON TOP!

St. Louis picked up where Anaheim 1 left off in the 250 class of the Monster Energy Supercross season. Austin Forkner squared off with Justin Cooper once again up front, but this time, it wasn’t to be a bar-to bar race. Forkner was up front the whole way, playing a game of catch-me-if-you-can. The heartbreak […]

2020 ST. LOUIS SUPERCROSS RESULTS: 450 QUALIFYING

Adam Cianciarulo and Justin Barcia rolled into St. Louis for round two of the 2020 Monster Energy Supercross season with momentum from A1. For Cianciarulo, Anaheim vindicated the preseason hype surrounding him. For Barcia he had to prove Anaheim wasn’t a fluke. After both qualifying sessions, the top three were exactly the same as they […]

HONDA’S FACTORY DAKAR BIKE: THE WRAP

Ricky Brabec is currently leading the 2020 Dakar Rally by over 20 minutes, and going into the second half of the race, his bike is a major topic of discussion. The CRF450 Rally has been surrounded by controversy since its introduction in 2015. It is probably the most sophisticated bike in the rally. Contrary to […]

DAKAR STAGE 6: BRABEC WINS AGAIN!

With half of the 2020 Dakar rally complete, American Ricky Brabec has run a near-perfect race so far. He won his second stage of the rally today, extending his overall lead to over 20 minutes going into the rest day. Misfortune hit several other riders on stage six, most notably Brabec’s Monster Energy Honda teammate […]

DAKAR: TOBY PRICE TAKES DAY 5

Toby Price was the fastest rider in stage five of the 2020 Dakar Rally, but it was also a very good day for the Americans. Rockstar Husqvarna’s Andrew Short came from a start position of 13th to finish third behind teammate Pablo Quintanella and Monster Energy Honda rider Ricky Brabec was fourth, now maintaining a […]

DAKAR STAGE 4: BRABEC STILL ON TOP

On stage four of the 2020 Dakar Rally, American Ricky Brabec survived the thing that most Dakar competitors dread most: starting up front. After winning stage three, it was up to him to open the course. With elite riders starting in 3-minute intervals this year, it’s entirely possible to ride a stage without seeing anyone […]