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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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

RIDING THE 2022 YZ250 2-STROKE: THE WRAP

We have been riding the 2022 Yamaha YZ250 for a couple of weeks and it’s like falling in love with your ex-wife. This is a bike that we all were intimately familiar with but haven’t raced or ridden in a very long time. Other bikes were bigger news and needed testing, so the YZ250 has […]

BETA ANNOUNCES 2022 RACE EDITIONS

Each year, Beta’s second wave of new models includes its Race Editions. These are the competition-oriented version of their off-road two-strokes and dual-sport bikes, and have upgraded suspension and other features. The official Beta press release information follows: Beta USA is proud to announce their 2022 RR Race Edition models With a full eight model […]

WORCS GLEN HELEN DOUBLE HEADER

Dante Oliveira and Cole Martinez won the Pro 450 Motorcycle races during the doubleheader Rocky Mountain ATV MC WORCS Series Presented by Polaris RZR and Dirt Bike Pro 450 motorcycle events at Glen Helen Raceway. Angus Riordan and Colton Aeck won Pro 250; Todd Sibell and Evan Stick topped Pro Am, and Brandy Richards won […]

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 […]