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2021 YAMAHA OFF-ROAD MODEL INFORMATION

Yamaha’s 2021 off-road lineup includes a redesigned YZ450FX  with features including a refined, more efficient engine, a redesigned frame with all-new flex characteristics, updated suspension settings, and more. Below is the information on the complete off-road lineup from Yamaha for 2021: New 2021 YZ450FX The 2021 YZ450FX is designed to beat the cross country competition. The new […]

2021 YAMAHA MOTOCROSS MODELS RELEASED

The 2021 complete Motocross model line from Yamaha has just been released and the YZ250F receives a thoroughly refined engine, revised frame, new suspension settings and new brakes.  Below is the initial information we gathered from Yamaha: New 2021 YZ250F   The new 2021 Yamaha YZ250F has been redesigned for a more competitive, greater performing motocross experience. The new […]

MX REVIVAL 1990 CR500 PROJECT UPDATE: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

On this week’s Two-Stroke Tuesday we give you a behind the scenes look at our Honda CR500 project with MX Revival appropriately named “Ping King”. We continue the 500cc theme with our 1995 500cc Shootout featuring “The Man” himself Roger DeCoster and we wrap it all up with an exclusive look at our Husqvarna CR500 […]

KAWASAKI’S NEW-FOR-2021 OFF-ROAD KX450XC & KX250XC

Kawasaki just pulled the sheets off a new line of closed-course competition off-road bikes for 2021. The KX250XC and KX450XC will be offered alongside the KX motocross bikes and will share many of the same parts and technology. The biggest differences will be off-road specific suspension, 18-inch rear wheels, kickstands, skid plates, Dunlop AT81 tires […]

2021 KAWASAKI MX MODELS: E-START KX250!

Kawasaki just released photos and information on the 2021 KX250 and KX450. The big news is that the KX250 was redesigned and now has electric start. Kawasaki also announced a new line of closed-course competition off-road bikes. Click here for information on the Kawasaki XC line and other 2021 models. The new KX250 received many […]

2020 JOHN PENTON GNCC PRO CLASS HIGHLIGHT VIDEO

See the Pro class action from this years John Penton GNCC and check out the comments from some of the top riders like Kailub Russell and Ben Kelly. ARVE Kailub Russell: “It’s awesome to get the win in front of family and friends cheering me on at the family farm. I felt really good, so I […]

DONNIE “HOLESHOT” HANSEN’S HONDA RC250: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

It’s all about Honda CR250 premix burning machines on this week’s Two-Stroke Tuesday brought to you by Decal Works. We start of with a factory Supercross machine from the early ’80s piloted by Donnie “Holeshot” Hansen then take a look at the original full test on the 1973 Honda CR250 in our 2-Stroke History section and […]

2021 HUSQVARNA ELECTRIC

Husqvarna has expanded its electric offerings for 2021. In addition to the EE 5 electric mini, there will be two new Stacyc balance bikes that carry the Husqvarna name. The official word from Husqvarna is below. There’s always been a little something missing for young riders starting their two-wheel journey. The jump from a pedal-powered […]

KTM TWO-STROKE PROJECTS: 2-STROKE THEATER

On this week’s 2-Stroke Theater we look at a few of our KTM premix burning projects. Our Seat Concepts KTM200 XC, championship winning Pro Circuit 125SX and a 300XC ground-up rebuild that you won’t believe. We also take a look back at extreme enduro rider Cody Webb’s feature video “Aftershock” filmed by Travis Fant.  Enjoy […]

2021 KTM ELECTRIC BIKES

KTM has expanded its electric offerings  with the inclusion of a KTM-branded Stacyc youth model. While the Stacyc is technically branded as a 2020 model, the 2021 Freeride XC-E electric motorcycle was announced as well as the 2021 KTM SX E 5 mini. Below is KTM’s official announcement and information. For KTM’s 2021 gasoline-powered motocross […]

2021 KTM MOTOCROSS BIKES ANNOUNCED

KTM’s motocross line for 2021 was revealed today. This includes the four-strokes (450SX-F, 350SX-F, 250SX-F), the two-strokes (250SX, 150SX, 125SX, 85SX, 65SX, 50SX) and the KTM SX E5 electric mini. The most significant change for the motocross line is in the realm of electronic tuning. KTM now has a digital tuning app that allows a […]

SPECBOLT KAWASAKI KX450 BUILD: PROJECT BIKE SPOTLIGHT

Our Specbolt 2018 Kawasaki KX450 build is front and center on this week’s Project Bike Spotlight. Check out  the individual videos on 2019 450cc four stroke machines from Honda, Husqvarna, Kawasaki, KTM, Suzuki and Yamaha in Thumper Theater. Don’t miss the exclusive link to one sweet Honda CRF450R build at the bottom of this post.  […]

WIN THIS 1998 FMF HONDA CR125R PROJECT: KC66 FOUNDATION SWEEPSTAKES

Well, it’s official and we can finally announce that Dirt Bike Magazine has teamed of with the Kurt Caselli Foundation in a sweepstakes to win our 1998 FMF CR125R project bike. Below is a Travis Fant produced video of the machine in action with Managing Editor Mark Tilley at the controls. Scroll down past the […]

HUDSON “HUCK” DEEGAN’S KTM65: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

On this week’s Two-Stroke Tuesday we take a look at Hudson Deegan’s KTM65SX prepared by Cody Leighton. Hudson also known as “Huck” is the youngest member of the Deegan family and someone that will undoubtably make his impact on the moto industry in years to come. In our 2-Stroke History section we take a closer […]

2021 KTM DUAL-SPORT & OFF-ROAD BIKES REVEALED

KTM has released the first batch of its 2021 new model line. This includes the EXC dual-sport bikes, the XCF-W off-road four-strokes and the XC-W off-road two-strokes. The official information from KTM appears below. 2021 KTM 500 EXC-F Highlights • NEW graphics with updated color scheme for a READY TO RACE appearance. • UPDATED WP […]

THINGS RETURN TO NORMAL IN PA : 2020 HIGH POINT GNCC RACE REPORT

With racing starting to resume around the world things are slowly feeling normal again and FMF KTM’s Kailub Russell was looking more like himself at round six of the 2020 GNCC series held at High Point raceway in MT. Morris PA. After seven laps and three-hours of racing it was FMF/KTM Factory Racing’s Kailub Russell […]

HUDSON DEEGAN DIRT BIKE MAGAZINE SHOOT: BEHIND THE SCENES

Hudson Deegan also known as “Huckson Deegan” is the youngest of the Deegan family and is definitely his own unique person. The staff spent the day hanging out with him at the Deegan compound and we found out immediately that Hudson is all about having fun no matter what he doing. Check out the video […]

SHERCO 2021 TEASER

Sherco just released a video featuring its 2021 off-road models. No information was given, but it does serve notice that the factory in Nice, France is running and new models are right around the corner. For a review on the 2020 Sherco 250SEF Factory, check out The Wrap this week. ARVE

TOMAC CHARGES WHILE WEBB DOMINATES: 450 RESULTS ROUND 14

Red Bull KTM’s Cooper Webb dominated the main event from the front leading every lap aboard his 450SXF while championship rival Monster Energy Kawasaki’s Eli Tomac came from well outside the top 10 to finish on the podium in third place behind Rockstar Husqvarna’s Zach Osborne. Red Bull Honda’s Ken Roczen continues to struggle late […]