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2021 KTM 250SX-F: YEAR 21 VIDEO SERIES

The KTM 250SX-F has been the driving force in the 250 class for years. It’s been among the lightest, fastest and most expensive bikes in the class,  forcing other manufacturers to up their game. Join us as we check out the 2021 version in the latest edition of the Year 21 Video Series. 

HUSQVARNA FC250: YEAR ’21 VIDEO SERIES

The Husqvarna FC250 is following in the footsteps of other 2021 Husqvarna motocross bikes. Like the FC450 tested last month, the 250 has been rethought to appeal to a slightly different rider. Compared to the KTM 250SX-F, the Husky’s suspension has been lowered 10mm to provide a lower seat height and offer slightly different handling […]

2021 450 MOTOCROSS SHOOTOUT

We have a record crop of bikes, so we took our time to make sure we gave each of them a fair and full evaluation. That includes a newcomer to the motocross world: The GasGas MC450F. We have also included the unchanged Suzuki RM-Z450 thanks to the support of Simi Valley Cycles. Those two will […]

GASGAS MC450F: YEAR 2021 VIDEO SERIES

The 2021 GasGas MC450F is in the house and we got to ride it at Glen Helen Raceway this week. As you might expect, it’s very similar to the KTM 450SX-F, but with a key difference: Price. The GasGas will sell for $9399, whereas the 450SX-F is $10,199 and the Husky FC450 is $10,299. That places […]

GASGAS MC250F FIRST RIDE VIDEO

The GasGas MC250F is the first 250 motocross bike to carry the GasGas name, which is traditionally  associated with trials and off-road bikes. Last year, Pierer Mobility acquired controlling interest in GasGas, placing the company under the same umbrella as KTM and Husqvarna. The trials bikes will continue to be manufactured in Spain, but the […]

OFF-ROAD YZ250 PROJECT: A PREMIX VIDEO

For this Yamaha YZ250 2-stroke project, we teamed up with Rado Bartovic at Dirt N Iron. The project originally started in post-communist Czechoslovakia back in the late ’80s and early ’90s with a then-young and very impressionable Rado. He grew up riding old CZs and Jawa street bikes, basically anything he could get his hands […]

TM 250 MX: RAW VIDEO

The TM 250 is a blend of old-school two-stroke thinking with modern technology. Racing fans often say that if two-stroke motocrossers had received the same development as four-strokes  over the years, then racing would look and sound very differently today. Well, TM is a small Italian company that has given two-strokes just as much emphasis […]

KTM 500 2-STROKE PROJECT: THE DARK KNIGHT

Are you holding out for KTM–or anyone–to build a modern 500cc two-stroke motocross bike? The guys at The Ride Shop in New River, Arizona got tired of waiting and built one for themselves. The Dark Knight is a current KTM chassis with a Kawasaki KX500 motor. It’s also a true piece of art. Check it […]

2002 HONDA CR125R PROJECT: 2-STROKE VIDEO SERIES

The Honda CR125R is one of the most desired bikes on the used bike market today. Ironically, it wasn’t regarded highly in the later years of its run. Today, the aftermarket has stepped in to provide the Honda with everything it was lacking back in the day–and more 

GRANT BAYLOR’S NATIONAL ENDURO CHAMPIONSHIP: VIDEO TRIBUTE

Grant Baylor finally clinched his first AMA National Enduro Championship after coming oh, so close, year after year. His accomplishment was even more important because it provided instant vindication for thee newly formed FactoryONE Sherco team. Baylor had to develop his 450SEF Factory in the course of the season. Here’s a video featuring Grant and […]

OFF-ROAD TWO-STROKES ONLY: 2-STROKE THEATER

This week’s 2-Stroke Theater is all about off-road premix burning project bikes that have graced the pages of Dirt Bike Magazine. Our MotoFab Industries KX300, Pro Circuit YZ250, Vertex KTM300 and FMF CR250 are all ready for you. Just press play. Don’t miss the KX125 Raw video from our sister publication Motocross Action Magazine at […]

YAMAHA YZ250F FIRST RIDE: 2021 VIDEO SERIES

The Yamaha YZ250F is already one of the most popular and successful bikes in the 250 class, and the 2021 version is here with a number of significant changes. It starts with the best low-end-power of any bike in the class, and for 2021, Yamaha went looking for more power. Check out the new YZ […]

HUSKY 500 TWO-STROKE RAW

Imagine what it would be like if Husqvarna made an electric-start 500cc two-stroke motor and put it into a modern chassis. You don’t have to image, you can check out this Raw video from the Dirt Bike staff, with Mark Tilley riding this project bike from The Ride Shop in Arizona. 

2021 KAWASAKI KX250X: OFF-ROAD VIDEO SERIES

Kawasaki has a history of off-road competition with the KX250 motocross bike that includes success in GNCC XC-2, EnduroCross and even an X-Games gold medal. For 2021, Kawasaki decided to make it official by offering an off-road version of the KX250. The bike already had a compete redesign that finally provided electric start, as well […]

KAWASAKI KX450X: OFF-ROAD VIDEO SERIES

Kawasaki has returned to the off-road racing world with the 2021 KX450X, a dedicated racer designed to compete in GNCC, NGPC and WORCS types of event. In truth, Kawasakis are already common in those events with riders like Zach Bell and Josh Strang riding converted motocross bikes. The X is here to shortcut the conversion. […]

CODY WEBB EXTREME OFF-ROAD VIDEO

Cody Webb is best known for his talents on the most technical/rugged terrain imaginable. We met up with Cody Webb while shooting the 2021 FXR gear launch in Northern California to capture some footage of trails he uses to practice on before racing. Check out Cody Webb riding his Sherco 300cc two stroke on some […]

WISECO 2-STROKE CHAMPIONSHIP

The 202 Wiseco Two-Stroke World Championship finally took place at Glen Helen Raceways this weekend after several delays and it was an unconditional hit. Riders brought out new bikes and old bikes to race on the same track that some very talented National level Pros used to battle for cash. Here are some of the […]

TWO-STROKE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP WINNING YAMAHA YZ300: 2-STROKE VIDEO

Dirt Bike Magazine test rider Robbie Wageman has won the 2-Stroke World Championship in both the 125cc and Open classes. Travis Fant caught up with him before this years event at Glen Helen to get a closer look at his Gasper Racing, Fasthouse backed Yamaha YZ300. ARVE Error: Mode: lazyload not available (ARVE Pro not […]