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KTM 250SX-F: 2023 VIDEO SERIES

The 2023 KTM 250SX-F has one of the most extensive redesigns of nearly 20 new bikes in the greater Pierer family. You could argue that this is the one bike that didn’t need much. It already was the lightest bike in the class and, according to the dyno, it had the best overall power spread. […]

2006 HONDA CR500 AF PROJECT: RAW VIDEO SERIES

Dirt Bike Magazine tested this sweet 2006 Honda CR500 two-stroke that Mark Samuels from SLR Honda built to race at Mammoth Motocross. You’ve already seen the detailed video explaining all the ins and outs of this bike. This time around we wanted our viewers to be able to see it in the RAW form. Just […]

2023 KTM 350XC-F VS GASGAS EX350: VERSUS VIDEO SERIES

Usually the choice in the world of 350cc off-road bikes is limited to very similar brands. That’s not true in 2023. Now, KTM has a new platform for all its competition bikes. GasGas has stuck with the previous version, which gives us the opportunity to compare them back to back. We have a 2023 KTM […]

FIRST-RIDE VIDEO: 2023 KAWASAKI KX250

The 2023 Kawasaki KX250 snuck in  with far more extensive change than we expected. A new head, new valves, new injectors and a new piston are only part of the story. Join us as Perris Raceway as we get to explore the 2023 KX250.

CRF450R VS CR500 2-STROKE: VERSUS VIDEO SERIES

It’s been a while since we entertained the notion of comparing a modern 450 four-stroke with a classic CR500 two-stroke, but the topic is still as fascinating as ever. Twenty years ago, there was nothing as fierce as a 500cc two-stroke. It’s widely believed that they made so much power that no one could ride […]

2023 HUSQVARNA FX450: OFF-ROAD VIDEO SERIES

The 2023 Husqvarna FX450 is based on the Husky FC450 motocross bike, which means it, too, is all new this year. In order to make the transition to an off-road bike, the FX gets softer suspension, a kickstand, an 18-inch rear wheel, handguards and a skid plate. As you might imagine, that means it’s a […]

2023 GAS GAS EX350F VIDEO : OFF-ROAD 4-STROKES VIDEO SERIES

So far, only the three Austrian brands in the Pierer pits seem to know that a 350 is the ultimate size for off-road racing. Good for them. Unfortunately it doesn’t leave us with much choice. From the moment they joined hands, the GasGas EX350F, KTM 350XC-F and Husqvarna FX350 have been more alike than different; […]

KTM 450SX-F: 2023 VIDEO SERIES

KTM’s 2023 450 SX-F is an entirely new motorcycle based on the most recent Factory Edition. The frame, rear suspension, bodywork and most of the motor were redesigned. Join us at Glen Helen Raceway as we get to know the KTM with Mark Tilley explaining the bike’s strengths and weaknesses while Travis Fant records it […]

RIDING THE ELECTRIC KTM FREERIDE

KTM has had an electric motorcycle for 10 years, but with only limited availability in the U.S. Now the latest version of the Freeride is increasingly important because of the technology it incorporates and the fact that it has proven viable.  Join us, along with Nick Claire of our sister publication Electric Bike Action as […]

125CC TWO-STROKE VIDEO INSANITY : 2-STROKE TUESDAY

We have 10 Travis Fant produced 125cc two-stroke videos on this week’s 2-Stroke Tuesday that you don’t want to miss! Test rider Carson Brown rings out our stock 2022 Yamaha YZ125 and then we hit you with exclusive project bike videos of our 2003 KX125, 2002 CR125, 2018 KTM 125, 1998 CR125 team FMF tribute […]

CLASSIC ALUMINUM FRAME HONDA CR500R

Honda CR500R two-strokes with custom-made aluminum frames are not new. Honda never got around to making one that you could buy off the showroom floor, but the mid-2000s saw a number of talented fabricators who could combine a Honda 500 motor with a more current aluminum frame. Some worked better than others. This one was […]

2023 YAMAHA YZ125X TWO-STROKE: FIRST LOOK VIDEO

The 2023 Yamaha YZ125X reinforces the fact that Yamaha continues to be the only Japanese motorcycle manufacture investing in two-stroke technology . The Blue Crew has revamped their entire line of premix burning machines in the last few years and we couldn’t be happier about it. If you are familiar the 2022 YZ125 motocross model […]

FIRST-LOOK VIDEO: 2023 YAMAHA YZ450F

The 2023 Yamaha YZ450F was just announced and it has a very long list of changes. Joins us for a deep dive and a discussion with Yamaha’s top R&D man Steve Butler as we learn what exactly was changed and why.

BETA 300RX 2-STROKE MOTOCROSSER: A DIRT BIKE MAGAZINE VIDEO

The Beta 300RX is the Italian brand’s first real motocross bike. It’s based on the 300RR two-stroke off-road bike, but stripped down for motocross with more power and different suspension. It is, without doubt, the best sounding bike on the track. Join us as we learn more about the bike at Glen Helen Raceway.

HONDA CRF450R: 2023 VIDEO SERIES

The Honda CRF450R received a mild makeover for 2023. The bike was the target of a major redesign in 2021, but the reception was less than Honda had hoped for. Despite losing weight and gaining features like a hydraulic clutch, many riders said it was a demanding bike to ride with unfinished details. The new […]

HUSQVARNA FC450: 2023 VIDEO SERIES

The 2023 Husqvarna FC450 is all new compared to the 2022 standard model, but we first saw this platform on the Rockstar Edition announced last December. The frame, rear suspension and bodywork are new as well as about half the motor. We’ve been riding the bike for about a month now and have learned much […]

2005 YAMAHA YZ250 “MINESWEEPER” PROJECT: PREMIX VIDEO SERIES

The Dirt Bike Magazine Video Editor Travis Fant’s intentions were to ride his 2005 Yamaha YZ250 until it blew up. After a year of hammering it in the hills of Southern California the YZ finally met its fate. Travis has always had a soft spot for the Military, American history, and his dad’s stories from […]

2023 KTM 350XC-F: OFF-ROAD VIDEO SERIES

Just like the KTM motocross bikes for 2023, the competition off-road 350XC-F is a new bike. It has the same frame aas the motocross bikes, but there are a number of differenced tailored to off-road riding. First, there’s a six-speed gearbox. It also has softer suspension,a larger fuel tank, a kickstand and an 18-inch rear […]