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2022 KTM 300XC, RAW VIDEO

The 2022 300XC is the more competition-oriented of the two 300 two-strokes in the KTM line-up. For the February, 2022 print issue of Dirt Bike, we have a direct comparison between the 300XC and the 300XC-W. For a preview of that story, check out Ron’s Wrap here. For a little two-stroke fix in the meantime, […]

2022 KTM JR SUPERCROSS CHALLENGE

Dirt Bike Magazine got to participate in the 2022 KTM Junior Supercross Challenge on a personal level when Austin Tilley was accepted for Anaheim 1. Austin is the youngest son to Managing Editor Mark Tilley, who got his Anaheim initiation back in 1998 on a KTM 125SX. Today, the entire field is mounted on electric […]

PREMIX VIDEO SERIES: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

On this week’s Two-Stroke Tuesday we give you a look at our video series “Premix”, where it’s “All Two-Strokes All The Time”. This playlist on our YouTube channel is dedicated to our 2-stroke project bikes and new model videos. A little bit of everything and anything related to 2-strokes. If you want to see more head […]

BBR CR500 TWO-STROKE BUILD

“Carson just showed up to the house with this beater Honda CR500 in the back of his truck one day saying he wanted to rebuild it.” That was how this build started. Duane Brown then set out to create a state-of the art Honda 500 two-stroke that his son Carson could race against modern bikes. […]

2022 KTM 300XC-W: RAW VIDEO

We are currently in the midst of a 300 two-stroke comparison between two-seemingly similar bikes offered by KTM; the 300XC and the 300XC-W. The XC-W is considered by many to be the ultimate off-road bike for tight trail and extreme conditions, whereas the XC is aimed more at the racing community. Here’s a little footage […]

AARON PLESSINGER AND MALCOLM STEWART: RAW VIDEO

Aaron Plessinger is the new guy on the block at Red Bull KTM Factory Racing and Malcolm Stewart just joined Rockstar Husqvarna. They are both in Florida training with Aldon Baker full time. We caught some RAW laps of them shaking down their all-new bikes; the 2022 KTM 450SXF Factory Edition and 2022 Husqvarna Rockstar […]

KAWASAKI KX450SR SPECIAL EDITION: FIRST RIDE

The Kawasaki KX450SR is a new model for 2022 based on the KX450 motocross bike. It’s essentially a factory-built race replica. It comes from Japan with a long list of motor and suspension upgrades, plus graphics that are a tribute to the Monster Energy Kawasaki factory team that will feature Adam Cianciarulo and Jason Anderson […]

JUSTIN BARCIA TWO-STROKE VIDEO: BEHIND THE SCENES

Justin Barcia took some time out of his Supercross testing schedule to go to Mexico with a GasGas MC250 two-stroke and just have a little fun. The official video appears below, but the unofficial look behind the scenes is even more entertaining. And what about that track? Pure joy.     

KTM 300 PROJECT: RAW VIDEO

This 2016  KTM 300 two stroke project was built by our buddy Rado at Dirt N’ Iron. It was recently featured  in Behind The Build, which can be seen by clicking here.  When it comes to two-strokes, however, we know that purists would rather see and hear the bike than read about it, so we […]

REBIRTH OF A HONDA CR250R

This Honda CR250R two-stroke doesn’t look or act like the original version that Honda sold. Charles Lytle at MXRevival is a craftsman who recently set out to make custom bike builds a full-time profession. On the cosmetic side, Lytle took the vapor honing process to a new level. On the performance side, he explored potential […]

2022 HUSQVARNA TE300I TWO-STROKE: RAW VIDEO SERIES

Dirt Bike Magazine tested the 2022 Husqvarna TE300i Fuel Injected Two Stroke a few months ago. We have the video featuring all the details and what we thought about the motorcycle here on our Youtube channel. This is a completely raw version for those two stroke lovers who just want to enjoy the bike as […]

2022 250 MX SHOOTOUT: YEAR ’22 VIDEO SERIES

Last year was brutal. The 2021 250 MX shootout was the toughest comparison in the 51-year history of [Dirt Bike Magazine]. The 250 class, or MX2 or Lites, whatever you prefer, had evolved to near parity in performance. Choosing a winner was more about who we asked and where we rode than anything else. Stopwatches […]

2022 KAWASAKI KX250: YEAR ’22 VIDEO SERIES

Dirt Bike Magazine tests the 2022 Kawasaki KX250 at Glen Helen Raceway. The 2022 Kawasaki KX250 enters the class with minimal changes. It was all new last year with an electric start, new body work, new suspension, and new frame. Will the KX be able to hold of the all new Honda CRF250R or the […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

2022 HUSQVARNA TE150I: OFF-ROAD 2-STROKE VIDEO SERIES

The Husqvarna TE150i is one bike that can give competition to the 300 two-stroke as the go-to choice for the off-road purist. Most riders think of  any 144cc two-stroke as a youth model for transitioning to the big bike world, but the TE150i is much more than that. It’s a legitimate destination in itself. Clearly, […]