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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, […]

NEW 2022 YAMAHA YZ250 TWO-STROKE IN ACTION: RAW VIDEO SERIES

Dirt Bike Magazine was invited to test the new 2022 Yamaha YZ250 two-stroke but unfortunately the media has been asked by Yamaha not give any editorial review on this bike for another week. While the embargo remains in place we decided to at least let our loyal viewers enjoy some clips from our first day […]

CARSON BROWN AND HIS CR500 2-STROKE

If Honda still made the CR500R two-stroke, it might look something like this. Carson Brown and his dad Duane Brown brought it back from the grave and rebuilt it at the BBR Motorsports Headquarters in Washington. Carson is a current 250 pro and spent a lot of time helping his dad test this motorcycle before […]

2022 HONDA CRF450R: YEAR ’22 VIDEO SERIES

Dirt Bike Magazine tests the 2022 Honda CRF450R at Glen Helen Raceway. The 2021 Honda was all new but unfinished. There were mapping and suspension concerns last year that the Dirt Bike Magazine staff had qualms with. For 2022, the bike is complete with the problematic areas addressed. Honda has a full set of good […]

RIDING THE 2022 KAWASAKI KLR650

We’re delighted to report that the Kawasaki KLR650 is back and we have already logged some time on a brand-new 2022 Adventure model. Back when the 2019 Kawasaki line was announced we were shocked that there was no KLR650. The bike had been around in one form or another since 1984. At times, it was […]

2022 YAMAHA YZ250F: YEAR 22 VIDEO SERIES

The Dirt Bike Magazine staff tests the 2022 Yamaha YZ250F at Fox Raceway. The YZ250F has been the Dirt Bike Magazine 250 Shootout winner for several years in a row. It has repeatedly been favored for its power characteristics and stability on the track. Yamaha has revised the suspension, changed the rear wheel, and added […]

2022 YAMAHA YZ450F : YEAR 22 VIDEO SERIES

The embargo is finally lifted and we can tell you our first impression of the 2022 Yamaha YZ450F. The Dirt Bike Magazine took the bike out to Fox Raceway and had several of our test riders hit the track to get feedback on the 2022 model. This bike returns with easy access air box, adjustable […]