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2021 KTM SMARTPHONE MAPPING TOOL EXPLAINED: THE WRAP

This week’s announcement of the 2021 KTM and Husqvarnas held a surprise for those of us who thought we knew everything. The 2021 KTM SX-F and XC-F models will have smartphone connectivity that should make mapping changes much easier at the track. The Husky models that will have this system are the FC and FX […]

2021 HUSQVARNA MOTOCROSS BIKES

Husqvarna's 2021 motocross bikes have been revealed. The FC450, FC350 and FC250 four-strokes are included as well as the TC250, TC125, TC85, TC65 and TC50 two-strokes. New for 2021, Husqvarna accessories will be offering a connectivity unit that allows you to sync your smart phone with the four-strokes in order to make mapping changes.  In [...]

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 […]

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 TWO-STROKES

KTM will be offering 14 different two-stroke models for 2021. In the motocross line, the 250SX is back and it still has a carburetor and a kickstarter. The 150SX, 125SX, 85SX (in both big wheel and standard), 65SX, 50SX and 50SX Mini all return and none have TPI fuel-injection for the coming year. KTM’s XC […]

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 […]

2021 KTM CROSS-COUNTRY MODELS REVEALED

KTM pulled the sheets off its 2021 off-road competition models today. The bikes shown to the world include the  450XC-F, 350XC-F and 250XC-F four-strokes. Also shown were the 300XC, 250XC and a new 125XC. All have substancial suspension upgrades as well as much easier electronic tuning methods. To see KTM’s 2021 motocross bikes, click here. […]

HUSQVARNA DUAL-SPORT & OFF-ROAD BIKES FOR 2021

Many of Husqvarna’s 2021 models were revealed today, headlined by the FE501S dual-sport bike. Both the FE501S and the FE350S dual-sport bikes have off-road counterparts that are very similar: the FE501 and FE350. In addition to those bikes, the TE300i, TE250i and TE150i were shown. Below is the information that Husqvarna’s press department has revealed […]

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 […]

SHERCO 2021 NEW MODELS

Sherco just released its new line of off-road bikes for the 2021 models year. The factory in France is running at full strength, and company officials expect 2021 to be the biggest year yet in the company’s 25 year history. Once again, the off road bikes are divided into two ranges: the “Racing” line and […]

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

HONDA RELEASES 2021 CRF250R, CRF250RX & MORE

Honda’s 2021 CRF250R, CRF250RX and CRF150R have arrived. Along with those unchanged competition models, several trail bikes have been announced, including the CRF110F, the CRF125F, the CRF250F and the Monkey. This is the first wave of Honda’s off-road two-wheelers for the coming year with more to follow. Honda’s official press release is below: American Honda […]

FIRST 2021 MODELS FROM KAWASAKI

Kawasaki now has the factory  running and has released the first wave of 2021 models.  The Kawasaki  KLX140, KX100, KX85 and KX65 are now available and the KLX230 will be arriving at dealerships in a month. The official news release from Kawasaki appears below. The Kawasaki KLX® family of off-road motorcycles are widely popular for […]

2021 BETA OFF-ROAD TWO-STROKES

The first of the 2021 models is here. Beta has revealed its new line of two-strokes, which is an amazing accomplishment considering that Italy was one of the first countries hit by the Covid-19 virus. The factory is back to work and the new two-strokes are out. The official press release follows: Beta USA is […]

YAMAHA’S 2021 TENERE 700 ARRIVES

Yamaha has just lifted the veil on its first 2021 model. The Tenere 700 has arrived in the U.S. and will be in dealers within a month. The official press release follows.   MARIETTA, Ga. – May 22, 2020 – Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA (YMUS) today announced the 2021 Ténéré 700 arrival for the U.S. market beginning the first week […]

BETA’S FIRST 2021 MODEL: THE XTRAINER

Beta USA has released photos and prices of its first 2021 model. The Xtrainer trail bike is on the way to the U.S. and will arrive at dealers in July. Here is the official release: Beta USA is proud to show off the first pictures and details of the 2021 Xtrainer. This model has become […]

HONDA’S FIRST 2021 MODELS

Honda has released the first of its 2021 models. Among other, returning models, there’s a interesting cross between scooter and ADV bike, then there’s a throwback to the first step-through that gave Honda its start in America. The official press release follows: American Honda chose April 1 to confirm that the unique, entertaining ADV150 will […]

RIDING THE 2020 1/2 HUSQVARNA FC450 ROCKSTAR EDITION

The Husqvarna FC450 Rockstar Edition is traditionally a preview of the coming year’s model, so even though this bike is called a 2020½ version, it provides a glimpse of the 2021 FC450 that will be released in the spring. The most important changes are all invisible, but are very significant. The WP XACT air fork […]