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COBRA ANNOUNCES 2023 MODELS

Each year, one of the headline events at the Loretta Lynn’s AMA Amateur National Championships is the unveiling of new Cobra motorcycles. Cobra’s success in the mini ranks at Loretta’s has been outstanding, claiming over 300 National titles since the company was founded in 1993. The 2023 line includes the CX-E electric mini as well […]

BETA ANNOUNCES 2023 EVO TRIALS BIKES

Beta has revealed its 2023 line of EVO trials bikes.  Here are the official words straight from Beta: Beginning with the TR, ZERO, TECHNO, REV and, more recently, EVO, Beta has set the benchmark in the trials world since 1979 when it presented its TR 50 at the Milan Motorcycle Show. Thirty years of evolution […]

HONDA REVEALS 2023 TRAIL BIKES

Honda has released the bulk of its 2023 off-road bikes. Theses are the CRF trail bikes that end in the “F” suffix and are generally thought of as family-oriented machines. The 2023 line includes the CRF50F, CRF110F, the CRF125F and the CRF250F. The official Honda press release follows: The CRF Trail range of motorcycles suits […]

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 […]

KTM 50SX FACTORY EDITION ANNOUNCED

KTM has added a new model to its offerings for 2023. The 50SX is now available in Factory Edition trim. The official press release from KTM follows. Built for mini champs that want to do things right, and do them in style, KTM North America, Inc. is proud to unleash new looks for the 2023 […]

BETA ANNOUNCES 2023 DUAL-SPORT MODELS

Beta USA has just announced its dual-sport bikes for 2023. The range once again includes four models based on the same basic package: a 350, 390, 430 and 500. The official Beta press release follows: Beta USA is proud to introduce the 2023 RR-S model range. Originally designed for the USA market only, these popular […]

BMW 2023 ADVENTURE BIKES

BMW Motorrad USA announces updates and changes to model year 2023 motorcycles and scooters. Packages and ordering have been simplified with one comprehensive equipment package available for most models. G 310 R   Base MSRP: $4,995 Colors: Style Passion Racing Red replaces Style Passion Kyanite Blue Metallic. Style: Sport Polar White/Racing Red replaces Style Sport […]

RIDING THE 2023 KTM 350XC-F: THE WRAP

We just got our hands on a 2023 KTM 350XC-F and we love it as much as ever. KTM’s XC line is over 16 years old and it more or less defines the category we call, “closed-course cross-country.” Setting aside the nonsense nature of the term, the category is populated with motocross bikes that have […]

2023 HUSQVARNA FC250: 2023 VIDEO SERIES

The Dirt Bike Magazine staff got a chance to tests the 2023 Husqvarna FC250 at Fox Raceway for the very first time. This machine is very similar to FC250 Rockstar Edition launch six months ago from Husqvarna. Although very much alike the production 2023 model does not include all the aftermarket item that the Rockstar […]

RIDING THE 2023 HUSKY FC450, FC350 & FC250: THE WRAP

Earlier in the week, we took delivery of our 2023 Husqvarna motocross bikes at Fox Raceway. We got to take the FC250, FC350 and FC 450 away with us for extended testing, but the two-strokes were unfinished prototypes and we had only limited time on them. The Husqvarna line will only have a TC250 and […]

HUSKY ANNOUNCES 2023 FS450 SUPERMOTO

Husqvarna Motorcycle has announced the FS 450  supermoto racer. The official press release follows: Designed and developed to offer outstanding supermoto performance, the FS 450 is expertly crafted with the latest technology and competition-focused components to create a highly capable circuit racing machine. Finished with new bodywork and improved ergonomics for 2023, the FS 450 […]

2023 HUSQVARNA FC350: 2023 VIDEO SERIES

The 2023 Husqvarna FC350 is a completely new bike: new motor, new frame, new bodywork: everything. We got our first chance to ride it at Fox Raceway this week and came away with the notion that it might be our favorite bike of the entire KTM/Husqvarna/GasGas line. Join Sean Lipanovich and the Dirt Bike crew […]

KAWASAKI ANNOUNCES 2023 ELECTRIC BALANCE BIKE

Kawasaki has joined the manufacturers who are expanding into new markets by offering an electric balance bike. The “Electrode” is not just a licensed product, but is actually built in-house by Kawasaki. It will come in at $1099. The official information from Kawasaki appears below. A child’s first experience on two wheels is such a […]

BETA ANNOUNCES 2023 MODELS

Beta has revealed the first wave of its 2023 models. The big news is that the Italian manufacturer now has a more affordable line of off-road four-strokes. Previously, the 350, 390, 430 and 500 four-strokes were only available in the RS dual-sport line or as Race Editions. Now, the RR line of closed-course competition off-road […]

2023 SUZUKI MX, OFF-ROAD AND DUAL SPORT MODELS ANNOUNCED

Suzuki has announced its first wave of products for the 2023 model year. Among the first to be revealed are the motocross models, the dual-sport bikes and one off-road model. All of them are unchanged, but Suzuki has a number of special offers, including the RM-Army package for the RM-Z250 and RM-Z450. This is a […]

KTM’S NEW 300SX TWO-STROKE: RAW VIDEO

KTM’s 2023 300SX is a new model for the U.S. and it’s nothing like we’ve seen before. It has throttle body fuel injection, an electronic powervalve, electric start and a chassis straight from the factory race team. We got to ride it at Red Bud for a day, and loved every minute of it. Check […]

HONDA ANNOUNCES 2023 COMPETITION BIKES

Honda has shown its MX and cross country bikes for 2023, and the line up includes significant changes for the CRF450R as well as a special edition that celebrates a 50-year-old legacy. MX bikes included in this release are the CRF450R, the CRF450RWE, the CRF450RS, the CRF250R, the CRF150R and the 50th Anniversary 450 special. […]

MEGA TEST: RIDING ALL THE 2023 KTMS!

KTM’s 2023 competition bikes comprise the most comprehensively changed line-up in the company’s history. Everything is new: the 450SX-F, the 350SX-F and the 250SX-F have the Factory Edition frames and motors. On top of that, the 300SX, 250SX and 125 SX two-strokes are completely different. All have electric start, all have fuel injection and all […]

2023 HUSQVARNA MX & CROSS-COUNTRY BIKES

Following on the heels of KTM’s new model release, Husqvarna has shown its 2023 motocross and cross country models. This includes the FC450, FC350, FC250 four-stroke motocrossers as well as the all-new TC250 and TC125 two-strokes. On the cross-country side, the new bikes include the TX300 two-stroke as well as the FX450 and FX350 four-strokes. […]

KTM’S NEW ELECTRIC BALANCE BIKES

 KTM has added another two-wheeler to its line of electrified products. Two premium-level balance bikes have been announced in order to introduce young riders to the sport of off-road riding early. The official KTM press release appears below: KTM North America Inc. has increased its electrified product range with the new KTM 18eDRIVE FACTORY EDITION […]