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GASGAS MC250 2-STROKE PROJECT: BEHIND THE BUILD

The Motowhips GasGas MC250 build started off as a very simple race bike build, but then something happened that was almost out of our control—a chain reaction. Every build starts out with a plan. Some follow that plan and some, like our GasGas MC250 project with Justin Myerson at Motowhips, take on a life of […]

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 […]

GASGAS ANNOUNCES RX450F RALLY

GasGas has just announced a new model called the RX450F Rally. This is a full rally bike that  is clearly inspired by Sam Sunderland’s victory in the 2022 Dakar Rally. At this point, the model that has been revealed is not homologated for dual-sport use in the U.S. It will come with high-end suspension and […]

GASGAS MC125 VS YAMAHA YZ125: RAW VIDEO SERIES

The Yamaha YZ125 got major updates in recent years and Gas Gas MC125 is considered new two-stroke technology . If you had to pick one to have in your garage, would you choose red or blue? Here is a RAW look behind the scenes of our 2022 YZ125 vs GasGas MC125 video. To see the […]

GASGAS MC125 2-STROKE: RAW VIDEO

The GasGas MC125 is nothing like the KTM or Husqvarna 125s for 2023. Those bike have gone to the new chassis and a fuel-injected, electric start motor, whereas the GasGas is more of a traditional 125 two-stroke for the purist. The keeps the price down and the repairs simple. Listen in as we take the […]

GASGAS RALLY BIKE: BEHIND THE BUILD

Unlike their Austrian cousins KTM and Husqvarna, GasGas does not have an off-road model in their lineup that is specifically built for distance. Yes, that’s correct, the Pierer Mobility Group made the decision not to include this type of model, so we took that as a challenge and teamed up with Travis Brock from Every […]

GASGAS MC125 VS. YAMAHA YZ125

The GasGas MC125 two-stroke is aimed directly at the Yamaha YZ125. And vice versa; the YZ was redesigned in 2022 in the face of increasing competition from Europe. For 2023, the GasGas will be unchanged while its Austrian counterparts from KTM and Husqvarna will get electric start, fuel-injection and a much bigger price tag, so […]

GASGAS MC125 2-STROKE: FULL TEST

Each generation has its own heroes, icons and inspiring innovations. The next class of young riders to emerge in motocross might well be the GasGas generation. For older riders, GasGas will forever be known as an off-beat enduro brand, but the name has a very different reputation in the minds of the teens and preteens […]

GASGAS OFFERS SUPPORT FOR 96th ISDE IN FRANCE

If you are among the riders planning to attend the ISDE in France this fall, GasGas has announced a full support program. The official press release follows: GASGAS is making plans for the 2022 ISDE in Le Puy en Valley, France! Once again offering our exclusive bike rental and race service packages to riders of […]

GASGAS DUAL-SPORT MODEL ANNOUNCED FOR U.S.

Earlier this week, GasGas Austria released photos and information on the company’s first real dual-sport bike: The ES700. GasGas North America has now confirmed that it will be available as a U.S. model in 2023. It is based on the KTM 690 Enduro and the Husqvarna 701 Enduro. A model in Supermoto configuration, has also […]

GASGAS TROY LEE EDITION: YEAR ’22 VIDEO SERIES

This is the first GasGas Race Edition to be offered since KTM took controlling interest in the company two years ago. It is, quite obviously, a tribute to Justin Barcia.  It is probably the most beautiful bike that has ever come out of Austria. Just like Barcia’s bike, it is based on the standard version […]

2023 GASGAS MOTORCYCLES REVEALED

GasGas has showed 10 of its 2023 MX models. The bikes all have a new look, but will not have the new chassis or motors that have been shown with the KTM Factory Editions or the Husqvarna Rockstar Editions. The official press release follows. GASGAS is coming in hot for 2023 with a vibrant new […]

RIDING THE RIEJU RANGER 2-STROKES: THE WRAP

Rieju is a small company in Figueres, Spain that has been making small-displacement street bikes for the European market for over 70 years. When KTM took control of the GasGas factory in nearby Girona, Rieju struck an agreement to acquire all the tooling and inventory for the previously existing GasGas line of two-strokes. Those bikes […]

GASGAS MC450F FACTORY EDITION ANNOUNCED

GasGas now has its own version of the Factory Edition. Its called the “Race Team Edition” but the concept is similar to that of the KTM 450SX-F Factory Edition and the Husqvarna Rockstar Edition, with a slew of upgrades and a look that is a tribute to Justin Barcia’s factory bike. At the factory level, […]

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.     

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 […]

RIDING THE 2022 GASGAS MC250F: THE WRAP

This week we got to ride the 2022 GasGas MC250F for the first time. We are preparing for our 2022 250 motocross shootout and we already know the GasGas will do well. It’s unchanged from last year’s model, and that bike was received with surprising approval from everyone who rode it. You wouldn’t think the […]

GASGAS 300 2-STROKE PROJECT: BEHIND THE BUILD

You could spend hours gazing at this Every Single Sunday GasGas EC300 that, believe it or not, was not originally built with the goal of being featured in a magazine. The owner/builder of this hard-enduro specialist, Travis Brock of Every Single Sunday, is a popular off-road YouTuber and content producer for BikeBandit.com who set out […]

GASGAS EX300 PROJECT: BEHIND THE BUILD

Dicks Racing has been building high-end off-road racing machines for decades. A racer himself, Dick Wilk pounded the hostile desert around Las Vegas and taught himself the art of making his machine handle better and perform stronger through focused suspension and motor modifications. His most recent project started with the GasGas EX300 two-stroke TPI machine. […]

2021 CALIFORNIA TRIAL INVITATIONAL

Story and Photos by Jean Turner Josh Roper and Alex Niederer waited atop the course of the 2021 California Trial Invitational presented by GASGAS for official scorekeeper Jared Malmquist to tabulate the overall results. The two were tied on overall points. Results revealed they also had the same number of cleans. Same number of fives, […]