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Honda CRF450L

2020 500 DUAL-SPORT SHOOTOUT: FULL TEST

After all this time, we admit we still don’t know what the heck a dual-sport bike is supposed to be. Manufacturers and riders use the term freely, as if everyone has the same interpretation, yet the bikes sold under that banner are wildly diverse. Just look at the current 500 category. The Beta 500RR-S, Husqvarna […]

500 DUAL-SPORT SHOOTOUT: DIRT BIKE VIDEO SERIES

There are more dirt-worthy dual-sport bikes than ever before. For 2020, the KTM 500EXC, Husqvarna FE501S and Beta 500RR-S have all been redesigned. The Honda CRF450L is back and we have a new contender in the SWM RS500. We have tested each of the individually, and now they are all together for the 2020 500 […]

2020 DUAL-SPORT BIKE BUYER’S GUIDE

Street-legal bikes are evolving quickly. Offerings like the KTM EXC models and the Husqvarna FE dual-sports are pushing the boundaries of performance, while upstart companies like Beta and SWM are providing alternatives that are truly off-road bikes with the bonus of a license plate. Honda, Suzuki, Kawasaki, SSR and Yamaha are in the game providing […]

KEN ROCZEN’S HONDA CRF450L DUAL-SPORT PROJECT: EXCLUSIVE FIRST LOOK

It’s amazing what can happen when the right people get together and have a conversation. That is exactly what happen when former MX/SX racer turned SxS racer Jessy Nelson, Justin Myerson owner of Moto Whips and current factory Honda MX/SX superstar Ken Roczen got together, things started happening and the result is something we don’t […]

2019 DUAL-SPORT VIDEO SHOOTOUT

We gathered the Honda CRF450L, the Husqvarna FE450, the Beta 430RR-S and the KTM 500EXC for a battle in the dirt. They don’t exactly match in displacement, but this isn’t about a racing class. These are what we consider the four best dual-sport bikes in the world from an off-road rider’s point of view. We […]