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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 […]

HONDA CRF450RX: FULL TEST

The 2020 Honda CRF450RX is not a trail bike, it’s not a play bike and it’s barely even an off-road bike. This is an off-road race bike, pure and simple.  If you want something for cruising the trails and fireroads, Honda has the 2020 CRF450X for you. It’s a very different bike, and you should […]

2020 HONDA CRF250RX: FULL TEST

Last year the Honda CRF250RX came out in direct response to KTM’s on-going takeover in the American off-road market. The old Honda plan would have been to keep on making bikes like the CRF250X–meaning quiet, clean, responsible and boring. Instead, Honda came out with a borderline outlaw of an off-road bike. It was a focused […]

SLR HONDA 2020 TEAM ANNOUNCED: STEWART SIGNS

2020 SLR Honda Off-Road Program Factory SLR Honda Off-Road finally announces their 2020 racing plans on the West Coast and here they are: With an all-out reign against the off-road competition, SLR Honda announces Trevor Stewart and Cole Martinez will be joining the team as pro class riders alongside seasoned pro 2 class rider, Tallon […]

TREVOR STEWART & JCR HONDA PART WAYS

American Honda rider and 2019 NGPC Series Pro class National Champion Trevor Stewart announced on his social media that he and JCR Honda team owner Johnny Campbell could not come to a support agreement for the 2020 season. Stewart who was initially under contract to the team through the 2020 season and Campbell mutually agreed […]

2020 HONDA CRF250R: FULL TEST

Back in 2018, Honda released a CRF250R that was almost the complete opposite of the previous model. The new model liked to be revved, with the power all up top. Honda changed its image in the 250 class almost overnight from beginner-friendly puppy to pro-level screamer. For 2020 the engineers went back to the drawing […]

2020 MX BIKE BUYER’S GUIDE–UPDATED!

The new motocross bikes of 2020 have almost all been revealed. We’ve gathered prices, facts and photos of all the MX bikes from Honda, Husqvarna, KTM, Kawasaki, Suzuki, Yamaha, TM and Cobra. We also have links to videos and tests that we have produced as well as contact information for the various manufacturers. The prices […]

2020 HONDA CRF450R: FULL TEST

Since the introduction of the latest-generation CRF450R back in 2017, Honda has made small refinements every year in hopes of making the overall package as attractive to the consumer as its mid-2000s CRF450R models. For 2020, Honda engineers have again followed the pattern, making changes to the brakes, ECU mapping and suspension. They have also […]

RICKY DIETRICH’S HONDA CR250R 2-STROKE: BEHIND THE BUILD

 Ricky Dietrich has experienced a lot of different types of racing in his career, ranging from WORCS to MX Outdoor Nationals, and has had success racing all over the world, but all that was primarily done on a four-stroke. Dietrich is now a member of the SLR Honda off-road team on a four-stroke. We decided [...]

HONDA CR250R 2-STROKE, RAW VIDEO

In this episode of Dirt Bike Magazine’s Raw Video series we listen to the sounds of a rebuilt 2004 Honda CR250R Two-stroke. This particular CR is a very special motorcycle, resurrected from a sentimental basket case by a retired marine as a tribute to his cousin. To see more on this bike, check out Two-Stroke […]

2020 NEW BIKE PRICES

A list of all the prices released so far for the 2020 new model season, including motocross, off-road and dual-sport bikes. The manufacturers suggested retail prices listed do not include destination, set-up or taxes. The list is growing each week, so check back.

FASTER USA CR250 REBUILD: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

On this week’s Two-Stroke Tuesday we give you a behind the scenes look at our 2002 CR250R project with the crew at Faster USA going on right now. Most of the major work is done and now all the pieces of the puzzle can start going back together. We kept the Honda theme going in […]