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FORGOTTEN FOUR-STROKES THAT SPARKED A REVOLUTION

Yamaha and Doug Henry get most of the credit for the development of the modern four-stroke, but there’s so much more to the story. As the last century came to a close, Husqvarna, Husaberg and Vertemati all played a role in what would eventually become the four-stroke revolution. Husqvarna actually started it all back in […]

HUSQVARNA FE350 DUAL-SPORT: FULL TEST

The Husqvarna FE350S is one of only two dual-sport bikes in the 2020 Husky line. There’s a 350 and a 501. The 450 and 250 are gone, but as it runs out, the 350 has both of those bikes covered. If there was one dual-sport bike that could do it all, this is it. CHOICES, […]

2020 HUSKY 500 2-STROKE PROJECT: BEHIND THE BUILD

There have been plenty of 500cc two-strokes from Husqvarna throughout dirt bike history. But, since the brand’s rebirth a few years back, it has shied away from two-strokes above 300cc. We teamed up with former factory Kawasaki race team mechanic Jonny Weisman, who now owns The Ride Shop in Arizona, to build a modern Husqvarna […]

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 […]

HUSKY TC500 PROJECT BY THE RIDE SHOP AZ: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

On this week’s Two-Stroke Tuesday brought to you by Decal Works we give you the first look at our completed Husqvarna TC500 project with The Ride Shop AZ. You don’t want to miss it. We have three two-stroke project bike videos and one 4-Stroke VS 2-Stroke video for your viewing pleasure in 2-Stroke Theater this […]

RIDING THE 2020 HUSKY FE501S DUAL-SPORT: THE WRAP

FIRST RIDE, 2020 HUSQVARNA FE501S Last month we got to ride the 2020 Husqvarna FE350S dual-sport; now the FE501S is center stage. These are the only two dual-sport bikes in the Husqvarna line for 2020 unless you include the massive 701 Enduro. The FE250 and FE450 have been dropped for now. The addition of an […]

RIDING THE 2020 HUSQVARNA TE300i 2-STROKE: THE WRAP

With the 2020 Husqvarna TE300, fuel Injected two-strokes have been around long enough to enter a second generation. This bike looks completely different from the 2019 version. Most of that comes from a redesigned frame and new bodywork. For 2020, the off-road and dual-sport bikes in the Husqvarna line got the same updates that the […]

FIRST RIDE: 2020 HUSQVARNA FE350S DUAL-SPORT–THE WRAP

RIDING THE 2020 HUSQVARNA FE350S DUAL-SPORT Husqvarna updated its dual-sport bikes for 2020 and we already have time on a brand-new FE350S. This year, the “S” suffix returned because there is another FE350 in the line; a new dirt-only version of the same bike. Both variations have the newer frame design and bodywork that were […]

2020 HUSQVARNA FC450 ROCKSTAR EDITION ANNOUNCED

Husqvarna today released the 2020 FC450 Rockstar Edition. This follows a tradition of offering a special edition prior to the start of the Supercross season.  The official press release follows: Motocross is embedded in Husqvarna Motorcycles’ celebrated history. Long-standing innovators of the sport, Husqvarna first introduced purpose-built motocross racing motorcycles more than 60 years ago. […]

HUSQVARNA UNVEILS NORDEN 901 CONCEPT ADVENTURE BIKE

Husqvarna used an international platform at the EICMA show in Milan, Italy to show its latest concept bike: the twin-cylinder Norden touring/adventure bike.  Husky also showed a number of street bikes and the newest version of the 701 Enduro.  Here’s what we have so far: Center stage at EICMA will  be the new NORDEN 901 […]

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 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.

RIDING THE 2020 KAWASAKI KX450: THE WRAP

In 2019, the Kawasaki KX450 was the winner of the Dirt Bike 450 motocross shootout. Now, the 2020 model has arrived and we have already logged some time on it in preparation for this year’s shootout. It might be able to repeat, but it faces some significantly improved 450s with no changes of its own. […]