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RIDING THE 2021 KAWASAKI KX450: THE WRAP

Kawasaki was the first manufacturer to release a 2021 model to the press. The new Kawasaki KX450 is in our greedy hands and we couldn’t be happier. Mark Tilley, in particular, is the  bike’s biggest fan. He used the 2020 model to dominate the Vet Expert and Senior Expert classes in the NGPC events and […]

2021 KAWASAKI KX450 FIRST RIDE: 2021 VIDEO SERIES

The Kawasaki KX450 is the first of the 2021 models to arrive and we have already spent a day testing it. The bike might look unchanged, but it has a number of welcome improvements. The most significant is the redesign of the clutch; it now has a single cupped disk spring rather than five coil […]

2021 KAWASAKI MX MODELS: E-START KX250!

Kawasaki just released photos and information on the 2021 KX250 and KX450. The big news is that the KX250 was redesigned and now has electric start. Kawasaki also announced a new line of closed-course competition off-road bikes. Click here for information on the Kawasaki XC line and other 2021 models. The new KX250 received many […]

FIRST 2021 MODELS FROM KAWASAKI

Kawasaki now has the factory  running and has released the first wave of 2021 models.  The Kawasaki  KLX140, KX100, KX85 and KX65 are now available and the KLX230 will be arriving at dealerships in a month. The official news release from Kawasaki appears below. The Kawasaki KLX® family of off-road motorcycles are widely popular for […]

FMF KAWASAKI KX250F BUILD: PROJECT BIKE SPOTLIGHT

On this week’s 4-Stroke Project Bike Spotlight we take a look back at a sweet Kawasaki KX250F we built with the Flying Machine Factory and Jay “Clark Kent” Clark. We packed Thumper Theater with four project bikes for your viewing pleasure and Honda off-road enthusiasts won’t want to miss the exclusive link to our LA […]

KAWASAKI TWO-STROKE PROJECT BIKES: 2-STROKE THEATER

This week’s 2-Stroke Theater is all about Kawasaki KX250/500 project machines we have built for the printed magazine. We worked with top off-road and motocross riders like Destry Abbott, Tyler Bowers and Zach Bell  on a few race bike builds and used industry leading companies to rebuild a couple KX250 from the past. Enjoy these […]

MIKE LAROCCO’S 1993 KAWASAKI KX500

In 1993, Mike LaRocco became the last AMA 500cc Motocross championship. At the end of the year, the Editors of Dirt Bike got together with him and his bike for a feature in the March 1994 issue. In motocross, the #1 plate is everything. Factories use $1000 bills like tear-offs to get it, and riders […]

1996 KAWASAKI KX250 WPS PROJECT: PREMIX VIDEO SERIES

We teamed up with Pete Treadwell from WPS/Fly Racing and Moto One Of Boise to build this 1996 Kawasaki KX250. Thank you to the entire staff at Western Powersports for making our “Working Man” project come to life. This project is all about building a bike that the average working man could afford to purchase, […]

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 […]

ZACH BELL TAFT WORCS GOPRO FOOTAGE: BANGING BARS WITH TAYLOR ROBERT

Precision Concepts Kawasaki rider Zach Bell was the eventual winner in the Pro division at this past weekends WORCS event in Taft California. Check out some footage from his GoPro Hero 7 camera. The first part shows some pretty intense racing between Zach and factory Red Bull KTM rider Taylor Robert. ARVE Below is some […]

KAWASAKI KLX300 KLX230R and KLX230 DUAL-SPORT: FIRST RIDE

BY JEAN TURNER Kawasaki just introduced three new bikes to the press in Oregon. With the Kawasaki KLX230 dual-sport, Kawasaki KLX230R and Kawasaki KLX300R—Kawasaki took a big step (three steps, actually) toward returning to the off-road market, also filling out its KLX line of trail bikes. KAWASAKI KLX300R After spending more than a decade off […]

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.