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PROJECT: HUSQVARNA 701 ENDURO

For those of you who remember reading about the Husqvarna 701 Enduro in the May 2020 issue of Dirt Bike magazine, there were big plans to turn that bike into a legitimate adventure/exploration bike . Over the last few months, parts were added to John “Bum” Bumgarner’s 701 Enduro to make that plan come to […]

2019 KTM300 XC TRAIL PROJECT: OFF-ROAD 2-STROKES VIDEO SERIES

For this off-road 2-Stroke project we took a 2019 KTM 300XC and transformed it into a more trail friendly machine with the help of Vertex Pistons. This is the last year KTM made their 300cc XC carbureted model available to the public before switching everything over to fuel injection. We love this motorcycle to this […]

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 […]

KTM 250 CROSS-COUNTRY 2-STROKE PROJECT: RAW VIDEO

Dirt Bike and Troy Vanscourt built a KTM 250SX into a cross-country bike for District 37 racing, figuring that the lighter weight and the more aggressive motocross power delivery would give him an advantage over the off-road bikes and four-strokes that he would race against. The SX model still has no electric start, no fuel […]

2015 KTM 250 SX-F BUILD: PROJECT BIKE SPOTLIGHT

The 2015 KTM 250 SX-F Project bike was done for comfort and versatility. We wanted to make a good bike just a little bit better and with a few upgrades it really helped. The added parts also made this bike stand out even more at the track. Check out what we did below. Tusk Impact […]