KTM 500 2-STROKE PROJECT: THE DARK KNIGHT

Are you holding out for KTM--or anyone--to build a modern 500cc two-stroke motocross bike? The guys at The Ride Shop in New River, Arizona got tired of waiting and built one for themselves. The Dark Knight is a current KTM chassis with a…
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BETA OIL INJECTION FEAR: MR.-KNOW-IT-ALL

Dear Mr. Know-It-All, I have a 2020 Beta 300RR that is oil injected, and I love the bike dearly. The bike has almost 200 hours, and I want to replace the reeds when I do my first top end. Since the oil line routes directly into the…
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SLR HONDA WINS BAJA 1000: OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE

For the third time in as many years, the SLR Honda team rode to victory during this weekend’s SCORE International Baja 1000, extending Honda’s overall motorcycle win total in the event to 30, including six straight and 22 in the last 23…
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TM EN250Fi TWIN PIPE: FULL TEST

Some motorcycles are tools; machines designed with simplicity of purpose to deliver a desired result. A motorcycle like the TM EN250Fi four-stroke is much more. It’s a product of passion and a statement of identity. If the people at TM…
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NEW KAWASAKI DUAL-SPORT KLX300

Kawasaki just released several 2021 models including a new 300cc dual-sport and a 300cc supermoto built on the same platform. The official word from Kawasaki appears below. The all-new 2021 Kawasaki KLX®300 motorcycle is designed to…
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2020 24 HOURS OF GLEN HELEN

The 2020 3-Bros 24 Hours of Glen Helen took place over the weekend and, as usual, it was a battle to the finish. This year there were a number of stacked teams, not only in the Pro class, but in the sportsman ranks. This is one of the few…
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KTM 450XC-F–FULL TEST

Some bikes defy being categorized. The 2021 KTM 450XC-F isn’t one of them. It’s actually  a very specialized motorcycle. The confusing part is that it fits perfectly in so many categories. For one, it’s KTM’s most adept desert bike, one…
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KAWASAKI KX250X OFF-ROAD PROJECT: THE WRAP

We have had the new Kawasaki KX250X for almost two months now and I've been building it into a racebike for the National Grand Prix Championship Series. It's not very hard work. The bike is great right out of the box. Kawasaki didn't try to…
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2020 KAWASAKI KX250 PROJECT: THUMPER THURSDAY

Thumpers need love too, even if they aren't the latest models. The 2020 Kawasaki KX250 got old before its time as soon as the new electric start 2021 model arrived. It was and still is a very fast 250F, even if you have to kick it to life.…
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2002 HONDA CR125R PROJECT: 2-STROKE VIDEO SERIES

The Honda CR125R is one of the most desired bikes on the used bike market today. Ironically, it wasn't regarded highly in the later years of its run. Today, the aftermarket has stepped in to provide the Honda with everything it was lacking…
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ADELANTO GP SCHEDULED

Adelanto, Calif. (August 13, 2020) - The Adelanto Grand Prix shifts into the planning phase of its epic 2021 event, announcing a transition in operations and leadership, adding American Motorcyclist Association Motorcycle Hall of Fame…
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RIDING WITHOUT INNER TUBES: MR.-KNOW-IT-ALL

Dear Mr. Know-It-All, I run a Tubliss system on my Husky dual-sport bike on both ends. My main reasoning is that I can change tire pressures to improve traction, and if I puncture the tire, the bead will (or should) stay on so I can ride…
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2021 KTM FACTORY RACING TEAM INTRO

KTM USA invited us out to their RD (Roger De Coster) Field testing facility above their race shop in Temecula, California today to check out their roster of riders for the 2021 season. Both the Red Bull KTM Factory Racing and Rocky Mountain…
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ALEX MARTIN BACK ON YAMAHA

Following in the wake of the news that Team JGR will not be racing Pro motocross in 2021, news arrived that Alex Martin has signed with a newly formed Yamaha team. The official press release follows: Three powerful companies all pulling…
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