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2020 HUSQVARNA FC450: THE ’20s VIDEO SERIES

2020 motorcycles are here and the first machine the Dirt Bike staff had an opportunity to test was the Husqvarna FC450. This machine is not drastically different from the Rockstar edition we have been riding but does feature some notable…
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BMW R1250GS ADVENTURE: FULL TEST

This year, BMW's adventure flagship gets a new name and new technology. The BMW R1200GS has morphed into the BMW R1250GS, just as it had previously changed from an R100 to an R1100, and then to an R1150 and so forth. Each step brings a…
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HONDA CR125R 2-STROKE: PROJECT BIKE SPOTLIGHT

We love 125 two-strokes. They're light, they handle great and they make you feel like a hero. Unfortunately most Japanese makers stopped producing them long  ago. For this project, we wanted to make our 2000 Honda CR125R look as good as it…
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KTM 250GP: PROJECT BIKE SPOTLIGHT

In some forms of racing, two-strokes still rule. One is western off-road races like the National Grand Prix Championship. There, two-strokes go head to head with four-stokes of the same displacement. For the 2019 season, Troy Vanscourt…
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2019 YAMAHA YZ250 TWO-STROKE: PREMIX VIDEO SERIES

For this episode of PREMIX we take a look at the 2019 Yamaha YZ250 2 stroke. Although this bike hasn't received a major update in several years we still enjoy riding and racing this motorcycle. We are happy to see a Japanese manufacturer…
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