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2015 MX BUYER’S GUIDE

The 2015 crop of motocross bikes are in the showrooms now. Here's the line-up complete with descriptions, prices and what the DB staff thinks of each one.
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2014 OFF-ROAD BUYER’S GUIDE

HUSABERG FE501 In the corporate shell game that saw KTM first purchase Husaberg and then Husqvarna, there has been a blurring of some models. The Husaberg 501 is very similar to the Husqvarna FE501 and the KTM 500XC-W. The ’Berg…
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2014 MX BIKE BUYER’S GUIDE

HONDA CRF450RHonda took a giant leap forward last year with the remake of the CRF450R, and it remains a favorite at the track. For 2014, it comes back with its dual-exhaust pipes and hidden steering damper and gets a…
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2-STROKE TUESDAY: 2-STROKE BUYER’S GUIDE

We love two-strokes! And we're not alone. The number of two-stroke dirt bikes available to the public is actually increasing for 2013. Here are some of the new models along with a collection of two-stroke icons.MOTOCROSS BIKES…
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2012 OFF-ROAD BUYER’S GUIDE

KTM 500 XCWStay calm. KTM did not get rid of the 530. But it was redesigned so completely that they felt the need to give it a new name. The 500 is actually the same displacement as the old 530, with the same…
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DUAL-SPORT BUYER’S GUIDE

BMW R1200GSYou have to give BMW credit for making a whole new class of motorcycle legitimate. The R1200GS invented the adventure bike category with the help of a surprisingly large number of riders who feel…
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2012 MX BUYER’S GUIDE

APRILIA MXV450This is a wild motorcycle that only could have been built in Italy. No other nation of riders would have had the imagination to build a V-twin motocross bike. Josh Choppins proved it could be competitive in…
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2010 BUYER’S GUIDE: MX BIKES

HUSQVARNA TC450Husqvarna is a player; get used to it. BMW has invested big change in a new factory to increase production and quality. The biggest change for the 2010 TC motocrosser is the addition of a KYB fork. The TCs have sweet motors…
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2010 BUYER’S GUIDE: OFF-ROAD BIKES

HUSABERG FE570/450KTM uses Husaberg as a its corporate crash-test dummy. The crazy ideas appear on the ‘Bergs first. The centrally located crank on the fuel-injected FE450 and 510 worked so well, it probably influenced Yamaha‘s new 450.…
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