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2024

2024 BETA 390RR RACE EDITION: FULL REVIEW

Motocross guys, listen up: Beta (pronounced "Bay-Tah") didn’t just pop out of the womb when it announced a Supercross team. The company has been building off-road bikes longer than any of us have been alive. One of the most intriguing is…
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2024 HUSQVARNA FE350S DUAL-SPORT: FULL TEST

Traditionally, there’s no middle ground in the world of dual-sport bikes. It’s a realm occupied either by half-liter heavyweights or by bumper-rack campground transportation. So, why has the Husqvarna FE350s become a dual-sport mainstay?…
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DANTE OLIVEIRA TAKES CAMP CORKER GNCC

West coast champions rarely make their mark in GNCC racing, but in only this third try, Red Bull KTM's Dante Oliveira has done just that. He took the overall win at the FMF Camp Coker Bullet, in Society Hill, South Carolina after a…
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AJP 240 EXTREME: FULL TEST

In secret, hidden workshops all over the world, riders dump time and money into traditional four-stroke trail bikes to make them better and even to use them for racing. AJP has a better option that replaces all the compromised budget trail…
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2024 ADVENTURE BIKE BUYER’S GUIDE

What, exactly, is an adventure bike? That's no easy question, but for the purposes of this collection, we like using the phrase "full-size dual-sport bikes." These are bikes that are street bikes first and foremost, but designed to be…
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HOEFT TOPS 2024 HAVASU WORCS

Round four of the 2024 WORCS tour took riders to Lake Havasu , one of the most physically challenging rounds of the year. The course at Crazy Horse Campgrounds attracted over 1300 entries, with spectators lining the beach. Defending…
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2024 3 BROS 6 HOURS OF GLEN HELEN

Tyler Nicholson and RJ Warda have been making a habit of winning the Glen Helen endurance races, and they did it again at the 2024 3 Bros 6-Hours of Glen Helen. They can now put that trophy right next to the ones from last year’s 24-hour…
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2024 450 MX SHOOTOUT

Progress isn’t always clear in the moment. There are wrong turns and misfires on the path forward, but when you look back, you can usually identify a point of no return in technological advancement. The 2024 crop of 450 motocross bikes…
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2024 DUAL-SPORT BUYER’S GUIDE

The dual-sport world is growing. Every year there are more bikes that answer the call for a street-legal off-road motorcycle that passes all the tests and meets all the requirements. GasGas, Honda, Husqvarna, Kawasaki, KTM, Suzuki, Sherco,…
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2024 SUPERMOTOCROSS PLAYOFF SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED

PRESS RELEASE: During tonight’s television broadcast of the DAYTONA Supercross, Round 8 of the Monster Energy AMA Supercross Championship and SuperMotocross World Championship, lead analysts Ricky Carmichael and James Stewart revealed that…
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2024 HONDA TRANSALP 700 RIDING IMPRESSION

Grand adventures come easily to the wealthy. These are the people who can afford the Himalayan trip of a lifetime with chase trucks and caravans every single summer. They don’t blink at $30,000 motorcycles and satellite phones. We do,…
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AJP PR7: FULL TEST

In the motorcycle world, specialization has been good to us. It’s made the difference between enduro bikes and extreme enduro bikes, and between motocross bikes and Supercross bikes. In the case of the AJP PR7, the concept of specialization…
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2024 HUSQVARNA TE300: FULL TEST

New motorcycles come and go. Parts are updated, designs change and colors come in and out of fashion, but motorcycles that really change things are few and far between. The 2024 Husqvarna TE300 will change things. This bike is new for 2024,…
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2024 YAMAHA YZ450F: FULL TEST

Yamaha pulled out all the stops last year with the introduction of an all-new YZ450F that was lighter, faster and technologically more advanced than its predecessors. They flew us out to Florida to give us a tour of the amazing Star Racing…
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2024 OFF-ROAD BIKE BUYER’S GUIDE

Outsiders are often confused by the term "off-road bike." They think it refers to any motorcycle that doesn't have a license plate. We know better.  There's a massive difference between a motocross bike and other dirt bikes. At some point…
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2024 KTM 500EXC: DUAL-SPORT VIDEO

The KTM 500EXC is new for 2024, but it remains the bike of choice for serious dual-sport riders in the U.S. The frame is new and borrows much from the current 450SX-F motocross bike. The key difference is the PDS rear suspension which does…
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2024 YAMAHA YZ250F: FULL TEST

It was only a matter of time. The Yamaha YZ250F ruled both sides of the motocross world for years. It was wildly successful in the pro racing ranks and a hit at local tracks. It couldn’t last, though. Other 250Fs were faster, others were…
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GASGAS FACTORY EDITIONS RELEASED

GasGas has joined the list of manufacturers that have released special editions in anticipation of the 2024 Monster Energy Supercross season. The official press release follows: The 2024 GASGAS MC 250F and MC 450F Factory Editions are…
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