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GASGAS FACTORY RACING TUNED UP FOR DAKAR 2023

PRESS RELEASE FROM GAS-GAS:  With GASGAS Factory Racing securing official backing from Red Bull ahead of the 2023 season, our rally heroes Sam Sunderland and Daniel Sanders are all-set to take on the 2023 Dakar Rally! Ready to compete on…
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2023 GASGAS FACTORY EDITION ANNOUNCED

GasGas has announced its 2023 Factory Editions. The new MC450F Factory Edition and MC250F Factory Edition will be based on the same frame and motor platforms that the KTM and Husqvarna competition models used in 2022. This means that the…
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2023 OFF-ROAD BIKE BUYER’S GUIDE

The term "off-road bike" sounds vague and generalized, but it refers to a group of very specialized motorcycles. They fall into a vast space between motocross race bikes and dual-sport bikes. That area is so big that it needs to be further…
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2023 2-STROKE BUYER’S GUIDE–VIDEO EDITION

The 2023 market for 2-strokes is bigger than it's been in years. Beta, GasGas, KTM, Yamaha, Rieju, TM and others have brand new models for this season. In this edition of Dirt Bike Magazine's video series, we talk you through about 60…
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2023 GASGAS EX350F: FULL TEST

We’re disappointed in the state of corporate espionage in the off-road world. You would think that after more than 20 off-road championships, someone from Honda, Yamaha or Kawasaki would have snuck into the KTM, Husky or GasGas pits and…
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GASGAS MC250 2-STROKE PROJECT: BEHIND THE BUILD

The Motowhips GasGas MC250 build started off as a very simple race bike build, but then something happened that was almost out of our control—a chain reaction. Every build starts out with a plan. Some follow that plan and some, like…
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GASGAS ANNOUNCES RX450F RALLY

GasGas has just announced a new model called the RX450F Rally. This is a full rally bike that  is clearly inspired by Sam Sunderland's victory in the 2022 Dakar Rally. At this point, the model that has been revealed is not homologated for…
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GASGAS MC125 VS YAMAHA YZ125: RAW VIDEO SERIES

The Yamaha YZ125 got major updates in recent years and Gas Gas MC125 is considered new two-stroke technology . If you had to pick one to have in your garage, would you choose red or blue? Here is a RAW look behind the scenes of our 2022…
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GASGAS MC125 2-STROKE: RAW VIDEO

The GasGas MC125 is nothing like the KTM or Husqvarna 125s for 2023. Those bike have gone to the new chassis and a fuel-injected, electric start motor, whereas the GasGas is more of a traditional 125 two-stroke for the purist. The keeps the…
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GASGAS RALLY BIKE: BEHIND THE BUILD

Unlike their Austrian cousins KTM and Husqvarna, GasGas does not have an off-road model in their lineup that is specifically built for distance. Yes, that’s correct, the Pierer Mobility Group made the decision not to include this type of…
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GASGAS MC125 VS. YAMAHA YZ125

The GasGas MC125 two-stroke is aimed directly at the Yamaha YZ125. And vice versa; the YZ was redesigned in 2022 in the face of increasing competition from Europe. For 2023, the GasGas will be unchanged while its Austrian counterparts from…
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GASGAS MC125 2-STROKE: FULL TEST

Each generation has its own heroes, icons and inspiring innovations. The next class of young riders to emerge in motocross might well be the GasGas generation. For older riders, GasGas will forever be known as an off-beat enduro brand, but…
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GASGAS OFFERS SUPPORT FOR 96th ISDE IN FRANCE

If you are among the riders planning to attend the ISDE in France this fall, GasGas has announced a full support program. The official press release follows: GASGAS is making plans for the 2022 ISDE in Le Puy en Valley, France! Once…
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GASGAS DUAL-SPORT MODEL ANNOUNCED FOR U.S.

Earlier this week, GasGas Austria released photos and information on the company's first real dual-sport bike: The ES700. GasGas North America has now confirmed that it will be available as a U.S. model in 2023. It is based on the KTM 690…
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GASGAS TROY LEE EDITION: YEAR ’22 VIDEO SERIES

This is the first GasGas Race Edition to be offered since KTM took controlling interest in the company two years ago. It is, quite obviously, a tribute to Justin Barcia.  It is probably the most beautiful bike that has ever come out of…
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2023 GASGAS MOTORCYCLES REVEALED

GasGas has showed 10 of its 2023 MX models. The bikes all have a new look, but will not have the new chassis or motors that have been shown with the KTM Factory Editions or the Husqvarna Rockstar Editions. The official press release…
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RIDING THE RIEJU RANGER 2-STROKES: THE WRAP

Rieju is a small company in Figueres, Spain that has been making small-displacement street bikes for the European market for over 70 years. When KTM took control of the GasGas factory in nearby Girona, Rieju struck an agreement to acquire…
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GASGAS MC450F FACTORY EDITION ANNOUNCED

GasGas now has its own version of the Factory Edition. Its called the "Race Team Edition" but the concept is similar to that of the KTM 450SX-F Factory Edition and the Husqvarna Rockstar Edition, with a slew of upgrades and a look that is a…
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