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FIRST LOOK: 2023 KAWASAKI MOTOCROSS BIKES

Kawasaki has revealed its full motocross line for 2023. The KX250 has received substantial attention which includes motor, gearbox, suspension updates.  Here is what Kawasaki has to say about its 2023 motocross models, which include the…
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KAWASAKI KX450SR SPECIAL EDITION: FIRST RIDE

The Kawasaki KX450SR is a new model for 2022 based on the KX450 motocross bike. It's essentially a factory-built race replica. It comes from Japan with a long list of motor and suspension upgrades, plus graphics that are a tribute to the…
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2022 KAWASAKI KX450: FULL TEST

Success often knocks on the back door. That’s how the Kawasaki KX450 arrived. While Honda, KTM and Yamaha have taken turns bashing the front door down with one 60-horsepower battering ram after another, Kawasaki has quietly taken a more…
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RIDING THE 2022 KAWASAKI KX450: THE WRAP

This week we got a chance to ride the 2022 Kawasaki KX450 for the first time. I know you know the 2022 model is unchanged, but it’s still a very big deal to us.The KX450 has never been the fastest, the lightest, the most sophisticated or…
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KAWASAKI KX450: 2022 VIDEO SERIES

Kawasaki's KX450 has won the Dirt Bike Magazine 450 Motocross shootout for three years in a row. It was completely overhauled in 2019 and gained electric start in the process. Kawasaki hasn't messed with the formula too much since then and…
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2021 KAWASAKI KX450: FULL TEST

The Kawasaki KX450 received what we call a “ground-up rebuild” for the 2019 model year. They addressed almost every issue we had with the machine in previous years, and it has won the last two Dirt Bike magazine 450cc motocross shootouts.…
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KAWASAKI KX450X: OFF-ROAD VIDEO SERIES

Kawasaki has returned to the off-road racing world with the 2021 KX450X, a dedicated racer designed to compete in GNCC, NGPC and WORCS types of event. In truth, Kawasakis are already common in those events with riders like Zach Bell and…
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RIDING THE 2021 KAWASAKI KX450: THE WRAP

Kawasaki was the first manufacturer to release a 2021 model to the press. The new Kawasaki KX450 is in our greedy hands and we couldn’t be happier. Mark Tilley, in particular, is the  bike’s biggest fan. He used the 2020 model to dominate…
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2021 KAWASAKI KX450 FIRST RIDE: 2021 VIDEO SERIES

The Kawasaki KX450 is the first of the 2021 models to arrive and we have already spent a day testing it. The bike might look unchanged, but it has a number of welcome improvements. The most significant is the redesign of the clutch; it now…
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2021 KAWASAKI MX MODELS: E-START KX250!

Kawasaki just released photos and information on the 2021 KX250 and KX450. The big news is that the KX250 was redesigned and now has electric start. Kawasaki also announced a new line of closed-course competition off-road bikes. Click here…
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KAWASAKI KX450 PROJECT: THUMPER THURSDAY

When the 2019/20 Kawasaki KX450 appeared, all thought and discussion of the 2018 model was put on hold. The new bike was a show-stopper. But the older KX is lighter and has a sweet power delivery and many riders still prefer. On this week's…
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RIDING THE 2020 KAWASAKI KX450: THE WRAP

In 2019, the Kawasaki KX450 was the winner of the Dirt Bike 450 motocross shootout. Now, the 2020 model has arrived and we have already logged some time on it in preparation for this year's shootout. It might be able to repeat, but it faces…
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2020 KAWASAKI MOTOCROSS MODELS

Kawasaki's 2020 new models are out! The KX450, KX250, KX100, KX85 and KX65 have been released. To read about the 2020 KX250 with its new motor and reconfigured suspension, click here. The other models have fewer changes and are summerized…
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