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motocross

2020 YAMAHA YZ250F: FULL TEST

Yamaha got back into the game in a big way last year. The YZ250F had been eclipsed by faster, lighter electric-start bikes, and despite a solid run of pro motocross success, it had been saddled with the stinging title of “Good Novice Bike.”…
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2020 HONDA CRF250R: FULL TEST

Back in 2018, Honda released a CRF250R that was almost the complete opposite of the previous model. The new model liked to be revved, with the power all up top. Honda changed its image in the 250 class almost overnight from…
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2020 SUZUKI RM-Z450: FULL TEST

 Suzuki has a reputation for finding a platform it likes and keeping it relatively unchanged for several years. The 2020 RM-Z450 model is a perfect case in point. Literally, the only change Suzuki made to the machine was cosmetic color…
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2020 YAMAHA YZ450F: FULL TEST

Yamaha is deeper into the digital age than anyone, and the 2020 YZ450F has a mixture of new hardware and software to bring it into the new decade. Externally, the bike looks as it has since the really big makeover of 2018. That was when it…
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2020 KTM 450SX-F: FULL TEST

At one time, the KTM 450SX-F went through a period when it was searching for its identity. Then KTM settled on a formula that was then repeated again and again. It was light, powerful and smooth. It was technologically sophisticated without…
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2020 HONDA CRF450R: FULL TEST

Since the introduction of the latest-generation CRF450R back in 2017, Honda has made small refinements every year in hopes of making the overall package as attractive to the consumer as its mid-2000s CRF450R models. For 2020, Honda…
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2020 HUSQVARNA FC450: FULL TEST

Husqvarna attracts a slightly different buyer from KTM. It’s more of a prestige brand, and the buyers are older, more affluent and more brand conscious. The people in charge have decided to capitalize on that. The 2020 FC450 isn’t a big…
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2020 HUSQVARNA FC250: THE ’20s VIDEO SRIES

The 2020 Husqvarna FC250 is out and it's still among the fastest and lightest bikes in the 250 motocross world. This year, Husqvarna worked on the suspension and created more separation from KTM. The bike also gained a little more throttle…
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FIRST RIDE: HUSQVARNA FC450 ROCKSTAR EDITION

The Husqvarna Rockstar Edition is here, decked out in the colors of the factory race team. As a tribute to Jason Anderson's 2018 AMA Supercross title, it bears a big number one in addition to team graphics. It's a tradition for this bike to…
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2019 SUZUKI RM-Z250: THE ’19s VIDEO SERIES

The 2019 Suzuki RM-Z250 was the last 250 MX bike in the Dirt Bike Magazine test fleet. We already knew what to expect because we did a brief riding impression of the bike in Japan a few months ago. Once the production test bike arrived, it…
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2019 SUZUKI RM-Z250: OFFICIALY RELEASED

Suzuki has just released the all new 2019 RM-Z250. The bike features new styling, frame, KYB spring fork, updated power plant, and much more. Here is a closer look from Suzuki at their 2019 RM-Z250. The 250 class in motocross doesn’t…
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