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Suzuki RM-Z450

RIDING THE 2024 YAMAHA YZ250F: THE WRAP

Sometimes, when a new model is important enough, the introduction can last weeks. We first saw photos of the 2024 Yamaha YZ250F on July 26. Then, on September 24th we saw it in person on the floor of the L.A. Coliseum in advance of the SMX…
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2023 450 MX SHOOTOUT: FULL TEST

We’ve assembled the top motocross bikes in the world for Dirt Bike Magazine’s 2023 450 MX Shootout. Altogether, we tested seven bikes: the GasGas MC450F, Honda CRF450R, Husqvarna FC450, Kawasaki KX450, KTM 450SX-F, Suzuki RM-Z450 and Yamaha…
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2023 450 MX SHOOTOUT VIDEO

This is a special year for motocross. We’ve assembled the top motocross bikes in the world for Dirt Bike Magazine’s 2023 450 MX shootout. Altogether we have seven bikes: the GasGas MC450F, Honda CRF450R, Husqvarna FC450, Kawasaki…
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2021 450 MOTOCROSS SHOOTOUT

We have a record crop of bikes, so we took our time to make sure we gave each of them a fair and full evaluation. That includes a newcomer to the motocross world: The GasGas MC450F. We have also included the unchanged Suzuki RM-Z450 thanks…
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2020 450 SHOOTOUT NOTES: THE WRAP

For weeks we've been working on the 2020 450 MX shootout. By "working" I mean riding. We've also been doing a lot of photo-taking, bike-cleaning, note-taking and stuff like that, but riding is the most important part. We've had the bikes on…
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RM-Z BARGAINS: MR. KNOW-IT-ALL

DOUBLE IDENTITY Dear Mr. Know-It-All, I have a dilemma concerning off-road and motocross. I love both disciplines—the speed and jumps of MX, and the technical challenge of a good, gnarly off-road loop. I haven’t hit the lotto, so I can…
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