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RIDING THE SWM RS300 DUAL-SPORT: THE WRAP

We have an SWM in the house! If you’re old enough, you might remember that SWM was once a big name in the trials world, actually winning the world championship in 1981. The present day company has little to no relationship with that one,…
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2023 SWM RE500: FULL TEST

You can be forgiven if you don’t quite know about the SWM RE500. It’s a brand-new model—sort of. We’ve seen it before in a number of different roles. The most recent incarnation of the bike was called the RS500, and it was a fully certified…
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SWM RE500: DIRT BIKE OFF-ROAD VIDEO SERIES

The SWM RE500 is  a new name for most of us, but it might look familiar to many of us. When we last tested it in 2020, it was called the SWM RS500 and it was a fully certified dual-sport bike. Now, the 2023 version is back as a dirt-only…
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RIDING THE 2023 SWM RE500: THE WRAP

The SWM RE500 is a brand new model--sort of. It's a new name for a bike that we find very familiar. When we last tested it in 2020, it was called the SWM RS500 and it was a fully certified dual-sport bike. Now, the 2023 version is back as a…
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2023 SWM MOTORCYCLES REVEALED

SWM has come back to life for the 2023 model year. Like many others, the Italian manufacturer was impacted heavily by the Covid-19 pandemic, but now the company is back on track with new bikes in the pipeline. The first models to come…
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SWM RS500 DUAL-SPORT: 2020 VIDEO SERIES

SWM might not be the best-known motorcycle company, but the 2020 RS500 will be familiar to most American dual-sport and off-road riders. It's based on the 2006 Husqvarna TE501. The Husqvarna factory that was left behind after the KTM take…
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2020 DUAL-SPORT BIKE BUYER’S GUIDE

Street-legal bikes are evolving quickly. Offerings like the KTM EXC models and the Husqvarna FE dual-sports are pushing the boundaries of performance, while upstart companies like Beta and SWM are providing alternatives that are truly…
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RIDING THE SWM 600 DUAL-SPORT: THE WRAP

SWM SUPERDUAL X We finally got to ride an SWM Superdual X on U.S. soil this week. This as been a work in progress for two years now, but the U.S. importer has already received a container of them and they are arriving in dealers now. The…
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