2010 KTM 250SX-F

2010 KTM 250SX-F

There was a time when KTM was more of an afterthought in motocross shootouts, but no longer. The KTM 250 SX-F brings distinct flavor to our test with its steel chassis, high-strung motor and kind-of-familiar-but-still-weird ergonomics. Regardless, its performance thresholds are equal, better and sometimes worse than the other machines depending on who you ask and what you are asking the […]

May 26, 2010 at 5:09 am 0 comments

2011 Kawasaki KX250F/450F

2011 Kawasaki KX250F/450F

For ’11 the Kawasaki KX450F gets a new piston, muffler, engine mounts, suspension compression adjusters and a new ECU. After receiving a total overhaul in ’09 and some moderate updates in ’10, Kawasaki’s KX450F motocrosser receives minor tweaks for ’11. Learn more about its basic platform in the 2009 Kawasaki KX450F First Ride and 2010 Kawasaki KX450F First Ride. While the changes […]

Hangtown Results

Round 1 of the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship Series kicked off with the 42nd running of the Rockstar Energy Hangtown Classic. With everyone impatient to see how things would shape up in the first race, reigning champion, Chad Reed, proved that he’s still up to the task despite missing most of the Supercross series. Reed opened with a […]

Chad Reed defending his outdoor tilte?

Chad Reed defending his outdoor tilte?

Chad Reed will be easy to pick out of the crowd this weekend. As defending champ, he gets the bright red background to run behind the number one on his plates.  How will Chad Reed do this season outdoors? Post your comments.

2010 Lucas Oil AMA Motocross T.V Schedule

450 Class Rockstar Energy Hangtown Classic SPEED May 23 6 p.m. EST Freestone Motocross National SPEED June 5 9 p.m. EST Rockstar Energy High Point National NBC Sports June 12 3:30 p.m. EST Budds Creek Motocross National SPEED June 19 9 p.m. EST Thunder Valley Motocross National SPEED June 26 11 p.m. EST Rockstar Energy RedBud National NBC Sports July […]

Rocky Mountain ATV/MC Memorial Day Sale

Rocky Mountain ATV/MC Memorial Day Sale

Sale ends in 10 days. So take advantage of up to 73% off casual wear. Huge Memorial Day Casual Wear Sale! — Up to 73% off!

Ryan Villopoto’s works KX250

Ryan Villopoto’s works KX250

It’s been a while since we’ve seen a works 250cc two-stroke. With plenty of works two-stroke parts still stored around the Monster Energy Kawasaki race shop, Ryan Villopoto’s team decided to throw together a KX250. Everything on this bike is the same as the one that James Stewart rode back when he was on the team a few years ago. […]

Wiseco Piston Kits

Wiseco Piston Kits

When was the last time you rebuilt the top end on your 4 stroke? Worn components can cause more issues and more expensive repairs so take care of the preventive maintenance items. Enroll in MotoSport’s Rewards-Program and Earn up to 15% Back on Your Purchases!

2010 KTM 450 XC-W ISDE Edition

2010 KTM 450 XC-W ISDE Edition

  Test review provided by Dirt Rider Magazine. Karel Kramer Those who learned of civil liberty in school may be groaning, but the 2010 KTM 450 XC-W ISDE Edition is a different “civil liberty.” Maybe it should have a comma? This bike is super civil, and with a six-speed, good fuel range, quiet power, decent lights and off-road legality it […]

GNCC Yadkin Valley

GNCC Yadkin Valley

Charlie Mullins made it two wins in a row at the Yadkin Valley Stomp. Charlie Mullins made it two wins in a row with a solid performance at the MotorcycleUSA.com Yadkin Valley Stomp GNCC in Yadkinville, North Carolina – round six of the Can-Am Grand National Cross Country Series. After getting a top-four start, the Obermeyer/Am Pro/FMF Yamaha moved into […]

Las Vegas Results

Las Vegas Results

Jake Weimer put his 1W machine at the front of the Lites pack to take the East/West Shootout in Sam Boyd Stadium. Monster Pro Circuit Kawasaki riders Jake Weimer and Christophe Pourcel had the most to lose with their titles on the line in the Dave Coombs East/West Shootout. Weimer, the reigning West Coast champ and Pourcel hailing from the […]

2010 Yamaha YZ450F

2010 Yamaha YZ450F

Whether in the air or on the ground the ’10 YZ450F is balance. In recent history there hasn’t been an off-road motorcycle with more hype surrounding it than Yamaha’s 2010 YZ450F. The Tuning Fork’s PR crew had our heads spinning with the promise of a reversed engine with the intake and fuel-injection neatly tucked in up front and the tornado-style […]

MB1 Tuned Honda CRF450R

MB1 Tuned Honda CRF450R

Added control is the theme of MB1’s reworked suspension components. After spending considerable time at the controls of Honda’s CRF450R during our 2010 Honda CRF450R First Ride and 2010 450 Motocross Shootout we wished to address some of the troubles we encountered with Big Red’s premier motocrosser. One of the few problems was the unbalanced feel of its chassis. Specifically, the front […]

New 2011 YZ125 Spy Photos??

New 2011 YZ125 Spy Photos??

www.dirthammersforum.com During the third race of the Open Dutch Championships in Gemert, an eagle-eyed photographer spotted this nice looking Yamaha. Could this be a pre-production 2011 model? After the rash of Photoshopped fakes that circulated around the Internet in the recent past, here are photos of an actual machine. As soon as we find more information about this machine, it […]

Farewell to Andrew McFarlane

Sunday 2nd May 2010 became the darkest day in JDR Motorsports history with the death of sporting legend Andrew McFarlane at The Rockstar Energy Drink MX Nationals held at Broadford. Andrew McFarlane was not only a legend on the track but off. His commitment to the sport, to each member of the team, to his family and his wife Nat […]

Railing Turns

Railing Turns
April 30, 2010 at 6:47 am 0 comments