Off-Road Motorcycle Reviews

Dirtbikes (also trail bikes) are off-road motorcycles that are lightweight and feature rugged suspension and knobby tires to get traction off the pavement. MX stands for motocross, the sport of all-terrain racing on outdoor circuits. Motocross is a contraction of “motorcycle” and “cross country.” The long-travel suspension on MX bikes enables incredible speed over even harsh off-road conditions and massive triple-jumps. Supercross is a variation of motocross that is raced on indoor or stadium circuits. SX got its name from an original event in Los Angeles during the 1970s that was called “the Superbowl of Motocross.”

2013 Zero Motorcycles Lineup

This week Zero Motorcycles unveiled its 2013 lineup, brandishing five new models – the S, DS, XU, MX and an all-new street model, the FX - as the most technologically advanced to date.

Best Motorcycles of 2012

It’s again that time of the year when we select’s Best Of choices – our annual MOBO awards. Surf along as we look back at the standout motorcycles of the past year.

2013 Kawasaki KX450F Review

After two days of riding the Kawasaki KX450F, it’s easy to see why it has been so successful on the race track over the last few years. For 2013 it only gets better.

2013 Kawasaki KX250F Review

From a beginner rider to a pro-level racer, Kawasaki’s 2013 KX250F has something for everyone and will no doubt continue to win championships all over the globe.

2012 Yamaha WR450F Review

The 2012 Yamaha WR450 is here. But before we get into everything new, updated, borrowed and unique, you might want to ask yourself what your perfect 450cc-class off-road bike would be. Don’t compromise. Set your expectations high. After all, this is 2012.

Top 10 Hottest Bikes of 2012

Recession be damned, 2012 looks to be one of the most highly anticipated years in the motorcycle industry in years. From the looks of things it would appear as though the bottom of the economic turmoil is behind us.

2012 KTM Street Model Lineup Preview

Taking the “Ready To Race” motto to heart, 2012 sees six street models in the KTM lineup, headlined by a heavily revised RC8 R sportbike.

2012 Husqvarna Lineup Review

Husqvarna has been playing in the off-road shadows since its heyday in the late 1960s and early ’70s. But now the historic brand is making great strides in producing motorcycles that are competitive with its contemporary rivals. Best of 2011 Awards

The motorcycles that have made their way to dealerships in the last 12 months have been category-crushing and stunningly well developed. After riding everything this year, here’s our selections of the best motorcycles of 2011.

2011 Husqvarna TXC i250F Review

Husqvarna created the TXC i250F to address the needs of cross-country racers by combining parts of the TC motocross line with the TE enduro line. But does this off-road racer work?

2012 KTM 350 XCF-W Review

Who knew? We certainly didn’t expect to like KTM’s new mid-sized enduro thumper as much as we did, but Austria’s newest off-road motorcycle won our hearts at Wyoming’s Inyan Kara National Enduro.

2012 Kawasaki KX450F Review - First Impressions

We like the 2012 Kawasaki KX450F better than the 2011 model because it feels more compact and aggressive. Not to worry – it’s still got that awesome KX450F power that will make everybody on the motocross track or off-road motorcycle trail Green with envy.

2011 Kawasaki KX450F Review

Kawasaki may have softened the KX450F for 2011, but it’s still one powerful motorcycle. Put the KX450F on a track with power-sapping uphills and long straights, and it becomes a very effective trophy-gathering tool.

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