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2020 KAWASAKI KLX230R REVIEW (12 FAST FACTS)

With the trail bike market heating up as we enter a new decade, approachable off-road motorcycles are just the thing to entice new riders into

2020 KAWASAKI W800 REVIEW: RETRO MOTORCYCLE (14 FAST FACTS)

We asked for it, and we got it. Hot on the heels of last year’s Kawasaki W800 Cafe, we get the 2020 Kawasaki W800, the standard

2020 YAMAHA MT-125 FIRST LOOK: 11 FAST FACTS (URBAN MOTORCYCLE)

Just as we get the Yamaha MT-03 in the United States, an updated junior partner in the Yamaha Hyper Naked Masters of Torque line appears. The 2020

2020 KAWASAKI W800 FIRST LOOK (7 FAST FACTS)

Following up on last year’s introduction of the W800 Cafe, a standard 2020 Kawasaki W800 is delivering the W800 into the retro scene. With roots in

2020 Beta RR-S Dual-Sport Motorcycles First Look (20 Fast Facts)

2020 Beta RR-S 350, 390, 430, and 500 First Look It’s a big year for the Beta RR-S line of dual-sport motorcycles. Beta has given

2020 KTM 450 SX-F, 350 SX-F and 250 SX-F First Look (6 Fast Facts)

2020 is not a major update year for KTM’s four-stroke motocross line. However, the 2020 KTM 450 SX-F gets a few updates that the 2020

2016 Victory Cross Country Review

In direct competition with Harley-Davidson and other Made-in-the-USA brands in the traditional American style of a heavier motorcycle, Victory continues to reap a share of the market.

2017 Suzuki VanVan 200 Review

First out in the 1970s, the VanVan from Suzuki has that charming retro look that screams UJM. Newly reintroduced here in the U.S., the VanVan gets

2017 Aprilia RS 125 Review

Aprilia  doubles down on its campaign to draw new and young riders into the sportbike  sector with an extensive redesign of its proven entry-level ride,

2016 Yamaha YZ250X Review : A two-stroker ready for race wins!

It’s more than a little ironic that Yamaha, the company that ushered in the modern era of four-stroke dirtbikes and contributed to the sounding of

2017 Suzuki VanVan 200 Announced For US

It took a while for Suzuki to get in on the small-displacement motorcycle market in the U.S., but the company now counts four models punching

Yamaha YZ250X vs. YZ450FX – COMPARISON TEST

There are fundamental traits to off-road riding that make it so much fun, like the varying terrain, unique forms of competition, and the numerous types

Two-Stroke Shootout : Honda NSR250R Vs. Suzuki RGV250

The Honda NSR250R and Suzuki RGV250 changed the sportbike landscape all over the world – except in the USA where they sadly weren’t available due

2014 Honda CRF125F First Ride Review

Honda’s line of junior-sized dirt bikes has nurtured young riders for decades. And Big Red is poised to carry the newbie torch for years to

2015 Yamaha Smax Scooter First Ride Review

Yamaha understands the importance of serving all motorcyclists, no matter what type of riding they enjoy. And for those seeking simple freeway-capable transportation it offers

2015 KTM 250 XC-F vs. Yamaha YZ250FX Comparison Review

Until recently, KTM lived alone in the category of closed course off-road race bikes, and that makes it pretty easy to dominate. The idea isn’t

2015 Beta 480 RR vs. Beta 430 RR Race Edition Comparison Review

The 2015 model year brought many updates to Beta’s four-stroke off-road machines, making the bikes lighter and improving overall handling. The Italian marque also introduced