two-stroke

2021 GasGas Off-Road Two-Stroke Lineup First Look

GasGas enters the Pierer Mobility Group ownership era with two motorcycles in the 2021 GasGas off-road two-stroke lineup–a pair of 300-class models. The 2021 GasGas EC 300

2021 GASGAS MOTOCROSS LINEUP FIRST LOOK (SPECS AND PHOTOS)

When under Spanish ownership, GasGas was never known as a motocross brand. However, under the guidance of Pierer Mobility AG and Bajaj Auto—the owners of

2021 LANGEN TWO STROKE FIRST LOOK: STREET-LEGAL V-TWIN!

If you thought we’d never see another street-legal two-stroke sportbike, you’re not alone. There hasn’t been a full-size two-stroke motorcycle for the street in the

2021 Vertigo Vertical Works Lineup First Looks (10 Fast Facts)

With observed motorcycle trials getting a boost in attention thanks to the GasGas acquisition by KTM, the Vertigo marque out of Barcelona continues to up

Ski-Doo Unveils 2021s: New Suspensions, Engine And More!

Thirty days after launching its new Summit 850 Turbo on a mountain top in Idaho, Ski-Doo unveiled the rest of a super-exciting 2021 snowmobile lineup

2021 Polaris: New Matryx Platform, VR1 Package, Assault 146, More RMK Khaos Options

The Polaris 2021 snowmobile lineup unveiled Monday, March 2, at the company’s dealer meeting in Texas includes a new Matryx platform for trail and crossover

First Impressions: Ski-Doo Summit 850 E-TEC Turbo

Factory two-stroke turbo became a reality for the first time today when Ski-Doo launched a 2020.5 Summit 850 E-TEC Turbo snowmobile, with an engine that

2021 BETA 300 RX FIRST LOOK: LIMITED-EDITION MOTOCROSS MOTORCYCLE

Beta, the boutique Italian motorcycle manufacturer known for its enduro, dual-sport, and observed trials motorcycles, is making a move into the American motocross market with

2021 KTM CROSS-COUNTRY LINEUP FIRST LOOK: GNCC WRECKING CREW

With a focus on the GNCC Racing series, KTM has a six-model cross-country lineup of off-road racing motorcycles. There are three-each of two-strokes and four-strokes, including the

2021 Husqvarna Cross-Country Lineup First Look (7 Fast Facts)

Off-road motorcycle racers will have three Husqvarnas to choose from in 2021—the two-stroke TX 300i, and the four-stroke FX 350 and FX 450. Although this

2021 Husqvarna Off-Road Lineup First Look: Seven Models

The 2021 Husqvarna off-road lineup is here, and you have seven models to choose from this year. There are two street-legal four-strokes (FE 501s and

2021 KAWASAKI KX TWO-STROKES FIRST LOOK: MOTOCROSS READY

The three-motorcycle two-stroke lineup of Kawasaki KX motocrossers is back for 2021. These three youth MXers have launched countless racing careers, with a natural step

2020 Beta 300 RR Review: Off-Road Two-Stroke (20 Fast Facts)

For 2020, Beta has completely redesigned its off-road lineup. The entire range of RR and RR-S machines get a completely new, stiffer chassis with updated geometry

2021 Beta RR 2-Stroke Off-Road Line-Up First Look

For 2021, Beta is continuing to offer four two-stroke off-road RR models ranging from the agile 125 RR to the torquey 300 RR. There are

2021 BETA XTRAINER FIRST LOOK: EXTREME TRAIL BIKE

After last year’s major overhaul, the 2021 Beta Xtrainer doesn’t get any significant changes, unless stickers and plastic color are a huge deal to you.

2020 HUSQVARNA TE 150I REVIEW: SINGLE-TRACK TEST (17 FAST FACTS)

Fuel injection comes to the tiddler enduro class with the 2020 Husqvarna TE 150i. EFI is only the beginning of the story on this all-new

2020 KTM 300 XC-W TPI ErzbergRodeo Special Edition First Look (8 Fast Facts)

KTM is releasing an off-road motorcycle to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the grueling Erzberg Rodeo. One of the most challenging races in the world

Honda RC30 And Ducati V4R: State-Of-The-Art 30 Years Apart

Everyone reading this had one particular motorbike they drooled over as a child. For me, it started with the all-metal orange-tanked 1977 Kawasaki KD80 two-stroke

2020 Husqvarna EE 5 First Look : Electric Motocrosser (9 Fast Facts)

Husqvarna has revealed the 2020 Husqvarna EE 5 motocross racer, the first electric motorcycle in the company’s 117-year history. Designed for youngsters who would race a 50cc

2020 Yamaha YZ125X First Look: GNCC Racing Motorcycle (17 Fast Facts)

The resurgence of two-stroke off-road motorcycles continues with the 2020 Yamaha YZ125X. Based on the long-running Yamaha YZ125 motocrosser racer, the 2020 Yamaha YZ125X hits the GNCC

2020 KTM XC-W TPI Lineup First Look (19 Fast Facts)

2020 KTM 300 XC-W TPI, KTM 250 XC-W TPI, and new KTM 150 XC-W TPI KTM’s fuel-injected two-stroke XC-W TPI lineup expands to three motorcycles

2020 KTM 250 SX, 150 SX, and 125 SX First Look (5 Fast Facts)

We’re glad to see the return of the 250 SX, 150 SX, and 125 SX, as we still love to ride (and smell) two-stroke motocrossers. Updates

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,

2017 Ducati Monster 1200 First Ride Review

The principality of Monaco is an imbecilic location for a motorcycle ride. After all, the independent microstate on the French Riviera isn’t even twice as

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

2016 Yamaha YZ250X Off-Road Two-Stroke Review

Two-stroke lovers rejoice! For 2016 Yamaha has taken its beloved and race-proven YZ250 two-stroke motocross bike and gently massaged it into an off-road bike. The

2016 Beta 300 RR Two-Stroke Review

The Italian manufacture Beta has been successfully integrating into the off-road American market for several years, proving it has what it takes to win events