Off-Road Motorcycles

Honda 2017 CRF450RX Side View Off Road 160Off-Road Motorcycles range from closed-course race machines to recreational trail bikes, yet  all share  similar traits  making them efficient at riding over the roughest terrain. Off-Road Bikes are less aggressive than Motocross machines, and suspension and chassis setups are made less for jumping and more for tackling obstacles and providing traction over varying terrain. However, the lines are beginning to blur with new generations of crossover bikes capable of doing it all. Larger fuel capacity, headlights, kickstands and electric starting are some of the most common Off-Road Bike features.

Off-Road Motorcycle Reviews, Comparisons and News on Cycle News

Thanks to their expansive selection, KTM and Husqvarna make an Off-Road Bike for nearly every conceivable preference–including a full selection of two-stroke machines in many displacements. Smaller brands such as Beta and Gas Gas focus only on the Off-Road motorcycle market while Honda and Yamaha continue to produce Off-Road Bikes as well. Yamaha and Honda have expanded their Off-Road Bike lineups, suggesting the Japanese brands are starting to get aggressive in Off-Road Bikes again.

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2018 Beta 300 RR
2018 Beta 300 RR | FULL TEST

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

2018 KTM Freeride E-XC First Look
2018 KTM Freeride E-XC First Look

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

2018 Beta EVO Trials Bikes First Look
2018 Beta EVO Trials Bikes First Look

Friday, September 8, 2017

2018 Husqvarna TE250i First Test

Thursday, August 24, 2017

2017 KTM 300 XC / XC-W

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

2018 GasGas EC/XC 300: FULL TEST
2018 GasGas EC/XC 300: FIRST TEST

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

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