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.

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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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The new EnduroGP from GasGas.
2019 GasGas EnduroGP First Look

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

We get our first taste of the all new 300cc two- and four-stroke off-road Shercos
French Factory Flyers

Thursday, November 1, 2018

2019 Honda CRF450X First Impression
2019 Honda CRF450X First Impression

Monday, October 29, 2018

If racing improves the breed then Yamaha’s most forward-thinking motorcycle of 2018—the Yamaha TY-E trials bike—sits at the very sharp end of technology.
Yamaha TY-E Prototype | First Impression

Thursday, October 11, 2018

2019 Beta 125 RR-Race Edition
2019 Beta RR Racing Editions First Look

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

The Beta 125 RR isn’t just a play bike; it’s serous about racing, too.
2018 Beta 125 RR | First Impression

Friday, September 28, 2018

The all-new 2019 Yamaha WR45-F
2019 Yamaha WR450F First Look

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

The YZ450FX is more comfortable on technical trails than before.
2019 Yamaha YZ450FX First Impression

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

The RX is very off-road capable.
2019 Honda CRF450RX First Impression

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Suzuki unviels all-new DR-Z50
2019 Suzuki DR-Z50 First Look

Tuesday, July 17, 2018


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