2024 Yamaha 700 Tenere, we had an Adventure with the bLU cRU

December 13, 2023

2024 Yamaha 700 Tenere First Ride By Scott Hoffman, Photo and Video: Yamaha and Scott Hoffman The world of ADV, or adventure bikes, is here to stay. Yet the sector [...]

2024 Suzuki RM-Z450 Off-Road Build Stage 1

December 11, 2023

Going Off-Road Story by Jeff Belknap, Photos by Trevor Hunter Here at DBT, we strive to do it a little differently from everyone else when we see an open void. [...]

How To Power Lights On A Dirt Bike – TECH

December 4, 2023

Motorcycle Lighting 101 Story by Brent Farrell   Over the years, the guys that make up the DirtBikeTest team have done a lot of riding and racing at night. During [...]

First Impression: 2024 Kawasaki KX450

November 16, 2023

It’s Finally Here Story by Jimmy Lewis, tech infor and photos by Scott Hoffman The tease is over and the very popular 2019-2023 KX450 platform is now in the history [...]

First Ride: 2024 Beta 300 RR

November 13, 2023

Trevor Hunter offers his initial thoughts on the 2024 Beta 300RR after a 45+ mile trail ride, with some comparison to the new KTM 300 XC-W TBi. Do You Like [...]

Tuned: 2023 Honda CRF450RX Bike Build

November 9, 2023

Refining Big Red Photos by Trevor Hunter/Mark Riker The Honda CRF450RX is quite the bike. It has many traits that our testers find very attractive, but at times, it leaves [...]

TUNED: 2023 Yamaha WR450 Stage 1.5

November 6, 2023

Getting It Right–Getting A Little Bit More From The WR. Jimmy Lewis gets his modifications going on the 2023 Yamaha WR450F. Some very standard modifications for him may reveal some [...]

TUNED: 2023 Yamaha YZ450FX Bike Build

November 2, 2023

The Best One Yet Story and Photos by Trevor Hunter The annual 24 Hours of Glen Helen has come and gone, and once again we put our Yamaha YZ450FX through [...]

2023 Modified 450cc Off-Road Shootout Rider Opinions

October 27, 2023

While adding up the scores and determining a ranking amongst the various off-road bikes may sound beneficial, identifying someone who you can relate to and find similiarities with can be [...]

The Rumors are TRUE? Ducati is going to Moto!

October 24, 2023

The rumors have been floating around for some time, now they appear real as can be. In fact, read below, Tony Cairoli will jump from KTM and act as the [...]

TUNED: 2023 KTM 450 XC-F Bike Build

October 16, 2023

Todd Davis covers his 2023 KTM 450 XC-F Long Haul Project Bike including the Engine, Suspension, & Chassis Setup, as well as durability with ~66 hours and counting. Do You [...]

First Impression: Maxxis Maxxcross MX-IH Tires

October 12, 2023

First Ride On Maxxis’ New Tire Story by Trevor Hunter, Photos by Mark Kariya Maxxis is no stranger to the powersports world, and anything wheels really. Apart of Cheng Shin [...]

2023 450 Off-Road Modified Shootout

October 9, 2023

Is Bigger Always Better? Story by Trevor Hunter, Photos by Trevor Hunter, David Tenenbaum More often than not, media outlets (including ourselves) will conduct a “Shootout” amongst all of the [...]