Letter Of The Week: Dual-Sport Disappointment

April 17, 2019

DBT, I’m an 63 year old whose been riding since ’68. I’ve been shopping for a new, lightweight dual sport. After checking out the KTM’s, I’ve become frustrated that they [...]

Letter Of The Week: So Many Choices!

January 22, 2019

DBT, OK, now you’ve rode the new 2019 Yamaha YZ450FX and YZ250FX and also the KTM 350 EXC-F. My question–I’m 260 pounds and tall. I have a Yamaha YZ250 but [...]

Letter Of The Week: Air Screw Me!

September 9, 2018

Dirt Bike Test, I’m running the JD Jet kit on my 2018 KTM 300XC and have a bog at just above throttle opening to 1/8. I have it set up [...]

Letter Of The Week: Gearing Up For A KTM XC-F

January 5, 2018

DBT, Regarding your article 2017 KTM 450XC-F: https://dirtbiketest.com/bike-tests/2017-ktm-450xc-f/ I am riding only in sand: Fast open and narrow winding sand trails and also in sand dunes. No dual sport. No [...]

Letter Of The Week–Where Is The KTM150XC?

December 8, 2016

DBT, A friend is going to buy a new KTM 150 in the next few days. We are east coast off-road guys, GNCC, SETRA, National Enduro. He is torn between [...]

Letter Of The Week–Testing Procedures

September 13, 2016

  DBT, I have recently found myself in a unique situation in my amateur career. A local company has asked for me to provide rider feedback on a pre-production, protective [...]

Weekly Dirt – 6/7

June 7, 2016

By DBT Staff Welcome to DBT’s Weekly Dirt section where we compile all of the latest and greatest moto news in one place for your dirty enjoyment! We compile everything [...]

Letter Of The Week–Brakes That Squeak

June 2, 2016

For whatever reason, I’m obsessed with the brakes on our dirt bikes. One question that no one seems to be asking, and no one I ask has given me a [...]

DBT Letter Of The Week–Frame Mounted Headlights

February 29, 2016

DBT, Good afternoon, I have a question regarding headlights. After gathering as much info as possible reading tests and reviews (DBTs included), I purchased a BajaDesigns Dual XL Squadron Light [...]

Letter Of The Week– More Bike Questions?

February 15, 2016

  DBT, As riding season approaches, and more DBT tests and reviews are released, I’m sure your inbox is already overflowing with ‘what bike should I buy’ questions. And as [...]