KTM 1090 Adventure R Build

February 14, 2019

What does Jimmy Lewis do to his personal KTM 1090? Photo @RodeoCowboy People often wonder what tricks and secrets top riders do to their bikes. It is one thing to [...]

Tech Talk Taco Tuesday #1 / 2019 Honda CRF450X

February 13, 2019

What is Tech Talk Taco Tuesday? Will it continue? Can you say it fast?   In our first rushed edition of Taco Tuesday Tech Talk live from Romero’s Mexican Restraunt in Pahrump, Nevada, [...]

Converting A Husqvarna TC250 Into A TX250

February 12, 2019

Going The Simple Path Story by Brent Farrell, Photos by Trevor Hunter What It Is We set out to build a 250 two-stroke off-road race bike with a primary focus [...]

DBT Ram Truck Build Introduction

January 7, 2019

Building A Truck To Haul Bikes #DBTRAM   If you are a dirt biker, you typically have a truck. There are exceptions, (generally vans) but every survey we ever did [...]

2017 KTM 300XC Rebuild

December 6, 2018

The Ultimate Trail Bike? Story by Trevor Hunter, Photos by Trevor Hunter/Ryan Nitzen Jay Clark recently reached out to us after he finished refurbing a used 2017 KTM 300 XC [...]

Build: Yamaha GYTR, Race Tech, Dunlop, V-Force Project 2018 YZ250 Two Stroke Smoker

August 14, 2018

GYTR, Race Tech, Dunlop, V-Force Project 2018 Yamaha YZ250 Story, Photos and Test Riding by the firm of Hoffman Hoffman & Hoffman; Scott, Dustin and Travis (not related) Imagine never [...]

Building A YZ125X Off-Road Project Bike

July 16, 2018

DBT YZ125X Project Bike Story by Trevor Hunter; Photos by Trevor Hunter/Craig Hunter After riding our YZ125 on the tracks for a few months and giving you guys an update, [...]

The Beta 300RR, 5 Years And 300+ Hours Later

May 5, 2018

By John Perkins and Jimmy Lewis At Dirt Bike Test we try and assume very little. We’ve praised Beta’s performance from the beginning but really had limited time on the [...]

2018 Yamaha YZ125 Long Term Update

March 9, 2018

15 Hours And Counting… After our first rides on Yamaha’s YZ250 and YZ125, I’ve had the pleasure of riding the small bore around SoCal tracks for the last two months [...]

5 Things You Really Need To Know About Your New KTM EXC (Or Husqvarna FE)

March 6, 2018

KTM’s Austrian built dual-purpose bikes are an awesome example of getting riders what they want and meeting the regulations and durability standards a motorcycle must meet. With the loss of [...]