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 [...]

Yamaha Smokes Out Two Premix Virgins

January 25, 2018

The Two-Stroke Virgins Photos:Trevor Hunter and Scott Hoffman The first time for anything can be an experience, some amazing and some not so amazing. Some people are going crazy that [...]

2017 Beta 300 RR Race Edition Long Term Update

December 4, 2017

Photos by Craig Hunter and Trevor Hunter At Dirt Bike Test we don’t sugar coat things and we don’t guess. This 2017 Beta 300RR Long Term Test is an example. [...]

2017 24 Hours of Glen Helen DBT Sr. Team Race Report

October 24, 2017

The Dream Team Story by Brent Farrell; Photo’s by Trevor Hunter Another 24 Hours of Glen Helen is in the books and the Dirt Bike Test Sr. Team completed the [...]

2017 24 Hours of Glen Helen DBT Jr. Team Race Report

October 24, 2017

The Young Guns Strike Again Story and Photos by Trevor Hunter After a long couple weeks of testing and prepping our Beta 300 RR Race Edition, the 2017 edition of [...]

2017 24 Hours of Glen Helen DBT Jr. Team Update #2

October 14, 2017

It wouldn’t be a typical 24 Hours of Glen Helen if all the prep went smoothly, would it? Our last update ended with our suspension being shipped off to Beta [...]

2017 24 Hours of Glen Helen DBT Sr. Team Update #1

September 27, 2017

Dirt Bike Test Is Back For More–The 2018 Glen Helen 24-Hour! Story by Brent Farrell It was a Tuesday night when the group text message was sent out: The 2018 [...]

2017 24 Hours of Glen Helen DBT Jr. Team Update #1

September 25, 2017

Going Pro! We’re back. A year older and a little wiser. If not faster too. After a very successful race last year on the dirt bike test Yamaha YZ250FX where [...]