Yamaha Introduces 2018 Cross Country Motorcycle Models

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CYPRESS, Calif. – June 12, 2017 – Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA, today introduced the company’s roster of championship-ready cross country motorcycle models for 2018. The lineup includes the return of the enduro-based WR450F and WR250F machines, and the cross country competition-focused YZ450FX, YZ250FX, and YZ250X. 2018 WR450F & WR250F Yamaha’s 2018 WR450F is a highly-capable […]

Kawasaki Announces 2018 Kawasaki KX250F

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The dominating Kawasaki KX™250F motorcycle returns for 2018 with a list of enhancements to keep the KX250Fon top as the single-most dominant motocross bike of the last decade. The 2018 model offers an updated engine for an improved torque feeling throughout the rpm range, as well as improved holeshot performance. The KX250F still features a […]

Bell Helmets and Fasthouse Collaboration Equals Some Awesome MX Gear

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SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (June 1, 2017) – Bell Helmets, an industry leader since 1954 in helmet technology and innovation, and Fasthouse, one of motocross’ most core and authentic lifestyle brands, are combining the strength of their brands through an official partnership that kicked off today with the unveiling of a special edition Fasthouse Moto-9 helmet. […]

Honda Adds Big Starting Power to the 2018 CRF450R For Little Cash

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A motocross race can be won or lost in an instant due to the rider not being able to kick start the bike to life after a crash or stall. With this knowledge in mind Honda has nixed the optional electric start kit that it announced last year with its totally revised 2017 CRF450R and […]

Fox Racing Releases Very Rare C3PO Star Wars Edition V3 Helmet

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It’s no too common you can find a commonality between Star Wars fans and Moto enthusiasts, but toady Fox Racing united the two factions with the introduction of its extremely limited edition C3PO V3 Helmet. Sporting a shiny, mirror-gold finish, getting a hold of one these helmets is harder than than obtaining the plans to […]

Don’t Know Anything About Dirt Bikes? 10 Gift Ideas for People Who Do

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It seems to happen every year, you’re cruising through your Christmas shopping list, crossing off names as you find the perfect gift for each one, and then you get to that one person you just don’t know what to get them. You know one thing for sure, they’re really into their dirt bike and dirt […]

Discover The New Crossfire 3 SRS Boots Wtih Tony Cairoli

Maser (Treviso), 23 September, 2016 – CROSSFIRE 3 SRS is the evolution of the motocross boot which has won more awards than any other footwear in the off-road sector. To produce this remarkable item, the Sidi team made full use of all of its experience, professionalism and passion, combining research from the people who work […]

Push it Forward: DR. D YZ450 Engine Relocation Kit

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After a complete make over for the 2014 model, you would think Yamaha’s YZ450F couldn’t get much better, but in 2015 Yamaha backed up the all new model with even more improvements to help handling and performance. For the 2016 model year Yamaha made a few more minor refinements and as it sits in its […]

Seating Made Easy: Seat Concepts DIY Seat Swap

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An uncomfortable motorcycle seat can really put a damper on a long ride and result in issues such as pain, hot spots/pointers, being too wide or narrow so that you don’t fit on the bike comfortably, or being so slippery that you’re constantly readjusting. While most stock seats do a decent job serving the average […]

Attack of the Clone: Chaparral’s CR22 YZ 450F Tribute

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If you caught the last issue of TWM Magazine then you’ll remember our cover bike and main feature was Chad Reed’s Monster Energy, Chaparral Motorsports, Fly360, Valli Construction, Factory Yamaha YZ450 Supercross bike. It was a great honor to be able to showcase that bike and it was an even bigger honor for Chaparral Motorsports […]