Yamaha Introduces 2018 Motocross Models

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CYPRESS, Calif. – June 12, 2017 – Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA, today announced the return of its championship-winning motocross models for 2018. The lineup includes the return of the YZ450F and YZ250F four-stroke models, as well as the YZ250, YZ125 and YZ85 two-stroke models. 2018 YZ450F Highlighting Yamaha’s 2018 motocross lineup is the latest evolution […]

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 […]

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 […]

Honda Announces 2018 CRF450R and 450RX Updates

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Torrance, Calif. – Honda revealed today that the CRF450R gets even better for the 2018 model year, with electric starting now standard. Designed following an “Absolute Holeshot” philosophy that resulted in a downdraft-intake layout achieving optimum power and centralized mass, the revolutionary motocross model is the industry’s top-selling 450cc motocrosser. The electric starter that was […]

Motorcycle MPGs

Looking for motorcycle MPGs? How many miles per gallon does your motorcycle burn? We have complied this comprehensive chart of motorcycle MPG ratings for US Miles Per Gallon (Combined) from NADA data. Motorcycle MPG Chart Model Year Manufacturer Model US mpg (Combined) BMW 2016 BMW G 650 GS 66 2015 BMW G 650 GS 66 […]

Suzuki Introduces 2017 and 2018 V-Stroms

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Brea, Calif, (October 4, 2016) – Suzuki adds more excitement to the Adventure-bike category with athoroughly updated 2017 V-Strom 650 and V-Strom 650XT. Suzuki also announced the impending arrival of the refined and improved 2018 V-Strom 1000 and V-Strom 1000XT. Fifteen years after the launch of the 2002 V-Strom 1000, Suzuki has evolved the V-Strom […]

KTM Announces 2017 Adventure Motorcycle Lineup

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Today KTM North America, Inc. announced the 2017 Adventure model line coming to North America, which includes the KTM 1090 Adventure R, KTM 1290 Super Adventure R and the KTM 1290 Super Adventure T. 2017 KTM 1090 Adventure R The KTM 1090 Adventure R stares down anything in its path. As the purest offroad travel-enduro […]

KTM Announces 2017 Six Days Motorcycles

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KTM has ruled offroad for decades. The special edition SIX DAYS models celebrate this success with special performance upgrades and top-of-the-line components. In 2016 the ISDE (International Six Days Enduro) will be held in Navarra, Spain and these two special KTM models have been suitably equipped to handle anything the dusty and rocky terrain can […]

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

Not exactly Chad Reed's pro spec Supercross Yamaha, but this YZ is a pretty good partial clone.

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 […]

Suzuki Announces 2017 Dual Sport and SuperMoto Motorcycles

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Suzuki is recognized for its broad and capable line-up of dual-purpose motorcycles and 2017 extends that legacy. The top of the line features a reliable and versatile big-bore performer that’s ready for a trip across town, or across the country. The 2017 Suzuki DR650S is powered by a reliable, air-cooled 645cc single-cylinder four-stroke with the […]