Gain Control: Installing a GPR Stabilizer

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Adventuring off-road on your dirt bike, whether it’s just for some casual trail riding or competing in something like a Hare Scramble or some other kid of enduro race, can be a blast, however it does come with its risks. There are things like unexpected holes, rocks, branches, washboard roads, and other obstacles that can […]

TREY CANARD ANNOUNCES HIS RETIREMENT FROM PROFESSIONAL RACING

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MURRIETA, Calif. – Red Bull KTM Factory Racing Team rider Trey Canard announced today his retirement from professional racing after a decade of competing at the sport’s highest level. At 26-years-old, Canard has accomplished many milestones throughout his racing career. The Oklahoma native had a successful amateur career before joining the professional ranks in 2007. […]

Head To Head: Moving On Up yo 85cc Dirt Bikes

2017 Suzuki RM85 MSRP: $4,099 Engine: 84.7cc, 2-stroke, liquid-cooled, single cylinder Bore x Stroke: 48.0 mm x 46.8 mm Transmission: 6-speed constant mesh Fuel Delivery: Keihin PE28, single carburetor Power: NA Curb Weight: 161 pounds Seat Height: 33.5” Wheels (front/rear): 17”/14” Fuel Capacity: 1.3 gallons MPG: NA Kids grow quick, so if you’ve got a […]

Head to Head: 1000+CC ADV Bikes For the Road and the Trail

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2017 KTM 1090 Adventure R Base MSRP: $14,699 Engine: 1,050cc, LC8 2-cylinder, V-twin engine, Bore x Stroke: 103mm x 63mm Transmission: 6-speed Fuel Delivery: Keihin EMS with RBW, twin ignition Power: 125 hp/80 ft.-lbs. torque Curb Weight: 492 lbs. Seat Height: 35” Wheels (front/rear): 21”/18” Fuel Capacity:  6 gal. For 2017 KTM replaced its 1190 […]

KTM NORTH AMERICA, INC. ANNOUNCES 2018 SIX DAYS MODELS

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(Press Release: KTM) The special edition 2018 SIX DAYS models celebrate KTM’s offroad racing success with special performance upgrades and top-of-the-line components. In 2017, the International Six Days Enduro (ISDE) will be held in Brive-la-Gaillarde, France and these two special KTM models have been suitably equipped to handle anything the muddy and rocky terrain can throw […]

Chris Fillmore Rips a Record Run Up Pikes Peak

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Accustomed to hitting triple digit speeds on the race track competing in the AMA Pro Supermoto and Pro Road Racing Circuits, American racer Chris Fillmore took on a new course, the Pike’s Peak International Hill Climb, with stunning results. In his rookie attempt in the historic competition, Fillmore piloted a KTM 1290 Super Duke R […]

RYAN DUNGEY ANNOUNCES HIS RETIREMENT FROM PROFESSIONAL RACING

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ANAHEIM, Calif. – Red Bull KTM Factory Racing team rider Ryan Dungey announced today his retirement from professional racing in a press conference hosted by KTM inside the iconic Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California. Dungey’s announcement comes shortly after securing his third-consecutive AMA 450SX Championship aboard the KTM 450 SX-F FACTORY EDITION in what would ultimately serve […]

Supercross Drama Keeps Rolling: Osborne Penalized For Move on Savatgy

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This past Saturday Supercross and fans across the world were treated to the most exciting night of racing in recent history—if not the entirety of the sport. Both the 250 and 450 races were extremely tight, tension filled events with up, downs, spills, and thrills that lasted from the gate drop to the wave of […]

ChapMoto Race Recap Week 17: What Went Down in Vegas

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This is a new series in which we will look back at the past weekend’s Supercross race and give you our thoughts and perspectives on what we saw. We’ve posed several questions based on the evening’s events to a motley crew of Chaparral Motorsports staff (and one outsider) and provided you with their answers and […]

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 […]