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Dirt Rider is the premier testing source for all things two wheels. Our in-depth evaluations and extensive shootouts showcase two-stroke and four-stroke motocross, off-road, adventure, trials, and mini bike tests featuring all of the major brands: Honda, Husqvarna, Kawasaki, KTM, Suzuki, and Yamaha, along with exotic motorcycle brands such as Beta, Christini, Gas Gas, Husaberg, Sherco, and more. We are also pleased to bring you tests of the electric dirt bikes from Alta, KTM, OSET, Quantya, Zero

New tests

  • 2018 Kawasaki KX450F in air

    Motocross Bike Long Haul Update

    Test rider Ricky Yorks talks about his experience so far on the 2018 Kawasaki KX450F.
  • Orange achieved it—a perfectly working fuel-injected two-stroke engine

    The orange engineers weren’t afraid to throw their 250 XC-W TPI at some of the most extreme riding on earth, so they introduced it at Erzberg!
  • Other than being super rare and pretty much handmade, the EN 300 Fi is also unique

    Those Italians like to follow their own pasta-lined path, leading them to deciding on a 292.3cc, dual-cam, four-titanium-valved four-stroke engine.
  • How the all-new KTM compares to the Yamaha

    We took the 2017 KTM 250 SX and 2017 Yamaha YZ250 to several tracks to really compare each of their characteristics and see which stacks up better.

Video Review

Adventure Bike Tests

Motocross Bike Tests

Off-Road Tests

  • Setting A 2017 KTM 300 XC Up for Speed

    Chris Blais sets up bikes to take on the high speed racing of the WORCS and National Hare and Hound series. We got to ride one of his racebikes to see how they perform.
  • A different way to get your dual-sport buzz

    It is great to have options when it comes to motorcycles for both dirt and street. The Zero FX 6.5 is a legitimate option for those looking for something outside the…
  • KTM 300 XC-W and XC

    2017 KTM 300 XC vs. 2017 KTM 300 XC-W

    We wanted to see if we could start with these two different bikes and make them feel the same on the trail with targeted mods and bolt-on parts.
  • Road, trail, single-track, and some hill climbs. Pretty much everything but moto.

    Check out our first ride of the updated 2018 Beta 430 RR-S with a new frame and claimed 8.7-pound weight loss.