AMA Press Release: The International Six Days Enduro is one of the longest-running world championship motorsports competitions. Each year the American Motorcyclist Association sends a team of talented and seasoned racers to compete for the ISDE World Trophy — the sport’s most-coveted and prestigious team award. For 2013, the contest will take place in Sardinia, [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
RES Market Press Release: It was the rally he hadn’t intended to race, but after a second invitation to compete in the Tuareg Rally, Ned Suesse, the only American to finish the 2012 Dakar Rally, decided to throw his helmet in the ring. After 7 days worth of dust settled in Tunisia, the “If You [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Watts It All About, Shane? Remedial roosting at the Dirtwise Academy of Off-road Riding with Shane Watts.
Photographer : Jeff Allen
I was perfectly content for many years to ride motorcycles off-road only by accident, as the old joke goes, o ho ho ho… Then I had a child and we started going to the motocross park with a PW50, which logically ended with me getting a Husqvarna TE250 when they built the first street-legal one [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Speedbrain Press Release: Tomorrow sees the start of the Dakar 2013 which sets off from Lima in Peru and finishes in Santiago, Chile on 20th January, covering 8000 km (5000 miles) in fourteen stages and includes 4100 km of special test. 459 vehicles and 189 bikes will make the journey in this incredible and fascinating [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Taddy Blazusiak: Off-Road Extremist The motorcycle racing world has never seen anyone quite like him.
Photographer : Fran Kuhn, KTM Images
EnduroCross, hard enduro and world rally: Taddy Blazusiak does it all. Unquestionably among the world’s best off-road motorcyclists, he’s a technically brilliant fireball who has expertly merged his world-class trials-riding finesse with blazing motocross speed and, in the process, rewritten the racer’s playbook for extreme off-road competitions. The 29-year-old Team KTM star is from Nowy [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Future7 Media Press Release: KTM/Red Bull rider Taddy Blazusiak heads to Lodz in his home country of Poland this coming weekend where the newly crowned US Endurocross champion will take to the start of the 2013 FIM Superenduro World Championship. Winner of the event 12 months ago – then the second round of the 2012 [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
One year after winning Cycle World’s Best Enduro Bike honors in 2011 with its FE570S, Husaberg did not import any four-stroke models in 2012. But there is better news for ’13, as three new four-stroke ’Bergs are in the U.S. lineup: the FE 250, FE 350 and FE 501. The TE 250 and TE 300 [...]Read Full Post | Comments(1)
We can’t remember the last time an enduro machine created such a buzz. Or was that a bang? From the moment we threw a leg over KTM’s latest Open-class beast, it was true love. We even dared to say, “KTM’s completely revised 2012 500 EXC is the best street-legal enduro ever.” Months and months after [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Remaking Husqvarna The all-new TR650 dual-sport, an upcoming street-legal two-stroke and more 900 Twins aim to get a Husky in your garage.
[ Coming to America this fall: all-new Husky TR650 single-cylinder dual-sport. Terra model features 21/18-inch wheels. A more street-oriented Strada will come equipped with 19/17-inchers. A full line of adventure-type accessories will be available for both models. ] Husqvarna history reaches back 300 years to a Swedish arsenal founded in 1689, and it’s arguably [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
KTM Press Release: It was a victorious night for the Factory KTM Team as riders Mike Brown and Maria Forsberg swept the podium collecting the gold medal in both Men’s EnduroX and Women’s EnduroX at X-Games 18. The EnduroX event at X-Games also marked the third round of the AMA EnduroCross Series in which Brown [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)