The Honda CRF450, KTM 450SXF, Yamaha YZ450F, KTM 350SXF, Kawasaki KX450F and Suzuki RM-Z450 are all major players in what consumers might well think
NUMBER ONE: 2009 KAWASAKI KX450F Unlike the other fuel-injected bikes, which stumble at 8000 rpm, the 2009 Kawasaki KX450F keeps pulling to 9400 rpm.
No offense to Honda, Suzuki, Yamaha and Husqvarna, but in last year's 2009 450 Shootout, the Kawasaki KX450F and KTM 450SXF finished one-two . And,
Pity the poor fool who enters headstrong and dimwitted into the 2011 motocross fray. For the uninitiated, the motocross world is a confusing maelstrom of
Let's cut to the chase, which in Hollywood parlance means let's skip ahead to the action-packed part of this horse opera. You don?t
Week in and week out the MXA test crew logged moto after moto on our 2011 test and project bikes. We make certain that riders
For 2011, the KX250F was dethroned by the RM-Z in MX A's 250F shootout, but make no mistake, the green machine is still a favorite
CHARLIE FLIPPEN HONDA OFFROAD PRODUCT SPECIALIST STARTING POINT : ?Joel Albrecht got me a job at Kawasaki working in the Tech Services department. Joel
Q: FIRST AND FOREMOST, IS THE 2012 KTM 450SXF FUEL INJECTED? A: Nope, and unlike the mob majority of a world sold on technology, the
Q: FIRST AND FOREMOST, IS THE 2011 YZ450F BETTER THAN THE 2010 YZ450F? A: Nope. Oh, don?t get us wrong, we love that the new
Here's a hypothetical situation. Pretend you?re an offroad racing champion (perhaps you?re the WORCS champion, Endurocross title holder and have won ISDE medals). You?ve been
WHAT IS IT? A shock spring that will save one pound on the weight of your bike. WHAT'S IT COST? $419.99 (plus $10.50 shipping). CONTACT?
WHAT IS IT? The Ti-5 is Pro Circuit's top-of-the-line titanium exhaust pipe. It features an asymmetrical canister, resonance chamber, two-meter-max certification and your choice
WHAT IS IT? The Moto-Gate is a universal tailgate net that helps secure moto gear in the bed of a pickup truck. WHAT'S IT COST?
The December 2011 issue of MXA is jam-packed full of bikes test, technical stories, product reviews and, of course, the 2012 MXA 450 Four-Stroke Shootout.
By John Minert MXA INTERVIEW: ERIK KEHOE The Factory Honda Team has a new title sponsor, a new ride, a rider recovering from a broken