First of the KTM-owned GasGas bikes on sale

KTM may now run GasGas and its enduro and MX bikes will be built alongside the KTM and Husqvarnas in Austria. But the original GasGas factory at Girona in Spain will still continue to make the trials bikes it has become famous for. And the new 2020 range is

KTM factory re-opens

Production of new KTM, Husqvarna and GasGas bikes starts on Monday May 11, 2020. Europe’s largest motorcycle manufacturer reacted proactively to the COVID 19 crisis in March and stopped production as part of the short-time work model due to the interruption of the supply chain from Italy. Due to the resumption of

The MX2 question: 2 -Stroke or 4 for 2020?

MX2 - now you have a choice as two-stroke or four-stroke is now a real buying decision. With 250 two-strokes now being allowed in the vast majority of MX2 classes, we put the three quarter-litre smokers up against the MX2 four-bangers to see which is best. However, once again there

Which 125 two-stroke is best for 2020?

MotoHead got together with Italian magazine X-Offroad to put all the new 2020 model bikes up against each other to see which is best. This year there were 18 bikes in total from Honda, Husqvarna, Kawasaki, KTM, Suzuki and Yamaha, across the MX1, MX2 and 125 classes. Once again there is

Which is the pick of the MX1 bikes for 2020?

For the third year now, MotoHead got together with Italian magazine X-Offroad to put all the new 2020 model bikes up against each other to see which is best. This year there were 18 bikes in total from Honda, Husqvarna, Kawasaki, KTM, Suzuki and Yamaha, across the MX1, MX2 and

Yamaha restarts Italy and France factories

Yamaha has announced that final product manufacturing will resume at the Motori Minarelli engine factory in Calderara di Reno, Italy and the MBK Industrie assembly plant in Saint Quentin , France on Monday 4th May. These plants make bikes for lots of smaller-capacity and off-road bikes, such as some Fantics.

Special deal for new Rieju buyers

Rieju has released a bargain price for buyers of its first new 300cc two-stroke enduro model, the 2021 RIEJU MR 300cc which is based on the defunct GasGas production bikes. A production run of 100 MR 300cc Racing models will be made in May, with further production through June and

Hypebeast Honda

This just might be one of the most expensive Hondas you can buy, just because of the stickers on it. It's a stock 2020 CRF250R, with a price tag of $10,000. So that's a cool $2000 more than an identical stock Honda, which is exactly what the bike is. Apart

How one man built a Mugen ME380

It's a bike that never actually existed back in the day - a 1980 twin-shock Mugen Honda ME480. Back in those days, the final throw of air-cooled, twin-shock bikes, Honda made a production CR125 and CR250 but no open-classer. To get a big-bore bike, you had to pay a huge

Ultra rare KTM lives again

It's one of the rarest two-stroke motocross bikes ever, with only three ever being built. It's the 1988 KTM 250 reed-valve motocross bike ridden by Peter Hansson and Heinz Kinigadner, the first bike from KTM to go to case reed induction as part of a big development programme. And this