Tested: 2018 Answer Elite range

By Dave Willet. Answer’s new 2018 motocross kit designs are looking fresh this year and I'm loving their clean lines and bold colours which really stand out. The logo looks more modern and the all-round image is fresh and current. I’ve recently been trying out the new Elite range and I couldn’t

Tested: GET ignition

By Dave Willet. Photos by Mikey Neale. If you’re serious about going fast, then a GET ignition system makes perfect sense. You can really fine tune the power delivery of your bike to make it perfect for you. And if you buy the flagship systems, you can do much more,

Tested: Troy Lee Designs 2018 kit

By Dave Willet. Troy Lee Design’s GP range looks cool, works well and keeps the heat off. One brand which doesn’t need any stamp of approval of coolness is Troy Lee Design as the company hits the mark every year. TLD have been style leaders for years now and there is

Tested: KTM’s 2018 SX85

It’s not often that a manufacturer wheels out a totally brand new 85cc two-stroke youth race bike. New as in new engine, new frame, suspension, bodywork – the lot. It always seems like youth racers get the short straw with bikes that don’t change for decades, apart from the odd

Tested: 2018 Husqvarna motocross range

By Dave Willet. Probably the most-asked question about motocross bikes is what’s the difference between a Husqvarna and a KTM. Apart from the obvious things like colours and styling, they both roll of the same production line in Austria. And both share the same engines, main frames, electronics and, for 2018,

Tested: 2018 KTM motocross range

By Dave Willet. It’s fair to say there’s not a lemon in any of KTM’s orange bikes. The 450 and 250 are class-leaders, and the 350 has no real rival. As for the 125 and 250 two-strokes, they’re the newest kids on the block and feel more modern than anything

Alpinestars 2018 youth kit

On our recent 2018 KTM 85 launch in the UK at Apex we sent out our youth riders to test the new bike and also freshened them up with the latest 2018 Alpinestars kit from head to toe. After a first couple of sessions in KTM-branded kit and the temperatures rose,

Tested: 2018 Yamaha YZF450

Wi-Fi wonderbike! Yamaha’s all-new YZF450 not only gets smartphone tuning but lots more changes by Dave Willet Yamaha has made it no secret that they have thrown all their development into the YZF450 for 2018. The bike has had a huge overhaul to make the bike faster yet easier to ride and tune,