Since quitting as a full-time pro rider, former British MX1 champ Kristian Whatley now races a modified 2021 Yamaha YZ125 for fun. The son of ex-GP rider and British champ Jem, Kristian jumped at the chance to swap bikes with MotoHead's Dave Willet and have a rip on our all-new
There's no finer way to celebrate Spring and the relaxing of lockdown rules to finally get out on track - especially if it's on Honda's awesome new 2021 CRF450R. MotoHead's Dave Willet kicks off the new riding season by taking the bike to Fatcat Motopark to get his mind, body
We've had our fuel-injected KTM 300 two-stroke enduro bike on the dyno and found real power gains with an aftermarket exhaust system. And now by adjusting the stock powervalve, we've found even more useable horsepower and bigger spread of power!
Want to get that bit more out of your fuel injected KTM 300 EXC TPI enduro bike, or just want to change the power delivery? Check out our dyno test of the stock exhaust system versus an aftermarket DEP exhaust, and a range of DEP silencers. And the results are
We put the mighty aluminium-frames Kawasaki KX500 to the ultimate test as it's bolted to the dyno at the DEP development facility for some full power runs. With unexpected results! And then the DEP crew fabricate a special exhaust for the real factory look.
Take a stock 2020 YZ125 and make it even better. That's the mission of MotoHead's Dave Willet, a former British 125 champion with more experience of the YZ125 than just about anyone else on the planet. From jetting to squish, pipes to clutches and more, he talks through the initial
MotoHead's Dave Willet gets to grips with the WP Cone Valve Spring Forks and Trax rear shock on our Yamaha YZ450F in part two of our investigation into after market WP suspension. He tries the bike around the Flackwell Heath track and focuses on dialling in the rear shock.
Squeezing every ounce of power from the motor and getting to to the ground, ride after ride, is crucial on a high-revving 125 two-stroke motocross bike. And with the clutch getting lots of abuse, it's one component not to be skimped on.
MotoHead's Dave Willet, who raced Yamaha YZ125s to
Yamaha's standard suspension might be among the best right off the showroom floor, but can the bike be made even better with aftermarket parts? MotoHead's Dave Willet tries the latest WP Cone Valve Forks and Trax rear shock to find out in the first of a new series.
Check out the bike of choice for MotoHead's chief tester Dave Willet as he tries to better his top 10 ride at Weston.