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2010 450 Motocross Shootout

Friday, January 1, 2010
MotoUSA rounds up four of the best open-class motocross bikes on the planet from Honda, Yamaha, Kawasaki and KTM for our 2010 450 Motocross Comparison.

2009 250F Motocross Shootout

Sunday, December 7, 2008
We're giving the dirt riders an early X-mas gift this year. The annual test you've all been waiting for, the carnage that is the 2009 250F MX Shootout.

2009 450 Motocross Comparison

Monday, November 24, 2008
It's that time again where the metal meets the flesh in our 450 Motocross Comparison. With three EFI machines in the mix, this is one of the most high-tech shootouts in motocross history.

2008 650 Dual-Sport Challenge

Monday, September 8, 2008
We took our reigning 650cc dual-sport champion, the Kawasaki KLR650 and pitted it against a challenger from the opposite end of the DS spectrum, Suzuki's DR650SE.

2008 Honda CRF230L vs Yamaha XT250

Monday, July 14, 2008
As entry-level dual-sport bikes, both models are totally redesigned. These two small-bore motorcycles offer tons of cheap potential.

2008 450 Motocross Shootout

Wednesday, April 9, 2008
It took a long time to get dialed in, but the wait was worthwhile after sampling the amazing motorcycles offered in MotoUSA's 2008 450 Motocross Shootout.

2008 450 Enduro Shootout

Monday, February 11, 2008
We toss three of the meanest roost-throwing enduro motorcycles through sand, snow and mud in this year's 450 enduro challenge.

2008 250F Motocross Shootout

Monday, December 24, 2007
We set out to deck the halls with red, yellow, blue and green in a X-mas motocross extravaganza just for you - the 2008 250F Motocross Shootout.

2008 Dual-Sport Comparo

Friday, November 2, 2007
Take three big-bore Single thumpers, the Honda XR650L, Kawasaki KLR650 and BMW Xcountry, and you get our 2008 Dual-sport Comparo.

2007 250F Motocross Shootout

Monday, March 19, 2007
Yamaha, Suzuki, Kawasaki, and Honda all bring potent 250 Motocross machines to the table, but which bike will come out on top in our 2007 shootout?

2007 450 MX Shootout

Sunday, February 11, 2007
We set out to discover what another 365 days of Darwinian Theory has done to the latest crop of 450 motocross bikes.

2006 450 Enduro Shootout

Monday, May 22, 2006
We were able to get our grubby hands on six, count 'em six, large-bore enduros and took them out for punishment, 'er evaluation.

2006 450F MX Shootout

Sunday, March 5, 2006
It was a rollercoaster test, but somehow we managed to scrape together the latest 450F offerings and uncover the truth about these monsters.

2006 250F MX Shootout

Friday, December 30, 2005
We could barely contain our glee when we finally got the bikes collected for MCUSA's 250cc 4-stroke shootout. We soon found that it was more than we could have hoped for.

2005 4-Stroke MX Shootout

Sunday, June 12, 2005
Honda and Yamaha have been on top in the big-bore 4-stroke MX wars of late, but Suzuki joins the party in 2005 with the RM-Z450

2005 WR450F vs CRF450X Comparo

Monday, May 23, 2005
The 2005 Honda CRF450X turns up the heat on Yamaha's reigning woods warrior, the 2005 WR450F.

2005 CRF250X vs WR250F Comparo

Monday, April 18, 2005
When all was said and done, these bikes were put through the ringer and we have the video and photos to prove it.

2005 Sano vs BBR Mini Moto Shootout

Friday, November 12, 2004
We put the industry's leading Mini Moto manufacturers in a head to head competition to see who had the sickest components on the market.

2004 XR250 vs DR-Z250 vs KLX300R

Thursday, February 12, 2004
If you want something a little more than a playbike but something less than a big-bore Thumper, any one of this trio might be just what you're looking for.

2004 250cc 4-Stroke MX Shootout

Thursday, December 25, 2003
Yamaha once dominated the 250cc 4-stroke MX class, but with three new entrants for 2004 the fight for the top mx'er just got dirty.