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Hilde is holding down the fort at MotoUSA’s Southern Oregon HQ. With world-class dirt bike and ATV trails just minutes away, the hardest part is getting him to focus on the keyboard. Two wheels or four, it doesn’t matter to our Off-Road Editor so long as it goes like hell in the dirt.

2010 ISDE Mexico Day 4 Results

Thursday, November 4, 2010
Riders at the 2010 ISDE in Morelia, Mexico have completed Day 4. With two days remaining, France continues to be at or near the top of each division.

2010 ISDE Mexico Day 3 Results

Wednesday, November 3, 2010
France continues to flex its considerable team muscle as the ISDE reaches the halfway point at the 2010 competition in Morelia, Mexico.

2011 Aprilia Dorsoduro 1200 First Look

Tuesday, November 2, 2010
Aprilia brings a new maxi-motard to its lineup with the 2011 Dorsoduro 1200. With a new V-Twin and distinct Italian styling, the Dorsoduro 1200 promises unbridled fun.

2011 KTM 990 Adventure Dakar First Look

Tuesday, November 2, 2010
KTM adds a little desert flavor to its big AT bike with the 2011 KTM 990 Adventure Dakar.

2011 KTM 350 EXC-F Factory First Look

Tuesday, November 2, 2010
KTM will race a new 350 EXC-F Factory bike in the FIM World Enduro Championships next year. This is one of the steps toward inserting a new bike into the production lineup.

Triumph Tiger 800 & Tiger 800XC First Look

Tuesday, November 2, 2010
Triumph has toyed with us long enough. The Tiger 800 and Tiger 800XC adventure touring bikes have been revealed at the EICMA motorcycle show.

Shift Agent Double Bypass Helmet Review

Tuesday, November 2, 2010
Shift Racing offers the most delicious and affordable dirt bike protection with the Agent Double Bypass helmet.

2011 BMW G650GS First Look

Friday, October 29, 2010
BMW updates the G650GS for 2011 with aesthetic changes and other tidbits taken from the F650GS. Beemer's smallest adventure bike looks better than ever for 2011.

2010 Parts Unlimited UP300 Trail Ride

Thursday, October 28, 2010
MotoUSA heads off to Michigan's Upper Peninsula to hang out with No Toil and other select Parts Unlimited brands at the UP300 trail ride.

2010 Honda CRF450R Project Bike

Tuesday, October 26, 2010
Our 2010 Honda CRF450R Project Bike morphs even further with modifications to the fuel tank, controls, driveline, tires and exhaust in order to ride motocross, desert, dunes and woods.

Top Americans on 2010 Genova SX Rider List

Thursday, October 21, 2010
Top American racers are slated to attend the 2010 Genova Supercross in Italy and compete against Tony Cairoli. See the full rider list and track map.

2011 Yamaha YZ450F First Ride

Wednesday, October 20, 2010
Very little has changed on the 2011 Yamaha YZ450F motocross bike, but we put it through a day of testing at Racetown 395 and Perris Raceway to get reacquainted.

2011 BMW R1200GS Triple Black First Look

Monday, October 18, 2010
BMW adds some sinister flair to its adventure line with the 2011 BMW R1200GS Triple Black special edition. This ADV motorcycle comes with a premium package and a bad attitude.

Cycra Probend CRM Handguard Review

Thursday, October 14, 2010
We can't get enough protection for our dirt bikes, so we installed a set of Cycra Probend Center Reach Mount handguards.

2011 AMA Supercross Track Maps

Friday, October 8, 2010
Check out the track maps for the 2011 Monster Energy AMA Supercross Championship, including the new venues at Los Angeles and Oakland.

2010 Honda CRF250R Long Term Wrap-Up

Thursday, October 7, 2010
With the new Honda CRF250R introduced to the media this week, we take a look at the 2010 model which has been quietly racking up hours over the year.

2011 KTM 990 SM T First Look

Tuesday, October 5, 2010
KTM has added ABS to the 990 SM T for 2011, making the big supermoto machine even more versatile.

2011 KTM 1190 RC8R Track First Look

Tuesday, October 5, 2010
KTM targets the competitive sportbike riders with the 2011 KTM 1190 RC8R Track. The new motorcycle was released at the INTERMOT Motorcycle Show and is based off the original RC8R sportbike.

FMF Step Up Bike Stand Review

Friday, October 1, 2010
Tired of hoisting your bike at the end of a long ride? Try the FMF Step Up Bike Stand. It does all the heavy lifting for you.

Racing the Dick Jagow GP with Honda

Friday, October 1, 2010
After a year hiatus, JC slops through the Washougal mud to defend his illegitimate crown at the Dick Jagow Memorial GP.