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2016 Husqvarna TE250 | Ridden Hard Put Away Wet

July 1, 2018 // 0 Comments

“This particular subject at hand, a 2016 Husqvarna TE250, must have been owned by a rider who loved the ride – and the bike was just the cart that carried him through the woods. Yup, even though it had only two seasons of use, it was pretty roachy.” (Click on article below for entire story )               Ridden Hard Put Away [Read More...]

2017 KTM Official Model Release!

May 17, 2016 // 0 Comments

XC-W250XC-W150250 EXC-F350 EXC-F ‘XC’ means cross-country. ‘W’ represents its wide-ratio transmission. ‘KTM’ stands for winning. This model is a READY TO RACE bike built for closed-course enduro racing. With the agility of a 125 and enough muscle to take the fight to the 250 cc 4-Strokes, this bike punches well above its weight. Everything is all new – from the WP Xplor Suspension, the lightweight chromoly steel frame and the super-compact electric-start 144 cc engine. [Read More...]

Head to Head: Yamaha’s TTR-90 vs PW80

December 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

When it came time for our daughter to move up from her PW 50 to something larger, her only request was that the bike be blue, which for us, meant either a Yamaha PW 80 or a TTR-90. Neither of these two bikes are in production anymore so we knew we would be buying something used, which suited us just fine as shelling out 2,000-plus dollars for a bike that she will soon outgrow isn’t something we were keen on. Besides, a well maintained PW 80 or TTR-90 can be had for somewhere in the vicinity [Read More...]

2015 KTM XCF-W 350

March 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

Story and Photos by Kevin Novello GNCC Legend Tommy Norton Blasts through a stream aboard the 2015 XCF-W 350. This year’s version of the KTM XCF-W 350 left me scratching my head. I remember last year’s version pretty well; it was torquey and a bit milder than the XC-F and SX-F line up. So imagine my surprise when I whacked the throttle on the ’15 and got an unprecedented blast of power that ripped the front wheel from the ground and caused me to skid through a corner. I eventually [Read More...]

2015 KTM XC-W 300

March 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

Story and Photos by Kevin Novello Kevin Hubbard puts the 2015 KTM XC-W 300 through the paces. As you have no doubt figured out, 2015 is a year of refinements for most of the KTM lineup, and the 300 XC-W is no exception. The obvious changes are the orange powder coated frame and the new graphics, but it doesn’t completely end there; KTM updated the ignition and inner clutch covers with new gaskets for improved sealing. Additionally, the carburetor received new jetting specs to “smooth out [Read More...]
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