Tag Archive for motocross

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Yamaha Debuts Bluetooth ‘Power Tuner’ App

Like most manufacturers, Yamaha has just ripped the sheets of its 2018 motocross range, halfway through 2017, and there’s something particularly salacious about the new YZ450F. As well as a new engine, a new chassis and the introduction of electric start to compliment a host of fresh upgrades, Yamaha has furnished the ‘18 Four-Fiddy with some fancy Bluetooth technology. In… Read more →

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Video: Three MX Minutes with John McGuinness

Last week we spent a day riding motocross and enduro at Dave Thorpe’s off-road centre in Wales with John McGuinness. It was epic. McPint ain’t exactly renowned for posting gym selfies on twitter. Instead, the multiple TT winner and road racing legend talks about his love for motocross, and how it ‘keeps the pies away’… Another more bloggy video with… Read more →

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Muddy Rutting with John McGuinness

We’re in South Wales at Dave Thorpe’s Off-Road Centre. There’s a scarily steep slag heap situated at the top of the mountain, just off the Brecons, and it looks like we’re riding the highest part of the surrounding valleys. To give you some idea of the altitude, we can look down and see the tips of gargantuan wind turbines beneath… Read more →

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When knowledge isn’t power…

Myself and BvG were present at Silverstone last week for the Suzuki all-star trackday. We got to sample the GSX-R range (more on that later) and Baron nearly fell in love with the GSX-S1000F (more on that later, too), sharing the track with a host of super-fast racers and a few token idiots. Most trackday regulars will be familiar with… Read more →

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KTM MX Experience

Anyone who has attempted motocross will know it’s the toughest, most brutal sport on earth. The blend of physical (and mental) exertion required is unrivalled, and only a bout with Tyson will be more painful the morning after. But it’s also immense fun regardless of experience, with fundamental bike skills that can be readily transferred onto tarmac – MotoGP racers… Read more →