CR500 vs CRF450

Four strokes are here to stay and there is no arguing the fact that they are far easier to to ride. The power delivery is much more manageable which lets the rider go longer with less fatigue. Having said that, whenever you hear someone speaking about a bike they have just ridden for the first time, invariably you hear the reference to a 2 stroke motor. Statements like “it’s really…

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The Woods Ripper That YOU Can Build – We Build It Part I – The Intro

A little bird flew into the EDM office window this morning chirping very quietly in my ear, it was  so quiet it was nearly a whisper. But when I turned the music down enough I heard what all the fuss was about. Rumor has it Yamaha has finally opened it’s ears and is beginning to listen to consumers regarding 2-strokes, namely the YZ144. If this is  indeed true, this would…

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2014 BMW F800GS Adventure Launch

By Neale Bayly Photos by Kevin Wing and Jon Beck It’s getting crowded out on the edge these days. As society advances at breakneck speed and technology shrinks the world, adventure seekers are forced to head off into the wilder places to escape, unfortunately these days we’re finding less and less room to be alone. One needs to travel farther, and longer, to find that space, so, for the two-wheeled…

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