The Dirt Bike Guy: 2013 Suzuki DR-Z400SM

2013 Suzuki DR-Z400SM

2013 Suzuki DR-Z400SM: A Rugged Dual-Purpose Machine Lately when I head out to the trails, I’ve been seeing more and more people riding a Suzuki DR-Z400SM. At first I wasn’t sure why I kept spotting so many out and about, but after hearing a friend talk about his new purchase, it became abundantly clear. The 2013 […]

The Dirt Bike Guy: 2013 KTM 690 Enduro R

2013 KTM 690 Enduro R

2013 KTM 690 Enduro R: A Solid Dual-Purpose Bike I know I’ve talked about the 2012 version of the KTM 690 Enduro R before, but I finally got the chance to ride the 2013 model, and it definitely deserves the attention. After having been on the market for several months, the KTM offering is probably familiar […]

The Dirt Bike Guy: 2012 Suzuki DR650SE

2012 Suzuki DR650SE

2012 Suzuki DR650SE: A Dual-Purpose Bike That’s Good At Any Age Suzuki has been releasing models of the DR650SE since 1996, and while it’s always produced solid machines, the 2012 version may be one of the best yet. Although a more current model is now available, the 2012 bike persists in being a solid dual-purpose machine that […]

The Dirt Bike Guy: 2013 KTM 500 EXC

2013 KTM 500 EXC - Photo: Mitterbauer H.

2013 KTM 500 EXC: An Updated Dirt Bike For Any Rider I’m always on the lookout for the next great dirt bike, partly so I can keep improving my skills on the track. Changes made to motorcycles usually make for a better overall riding experience – and that’s certainly the case with the 2013 KTM 500 […]

The Dirt Bike Guy: 2013 Honda CRF450X

2013 Honda CRF450X

2013 Honda CRF450X: A New Kind Of Honda Dirt Bike Anyone who knows me is aware that I’m a big fan of Honda dirt bikes. The style, the power, the riding experience – it just all works for me, and I have yet to find a Honda motorcycle that I wouldn’t think about buying if […]