Kawasaki Dirt Bike History

Kawasaki Dirt Bike History

Kawasaki is one of the ‘Big Four’ powerhouse Japanese motorcycle manufacturers. Motorcycles are just a small part of this 140-year-old company’s ventures. They were the first of the ‘Big Four’ to build a purpose-built off-road racing machine and played a pivotal role in bringing the sport of motocross to a new audience. Never afraid to […]

Husqvarna Dirt Bike History

Husqvarna Dirt Bike History

Husqvarna Dirt Bikes, or ‘Huskys’ as they are more commonly known, have a colorful history from the golden era of the 1960s and 70s made famous by the late great Steve McQueen to today’s exceptional ‘Rockstar’ factory racing teams winning motocross and enduro events worldwide. The Early Years Husqvarna like many motorcycle manufacturers began producing […]

Honda Dirt Bike History

Honda CR250 Elsinore

Honda has been the worlds largest motorcycle manufacturer since 1964. Always at the forefront of innovation, whether it’s the four-stroke thumpers you love or the two-stroke motocrossers, Honda’s dirt bike history has given the world some truly legendary machines. The history of the ‘wings’ of the Honda logo has links to its founder Soichiro Honda. […]

Dirt Bike History – Defining Moments of the Last Forty Years

Dirt Bike History

There have been numerous defining moments in Dirt Bike history that changed things forever, and I consider myself fortunate to have seen 40 years of evolution in the technology since the Yamaha DT1, the first Japanese mass produced dirt bike, right up to the exceptional bikes we have today. If you’re in your 40’s or […]