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Kawasaki has released the full specifications of its 2014 KLR 650. Until now, the motorcycle was one of the best sold dual purpose models in the company’s lineup and the 2014 model year has all it need to continue to be as successful as its predecessors.

Powered by a capable four-stroke, DOHC, four-valve, 651 cc engine, the Kawasaki KLR 650 can deal effortless with a wide range of terrains.

The motorcycle also comes with a generous 6.1 gallons fuel tank and a smooth shifting five speed transmission.

Like any respectable off roader, the Kawasaki KLR 650 needed a set of capable suspensions, therefore it comes with a 41mm front fork with 7.9 inches of travel and a rear Uni-Trak suspension that features a five-way preload shock absorber with four-way rebound damping and 7.3 inches of wheel travel.

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Tough, agile and sleek the 2014 Honda XR650L is ready to tackle any terrain with poise.

This unstoppable off roader is powered by an air-cooled dry-sump, single-cylinder, four-stroke, 644cc, SOHC engine that deliver a fuel consumption of 52 mpg. The engine is brought to life by an electric starter and its power is kept under control by a five-speed transmission. The motorcycle is also fitted with a gear-driven counterbalancer for the engine which reduces tiring vibrations.

The bike is built on a stiff steel frame that was carefully forged to withstand the toughest punishments of dirt riding. Moreover, the frame’s backbone doubles as the engine’s oil tank, saving weight and space.

The motorcycle’s speed is kept in leash by a set of front and rear disc brakes.

The 2014 Honda XR650L is offered with a base price of $6,690.

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KTM has taken the wraps off its all-new Freeride 250 R two stroke. The motorcycle was especially developed for the beginner off-road riders or for those who want a fun motorcycle that can deal with any type of terrain without backing down.

The motorcycle is propelled by a detuned version of the unit that powers the 250EXC. The 1-cylinder 2-stroke, 249 cc, water-cooled unit comes with weed intake and exhaust control and is mated on a six speeds, claw shifted transmission.

The motorcycle’s backbone is represented by a modern frame made of stainless steel sections and bolt-on forged aluminium components.

The stopping power is assured by a modern Formula braking system that includes a revised piston system, radial callipers with four pistons front and two pistons rear, and lightweight wave brake discs.

The 2014 KTM Freeride 250 R will be available in dealers from mid-September.

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Honda revamped its entire range of playbikes for 2014 and the CRF125F makes no exception. The model is available in two versions namely the standard and big wheel. The first is fitted with 14” rear and 16” front rims while the latter comes with 19” front and 17” rear wheels.

The Big Wheel version also comes with a two-inch taller seat height which makes it perfectly suited for taller riders.

The new CRF125F replaces the old CRF100F and gets beefier forks (31mm compared to 27mm) which have a longer travel, a new frame and an all-new larger displacement engine.

Talking about the engine, the 2014 CRF125F is propelled by an air-cooled, single-cylinder, SOHC, four-stroke engine with a displacement of 124.9cc. The engine is brought to life by an electric starter and its speed is controlled by means of a four-speed transmission.

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The Yamaha YZ450F has received a complete makeover for 2014. The new motorcycle comes with a long list of style and technical upgrades which make it better, lighter and stronger than the previous generation.

One of the most important upgrades made to the Yamaha YZ450F is the all-new aluminum Bilateral Beam frame that is rigid enough to offer a stable ride but also light enough to not feel heavy during high jumps.

The motorcycle’s handling is also enhanced by the reworked suspensions and the new steering head pipe position which was moved 10mm closer to the rider.

However, the big news here is the new EFI, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 4-stroke, 449.7cc engine. The 2014 unit features revised piston, intake and exhaust valves, ports, valve mechanism, ignition timing, and fuel injection mapping so you can expect to first class performances throughout the power band.

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If you love to mix muddy tracks, with tons of adrenaline, grippy tires, loud engines and fast speeds, then you’ll certainly like the 2014 Honda CRF450X.

This popular dirt bike has all it needs to make your heart go like crazy from the second you jump on its narrow back. Start the liquid-cooled, single-cylinder, four-stroke 449 cc engine and you’ll be assaulted by a huge amount of power which is directed straight to the 18 inch rear wheel through a wide-ratio five speed transmission.

The motorcycle rides on a front 47 mm inverted Showa cartridge fork with 16-position rebound and 16-position compression-damping adjustability and a rear Pro-Link Showa single shock with adjustable spring-preload, 17-position rebound-damping adjustability, and compression-damping adjustment.

As far as stopping power is concerned, the 2014 Honda CRF450X is equipped with front and rear single disc brakes.

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Strong, agile and tough, the Husqvarna TE511 is a versatile off roader that can tackle with any type of track with poise.

To make its machine even more appealing to the dirt-hungry riders, Husqvarna decided to give it a few upgrades. One of the most important modifications was made to the oval steel tubing chassis that has been strengthened. This tweak translates into a better handling and maneuverability.

The suspensions have also been reworked to improve the bike’s stability at high speeds. Other changes were made to the electrical system, and you also get a modern Coaxial Traction System a smart layout that minimizes chain torque and its effects on handling.

In terms of power, the Husqvarna TE511 is propelled by a single-cylinder, four-stroke engine with a displacement of 477.5cc. The engine sends it power to the ground through a six speed transmission.

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If you are searching for a capable trail bike then you should take a closer look at the 2013 Husqvarna WRE125.

The motorcycle has all it needs to be considered an agile trail bike and this year has received a small facelift so it comes with a new style that draws inspiration from the world of racing as well as a few other comfort amenities. Among them, you’ll find a standard handlebar protector and softer handgrips for enhanced comfort.

At the heart of the motorcycle lies a single cylinder, two-stroke engine with a displacement of 124.82 ccm (7.62 cubic inches). The engine is combined with a Dell Orto VHST28 Carburettor and is mated on a six speed constant mesh transmission.

The stopping power is assured by Brembo brakes, while the suspension system includes a front Kayaba 48 mm fork and a rear Sachs fully adjustable single shock.

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With its agile stance, lively engine and long travel suspensions, the 2013 Beta RR Enduro 4T 125 is able to deal effortless with anything you ask of it. This model draws inspiration from its bigger 4 stroke siblings and features the same aggressive style and sporty character.

At its heart lies a single-cylinder, 4 stroke, air cooled engine with a displacement of 124 cc. The engine is fed by a 5.7 liters fuel tank and sends its power to the ground through a five speeds transmission with wet, multi-disc clutch. In terms of efficiency, the engine rewards you with a fuel consumption of about 4 lt. / 100 km.

The motorcycle’s backbone is represented by a well balanced steel double cradle frame which sits on a front hydraulic fork and a rear monoshock with adjustable spring preload.

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Meet the Beta Alp 4.0, a versatile motorcycle powered by a 349 cc, single-cylinder, 4-stroke, air cooled, S.O.H.C. engine.

The engine is married to a six speed transmission with wet, multi0disc clutch and comes with a fresh exhaust system for 2013.

Other modifications made for 2013 include new plastics with a modern design, a more efficient headlamp and two new paint-and-graphics schemes, namely White Pearl and Red.

The motorcycle is built on a solid steel chassis and features front Hydraulic forks with ø46 mm shaft and a rear monoshock with adjustable spring preload.

On the safety side of things, the 2013 Beta Alp 4.0 comes with front and rear disk brakes with a double-piston calipers.

The bike rides on 21 inch front and 18 inch rear rims that can be shod in both enduro tyres or road tyres.

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