The first of the Japanese brands to take on the Euros at the XC game, is the FX up to the task of making blue the new orange..? Chris spends some time in the bush and on the gravel to find out.

The 450 took out bike of the year in 2014 and the 250 wasn’t too far behind. So with everyone rating the KX-F range, it’s hardly surprising they haven’t changed much…

With the latest 450cc machines putting out more power than most of us can use, you must be nuts to ride a 500! Or is there something we don’t know? Paul spent some time on a reader’s KTM 500 EXC to see if there’s any truth this is a gentle giant…

Twin pipes, a Unicam engine and arm-wrenching power. Broxy checks out the latest version of Honda’s open-class weapon, the CRF450R

KTM have had massive success with their middle-weight thumpers. Paul checks out the latest 350cc enduro model from the Austrian brand to see if a bit more or a bit less actually makes a difference…