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…

Whytey heads to Aussie to check out the replacement for Yamaha’s super-popular WR250F. But did it meet his expectations?