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Dirt Bike Holidays News | 13 August 2021

The 2021 range of motocrosses is as good as it gets, and some 250cc models have undergone more changes than others.

In this guide, we look at key changes amongst the new quarter-litre dirt bikes!

2021 KTM 250 SX-F: The KTM 250 SX-F is one of the most well-rounded packages in the quarter-litre category! Then 2021 KTM is now fitted with Dunlop Geomax MX33, boasts new graphics and an orange rear fender, plus, there are updated settings on the WP XACT fork and shock. The bike now has the capability to be tuned on your KTM via the Connectivity Unit, which is a super cool feature exclusively for the 2021 models.

2021 Kawasaki KX250: The Kawasaki KX250 is amongst the most anticipated model releases in the 250 category. The KX250 is brand-new from the ground up - it has a completely new frame, updated bodywork to match the 450, as well as a brand-new engine. When it comes to updates, the KX250 has undergone a major overhaul for 2021.

2021 Suzuki RMZ-250: The 2021 Suzuki RMZ-250 has undergone minimal changes to its rider-friendly platform for the new year model, with only a new Suzuki graphics kit being the key update. The bike is known for its exceptional handling, which comes through its superior chassis and suspension package, which includes a 49mm Showa coil-spring fork based and Showa Balance Free Rear Cushion (BFRC) shock.

2021 Honda CRF250R: The 2021 Honda CRF250R remains unchanged for the new year model - and that's not a bad thing. The bike brought Chase Sexton to the 2020 250SX East title, and it's been a proven contender right around the world. If ain't broke, don't fix it!

2021 Husqvarna FC 250: The Husqvarna FC 250 is a proven championship winner - we saw Wilson Todd lift the 2019 MX2 Australian title on the same platform. The WP XACT forks with AER technology gets a new mid-valve damping system for 2021, and the WP XACT shock has also undergone a touch up with new low-friction linkage seals. The bike can also be tuned via the Husqvarna Connectivity Unit mobile app, which exclusive to the '21.

2021 Yamaha YZ250F: The Yamaha YZ250F is another model that has undergone some major updates for 2021. The new bike gets a new chassis with upgrades to the frame, engine mounts, top triple clamp, and front axle. The frame's rigidity balance has been further balanced, which is intended to deliver a smoother chassis movement and ultimately enhance tracking, cornering, and bump absorption.

2021 GasGas MC 250F: GasGas is all-new in the motocross (and enduro) world for 2021 following its acquisition by KTM. The GasGas MC 250F is built on the KTM platform, so it's already a strong bike in its first edition. The MC 250F uses the XACT fork and shock, while the motor produces a staggering 62 horsepower.

This article was originally published at MXstore Blog"

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