Motocross two wheelers are very popular among the youth in Sri Lanka. They not only ride them off road but ride them on the streets too as most of the bikes are legal to ride on the streets. Likewise there are lot of shops that used to sale Track Suites and Special Motocross accessories. In the mean time, it is against the Law to do stunt with these motocross bikes on the streets. Modifying their Exhaust sounds to be higher notes too will bring Law Suit against the offenders. Road races organized by Facebook groups are against the law and the involved people can be prosecuted. These Motorbikes with Great sound are popularly called as Motocross, Trail and Off-Road bikes. 90% of the youngsters, if they had started to ride the off road motorbikes then they will never want to ride on street bikes again. In Sri Lanka 125cc up to 400cc motocross bikes are available for sale while the 250 cc one is very popular here. In the early years people loved the two stroke engines as they used to provide powerful Torque and endurance than the 4 stroke machines. But now the four stroke engines too had captured the market with their power and less weight and for their winning streaks in the International level off road events.
From the year 2020 Sri Lanka Government had imposed a total ban on vehicles, motorbikes and scooter import to Sri Lanka. They said this is to safeguard the economy of the Sri Lanka during the COVID-19 infection spreading period. So shortage of imported motocross models is appearing in the Sri Lanka market. The Authorities said that the ban will be kept for two years to improve the economy of the country. Youngsters must rely on the used Motocross model sellers if they are looking to buy one for them. Also popular Hill climbing events and competitions too are postponed in Sri Lanka due to maintain the social distancing between people and participants during these events.
Popular Motocross - Trail - bikes in Sri Lanka are sold by Yamaha, Honda, Kawasaki, Suzuki, KTM, Husqvarna and Demak Companies. Any how Japanease trail bikes leads the Motorcross bike sales in this country. Meanwhile some motocross bikes are being imported from India which are assembled in India under the Japanese and other country collaboration. These motorcycles are low in price than the Japanese models and their spare parts too are available through their dealers very easily.
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Here are the International Motocross, Off-Road and Trail motorbike makers list.
Aprilia, Beta, BMW, Ducati, GAS GAS, Honda, Husaberg, Husqvarna, KTM, Kawasaki, Moto Guzzi, Suzuki, Triumph, Hero, TVS and Yamaha. Other than the Japanese models European models too are doing well in the motocross racing sector. in this year 2020 there are many battery powered dirt bikes had entered in to the market to compete with the petrol engines such as two and four stroke engines. It is no surprise that the electric bikes have the power and pulse to compete in the motocross tracks. Namely KTM Freeride E-XC, Electric Motion Escape, Zero FX, Alta Redshift NX and Husqvarna EE5 are not ignorable ones. They used to be priced around US$ 8,000+ in America.