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2018 Alta Motors Redshift MXR gives gas bikes a run for their money

The Alta Redshift MXR gets more power, less weight, faster charge times and a lower price to finally achieve parity with gas-powered dirtbikes.

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Kyle Hyatt
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Alta Redshift MXR pit stand

The 2018 MXR drops weight over the standard MX model, making it even easier to throw around on the dirt or in the pits.

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Alta Redshift big air no hands

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Alta Redshift MXR no lights

We're looking forward to the MXR's upgrades trickling up to the Enduro and Supermoto models, both of which are street legal.

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Alta Redshift MXR no hands 2

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Alta Redshift MXR upside down

Individual results may vary.

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Alta Redshift MXR sick jump

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Alta Redshift MXR

The Alta Redshift MXR has more than enough power to haul you and your favorite broom.

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Alta Redshift MXR dune jump

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Alta Redshift MXR flip

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Alta Redshift MXR wahoo

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Alta Redshift MXR inverted

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Alta Redshift MXR berm

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Alta Redshift MXR high desert

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Alta Redshift MXR wheelie

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Alta Redshift MXR air

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Alta Redshift MXR more air

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Alta Redshift MXR huge jump

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Alta Redshift MXR race

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Alta Redshift MXR desert dust

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Alta Redshift MXR

The Redshift MXR will recharge in 1.5 hours on 240 volts.

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Alta Redshift MXR burnout

This is what happens when you give motorcyclists 147 pound-feet of instantly available torque.

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Alta Redshift MXR pits

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Alta Redshift MXR side air

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Alta Redshift MXR salt flats

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Alta Redshift MXR side air 2

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Alta Redshift MXR big berm

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Alta Redshift MXR Icarus

Thankfully Alta has used a minimal amount of wax in the construction of the MXR, thus ensuring you won't melt flying this close to the sun.

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Alta Redshift MXR low sun

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Alta Redshift MXR wheelie 2

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Alta Redshift MXR more desert

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