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AUG 29–SUZUKI TO DEBUT RADICAL NEW RM...

Aug 29, 2003Comments off68 Views

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE       BREA, Calif., Aug. 29, 2003 - Suzuki Motor Corporation has announced it will debut its all-new prototype RM-Z450 four-stroke machine in the All-Japan MX series in October and will continue development in the

INTRODUCING THE 2004 HONDAS

Jul 25, 2003Comments off112 Views

2004 CR125R Changes for 2004 ú New electronic power valve for optimum valve timing and improved power throughout the range ú TMX-x carburetor gets new throttle position sensor (TPS) for improved linear throttle response ú New quick

YAMAHA 125 INTRO-AN ONLOOKERS PERSPECTIVE

Jun 27, 2003Comments off58 Views

By John Basher As Tim Olson and I were cruising down the highway towards Glen Helen raceway on a beautiful Tuesday morning, I slowly began to see the track in the distance creep up on the horizon.

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2004 KAWASAKI PHOTOS AND SPECS–JUNE 4

Jun 03, 2003Comments off179 Views

2004 KAWASAKI KX125 Kawasaki engineers succeeded in boosting overall power of the 2004 KX125 and revised the chassis for even sharper handling characteristics. *The combustion chamber of the liquid-cooled, 124cc, two-stroke single-cylinder engine is reshaped and compression

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2004 SUZUKI PHOTOS–JUNE 3

Jun 03, 2003Comments off92 Views

2004 RM-Z250 The engine was designed by Suzuki, but the full package is being produced by Kawasaki. The compact 249cc, four-stroke, liquid cooled engine features a four-valve head (the valves are titanium). The cylinder is plated aluminum

2004 YAMAHA PHOTOS AND SPECS-

Jun 03, 2003Comments off215 Views

2004 YAMAHA YZ125 What's new on the 04 YZ125? 1. The shape of the scavenging port and exhaust port is changed (the timing is also revised) 2. The setting on the YPVS governor spring is changed for

2004 CRF450R: IT’S NEWER THAN YOU THI...

May 13, 2003Comments off108 Views

The 2004 CRF450R has more changes than you might expect. Here are the key new features and some top-secret photos for you to check out: (Scroll Down For More Photos) NEW FOR 2004 1). New lighter piston

CRF250 BATTLES YZ250F ON HOME TURF—OC...

Oct 28, 2002Comments off92 Views

In the last Japanese national of the year in Sugo, Honda decided to debut it's all-new CRF250. Just like Yamaha two years previously, Honda threw out all the stops by nabbing Ernesto Fonseca and flying him to

CRF250 PAGE 2

Sep 24, 2002Comments off89 Views

HONDA ANNOUNCES THE CRF250R TO THE WORLD

Sep 13, 2002Comments off96 Views

In a startling turn of events Honda has not only revealed the existence of their highly anticipated CRF250R, they have shown photos of it to anyone with an internet connection. It was originally thought that Honda would

CAN YOU ELECTRIC START THE YZ450F?

Aug 22, 2002Comments off224 Views

Even though the 2003 Yamaha YZ450F cases have the openings to accept an electric starter, it would be prohibitively expense to mount the WR450 starter onto the YZ450F. The associated costs would include a new airbox, new

2003 YAMAHA YZs

Jun 14, 2002Comments off121 Views

YZ85 YZ125 YZ250 YZ250F YZ450

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2003 KAWASAKI KX’S-JUNE 3

Jun 03, 2002Comments off169 Views

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2003 SUZUKI RM’S

Jun 03, 2002Comments off144 Views

WRENCH TECH: HONDA CRF450 TRANSMISSION UPDA...

Mar 13, 2002Comments off769 Views

One of the nifty features on the 2002 Honda CRF450 four-stroke is the separated oil cavities. Unlike a normal engine, the Honda has distinctly different oil compartments for top-end oil and transmission oil. This is a great

HOW TO GET YAMAHA SECRET YZ125 NEEDLE

Oct 29, 2001Comments off193 Views

The MXA test crew has used a special needle in its 2002 YZ125. The original MXA needle was a works part that was hand made. During testing, the works needle performed better than the stock YZ125 needle.

2002 HONDA CR125

Apr 30, 2001Comments off209 Views

Honda released pics and specs on their 2002 CRs. Here is all the info you need to know! (click on photo) CR125: The new list: 1. New third generation twin spar aluminum frame and swingarm. (1.1 lb

2002 HONDA CR450F–APRIL 30

Apr 30, 2001Comments off99 Views

CRF450: 1. New third generation twin spar aluminum frame. (1.1 lb lighter than last years frame) 2. Redesigned rear brake system with integrated reservoir and master cylinder. 3. New Unicam valve train. 4. Pin-rotation type auto decompression