ON RECORD | WE TEST THE 2005 YAMAHA YZ250

Yamaha spent millions of dollars on the development of the most advanced two-stroke motocross bike in motocross history at the exact moment when two-stroke sales hit the dumpster

FORK WORKS: THE LIFE & DEATH OF AIR FORKS

Looking back on why Showa and Kayaba air forks failed , why this was the second time air forks failed and why KTM came out of the air-fork debacle on the sharp end of the stick.

MXA MOTOCROSS RACE TEST: 2018 KTM 85SX

Every rider underestimated the power of the small but mighty engine. This is a racer’s bike. It doesn’t have much bottom end, but once it hits the midrange, it explodes with power.

CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1971 HODAKA 100 SUPER RAT

Hodaka made the engines for Yamaguchi and Pabatco was the American Yamaguchi distributor. When Yamaguchi went out of business, Hodaka and Pabatco agreed to join forces to avoid going out of business

ON RECORD | WE TEST THE 2005 YAMAHA YZ250

Yamaha spent millions of dollars on the development of the most advanced two-stroke motocross bike in motocross history at the exact moment when two-stroke sales hit the dumpster

FORK WORKS: THE LIFE & DEATH OF AIR FORKS

Looking back on why Showa and Kayaba air forks failed , why this was the second time air forks failed and why KTM came out of the air-fork debacle on the sharp end of the stick.

MXA MOTOCROSS RACE TEST: 2018 KTM 85SX

Every rider underestimated the power of the small but mighty engine. This is a racer’s bike. It doesn’t have much bottom end, but once it hits the midrange, it explodes with power.

CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1971 HODAKA 100 SUPER RAT

Hodaka made the engines for Yamaguchi and Pabatco was the American Yamaguchi distributor. When Yamaguchi went out of business, Hodaka and Pabatco agreed to join forces to avoid going out of business
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