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WE RIDE MITCHELL FALK’S BWR ENGINES HONDA CRF250


There is a lot to be learned from the BWR Honda team. They are the most creative privateer team on the Supercross circuit

MXA RETRO TEST: WE RIDE COLE SEELY’S 2011 LUCAS/TLD HONDA CRF250


Had Troy listened to his old buddies, his racing gear might have been on the podium for someone else’s team, but he lived his Frank Sinatra dream and did it his way

2021 HONDA CRF250 FIRST RIDE VIDEO


The MXA Wrecking Crew shakes down the 2021 Honda CRF250

2021 HONDA CRF450 FIRST RIDE VIDEO: IT’S FINALLY HERE


The 2021 Honda CRF450 is all-new from head-to-toe. Learn our initial impressions about the bike here

MXA RETRO TEST: COMPLETE TEST OF THE 2005 HONDA CR125


The 2005 CR125 was much faster than the 2004 model. In fact, was competitive with the rest of the 125s. As for the 250Fs, let’s not get too greedy

ALL OF HONDA’S 2021 CRF BIKES: BELIEVE IT OR NOT THERE ARE 9 OF THEM


If you’re in the market for a 2021 dirt bike, Honda is ready, willing and able to sell you whatever you want

FIRST LOOK! THE 2021 HONDA CRF450 IS NEW FROM HEAD-TO-TOE


Everything you want to know about the CRF450 in the video above

MXA RETRO TEST: WE RIDE TREY CANARD’S 2010 GEICO HONDA CRF250


With the word that Geico might pull out of motocross, we thought we take a look back at one of their great bikes and riders

MXA RETRO TEST: INSIDE SECRETS OF THE 1999 HONDA CR250


We get the inside secrets from FMF, Pro Circuit, Factory Honda, Planet Honda and did our own R&D to make the 1999 CR250 as good as it could be

MXA RIDES TWISTED DEVELOPMENT’S 2005 HONDA CR125 (VIDEO)


Come on Honda, bring back two-strokes! We still love them

BIKES YOU’VE NEVER SEEN BEFORE: ALOOP XMX 250 FREESTYLE


A special kit designed to transform a motocross bike into a freestyle bike. First step, buy hacksaw

WE RIDE TWISTED DEVELOPMENT’S 2005 HONDA CR125


The well traveled history of a 2005 Honda CR125 & what’s planned for it next

MXA RETRO TEST: COMPLETE TEST OF THE PRO CIRCUIT-BUILT 2004 CR250


A scary fast bike that only the gifted could ride

MXA RETRO TEST: COMPLETE TEST OF THE 2001 HONDA CR125


One small step backwards and one giant leap forward

MXA RETRO TEST: COMPLETE TEST OF THE 2005 HONDA CR250 TWO-STROKE


The 2005 CR250 should have dug a trench at low rpm, but instead of going “braapp” it went “wahhhhh.” On the positive side, it’s no longer a “wah, wah, wah” engine, just one “wah” in ’05

MXA VIDEO: WE RIDE BBR’S CUSTOM-BUILT HONDA CRF150F


When BBR gets done massaging the CRF150, iti becomes the most expensive Honda CRF150F four-stroke play bike ever built

MXA RETRO TEST: WE RIDE KEVIN WINDHAM’S 2011 GEICO HONDA CRF450


We like testing Windham’s race bikes just as much as we like him. Why? Kevin has a real world racing setup that doesn’t take a Greek god to ride

TWO-STROKE TUESDAY | WE TEST THE 2004 HONDA CR250


We take a look back to Honda’s 2004 CR250 two-stroke. It had the third generation aluminum frame and strange electronic powerband feel. Do you remember?

TWO-STROKE TEST: MAKING A 1995 HONDA CR125 BETTER THAN NEW


Once a new bike, then a forgotten relic, then a barn find and now we are are racing it

MXA RACE TEST: THE REAL 2020 450 FOUR-STROKE SHOOTOUT


One last chance to see what is sitting on the showroom now, while waiting for the 2021 models to arrive. You might get a good deal now!

THE QUEST TO BUILD A 2002 WORKS CR250 TWO-STROKE — PLUS VIDEO


One man, one bike, one Honda guru, two strokes and eighteen years of waiting for fruition

MXA RETRO TEST: WE RIDE MICHAEL BYRNE’S 2003 HONDA CR125


We wanted to test Michael Byrne’s 2003 CR125 because it, along with the rest of the Factory Connection CR125s, is the only fast CR125 on the track

THE WORLD CHAMP’S HRC CRF450: SPY PHOTOS OF THE 2021 HONDA CRF450?


There is no doubt that there is a new 2021 Honda CRF450 on the horizon — take this opportunity to see what it will and won’t look like

MXA RETRO TEST: WE RIDE SCOTT SHEAK’S 2001 PLANO HONDA CR125


Sheak’s high-rpm flyer was perfect for his 125 National speed, but without his talent, it is a demanding bike to ride

MXA RACE TEST: THE REAL TEST OF THE 2020 HONDA CRF450


The Honda CRF450 makes the most horsepower by leaps and bounds, which is exactly what this super stiff chassis does not need

WE RIDE JACK PHINN’S HONDA CRF450 DIRT TRACKER


With some reasonable modifications, a CR450 can be transformed into a desert racer, enduro bike, supermoto bike, dirt tracker, TT racer, sidecar racer or even a road racer

MXA’S 2004 125 TWO-STROKE SHOOTOUT


The MXA wrecking crew rounded up the five prime contenders and put them through their paces. Here is what we learned about the 2004 tiddlers

MXA RIDES THE KTR500 TWO-STROKE: HONDA CR500 ENGINE IN A MODERN CHASSIS


We ride the KTR500 Two-Stroke, the second bike in our fully-custom 500cc project bike shootout

WE BUILD A BETTER, FASTER HONDA CRF450


And there you have it—MXA’s strategic plan on building a better and more expensive Honda CRF450.

MXA RACE TEST: THE REAL TEST OF THE 2020 HONDA CRF250


Everything you need to know about the 2020 Honda CRF250 and some stuff you don’t want to know

THE REAL 2020 MXA 250 FOUR-STROKE SHOOTOUT


Our goal is to help you find out what bike is best for you—so, we pull no punches in the search for knowledge

ON RECORD | FULL TEST OF THE 2003 HONDA CR125


The most modern bike ever made with a vintage engine

WE TEST THE 1999 HONDA CR125 TWO-STROKE


When Honda’s aluminum frame was in its teething stages it was jaw breaker rigid. Looking back, was it the way to go?

THE REAL DEAL! 2020 MOTOCROSS ACTION 450 SHOOTOUT VIDEO


You waited for it. It’s here! Everything you need to know about the YZ450F, RM-Z450, 450SXF, KX450, FC450 & CRF450

MXA 2020 250 FOUR-STROKE MOTOCROSS SHOOTOUT VIDEO


RM-Z250 vs. CRF250 vs. KX250 vs. 250SXF vs. FC250 vs. YZ250F. Find out who takes the cake for 2020

FIVE STEPS TO HONDA CRF250 MOTOCROSS NIRVANA


How to lose the wah-wah blues of the Honda’s CRF250 lack of bottom-end throttle response

2001 HONDA CR250 | THE GOOD, BAD & UGLY


MXA looks back to the 2001 Honda CR250 two-stroke—that was the years that Honda came to its senses and took a step back to the good old days

“ROCZEN EDITION” VS. STOCK CRF450: IS IT REALLY WORTH $2400 MORE?


You might be tempted to think of the Honda Roczen Edition as the equal to the KTM Factory Edition, but that would be inaccurate

MXA BIKE TEST: HONDA CRF250F TRAIL BIKE


The perfect entry-level bike for a future racer or for family fun

2020 HONDA CRF250 FIRST IMPRESSION VIDEO


There were many changes on the 2020 CRF250 that refined the bike

2020 HONDA CRF450 FIRST RIDE VIDEO IMPRESSION


Small changes made a big difference on the 2020 CRF450

FIRST LOOK! 2020 HONDA CRF450 & CRF250


The 2020 CRF250 got an overhaul on the engine with a new frame and swing arm while the CRF450 got some interesting updates

2020: FIRST LOOK AT THE HONDAS


WHAT’S NEW ON THE 2020 HONDA CRF450 1. New battery box on the 2020 CRF450 moves the battery 28mm lower to bring the center of gravity down. 2. New suspension settings to work with the stiffer chassis, flexier swingarm and more resilient subframe. 3. Honda Selectable Torque Control (HSTC) offers three different settings of traction […]

FIRST LOOK! 2020 HONDA CRF450 WORKS EDITION


The CRF450 Works Edition goes on sale in August for $11,999

FIRST LOOK! 2020 HONDA OFF-ROAD MODELS


We cover the complete Honda off-road lineup for 2020: CRF450RX, CRF450L, CRF250RX, CRF250F, CRF125F, CRF110F and CRF50F

MXA RACE TEST: 2019 HONDA CRF250RX CROSS-COUNTRY


Underneath the big tank is the heart and soul of a 2019 Honda CRF250 motocross bike. It shares the five-speed transmission, frame geometry, 44mm throttle body, compression ratio, and three push-button maps with its racier brother

MXA’S FIRST RIDE OF THE 2019 HONDA CRF250F: EXPANDING THE SPORT


A fuel-injected, electric start, trail bike that is designed to take the place of the popular CRF230… or the XR250 if you are savvy enough to remember it

ON RECORD | FULL TEST THE 2005 HONDA CR250


Honda, bless their souls, rolled the dice in 2002 with a case-reed engine and that affected the 2005 model

MXA SHOOTOUT: THE REAL 2019 450 FOUR-STROKE SHOOTOUT


The most comprehensive 2019 450 shootout — complete with all the stuff that no one else will ever tell you. This is the real deal shootout

MXA SHOOTOUT: THE REAL 2019 250 FOUR-STROKE SHOOTOUT


Japan versus Austria versus the MXA wrecking versus your wallet

FIRST LOOK! HONDA CRF SHINDEN ALL-ELECTRIC PROTOTYPE


Your first chance to see Honda’s electric CRF450 (minus the 450) motocross bike.

2019 HONDA CRF250: THE REAL TEST


Honda’s main focus was on fixing the weak-sister powerband of the 2018 CRF250 for 2019—and doing it while staying within its meager R&D budget

450 MOTOCROSS BIKE FACTS: IT’S ALL ABOUT THE NUMBERS — HORSEPOWER, TORQUE, PRICE & WEIGHT


You can’t always believe word of mouth, sometimes you have to take all six bikes to the dyno and wring them out to get the right answer

2019 250 FOUR-STROKE SHOOTOUT | MOTOCROSS ACTION ORIGINAL VIDEO


This is Motocross Action’s detailed 2019 250 Four-Stroke shootout — raw and unfiltered

MXA RACE TEST: THE REAL TEST OF THE 2019 HONDA CRF450


The 2019 Honda CRF450 is paradox wrapped in an enigma with a side of bacon

ONE RECORD | 2001 SERVICE HONDA CR134 THAT WE HATED TO RIDE


This is a classic example of all that can go wrong with a hopped-up bike

FIRST LOOK! 2019 HONDA CRF250F (NOT THE CRF250 —THIS IS THE “F”)


All-new flagship of the CRF Recreational Line is a fuel-injected, four-valve, 50-state legal, steel frame, off-road machine

FIRST LOOK! 2019 HONDA CRF125F & CRF125F BIG WHEEL


Models of the Honda trial line

BEST TWO-STROKE DIRT BIKES FROM 1980-2000


Did you own any of these 125cc or 250cc winners throughout the two decades?

FIRST LOOK! 2019 HONDA CRF110F


The all-new CRF250F now has fuel injection