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ON THE RECORD: 2004 HONDA CR250 VERSUS YAMAHA YZ250


Time has a way of blurring the rear-view vision of motocross fans. What’s better a 2004 Honda or 2004 Yamaha? We not surprised that you don’t know the correct answer

ON THE RECORD: 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

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

ON THE RECORD: COMPLETE TEST OF THE PRO CIRCUIT-BUILT 2004 CR250


A scary fast bike that only the gifted could ride

ON THE RECORD: 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

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?

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

ON THE RECORD: COMPLETE TEST OF THE 2001 HONDA CR250 TWO-STROKE


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

BEST TWO-STROKE DIRT BIKES FROM 1980-2000


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

2000 HONDA CR250 | SETUP GUIDE


These are the must-do fix-it tips to make the 2000 CR250 the best bike it can be

ONE MAN’S JOURNEY TO CR250 TWO-STROKE NIRVANA


Depending how you feel this could be a How-To-Do-It story or a warning to avoid this addiction while you still have your sanity

ON THE RECORD: COMPLETE TEST OF THE 2004 HONDA CR250


Honda made five changes to the 2004 CR250 engine. They needed to make changes as the YZ, RM and KTM barked right by it. Unfortunately, Honda didn’t try hard enough

START THE FOUR-STROKE REVOLUTION WITHOUT ME…BY WILLY MUSGRAVE


Willy Musgrave’s flashback story about returning to his two-stroke roots

ON THE RECORD: MXA’S 2004 250 TWO-STROKE SHOOTOUT


Back when all the Japanese manufactures still made their wonderful two-stroke dirt bikes. This is an RM250 vs. YZ250 vs. CR250 vs. KX250 vs. KTM brawl

ULTRA-TRICK, 3-SPEED HONDA CR250 TWO-STROKE


The most talked about CR250 project bike

MXA TEST: MX-TECH’S TAC-R HONDA CR250 TWO-STROKE


This is more than just a bike; it’s an adventure

MXA BUILDS A FULL-RACE 2006 CR250 TWO-STROKE


We had to build it, because Honda wouldn’t

MXA TESTS A $53,000 HONDA CRF250 PROJECT BIKE


Chocolate is a girl’s best friend — titanium is a motocrosser’s true love.

WE RIDE SERVICE HONDA’S CR250AF TWO-STROKE


Honda could build this CR250, but they won’t

WE RIDE SERVICE HONDA’S CR250AF TWO-STROKE MOTOCROSS BIKE


    Aside from the sampling of aftermarket goodies, the Service Honda has the fit and finish of an OEM bike. It utilizes almost all stock parts and even the stock 2001 pipe will fit.   When four-strokes motocross bikes took over the motocross world—the second time, not the first time—only Yamaha and the European […]

VIDEO: HONDA MOTO MACHINES FROM 1973 TO 2013


https://www.youtube.com/embed/w00l3T8TU4s

2012 250 DYNO SHOOTOUT! HOW MUCH HORSEPOWER DO THE 2012 250s REALLY MAKE: WE REVEAL THE INNER SECRETS OF THE 2012 POWERBANDS


The MXA wrecking crew spends the majority of its test time racing and riding brand-new production motorcycles, but early on in each test session every bike gets its day on the dyno. It really isn?t all that revealing because by the time its strapped down it has already been ridden to break in the engine, seat the muffler packing and get a feel for where it rates. Test riders form their opinions in the saddle and rely on the dyno numbers to reinforce what they already know. When the dyno numbers are spit…

2006 HONDA CR250 RACE TEST


Of all the major manufacturers, Honda can be forgiven for not throwing the full weight of their engineering prowess behind the 2006 CR250 two-stroke. After all, way back in 1972 Honda vowed that they weren’t interested in building two-strokes

ARE YOU GETTING THE MOST OUT OF YOUR 2004 BIKE?


Get Motocross Action’s simple setup tips for your 2004 motocross bikes

HONDA SPECS OF THE 2005 CR250R


A completely new engine design and a host of chassis improvements create a brand-new CR250R–a machine destined to be a winner in 2005. Features & Benefits New for 2005 – New cylinder design features RC exhaust valve housed in removable case for improved sealing and performance. – New precision-cut stainless steel cylinder base gasket and revised port timing for improved bottom-end and mid-range power. – New cylinder head combustion chamber shape for improved bottom-end and mid-range power. – New on…

INTRODUCING THE 2004 HONDAS


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 adjust clutch perch ú New clutch lever to improve feel and action ú New aluminum Renthal Bars (971 Bend) ú New “non-slip” seat cover for increased rider control ú New footpeg hinges prevent dirt accumulation for consistent footpeg angle ú New Dunlop 742 front and 756 rear tir…

2002 HONDA CR250


(click on photo) CR250: 1. New third generation twin spar aluminum frame and swingarm. (1.1 lb lighter than last years frame) 2. Redesigned rear brake system with integrated reservoir and master cylinder. 3. All-new case-reed engine. 4. RC-style exhaust valves (similar to the CR125) with as electronic control module that uses engine rpm to calculate exhaust position and signal a DC servo motor to adjust the RC valve. 5. Magnesium clutch cover. 6. Showa suspension front and rear. 7. Aluminum spoke nipples…

2001 HONDA CR125 & CR250


Want to know what’s different on the 2001 CR125 compared to the CR250 other than a smaller motor? HERE’S WHAT’S NEW ON THE 2001 CR250 1. New cylinder port shapes and timing specs provide a smoother and stronger power delivery, and produce lightning-quick acceleration. 2. All-new lighter 38mm flat-slide Mikuni TMX carburetor adds both initial throttle crispness and improved throttle response to complement the new engine character. 3. New reed-petal stopper shape improves mid-range and high-rpm power deli…

MXA’S SECRET JETTING SPECS, 2003 And Back


We can’t tell you how to jet your bike. It’s a big world out there (and we don’t know you all that well). However, we can tell you what jetting we run in the MXA test fleet. Take into account that we race in a Mediterranean climate, near sea level, within sight of palm trees and never far from a Double Latte. We also run fresh 92-octane gas, work on our bikes every week, clean the filters, change pistons and rings regularly, are alert to pinging and haven’t changed oil brands in over a decade. This is t…

THE 20-INCH TIRE REVOLUTION


Why are so many of the factory riders testing 20-inch front tires? Are they guinea pigs? What are the advantages and disadvantages of the new tire size? Is the 20-inch actually smaller than a 21-inch tire? Are consumers going to have to dig into their pockets to pony up for a 20-incher next year? What’s all the hype about?