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WE RIDE THE BRC 500cc TWO-STROKE KIT BIKE


Video, history, test ride and tech about the newest 500cc two-stroke engine on the plane

MXA’S 2020 KTM 125SX VS. 2020 YAMAHA YZ125 UNSHOOTOUT


Well, actually a “real shootout,” but of two machines that don’t have an actual class to race in—yet are very popular

BBR Honda CRF150

WE RIDE BBR’S CUSTOM-BUILT HONDA CRF150F


This is the most expensive Honda CRF150F four-stroke play bike ever built

MXA RETRO TEST: WE RIDE CHAD REED’S 2002 YAMAHA OF TROY YZ250F


How Chad Reed got to America in the first place—and the moves he made to insure that he became a moto icon

THE TRUE STORY OF RICKY CARMICHAEL’S 2005 SUZUKI RM250 TWO-STROKE


RC, DeCoster & Goose tell all about the bike that everyone who was anyone in 2005 remembers

500cc TWO-STROKE PROJECT BIKE SHOOTOUT MXA

DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE 500cc TWO-STROKE SHOOTOUT: EXOTIC CR500 VS. RADICAL KX500


We took the two top 500cc two-stroke builders and had them build the best CR500 and KX500 known to man for MXA to test

2021 honda CRF450

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 RACE TEST: THE REAL 2020 450 FOUR-STROKE SHOOTOUT


Here is the 450 shootout that will change your mind about what you think you know about the 2020 450s

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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

2019 Honda CRF450 project bike

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.

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MXA RIDES THE 72-HORSE KTX500e TWO-STROKE: ONE-THIRD KX500, ONE-THIRD KTM & ONE-THIRD HAND-MADE


The extreme Kawasaki-powered KTX500e only scared us when we wanted it to—this bike could easily holeshot a 450cc National

THE PINK JUMPER CHRONICLES: TM VERSUS TM, PINK VERSUS PINK, 1995 VERSUS 2018


If you’ve never seen a true-to-life pink TM, don’t fret. The MXA wrecking crew is going to show you two of them in our all-pink shootout

TIME TRAVEL TEST: 2011 KAWASAKI KX450F MOTOCROSS TEST


Journey back in time with the MXA wrecking crew: There was some controversy over the 2011 KX450F— Let’s just say that the changes that Kawasaki made over the winter didn’t hurt the overall performance

THE FASTEST KTM WE EVER TESTED & ONLY $105,000


The MXA wrecking crew matches its motocross skill against the KTM X-bow

2020 KTM 450SXF Factory Edition-3

FIRST RIDE VIDEO: 2020-1/2 KTM 450SXF FACTORY EDITION


Get a sneak peak at the 2021 KTM 450SXF

2020 1-2 Rockstar Edition Husqvarna FC450-2

FIRST RIDE VIDEO: 2020-1/2 HUSQVARNA FC450 ROCKSTAR EDITION


The Rockstar Edition is a preview of what might change on the 2021 Husqvarna FC450. We give it a spin, a pep talk and some criticism

THE REAL TEST OF THE 2020 HUSQVARNA FC250


Husqvarna’s buyer demographics skew towards riders who are not interested in Supercross-stiff suspension. They want suspension that is fun to be on

MXA VIDEO: TWISTED DEVELOPMENTS’ YZ125 FROM MXA’S HOPPED-UP 125 SHOOTOUT


The first of three special 125s that we built as a unique shootout that tested not only the basic machines, but the approach of different tuners

MXA’S 125 HOT-ROD PROJECT BIKE SHOOTOUT: THE THREE BEST TUNERS KICK OUT THE JAMS


MXA has Jamie Ellis, Dean Dickenson & Mitch Payton on Speed Dial — and they put our KTM, Husky & Yamaha 125s on remedial speed therapy

KTM 450SXF BUYER’S GUIDE: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW FROM 2007 TO 2020


A Kompendium of Knowledge about the last 13 years of KTM 450SXF Know-how

MXA RACE TEST: THE REAL TEST OF THE 2020 HUSQVARNA TX300i


Don’t be afraid of fuel-injected two-strokes, they don’t change a thing you love about smokers, except worrying about jetting

2020 HONDA CRF450

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

MXA RACE TEST: THE REAL TEST OF THE 2020 SUZUKI RM-Z450


We think that we could fix the RM-Z450 in an afternoon, we have to wonder what’s stopping Suzuki’s engineers from doing the same thing

MXA RACE TEST: THE REAL TEST OF THE 2020 YAMAHA YZ450F


Everything you need to know about the 2020 Yamaha YZ450F — not just how it performs, but why

MXA RACE TEST: THE REAL TEST OF THE 2020 KAWASAKI KX450


Everything you need to know about the 2020 Kawasaki KX450

MXA RACE TEST: THE REAL TEST OF THE 2020 HUSQVARNA FC450


Husqvarna sets out on its own paths — it’s not KTM’s lap dog anymore

MXA RACE TEST: THE REAL TEST OF THE 2020 KTM 450SXF


Everything you need to know, more than you want to know & things you won’t understand

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

2020 Yamaha YZ250 two-stroke

MXA RACE TEST: THE REAL TEST OF THE 2020 YAMAHA YZ250


“I was excited because I really enjoy the bike, but confused about why MXA was testing a bike that hadn’t changed in 14 years” —Josh Mosiman

2020 YAMAHA YZ250F

MXA RACE TEST: THE REAL TEST OF THE 2020 YAMAHA YZ250F


The downside of winning the “2019 MXA 250 Shootout” was that Yamaha took the calculated risk of not spending any money on the 2020 YZ250F

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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

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MXA RACE TEST: THE REAL TEST OF THE 2020 SUZUKI RM-Z250


MXA test riders want to love the 2020 Suzuzki RM-Z250 and, at times, we do, but then a big hill appears in front of us

MXA TEAM TESTED: 2020 PRO CIRCUIT SUZUKI RM-Z450 EXHAUST


The Pro Circuit exhaust gave the 2019-2020 RM-Z450 the excitement factor we were looking for, especially off the bottom

MXA TECH SPEC: 10 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE 2020 KAWASAKI KX450


Areas to focus on when living and loving your 2020 Kawasaki KX450

WE RIDE THE LAST FACTORY 125cc TWO-STROKE


We test Brett Metcalfe’s 2005 Yamaha of Troy YZ125 when it was the only smoker left on the track

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COOPER WEBB’S FACTORY KTM 300SX TWO-STROKE TEST VIDEO


We test ride Cooper Webb’s factory two-stroke and give you the details on it

TC125 project bike two-stroke

MXA VIDEO: PRO CIRCUIT HUSQVARNA TC125 TWO-STROKE PROJECT BIKE


Get the details on MXA’s Pro Circuit build Husqvarna TC125 two-stroke project bike

WE RIDE JOSH MOSIMAN’S “SMART” HUSQVARNA FC450


Before Josh Mosiman came to work at MXA, we tested his “Smart” Husqvarna FC450 — it was a unique bike in many ways

SUPERCROSS HISTORY: THE BIKE THAT TIME FORGOT


With the 2020 Supercross series around the corner, do you remember when Lance Smail and Tom Moen made Supercross history

1992 YAMAHA WR500: HOW THE “AIR HAMMER” BECAME THE “MAYTAG”


Some times a stop gap measure is the only measure that can work when you start tool late

2020 KTM 450SXF FACTORY EDITION --7

FIRST LOOK! 2020 1/2 KTM 450SXF FACTORY EDITION


A look into the future of what KTM is planning for their 2021 models

WE BUILD A CYLINDER WORKS HUSQVARNA FC270 BIG-BORE


You can make your 250 four-stroke torquier, broader and more powerful in one simple step. The secret sauce? Cubic centimeters.

FIRST LOOK: TM’S 2020 LINEUP OF TWO-STROKE, FOUR-STROKE, MINIS AND THE NEW FUEL-INJECTED 125 MOTORCYCLES


Always thought of as a boutique brand, TM is firing up the assembly line to double 85c, 100cc, 125cc, 144cc, 250cc, 300cc & 450cc production

FORGOTTEN MOTOCROSS TECH: SUPER SECRET HUSQVARNA PROTOTYPES HIDDEN FOR 38 YEARS


We sent Lars Larsson into the woods of Sweden to search through the workshops of ex-Husky engineers to find the hidden gems

2000 KTM 380SX

ON RECORD: MXA TEST OF THE 2000 KTM 380SX TWO-STROKE


Was the KTM 380SX faster than the KX500 and CR500 of their times? Yes and no. Could big two-strokes ever come back?

FIRST LOOK! 2020-1/2 HUSQVARNA FC450 ROCKSTAR EDITION


The first of the limited edition KTM and Husqvarna prelude to 2021 motocross bikes breaks cover — see it here and now

2006 TM 125MX dirt bike

ON RECORD | 2006 TM 125MX TWO-STROKE FULL TEST


TM has been around for many years, and their claim to fame is that they are the only manufacturer offering a full-blown factory bike to the public

2003 Honda CR125

ON RECORD | FULL TEST OF THE 2003 HONDA CR125


The most modern bike ever made with a vintage engine

SWORDS OF THE SENIOR CITIZENS: WEAPONS OF BRADSHAW, VILLOPOTO, TEDESCO & PASTRANA


The personal two-stroke race bikes of the stars of the past — they could race anything they wanted, but they prefer two-strokes

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MXA VIDEO | WE RIDE JASON ANDERSON’S TC250 TWO-STROKE


We were excited when Rockstar Husqvarna called and told us that they were building Jason Anderson a factory 250 two-stroke. After Jason rode it we gladly hopped on and tested it out

1998 Suzuki RM250

FULL TEST OF THE 1998 SUZUKI RM250 THAT JEREMY MCGRATH BUILT


The bike built for Jeremy McGrath, not the end user

MXA VIDEO: WE RIDE TIMMY WEIGAND’S FACTORY HUSQVARNA SUPERMINI TWO-STROKE


This engine ran on $35 per gallon VP MXR02 and was so temperamental that it had to be rejetted every time it was ridden.

1999 Honda CR125

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?

TWO VS. FOUR SHOOTOUT: YZ250 TWO-STROKE VS. YZ250F FOUR-STROKE


You asked for it! A YZ250 versus YZ250F shootout like no other — read it to learn why

BIGGEST DISASTER IN MOTOCROSS HISTORY: THE STORY BEHIND THE CANNONDALE


Why the long dreamed of Great American Motocross Hope was a total flop

YAMAHA DT-1: THE BEST THING THAT EVER HAPPENED TO MOTOCROSS


The wild and wacky story of how Yamaha got into the dirt bike business and the cast of characters that made it a success

MXA RACE TEST: THE REAL TEST OF THE 2020 KTM 250SXF


In a year where Honda and Kawasaki have chased after KTM’s signature high-rpm powerband, the KTM 250SXF is still the best—because it didn’t give up low-to-mid to get top

INSIDE ADAM CIANCIARULO’S MONSTER CUP WINNING KAWASAKI KX450


Adam’s mechanic takes you through an incredibly detailed description of the Adam’s works KX450

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MXA FIRST RIDE VIDEO: 2020 YAMAHA YZ250FX CROSS-COUNTRY RACE BIKE


Yamaha brought MXA out into the trees of South Carolina to test the new 2020 YZ250FX off-road race bike

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MXA’S 2020 YAMAHA YZ125X FIRST RIDE VIDEO


We tell you what you need to know about the off-road tailored YZ125 two-stroke