Testing a lowered chassis, pumped up engine and Rekluse clutch on a bike that loved each modification
We didn’t think we were going to crash the factory steed the day before the National
We call this RM-Z450 the Factory Bike Assassin as it is powerful enough to beat them. Take it from Josh Grant himself
Don’t judged TM by its past — you can’t tell a book by its cover — the TM book has been rewritten
80 percent of Ryan Villopoto’s 2007 bike was made, modified or reconfigured in the Pro Circuit race shop. Not even the frame was left alone
Did the YZ400 have anything to fear?
Which means that it is just right for a rider looking of the offspring of a FC250 and FC450
Finally, the Italian bike is fitting into the American way of life, riding styles, tracks and needs
The MXA wrecking crew wanted to know what kind of bike a hammerhead like RC really rides. What better way to find out than by riding race bike?
You may not like the results, but when you race them instead of riding them for three days with factory mechanics at your beck and call—this is what you learn
We loved Weston’s engine. There were no hiccups, dips or dead spots. And although powerful, it was easy to ride
Do you remember the Aloop XMX Freestyle bike?
The majority of privateers identify with MXA test rider Brian Medeiros, who holds down a 40-hour-a-week, five-day-a-week job — every penny he earns, he dumps into racing
AMA Pro racing will never give the two-stroke a fair shake in the political milieu of Supercross and the AMA Nationals. And that is where the story might have ended, but this is a do-it-yourself sport
MXA head test rider, Dennis Stapleton fly’s to Japan to test the 2019 RM-Z250. Here is footage of the new bike along with some POV shots of Dennis riding on the ancient land
This is the ultimate two-stroke project bike that was built in 1998
In 1997 Alessandro Puzar almost won the 125cc World Championship on a TM 125MX—this is the 1999 version
If it’s a two-stroke we will ride it. Doesn’t matter if it is on a motocross track, GNCC terrain, hill climbs, or wide open down the back alley
Yamaha released an offroad version of the 2019 Yamaha YZ450F that we rode back in South Carolina on some tight GNCC style trails
But don’t hold your breath, it is 5 months away — in the showrooms in February
You can make your 250 four-stroke torquier, broader and more powerful in one simple step. The secret sauce? Cubic centimeters.
We chose to build a Chad Reed Replica to honor his accomplishments without any concern for how well he did in the 2018 AMA Supercross season
Built for the 2018 World Two-Stroke Championship, but perfect for any two-stroke aficianado, Dennis tells the whole story
Actually, we lent the bike to him, so this is really “Zach Bell Rides MXA’s 2018 Husqvarna TC250,” but it sounds better the other way around
All owners will get a recall letter and your dealer will replace the clutch parts with updated versions at no cost
Built to MXA’s spec by the finest craftsman in the motorcycle industry & tested on a private Glen Helen National track
Yamaha was the first motorcycle manufacturer to figure out that it’s not how much power you make, but how you make it.
We applaud Yamaha for finding things that work without having to revinvent the wheel—although the wheels are involved
You have to ask yourself, “What would Aristotle do?” Because that is the key to success in finding brand loyalty from 50cc to 450cc
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
In 2004 Kawasaki broke the 35 horsepower barrier on its KX125 by making seven changes to the engine
We give you information you won’t find anywhere else about the 2019 KTM 450SXF. Keep your drill handy
We test Brett Metcalfe’s 2005 Yamaha of Troy YZ125 when it was the only smoker left on the track
Why Carson didn’t use an KX250F aluminum frame or a 144cc kit, but did use Showa air forks and an Lectron carb
You might think that the best bikes to aspire to ride are those of the factory stars. Wrong! The best bikes to ride are those owned by the factory stars’ mechanics
This is everything you need to know about the 1999 KX250 in complete detail—think how valuable this was 19 years ago
A week ago we saw a guy race an XR650 and have a great time — so it’s not how much they cost but how fun they are.
To make the most of the Suzuki RM125 powerband you have to be comfortable living at 12,000 rpm
Lance Smail and Tom Moen made Supercross history
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