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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 VIDEO: FIRST RIDE ON THE 2020 KTM 250SXF


KTM’s 2020 250SXF address last year’s problem areas to produce a much improved race bike

WE RIDE DICKS RACING’S 2019 KTM 300XC-W TPI MOTOCROSS MOD


We are well aware of the problems associated with turning a 300cc enduro bike into a motocross bike. This wasn’t our first 300 rodeo.

2020 KAWASAKI KX250

2020 KAWASAKI KX250 FIRST IMPRESSION VIDEO


We got to ride the 2020 KX250 for an entire day at Castillo Ranch. Hear what we had to say about the updated bike

MXA VIDEO: FIRST RIDE ON THE 2020 HUSQVARNA FC350


It’s a little bigger and a little smaller, but its one the most impressive bikes made

2020 KTM 450SX-F Thumb nail

MXA VIDEO | FIRST RIDE ON THE 2020 KTM 450SXF


Learn all about the 2020 KTM 450 and hear our impressions on it after day one of testing

2020 Husqvarna FC450 Josh Mosiman-2

VIDEO | MXA TESTS THE 2020 HUSQVARNA FC450 FOR THE FIRST TIME


Husky made some key changes to the FC450, but do they make a difference? Check it out and see

2020 Husqvarna FC250

MXA VIDEO | FIRST RIDE ON 2020 HUSQVARNA FC250


The little brother of the FC450 gets a bundle of practical changes for regular people — see for yourself

INSANE TM 300MX TWO-STROKE PROJECT BIKE: RACED BY JERRY ROBIN


As part of a large MXA effort for the World Two-Stroke Championship, MXA had TM’s Ralf Schmidt build this wild TM 300MX

MXA RACE TEST: 2019 KTM 250XCF CROSS-COUNTRY


Living the good life at 14,000 rpm with a motocross bike that is mildly disguised as an offroad bike

WE RIDE THE DREAM BIKE OF THE KTM INSIDER—PLUS VIDEO


How David O’Connor built the ultimate race bike from a salvaged frame, borrowed suspension and an Irish passport

“I’M NOT A GARAGE QUEEN KIND OF GUY” — MXA’S FUEL-INJECTED 300 TWO-STROKE PROJECT


Jody builds a fuel-injected 2019 Husqvarna TE300i motocross bike for himself, but gives it to his arch nemesis

MXA RIDES THE POWERLIFT’S CUSTOM-MADE 2019 SUZUKI RM-Z450


The one thing Suzuki has going for it is the loyalty of its owners. Although that group shrinks every year, the loyalists who remain are true believers

2020: FIRST LOOK AT THE YAMAHAS


2020 YAMAHA YZ450F The 2020 Yamaha YZ450F has been redesigned to provide a lighter, more powerful and better-handling motocross experience. The new 449cc, electric-start engine features an all-new compact cylinder head with redesigned combustion chamber shape, steeper valve angles and more aggressive cam profiles. The rearward-slanted cylinder houses a higher-compression piston with low-friction rings attached […]

2020: FIRST LOOK AT THE SUZUKIS


WHAT’S NEW ON THE 2020 SUZUKI RM-Z450? RM-Z450 1. The 2020 Suzuki RM-Z450 updates are limited to a blue stripe instead of a red one on the gas tank—and that is it. The remainder of this list includes Suzuki highlights, not updates to the 2020 model. 2. The 2020 RM-Z450 features a traction management system. […]

2020: FIRST LOOK AT THE KAWASAKIS


WHAT’S NEW ON THE 2020 KAWASAKI KX250? 1. Revised bore and stroke. 2. Finger-follower valve actuation. 3. Larger-diameter intake and exhaust valves. 4. Larger-bore high performance piston. 5. Low-friction crankshaft pin plain bearings. 6. Stronger cam chain and relocated cam chain tensioner. 7. Shorter intake funnel. 8. Larger throttle body. 9. Shorter exhaust system design. […]

2020: FIRST LOOK AT THE KTMs


WHAT’S NEW ON THE 2020 KTM 450SXF? 1. New WP XACT front fork setting and new fork piston for improved performance. 2. New WP XACT rear shock setting and new compression adjuster. 3. Airbox and air boot designed to provide maximum protection and better airflow. 4. Optional perforated airbox cover included. 5. New piston with […]

2020: FIRST LOOK AT THE HUSQVARNAS


Husqvarna Motorcycles’ 2020 motocross and cross-country lineup features nine premium minicycle and full-size motocross machines and three cross-country models with refined handling, aesthetics and performance. The 2020 Husqvarna lineup sees upgrades to the FC250, FC350, and FC450 four-strokes and TC125 and TC250 two-stroke machines, as well as to the TC50. Most interesting for motocross racers […]

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 […]

2020 kawasaki KX250

FIRST LOOK! 2020 KAWASAKI KX250 (ALL-NEW), KX450, KX100, KX85 & KX65


The KX250 gets a new engine and suspension but lacks electric start

FIRST LOOK: KTM TO RELEASE A 2020 ELECTRIC PEE-WEE THIS FALL


The 2020 KTM SX-E 5 might introduce a whole new group of families to the joys of motocross

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

2020 Honda CRF450 WE

FIRST LOOK! 2020 HONDA CRF450 WORKS EDITION


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

2020 Honda 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

MXA RESTORES A 2005 YAMAHA YZ250 BACK TO FIGHTING FITNESS


Do you know what the best-selling motocross bike on planet earth is? Wrong. It is used Yamaha YZ250 two-stroke

2020 YAMAHA YZ450F

FIRST LOOK! 2020 YAMAHA YZ450F (ALL-NEW) & YZ250F


Yamaha focused on updating the engine on the 2020 YZ450F

MXA RACE TEST: 2019 YZ250X CROSS-COUNTRY


The YZ250X isn’t the best 250cc two-stroke offroad racer or the best 250cc two-stroke motocross bike—but it might be the best all-around 250 two-stroke for a guy who wants to do it all

2020 Honda CRF450L

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

Husqvarna te150i 2020

FIRST LOOK! 2020 HUSQVARNA OFF-ROAD & DUAL SPORT MODEL RANGE


Check out the specifics on the 2020 Husky TE150i, TE250i, TE300i, FE350, FE350s, FE501 & FE501s

FIRST LOOK! 2020 YAMAHA YZ250, YZ125, YZ85, YZ65 TWO-STROKE MODELS


2020 Yamaha smokers!

HUSqvarna FC350 2020

FIRST LOOK! 2020 HUSQVARNAS STEP OUT FOR THEIR INTRODUCTION


The 2019’s blue frame finally makes sense as the 50, 65, 125, 250, 300i two-strokes and 250, 350 & 450 four-strokes get color-coordinated

2020 YAMAHA YZ125X

FIRST LOOK! 2020 YAMAHA OFF-ROAD YZ125X, YZ250X, YZ250FX, YZ450FX MODELS


Yamaha release the YZ125X two-stroke as an all-new model for their off-road lineup

2020 SUZUKI RM-Z450

FIRST LOOK! 2020 SUZUKI RM-Z450 & RM-Z250


The 2020 Suzuki motocross models have arrived with a minor color update

KTM 150 XC W TPI 2020

FIRST LOOK! 2020 KTM 150, 250 & 300XC-W TPI BIKES AND 350 & 500XCF-W MODELS


KTM added the 150XC-W two-stroke to the fuel injected list for 2020

2020 KTM 250sx

FIRST LOOK! 2020 KTM FOUR-STROKE, TWO-STROKE, FUEL-INJECTED & MINI MODELS


Plus, totally re-defined and refined fuel-injected KTM 250 & 300 fuel-injected XC models

2020 Suzuki DR-Z125L

FIRST LOOK! 2020 SUZUKI DR650S, DR-Z125 & DR-Z50


2020 Suzuki trail bikes, dual sport & play bikes

THE MXA WRECKING CREW RIDES A 75-HP JAWA 500 SPEEDWAY BIKE


Our best advice? Turn right to go left, speed up to slow down and ignore everything you learned by racing motocross

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

CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1962 HUSQVARNA 500 FOUR-STROKE


The door opened for Husqvarna in 1960 with the demise of Monark. This freed up Monark and Lito designer Nils Hedlund to develop a state-of-the-art 500cc motocross machine for Husqvarna

MXA RACE TEST: 2019 TM 300MX TWO-STROKE


The Americanization of a high-tech Italian two-stroke thanks to a unique Dutch connection

WE RESURRECT A FORGOTTEN & WELL-USED 2016 KTM 250SXF


A quick primer on how to fish a dusty old bike out of the back of the garage and make it great again

DARYL ECKLUND GAMBLES ON A BEAT-DOWN 2003 KAWASAKI KX125


“The other MXA guys started to refer to my KX125 project bike as the ‘green unicorn.’ I told them that it would be finished soon and then they’d be sorry. I lied!”

MXA RACE TEST: 2019 HUSQVARNA TE300i FUEL-INJECTED TWO-STROKE


When fuel-injected two-strokes become commonplace the price of brass on the stock market will plunge

2003 Honda CR125

ON RECORD | FULL TEST OF THE 2003 HONDA CR125


The most modern bike ever made with a vintage engine

MXA RACE TEST: 2019-1/2 HUSQVARNA ROCKSTAR EDITION


Think of it as a Husky FC450 with a GYT Kit, or a precursor to the 2020 Husqvarna FC450

WE RIDE TWISTED DEVELOPMENT’S RM-Z450 “WORKS BIKE ASSASSIN”


Twisted Development’s Jamie Ellis is the go-to guy for privateers who want to stand a fighting chance against the might of the factory teams

2004 KTM 250SX

ON RECORD | 2004 KTM 250SX FULL MXA TEST


It’s no secret that we didn’t like this bike very much in 2003. It finished last in MXA’s 2003 250cc shootout. Find out if the 2004 KTM 250SX was any better

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

2019 Kawasaki KX450F

MXA RACE TEST: THE REAL TEST OF THE 2019 KAWASAKI KX450


Things you can’t learn in one ride, one week or even one month — MXA puts the 2019 KX450 through a full test cycle

MXA RETRO TEST: WE RIDE CHAD REED’S 2009 MAKITA/SUZUKI RM-Z450


Chad Reed got a last-minute deal to ride the 2009 AMA Nationals for Team Suzuki. It was thrown together, but a match made in heaven

MXA RACE TEST: 2019 YAMAHA YZ125 TWO-STROKE


The closest thing to a time machine that we can find. It takes you back to 2006 and brings you back to the present in a flick of the throttle

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

2019 HUSQVARNA TC250

MXA RACE TEST: 2019 HUSQVARNA TC250 TWO-STROKE


There are three players in the 250 two-stroke game — the hard-hitting KTM 250SX, the slow-developing but high-revving YZ250 and the jack-of-all-trades Husqvarna TC250

MXA VIDEO: HOW TO BUILD A DAVID O’CONNOR REPLICA KTM 250SXF WORKS BIKE


Everyone who works at KTM is a racer, KTM media guru David O’Connor lets MXA ride his 15,000 rpm pride and joy

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

MXA RACE TEST: 2019 YAMAHA YZ250 TWO-STROKE


The 2006-2019 Yamaha YZ250 is a remedy for the four-stroke doldrums — pop one Yamaha YZ250 under your fanny and kiss the doldrums goodbye

MXA RETRO TEST: WE RIDE JAMES STEWART’S 2009 L&M RACING YAMAHA YZ450F


James Stewart’s 2009 AMA Supercross-winning YZ450F is a piece of history, chock-full of personal touches that only James Stewart would like

MXA RACE TEST: 15 UNDENIABLE FACTS ABOUT THE 2019-1/2 KTM 450SXF FACTORY EDITION


Since the 2019-1/2 KTM 450SXF Factory Edition engine is the same as the 2019 production engine—save for these three small changes—we have to give a nod to the minor changes’ effects

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

2005 HONDA CR250-2501

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