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FIRST LOOK! 2021 YAMAHA TWO- & FOUR-STROKE MOTOCROSS MODELS


The big focus for the Yamaha engineers was updating the 2021 Yamaha YZ250F— here are the changes they made to all their motocross bikes

2021 KAWASAKI KX250

FIRST LOOK! ALL-NEW 2021 KAWASAKI KX250 & UPDATED KX450 DIRT BIKES


The KX250 gets updated power and style for 2021

FIRST LOOK! 2021 YAMAHA OFF-ROAD & TRAIL MODELS


We snuck in a bunch of other 2021 Yamaha models while we were at it. Check them out!

FIRST LOOK! ALL-NEW 2021 KAWASAKI KX250XC & KX450XC OFF-ROAD MODELS


Kawasaki joins the off-road market with two race-ready models

Grant Langston 2004 ktm 250sx-8637

MXA RETRO TEST: THE COMPLETE TEST OF THE GRANT LANGSTON’S 2004 KTM 250SX


Was the bike to blame? Was Grant? Was it the R&D department in Mattighofen?

MXA RACE TEST: THE REAL TEST OF THE 2020 HUSQVARNA TC125 TWO-STROKE


It would be inaccurate to say that the Husky TC125 and KTM 125SX are identical, but no one will slap you upside the head for thinking it

ELECTRIC PEE-WEES: THE SILENT REVOLUTION OF THE HUSQVARNA EE 5 & KTM SX-E 5


Pee-wee racing used to smell of gasoline and peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, now it doesn’t smell like gasoline anymore

2020 YAMAHA YZ450F-7553

MXA TECH SPEC: 5 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE 2020 YAMAHA YZ450F


How to fix the 2020 Yamaha YZ450F with a few common sense moves and crack 60 horsepower without something out-of-the-box

MXA RETRO TEST: WE RIDE CHAD REED’S 2004 YAMAHA YZ250


In 2004 Team Yamaha asked MXA to ride Chad Reed’s Supercross-winning Yamaha YZ250 two-stroke — That was a day to remember

2001 Honda CR125

MXA RETRO TEST: COMPLETE TEST OF THE 2001 HONDA CR125


One small step backwards and one giant leap forward

MXA TECH SPEC: 12 THINGS ABOUT THE 2020 KTM 350SXF


The 2020 KTM 350SXF makes 54.61 horsepower, which is more peak horsepower than the 2020 Suzuki RM-Z450—to get it you have to rev it to the moon.

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

SIDECAR MOTOCROSS: MOST UNDERRATED MOTORSPORT IN THE WORLD


“I got on the gas hard coming into the Talladega first corner, and I could hear Josh yelling, “Slow down!” I ignored him and kept the throttle pegged.”

MXA RACE TEST: THE REAL TEST OF THE 2020 YAMAHA YZ125 TWO-STROKE


The 2020 Yamaha YZ125 a great all-around dirt bike in spite of Yamaha’s backwards priorities

MXA TECH SPEC: 10 THINGS ABOUT THE 2020-1/2 KTM 450SXF FACTORY EDITION


The inside story behind the groundbreaking Factory Edition—the AMA rule book, the history, the special effort by KTM and what’s what on the latest version

2020 GYTR Yamaha YZ125

MXA’S ULTIMATE YAMAHA YZ125: SMUGGLED IN FROM AMSTERDAM


This is the engine package that Yamaha’s sponsored riders use in European EMX 125 and the Yamaha Cup 125 races. Sounds great, doesn’t it? Sadly, it’s not sold in America

MXA RETRO TEST: WE RIDE TIM FERRY’S THREE-SPEED 2002 YAMAHA YZ426


The three-speed tranny was not just for Supercross, Yamaha said they also ran the three-speed outdoors, but with a smaller rear sprocket.

FIRST LOOK! 2021 KTM OFF-ROAD MODELS FROM FUEL-INJECTED TWO-STROKES TO STREET LEGAL OFF-ROADERS


KTM’s 2021 off-road line up offers a wide range of choices for the guy who wants to get away from it all

FIRST LOOK! HUSQVARNA’S DO-IT-ALL TX300i, FX350 & FX450 CROSS-COUNTRY MODELS


Think of the possibilities! A motocross engine mated to off-road tuned suspension with cross-country-ready accessories

FIRST LOOK! 2021 HUSQVARNA MOTOCROSS BIKES: TC50, TC65, TC85, TC125, TC250, FC250, FC350 & FC450


They looked great going one-two-three at the Salt lake City Supercross finale—they might look good with you on them too

FIRST LOOK! 2021 KTM MINI, TWO-STROKE AND FOUR-STROKE MOTOCROSS MODELS


From the smallest Pee-Wee, actually there are two them, to the 125, 150 and 250 two-strokes to the romping stomping SXF 250, 350, 450

FIRST LOOK! 2021 HUSQVARNA ENDURO MODELS—MOTOCROSS AND TX MODELS TO COME NEXT WEEK


There are five enduro-specific off-road bikes and two dual-sport bikes in Husky’s 2021 catalog—and that doesn’t count the TC and FC motocross bike or TX or FX cross-country racers

FIRST LOOK! 2021 SHERCO “FACTORY” OFF-ROAD TWO-STROKES & FOUR-STROKES


If they ever wanted to switch to making motocross bikes, they could build a powerhouse team of French riders

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

125 two-stroke project bike shootout-2

125 TWO-STROKE PROJECT BIKE SHOOTOUT VIDEO: KTM VS. YAMAHA. VS. HUSQVARNA


Watch as MXA test riders battle on Pro Circuit, R&D Racing and Twisted Development 125 project builds

MXA RETRO TEST: WE RIDE THE LAST WORKS 125 TWO-STROKE


Brett Metcalfe’s Yamaha of Troy YZ125 was the last of the breed — and he was the last of the Mohicans

WE BUILD THE ULTIMATE 2020 KTM 300SX TWO-STROKE


KTM doesn’t make a 300cc motocross version, but that doesn’t stop anyone with a desire to up the ponies from building their own — we go above and beyond desire

SUPERCROSS HISTORY: THE BIKE THAT TIME FORGOT


With the 2020 Supercross series on its final run to the Championship, do you remember when Lance Smail and Tom Moen made Supercross history

BBR Honda CRF150

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 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

JMC Husqvarna Carson Brown

WE RIDE CARSON BROWN’S JMC HUSQVARNA FC250


At just 20 years old, Carson Brown’s name is famous in the Pacific Northwest, and his reach is growing as he continues to improve in Supercross.

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?

MXA RACE TEST: THE REAL TEST OF THE 2020 KTM 250SX TWO-STROKE


At 212 pounds and with 49.23 horsepower the 2020 KTM 250SX delivers the most anti-four-stroke style of power imaginable

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


Jamie Ellis, Dean Dickenson & Mitch Payton put our KTM, Husky & Yamaha 125s on remedial speed therapy — with video and something called “words”

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

WE RIDE PRO CIRCUIT’S HOT-ROD SUZUKI RM-Z250


The Pro Circuit RM-Z250 proves that you can keep up with the Joneses with enough time, money and know-how

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.

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 RETRO TEST: WE RIDE GRANT LANGSTON’S 2007 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP YAMAHA YZ450F


Grant Langston’s 2007 Yamaha YZ450F was the easiest to ride AMA National bike we have ever tried

BIGGEST DISASTER IN MOTOCROSS HISTORY: THE STORY BEHIND THE CANNONDALE


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

MXA RACE TEST: THE REAL TEST OF THE 2020 HUSKY TC250 TWO-STROKE


The 2020 Husqvarna TC250 is the safe two-stroke choice. It doesn’t kick like an Army mule or make you wait for the power to build; it is Mama Bear’s 250 two-stroke

WE RIDE CARSON BROWN’S JMC HUSQVARNA 190cc PIT BIKE


“Since Mini Moto in Las Vegas has dried up, we no longer had a set of rules to keep the bikes small and slow, so it was time to let loose!”

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


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

2020 YAMAHA YZ250

MXA TECH SPEC: 10 THINGS ABOUT THE 2020 YAMAHA YZ250 TWO-STROKE


It was an Edison light-bulb moment back in 2006 when Kayaba switched the YZ250 forks from 70-percent position-sensitive damping to 90-percent speed-sensitive damping. It became the Holy Grail of motocross suspension

2020 Kawasaki KX450 MXA Tech Spec

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

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!

TWO-STROKE TUESDAY | FIRST YEAR OF THE ALUMINUM YZ250 FRAME


Yamaha spent millions of dollars on the development of the most advanced two-stroke motocross bike in motocross history at the exact moment when two-stroke sales hit the dumpster

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

COPPER WEBB KTM 250SX engine

MXA RIDES COOPER WEBB’S KTM 300SX WORKS TWO-STROKE


Factory two-strokes are a thing of the past as no manufacturer is going to build a factory two-stroke in a world dominated by four-strokes — we found one!

MXA RETRO TEST: IS THIS THE TWO-STROKE THAT COULD BE BEATING THE FOUR-STROKES TODAY?


We take you back to the days of the last of mid-size two-strokes, more specifically, the 2000 KTM 380SX

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

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

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

2020 Yamaha Yz125 first ride video_

FIRST RIDE ON THE 2020 YAMAHA YZ125 TWO-STROKE: A TIMELESS WORK OF ART


Could we complain? Yes, but we’re not going to

TWO-STROKE TUESDAY | 1999 SUZUKI RM250 RACE TEST


Suzuki resurrected itself from the ashes of the rather mediocre 1998 engine in 1999. The ‘99 powerband was a KX250 clone

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

FIRST RIDE VIDEO: OSET MX-10 ELECTRIC DIRT BIKE


An electric bike that is fast, adjustable, long lasting and great for growing with your kids