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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

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

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

2020 YAMAHA YZ450F

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


Yamaha focused on updating the engine on the 2020 YZ450F

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

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

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

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


2020 Yamaha smokers!

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

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

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 Suzuki DR-Z125L

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


2020 Suzuki trail bikes, dual sport & play bikes

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

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 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

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

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

MXA RETRO TEST: WE RIDE RYAN VILLOPOTO’S TITLE-WINNING 2007 PRO CIRCUIT KX250F


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

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

MXA RACE TEST: THE REAL TEST OF THE 2019 HUSQVARNA FC350


This is an interesting powerband. It feels snappy when the throttle is first rolled, then calms down as the rpm climbs, but from 8000 rpm on, the Husqvarna takes off

MXA RACE TEST: THE REAL TEST OF THE 2019 KTM 125SX TWO-STROKE


The 2019 KTM 125SX is the best production 125cc machine to ever roll down a production line

MXA RETRO TEST: WE RIDE RICKY CARMICHAEL’S 1998 SPLITFIRE KX125


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?

2005 Suzuki RM250 two-stroke-8-5

ON RECORD | THE COMPLETE TRUTH OF THE 2005 SUZUKI RM250


The RM250 had every two-stroke trait–good, bad and ugly

MXA RETRO TEST: WE RIDE GRANT LANGSTON’S AND RYAN HUGHES’ 2003 KTM 125SXs


The 2003 125 National Championship at Troy, Ohio, could have been an epic battle between Langston and Hughes, but It didn’t happen. Fate, in the form of a massive rainstorm, dealt a cruel blow to one of the two KTM racers.

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

2019 450 shootout

MXA SHOOTOUT: THE REAL 2019 450 FOUR-STROKE SHOOTOUT


The most comprehensive 2019 450 shootout — complete with all the stuff that no one else will ever tell you. This is the real deal shootout

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

2019 250 four-stroke Shootout

MXA SHOOTOUT: THE REAL 2019 250 FOUR-STROKE SHOOTOUT


Japan versus Austria versus the MXA wrecking versus your wallet

Carson Brown Red Bull Straight Rhythm Husky TC125

WE RIDE CARSON BROWN’S STRAIGHT RHYTHM-WINNING HUSQVARNA TC150


Carson is the fastest pit bike racer on the planet, but that status doesn’t pay the bills— winning Straight Rhythm does. On to Supercross!

HONDA SHINDEN CR-E

FIRST LOOK! HONDA CRF SHINDEN ALL-ELECTRIC PROTOTYPE


Your first chance to see Honda’s electric CRF450 (minus the 450) motocross bike.

2005 HONDA CR125

ON RECORD | 2005 HONDA CR125 FULL TEST


The 2005 CR125 was much faster than the 2004 model. In fact, was competitive with the rest of the 125s. As for the 250Fs, let’s not get too greedy

2019 250 Shootout Suzuki RM-Z250

MXA RACE TEST: 2019 SUZUKI RM-Z250


Suzuki is trying to fight back from the 250 cellar, but they have to fight harder than this

WE RIDE DICKS RACING’S/MX1 PROJECT 2019 KAWASAKI KX450


Starting in 2019, Kawasaki started playing in the same league as the Austrian brands and with Kawasaki’s newfound popularity have come aftermarket companies

Husqvarna TE300i project bike

MXA’S FIRST RIDE: FUEL-INJECTED 2019 HUSQVARNA TE300i MOTOCROSS TWO-STROKE PROJECT


With its revolutionary fuel injection, we wanted to see if we could turn this off-road 300 into a double-duty motocross bike

BIGGEST DISASTER IN MOTOCROSS HISTORY: THE STORY BEHIND THE CANNONDALE


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

2019 Honda CRF250

2019 HONDA CRF250: THE REAL TEST


Honda’s main focus was on fixing the weak-sister powerband of the 2018 CRF250 for 2019—and doing it while staying within its meager R&D budget

2019 250 Shootout 2019 Husqvarna FC250

MXA RACE TEST: THE REAL TEST OF THE 2019 HUSQVARNA FC250


The Husqvarna FC250 rolls off the same assembly line as the KTM 250SXF in Mattighofen, Austria, but the two brands strive to have their own personalities

2006 Yamaha YZ125

MXA’S 2006 YAMAHA YZ125 TEST


In 2005 the YZ125 sold 28 percent more bikes from the pervious year which allowed Yamaha to spend R&D money to make the 2006 YZ125 even better

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

2019 Husqvarna FC450 Rockstar Edition

FIRST RIDE | 2019 1/2 HUSQVARNA FC450 ROCKSTAR EDITION


We give you our impression of the KTM 450SXF Factory Edition’s twin brother the FC450 Rockstar Edition

KTM 450SXF BUYER’S GUIDE: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW FROM 2007 TO 2019


A Kompendium of Knowledge about the last 12 years of KTM 450SXF Know-how