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MXA RACE TEST: GRAND PRIX RACING ON THE YAMAHA YZ450FX & HONDA CRF450RX


When WORCS went to Lake Havasu, MXA knew it would be the place to test our YZ450FX and CRF450RX cross-country bikes, even if we had to ride through the lake

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

MXA RETRO TEST: 2001 SERVICE HONDA CR134 THAT WE HATED TO RIDE


This is a classic example of all that can go wrong with a hopped-up bike—and spending a bundle of money doesn’t always make a bike better

FACTORY RIDER FOR THE WEEKEND: A FILL-IN RIDE FOR THE HONDA FACTORY OFF-ROAD TEAM


Honda wouldn’t give us Sexton’s or Roczen’s works bikes for the weekend, but Honda’s Johnny Campbell gave us one

MXA RACE TEST: THE REAL TEST OF THE 2022 HONDA CRF450 WORKS EDITION


If there is one takeaway from the Works Edition for Honda CRF450 owners, it is to spend less time hopping up the CRF450 powerband and more time mellowing it out—it will handle better.

FIRST LOOK! 2023 HONDA CRF450 MOTOCROSS MODEL


Honda celebrates their 50th Anniversary Edition

MUST READ! COMPLETE TEST OF THE 1999 HONDA CR125


Honda’s aluminum frame looked cool, but it vibrated like a dentist’s drill and, in Honda’s hands, didn’t shown a single advantage over its chromoly steel competitors

EPIC BATTLE OF OLD IRON: 1994 HONDA CR500 VS. 2000 KAWASAKI KX500 VS. DARYL ECKLUND


I’ve made no secret that I feel I was meant to race a KX500, so this is hard for me to say out loud, but the Honda CR500 was the best bike

MXA RACE TEST: THE REAL TEST OF THE 2022 HONDA CRF450


What is the 80-percent solution to racing a CRF450? Only at 80% does the overly rigid frame, unequal suspension settings and the frame’s harmonic imbalance cancel each other out

MXA RACE TEST: THE REAL TEST OF THE 2022 HONDA CRF250


Test riders called the new low-to-mid CRF250 “a faster YZ250F—with bad forks”

2022 Honda CRF450R Works Edition-3937

MXA VIDEO: TESTING THE $12,399 2022 HONDA CRF450 WORKS EDITION


Finally! The CRF450 Works Edition comes with its very own suspension settings and tailored ECU mapping. This bike hits the dyno with 60-horsepower, but it’s so smooth on the track that you wouldn’t believe the dyno

2022 MXA 250 FOUR-STROKE SHOOTOUT: THE TRUTH WILL SET YOU FREE…TO GO FASTER


This year’s MXA 250 four-stroke shootout includes seven race machines. MXA lived with these seven 250cc four-stroke bikes for months—racing them, working on them and deciphering each ones hidden code

2022 MOTOCROSS ACTION 450 SHOOTOUT: THE TRUTH & NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH


This is the 450 Shootout that you have to read, but for the effort you will be rewarded with all you need to know about the 450 class of 2022

HONDA CRF-E2 // FIRST LICENSED YOUTH ELECTRIC DIRT BIKE


A first of its kind from Honda as they partnered with Greenger to build this electric kids bike

THE REAL DEAL! 2022 MOTOCROSS ACTION 250 SHOOTOUT VIDEO


What are the best and worst aspects of the seven 250 motocross machines on the market? We dive into that and rank them from first to seventh here

Motocross Action 2022 450 Shootout

THE REAL DEAL! 2022 MOTOCROSS ACTION 450 SHOOTOUT VIDEO


It’s finally here! We go in-depth on all seven 2022 450 four-stroke models in this full-feature video

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

MXA RETRO TEST: WE RIDE JEREMY McGRATH’S 1992 PEAK HONDA CR125


This was the Porsche Turbo Carrera of the 125 class back in 1992—it revved higher, harder and longer than the stock CR125 and had better bottom to boot

2022 Honda CRF250 MXA Tested video

MXA VIDEO: WE TEST THE ALL-NEW 2022 HONDA CRF250


Did Honda hit the mark with the single-sided muffler, 8 lbs weight loss, all-new engine, CRF450 frame and Pirelli tires? We test it here

2022 Honda CRF450 MXA

MXA VIDEO: WE TEST THE 2022 HONDA CRF450


Thankfully, Honda went to work on our two biggest complaints from the 2021 CRF450 when they developed the 2022 model. Hear what we thought of the updated bike in our latest test video

MXA RETRO TEST: WE RIDE KYLE LEWIS’ 2002 MOTO X3 CRF450


Kyle Lewis has made made modest changes to his Honda, but thoughtful ones. It’s not a gaudy go-fast buggy, but a professionally prepped race bike

ON THE RECORD: MXA’S 2004 250 TWO-STROKE MOTOCROSS SHOOTOUT


We flashback to when all the Japanese manufactures made two-stroke dirt bikes. This is the complete 2004 RM250 vs. YZ250 vs. CR250 vs. KX250 vs. KTM brawl

1999 Honda CR250

ON THE RECORD: INSIDE SECRETS OF THE 1999 HONDA CR250


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

2022 Honda CRF250 explained video

ALL-NEW 2022 HONDA CRF250 DETAILS EXPLAINED


We explain all the details on the new 2022 Honda CRF250 before we go ride the bike next week

FIRST LOOK! ALL-NEW 2022 HONDA CRF250


The CRF250 is resigned from head-to-toe for 2022

FIRST LOOK! 2022 HONDA CRF450 MODELS | ALL SIX OF THEM


Honda introduces a six-pack of CRF450-based off-road bikes for 2022—including a $12,399 Works Edition & the $9599 base motocross version

MXA TECH SPEC: A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE 2021 HONDA CRF450 MAPPING GLITCH


It should be noted that the 2022 Honda CRF450 is the 2021 Honda CRF450, but it will get updated maps and new suspension valving

HONDA CRF450 WORKS EDITION VS. THE STOCK HONDA CRF450


Should you buy a stock CRF450 and make it own own or buy the ready-made Honda Works Edition?

MXA RETRO TEST: WE RIDE MIKE KIEDROWSKI’S 1990 FACTORY HONDA CR125


Roger’s instructions were to tell us anything we wanted to know, keep the bikes running as long as we liked, and help us dial in our own stock 1991 CR125

THE 2021 MXA 250 FOUR-STROKE SHOOTOUT: ALL SEVEN BIKES IN ONE TEST


Breaking down the fastest 250 four-strokes — everything you need know, most of it applicable to your actual riding

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW! 2021 MXA 450 FOUR-STROKE SHOOTOUT


Motocross racers love shootouts, until the bike they spent $10,000 loses; They think their brand is the fastest bike, until they see a dyno chart; They think that weight doesn’t matter on motocross bikes, but if their girlfriend gains a few pounds they go ballistic

Motocross Action 2021 250 Shootout

THE REAL DEAL! 2021 MOTOCROSS ACTION 250 SHOOTOUT VIDEO


It’s finally here! We rank all seven 2021 250 models from seventh to first and share our opinion on the best bargain bike, best entry level bike, best working class bike and bike of the year

2021 450 Shootout video MXA

THE REAL DEAL! 2021 MOTOCROSS ACTION 450 SHOOTOUT VIDEO


It’s finally here! MXA’s seven bike, 450 shootout video

2021 HONDA CRF450 SHOOTOUT-15WE

FIRST RIDE VIDEO: 2021 HONDA CRF450 WORKS EDITION


Unfortunately the ECU mapping didn’t get fixed straight from the factory, but you can update it for free at your dealer

2021 HONDA CRF450 VS HUSQVARNA FC450

2021 MXA SHOOTOUT: HONDA CRF450 VS. HUSQVARNA FC450


These are two totally different bikes. They share almost nothing in terms of design, focus or intent, but one is very good and the other is a little irritating

BBR CRF150F STUDIO-14JPG

WE RIDE CARSON BROWN’S BBR CUSTOM-BUILT HONDA CRF196F


The air-cooled CRF150F electric-start engine is made for a teenager to cruise around on flat trails—We have to say it, this advanced chassis is begging to have a hot-rod water-cooled engine in it

MXA RACE TEST: THE REAL TEST OF THE 2021 HONDA CRF450


We are ambivalent about the 2021 Honda CRF450; they did some things very well and some things very poorly—but mostly they rushed it out the door before it was done

2021 Honda CRF450 vs 2021 Husqvarna FC450 shootout video

MXA HEAD-TO-HEAD SHOOTOUT VIDEO: 2021 HONDA CRF450 VS. HUSKY FC450


Which one should you buy? We break down the details and give you our opinion on the bikes in this MXA Head-to-Head Shootout video

MXA RACE TEST: THE REAL TEST OF THE 2021 HONDA CRF250


The 2021 CRF250 doesn’t shine in any area of the power curve. It is lethargic off the bottom, needs a wake-up call in the midrange and doesn’t take off until the upper echelons of the powerband.

1995 Honda CR125 Two-Stroke Restoration

MXA’S 1994 HONDA CR125 RESTORATION DISASTER


They look so lovely under studio lights, but getting them to that point is fraught with peril and imperiled by fraught

1999 Honda CR125

ON THE RECORD: COMPLETE TEST OF 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?

ON THE RECORD: COMPLETE TEST OF THE SERVICE HONDA 2001 CR500 ENGINE IN A 2008 CRF250 CHASSIS


Various CRs and CRFs parts make 2008 Service Honda CR500AF sound like Frankenstein’s bike, but on the stand it looks like it was meant to be.

MXA RETRO TEST: WE RIDE MIKE LAROCCO’S 1998 JACK-IN-THE-BOX CR250


After an aborted attempt to jump from Team Suzuki to Team Honda in the middle of the 1997 season, Mike finally got his wish for the 1998 season

MXA RETRO TEST: WE RIDE JUSTIN BARCIA’S 2012 GEICO HONDA CRF250


Justin Barcia’s Geico 2012 Honda CRF250 ripped, the brakes were sensitive and the suspension was set up for a 144-pound man-child.

ON THE RECORD: 2004 HONDA CR250 VERSUS YAMAHA YZ250


Time has a way of blurring the rear-view vision of motocross fans. What’s better a 2004 Honda or 2004 Yamaha? We not surprised that you don’t know the correct answer

THE HONDA CRF450 THAT ST. CHRISTOPHER WOULD APPROVE OF


The CRF450 was the first production 450 motocross bike to break the 60-horse barrier. For comparison, the 2015 Honda made 53.03 horsepower. The “slower is better” philosophy was old news

MXA RETRO TEST: WE RIDE TOMMY HAHN’S 2007 FACTORY HONDA CRF250


Short of making it happen at gunpoint, the easiest way to get your hands on a works bike is to be Daytona winner or an MXA test rider

2021 Honda CRF450 First Ride Video

2021 HONDA CRF450 FIRST RIDE VIDEO: IT’S FINALLY HERE


The 2021 Honda CRF450 is all-new from head-to-toe. Learn our initial impressions about the bike here

2021 Honda CRF250 First Ride Video

2021 HONDA CRF250 FIRST RIDE VIDEO


The MXA Wrecking Crew shakes down the 2021 Honda CRF250

Mitchell Falk BWR CRF250

WE RIDE MITCHELL FALK’S BWR ENGINES HONDA CRF250


There is a lot to be learned from the BWR Honda team. They are the most creative privateer team on the Supercross circuit

MXA RETRO TEST: WE RIDE COLE SEELY’S 2011 LUCAS/TLD HONDA CRF250


Had Troy listened to his old buddies, his racing gear might have been on the podium for someone else’s team, but he lived his Frank Sinatra dream and did it his way

2005 HONDA CR125

ON THE RECORD: COMPLETE TEST OF THE 2005 HONDA CR125


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

ALL OF HONDA’S 2021 CRF BIKES: BELIEVE IT OR NOT THERE ARE 9 OF THEM


If you’re in the market for a 2021 dirt bike, Honda is ready, willing and able to sell you whatever you want

2021 Honda CRF450R

FIRST LOOK! THE 2021 HONDA CRF450 IS NEW FROM HEAD-TO-TOE


Everything you want to know about the CRF450 in the video above

MXA RETRO TEST: WE RIDE TREY CANARD’S 2010 GEICO HONDA CRF250


With the word that Geico might pull out of motocross, we thought we take a look back at one of their great bikes and riders

2003 Twisted Development Honda CR125

MXA RIDES TWISTED DEVELOPMENT’S 2005 HONDA CR125 (VIDEO)


Come on Honda, bring back two-strokes! We still love them

WE RIDE TWISTED DEVELOPMENT’S 2005 HONDA CR125


The well traveled history of a 2005 Honda CR125 & what’s planned for it next

2004 honda cr250

ON THE RECORD: COMPLETE TEST OF THE PRO CIRCUIT-BUILT 2004 CR250


A scary fast bike that only the gifted could ride

2001 Honda CR125

ON THE RECORD: COMPLETE TEST OF THE 2001 HONDA CR125


One small step backwards and one giant leap forward

ON THE RECORD: 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