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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 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 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

INSIDE JODY’S PERSONAL YZ250 TWO-STROKE BUILD


What one man did to his six-year-old-old smoker. Why would an MXA editor want a 2014 Yamaha YZ250 when he could just race MXA’s 2020 YZ250?

MXA RETRO TEST: WE RIDE CARMICHAEL’S, HENRY’S & DOWD’S 1998 MX DES NATIONS BIKES


It was a brilliant concept based on a fairy tale idea. We lined up tests on the three works bikes that would win the 1998 Motocross des Nations. It was a stroke of genius—even though the fairy tale didn’t have a happy ending

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 too late

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

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!

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

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