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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’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”

MXA’S 2020 KTM 125SX VS. 2020 YAMAHA YZ125 UNSHOOTOUT


Well, actually a “real shootout,” but of two machines that don’t have an actual class to race in—yet are very popular

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 2020 450 FOUR-STROKE SHOOTOUT


Here is the 450 shootout that will change your mind about what you think you know about the 2020 450s

MXA VIDEO: TWISTED DEVELOPMENTS’ YZ125 FROM MXA’S HOPPED-UP 125 SHOOTOUT


The first of three special 125s that we built as a unique shootout that tested not only the basic machines, but the approach of different tuners

MXA RACE TEST: THE REAL TEST OF THE 2020 YAMAHA YZ450F


Everything you need to know about the 2020 Yamaha YZ450F — not just how it performs, but why

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

2020 YAMAHA YZ250F

MXA RACE TEST: THE REAL TEST OF THE 2020 YAMAHA YZ250F


The downside of winning the “2019 MXA 250 Shootout” was that Yamaha took the calculated risk of not spending any money on the 2020 YZ250F

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THE REAL 2020 MXA 250 FOUR-STROKE SHOOTOUT


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