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FIRST LOOK! ALL-NEW 2022 YAMAHA YZ125 WITH AN IMPROVED ENGINE


The 2022 YZ125 gets a new cylinder, head, piston, piston pin, connecting rod, crankcase, expansion chamber, Hitachi Astemo Keihin PWK38S carburetor and 3D-map-controlled CDI

INSIDE SCOOP ON MOTOCROSS ACTION’S 125 TWO-STROKE SHOOTOUT


Thinking about a new one-two-five? GasGas MC 125 versus Husvarna TC125 versus KTM 125SX versus TM 125MX versus Yamaha YZ125

MXA 2021 125 Two-Stroke Shootout video

MOTOCROSS ACTION’S 2021 125 TWO-STROKE SHOOTOUT VIDEO


We breakdown the details on each of the 2021 125 Two-Strokes and rank them from fifth to first

MXA TESTS MIKE ALESSI’S XPR-BUILT YAMAHA YZ134 TWO-STROKE


The MXA wrecking crew had a very good time on Mike’s Yamaha YZ134; we bonded with it; it encouraged our test riders, didn’t punish them for mistakes and never talked back

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

MXA RETRO TEST: WE RIDE KEVIN WINDHAM’S 1996 FACTORY YZ125


Factory-prepped bikes evoke images of unbelievable power, superb handling, and razor-like control. Yet visually, Windham’s YZ125 looked pretty much like the stock YZ125 that the MXA gang brought along for comparison

MXA RACE TEST: THE REAL TEST OF THE 2021 YAMAHA YZ125


It’s a fun bike to ride. It’s a fun bike to own. If you feel compelled to spend money on your 2021 Yamaha YZ125, spend it on the engine

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”

2020 YZ125RV Yamaha PRO CIRCUIT

MXA’S WORLD TWO-STROKE CHAMPIONSHIP PRO CIRCUIT YAMAHA YZ125RV


On MXA’s 2020 Yamaha YZ125, we wanted a no-frills race bike. We only wanted to change the stuff that needed changing, work on the items that needed help and replace the parts that we knew could be better

MXA's Ryan Villopoto Yamaha YZ125RV Two-Stroke-2

MXA’S RYAN VILLOPOTO YAMAHA YZ125 TWO-STROKE REPLICA VIDEO


Mitch Payton gave us Ryan Villopoto’s engine specs and his special YZ125RV works pipe which is now available to buy