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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”

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

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

MXA’S ULTIMATE YAMAHA YZ125: SMUGGLED IN FROM AMSTERDAM


This is the engine package that Yamaha’s sponsored riders use in European EMX 125 and the Yamaha Cup 125 races. Sounds great, doesn’t it? Sadly, it’s not sold in America

MXA RACE TEST: THE REAL TEST OF THE 2020 YAMAHA YZ125X CROSS-COUNTRY


Yamaha dabbles in the off-road market with the YZ125X. It can be used for motocross or cross-country, but compromises had to be made for both

ON THE RECORD: COMPLETE TEST OF THE 2005 YAMAHA YZ125


One of the best production smokers made

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