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MXA RACE TEST: THE REAL TEST OF THE 2021 YAMAHA YZ250 TWO-STROKE


The best thing about the YZ250 is that Yamaha keeps making it. Yamaha’s last Japanese two-stroke competitor said, “Sayonara” 12 years ago

YAMAHA DT-1: THE BEST THING THAT EVER HAPPENED TO MOTOCROSS


The wild and wacky story of how Yamaha got into the dirt bike business and the cast of characters that made it a success

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

MXA RACE TEST: THE REAL TEST OF 2020 YAMAHA YZ250X CROSS-COUNTRY


One caveat: if you buy a YZ250X and port the cylinder, mill the head and add an aftermarket pipe, you might as well have bought a YZ250 and saved the money

2021 Yamaha YZ250 two-stroke

MXA FIRST RIDE VIDEO: 2021 YAMAHA YZ250 TWO-STROKE


Yamaha is back with their YZ250 two-stroke. No, it hasn’t changed. Yes, we’re still testing it

2006 Yamaha YZ25

ON THE RECORD: COMPLETE TEST OF THE 2006 YAMAHA YZ250


Our prescription? Pop one Yamaha YZ250 under your fanny and kiss the four-stroke doldrums goodbye

2020 Yamaha YZ250X two-stroke video

YAMAHA YZ250X TWO-STROKE: WHAT’S IT GOOD FOR?


The Yamaha YZ250X two-stroke is a half cross-country, half motocross model

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

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?

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