AMA Pro racing will never give the two-stroke a fair shake in the political milieu of Supercross and the AMA Nationals. And that is where the story might have ended, but this is a do-it-yourself sport
This is the ultimate two-stroke project bike that was built in 1998
In 1997 Alessandro Puzar almost won the 125cc World Championship on a TM 125MX—this is the 1999 version
If it's a two-stroke we will ride it. Doesn't matter if it is on a motocross track, GNCC terrain, hill climbs, or wide open down the back alley
Built for the 2018 World Two-Stroke Championship, but perfect for any two-stroke aficianado, Dennis tells the whole story
Actually, we lent the bike to him, so this is really "Zach Bell Rides MXA's 2018 Husqvarna TC250," but it sounds better the other way around
Built to MXA's spec by the finest craftsman in the motorcycle industry & tested on a private Glen Helen National track
Yamaha was the first motorcycle manufacturer to figure out that it’s not how much power you make, but how you make it.
You have to ask yourself, "What would Aristotle do?" Because that is the key to success in finding brand loyalty from 50cc to 450cc
We get the inside secrets from FMF, Pro Circuit, Factory Honda, Planet Honda and did our own R&D to make the 1999 CR250 as good as it could be
In 2004 Kawasaki broke the 35 horsepower barrier on its KX125 by making seven changes to the engine
We test Brett Metcalfe's 2005 Yamaha of Troy YZ125 when it was the only smoker left on the track
Why Carson didn't use an KX250F aluminum frame or a 144cc kit, but did use Showa air forks and an Lectron carb
You might think that the best bikes to aspire to ride are those of the factory stars. Wrong! The best bikes to ride are those owned by the factory stars’ mechanics
This is everything you need to know about the 1999 KX250 in complete detail—think how valuable this was 19 years ago
To make the most of the Suzuki RM125 powerband you have to be comfortable living at 12,000 rpm
If you’ve never seen a true-to-life pink TM, don’t fret. The MXA wrecking crew is going to show you two of them in our all-pink shootout
The 2003 125 National Championship at Troy, Ohio, could have been an epic battle between Langston and Hughes, but It didn’t happen. Fate, in the form of a massive rainstorm, dealt a cruel blow to one of the two KTM racers.
Yamaha spent millions of dollars on the development of the most advanced two-stroke motocross bike in motocross history at the exact moment when two-stroke sales hit the dumpster
Every rider underestimated the power of the small but mighty engine. This is a racer’s bike. It doesn’t have much bottom end, but once it hits the midrange, it explodes with power.
For the record, the KTM 125SX has the best two-stroke engine in the class. It puts most Japanese bikes to shame on the dyno, in first turn drag races, and up hills.
We not only test it, but we tell you how to tune it for more power, better power and less or more hit. In five easy steps
Back in 2006, Suzuki was the only Japanese manufacture that was still making upgrades to their two-strokes
KTM's two-strokes get a series of very sensible updates, mods and fixes—making the "fun machine" even better
The anchor to KTM's stepping stone motorcycle philosophy starts with the two 50cc models, steps up to the six-speed 65SX and grows with the kid as he enters the 85 world
We have been waiting 17 years for a new Yamaha YZ85, and it is finally here! As for the YZ125 & YZ250, they are identical as the 2018 models, save for BNG