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2006 HONDA CR250 RACE TEST

Of all the major manufacturers, Honda can be forgiven for not throwing the full weight of their engineering prowess behind the 2006 CR250 two-stroke. After all, way back in 1972 Honda vowed that they weren't interested in building…
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MXA’S 2006 KTM 250SXF TEST

Motocrossers like to think of themselves as individuals. They believe that they are unique in a world of brown shoes and starched shirts. They want to stand out in a milquetoast world of followers with their bravado, creativity and oneness.…
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2006 HONDA CR125 TEST

The fate of the 125cc two-stroke has everyone in the motorcycle industry in a conundrum. While they are committed to continue producing 250 two-strokes, largely because unit sales are larger and the machines are still competitive in the AMA…
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2006 HONDA CRF250

2006 Honda CRF250R- Features CRF250R Honda innovation scores once again as the 2006 CRF250R boasts a unique dual-muffler exhaust system to improve…
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2006 KAWASAKI KX250F PRESS INTRODUCTION

After just leaving the pressroom for the introduction of the radically new 2006 Kawasaki KX250F, we must say that this bike looks extremely good on paper. For the past two years the green team has been trying to find themselves in a world…
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SUZUKI REVEALS COMPLETE 2006 LINEUP

2006 SUZUKI RM-Z450 The RM-Z450's entry into the world of 4-stroke motocross has met with great success. The RM-Z has established itself as the 4-stroke machine that handles like a nimble RM, but with the type of strong, tractable 4-stroke…
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KXF/RMZ 250F 4-STROKE PISTONS

NOW AVAILABLE are the PRO-X 4-Stroke piston kits for both RMZ & KXF 250F models. NIKS PRO-X pistons are manufactured in Japan and are designed to be an O.E.M. replacement. The pistons are supplied in a Kit Package that includes rings,…
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HONDA SPECS OF THE 2005 CR125R

An all-new 125cc engine makes the 2005 Honda CR125R the most potent two-stroke in its class. Features & Benefits New for 2005 - New crankcase intake tract and six-petal reed valve for more efficient air flow and improved drivability. -…
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HONDA SPECS OF THE 2005 CR250R

A completely new engine design and a host of chassis improvements create a brand-new CR250R--a machine destined to be a winner in 2005. Features & Benefits New for 2005 - New cylinder design features RC exhaust valve housed in removable…
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2005 HONDA CRF250R

Racing improves the breed, which means this class-leading front runner enters 2005 with a host of new features plus a lighter weight. Features & Benefits New for 2005  New cylinder head porting for increased power at lower rpm.  New…
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2005 HONDA CRF450R

Honda's race-proven superstar, the CRF450R enters 2005 with a wealth of refinements and a lighter weight that make this big four-stroke the overwhelming class favorite. Features & Benefits New for 2005  New fourth-generation twin-spar…
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2004 YAMAHA YZ125

We normally ignore doomsday predictions. They never come true. Do you remember the Y2K hysteria, or the Nostradamus hype? There is, however, a new end-of-the-world scare! It is the much-hyped extinction of the two-stroke. Are we scared? No.…
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WE TEST THE 2004 KTM 125SX

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.
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2004 HONDA CRF450

Honda isn't taking the four-stroke movement lightly. When they first released the original 2002 CRF450, it had all the fixings of a great bike, but was missing a dash of low-end grunt, a pinch of reliability and a smidgen of accuracy. For…
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SUZUKI RM-Z450 MAKES ITS DEBUT

All Japan MX Championship Sports Land Sugo, Miyagi Prefecture(Round 10 of 10) 1. Takeshi Katsuya Hon 1-3 2. Stefan Everts Yam 4-1 3. Kazumasa Masuda Suz...3-2 4. Yoshitaka Atsuta...Hon...2-4 5. Takesi Koikeda...Yam...7-6 6. Taichi…
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SUZUKI TO DEBUT RADICAL NEW RM-Z450

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BREA, Calif., Aug. 29, 2003 - Suzuki Motor Corporation has announced it will debut its all-new prototype RM-Z450 four-stroke machine in the All-Japan MX series in October and will…
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KX250F REPORT – KAWASAKI ENTERS THE MIX

Riding the Green Machine By John Basher Everyone has been waiting with baited breath at the arrival of the new arsenal of 250 four-strokes, whether it is from Honda or Kawazuki. Wait, what's that again? Kawazuki? Unless you've been living…
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INTRODUCING THE 2004 HONDAS

2004 CR125R Changes for 2004 ú New electronic power valve for optimum valve timing and improved power throughout the range ú TMX-x carburetor gets new throttle position sensor (TPS) for improved linear throttle response ú New quick adjust…
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YAMAHA 125 INTRO-AN ONLOOKERS PERSPECTIVE

By John Basher As Tim Olson and I were cruising down the highway towards Glen Helen raceway on a beautiful Tuesday morning, I slowly began to see the track in the distance creep up on the horizon. It wasn't my first time visiting the huge…
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2004 YAMAHA PHOTOS AND SPECS-

2004 YAMAHA YZ125 What's new on the 04 YZ125? 1. The shape of the scavenging port and exhaust port is changed (the timing is also revised) 2. The setting on the YPVS governor spring is changed for better acceleration in the low to mid. 3.…
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2004 KAWASAKI PHOTOS AND SPECS

2004 KAWASAKI KX125 Kawasaki engineers succeeded in boosting overall power of the 2004 KX125 and revised the chassis for even sharper handling characteristics. *The combustion chamber of the liquid-cooled, 124cc, two-stroke single-cylinder…
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2004 SUZUKI PHOTOS

2004 RM-Z250 The engine was designed by Suzuki, but the full package is being produced by Kawasaki. The compact 249cc, four-stroke, liquid cooled engine features a four-valve head (the valves are titanium). The cylinder is plated aluminum…
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2004 CRF450R: IT’S NEWER THAN YOU THINK–MAY 13

The 2004 CRF450R has more changes than you might expect. Here are the key new features and some top-secret photos for you to check out: (Scroll Down For More Photos) NEW FOR 2004 1). New lighter piston is reshaped for increased compression,…
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HONDA ANNOUNCES THE CRF250R TO THE WORLD

In a startling turn of events Honda has not only revealed the existence of their highly anticipated CRF250R, they have shown photos of it to anyone with an internet connection. It was originally thought that Honda would debut the bike at…
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