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MR. KNOW-IT-ALL: VINTAGE CLUTCH PLATES

CLUTCH DRAMA Dear Mr. Know-It-All, I recently purchased a 1984 YZ125G off of Craigslist. The first time I rode it, I realized the clutch did not work. I replaced the clutch cable, but that did not work. After tearing apart the clutch, I…
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KTM 300 PROJECT: RAW VIDEO

This 2016  KTM 300 two stroke project was built by our buddy Rado at Dirt N' Iron. It was recently featured  in Behind The Build, which can be seen by clicking here.  When it comes to two-strokes, however, we know that purists would rather…
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MR. KNOW-IT-ALL: HANDLEBAR SPACE

A LACK OF REAL ESTATE Dear Mr. Know-It-All, I have a 2019 KTM 300 TPI machine and just spent the last hour and a half fitting a set of Renthal Twin Walls on my bike…only to discover there’s not enough room on the handlebars to fit the…
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OFF-ROAD TRAINING TIPS: BASIC BALANCE

There are many aspects to riding a dirt bike, but there is no doubt that one of the greatest skill sets required is balance. From trials and motocross to flat track and hill-climbing, the ability to control the machine and deal with…
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MR. KNOW-IT-ALL: TRIALS BIKE LINKAGE

GET YOUR BEARINGS Dear Mr. Know-It-All, When I lift my Beta Evo trials bike onto the stand, I feel a bit of play somewhere in the rear end. I’ve checked all the fasteners, but there is still something loose. I don’t want to risk cracking…
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PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT: LUXON MX

Billy Wight from Luxon gives us some insight on three of their hottest items headed into 2022. LUXON GEN2 KAWASAKI TRIPLE CLAMPS: Made in the USA and race-proven in professional Supercross and motocross, the Luxon Gen2 clamps are…
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TM MOTORCYCLES FOR 2022

Each year, TM usually waits to announce all its motorcycles at the EICMA show, in Milan Italy. This year, TM didn't attend, but had a virtual unveiling on the first day of the show. Here's a look at the motorcycles that TM will be offering…
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EICMA SHOW, 2021: THE WRAP

The 2021 EICMA show in Milan, Italy was a party celebrating the beginning of the end of the weird season of Covid. In the past, we have thought that the end was in sight again and again, but with so much of the world motorcycle industry in…
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KAWASAKI KX327 TWO-STROKE PROJECT: BEHIND THE BUILD

Working on “project bikes,” as they’re commonly called, never gets old. Some projects start with new bikes and some are Craigslist finds, but this bike has a unique story behind it. Kevin Bailey from Race Winning Brands takes us through…
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DELUCA HUSQVARNA TC85 PROJECT: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

On this week's Two-Stroke Tuesday we take a look at the father/son project of Johnny Deluca and his son Austin. Austin is making a big step between the 65cc class and the 85cc class, instead of trying to find a new machine the Deluca's…
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ZACH OSBORNE RETIREMENT ANNOUNCEMENT

We have been hearing rumors of Zach Osborne possibly retiring since his injury earlier this year and now it's official. At 32 years of age Osborne will retire from full-time professional racing. Below is the official release: …
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VIDEO 2022 YAMAHA YZ125: 2-STROKE RAW VIDEO SERIES

The All New 2022 Yamaha YZ125 is here! We can't give away the details until the embargo liftst but we figured we'd give our viewers a first glance at the bike on track. Here is some completely RAW footage of the 2022 Yamaha YZ125 two stroke…
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2021 WORCS FINAL ROUND: PRO CHAMPIONS CROWNED

In the premier 450 Pro class, factory FMF KTM teammates Dante Oliveira and Taylor Robert came into the weekend tied for first in the championship standings and the teammates didn’t disappoint as they delivered an exciting battle down to the…
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BETA 250RR TWO-STROKE: FULL TEST

There is no doubt that the two-stroke is riding a wave of popularity inspired by a rise in off-road passion, new technology and the status of extreme or hard enduro racing. There are several players here, notably the Austrian TPI…
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HUSQVARNA TE150i: FULL TEST

Some bikes can be understood most easily by process of elimination. You gotta understand what they aren’t before you understand what they are. Unfortunately, that doesn’t help in the case of the Husqvarna TE150i. Defining what it can’t do…
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2016 KTM 300 2-STROKE PROJECT: BEHIND THE BUILD

We have all seen a motorcycle that we have dreamed of owning one day. For our buddy Rado, it was the 2016 Six Days edition KTM 300XC-W. This machine was decked out in his home country’s colors because that’s where the ISDE was being…
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REBIRTH OF A HONDA CR250R

This Honda CR250R two-stroke doesn't look or act like the original version that Honda sold. Charles Lytle at MXRevival is a craftsman who recently set out to make custom bike builds a full-time profession. On the cosmetic side, Lytle took…
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2022 OFF-ROAD BIKE BUYER’S GUIDE

In the U.S., the motorcycles we call off-road vehicles fall into several broad categories. Some are officially recognized as OHVs by the federal government, and those are generally regulated for noise and emission. Others are what we call…
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KTM 300XC VS. 300XC-W: THE WRAP

In the U.S., there are two different 300cc two-strokes that carry the KTM name: the 300XC and the 300XC-W. Up front, the two bikes seem very similar. They both have the most successful motor in KTM history; the 300cc two-stroke. Both have…
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