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2003 KAWASAKI KX144 RESTYLE PROJECT: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

On this week’s Two-Stroke Tuesday brought to you by Decal Works we give you the first look at our Kawasaki KX144 build with Josh Bombard. Tim Sharp was the man behind the wrenches of this project and we gotta say it came out amazing. If you are a fan of Kawasaki two-smokers don’t miss the […]

KAWASAKI KX250X GP RACE MODS: BEHIND THE BUILD

Kawasaki didn’t try to overthink the KX250X. It’s basically a motocross bike with off-road suspension. In the case of a 250 four-stroke, that’s good; it already has a smooth power delivery that works off-road. Still, there are some things it needs to complete the transformation. We started off by switching to the white coupler for […]

PMX RACING SUZUKI TWO-STROKE PROJECTS: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

On this week’s Two-Stroke Tuesday we take a look at a pair of Suzuki’s two-strokes built by PMX Racing.  Jill and Shilo Angues are a husband and wife team that love just about everything on two wheels. They have raised a family around dirt bikes and even now after their kids are out of the […]

2021 WISECO TWO-STROKE CHAMPIONSHIP: BIG CRASHES & LAST MINUTE SUBSTITUTIONS

The 2021 Wiseco Two-Stroke World Championship presented by Fasthouse definitely had its share of surprises. Test rider and former champion Robbie Wageman showed up at the event without a bike to ride with plans of helping in his brother RJ Wageman pits. Everything changed during pro practice when Josh Grant aboard his Twisted Development tuned […]

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 this KX327 rebirth in his own words. SECOND CHANCE “After a phone call from a […]

COLE TOMPKINS HONDA CR250R REBUILD: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

On this week’s Two-Stroke Tuesday brought to you by Decal Works we take a look at a very clean Honda CR250R project by Cole Tompkins. The bike needed a lot of TLC and he tells us all about it below. Honda two-stroke faithful won’t want to miss the link at the bottom of this post […]

PROJECT FRANKENBIKE: BEHIND THE BUILD

It was probably the dumbest idea that ever came out of an editorial meeting. These meetings are already known to generate cases of mass stupidity, as editors, staff members and test riders get together to discuss future issues of Dirt Bike, but this particular idea was special. “Why don’t we get a super-cheap used bike […]

2007 HONDA CR250 RESTYLE PROJECT: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

This week on Two-Stroke Tuesday we take a look back at one of the original Honda CR250 restyle project we did. Now remember this was before Polisport introduced their restyle kits that bolt directly into most of the stock hardware.  This kit was definitely on the raw side but got the job done. Don’t forget […]

SUZUKI RM125 2-STROKE PROJECT: BEHIND THE BUILD

There are two kinds of riders in the world: those who love the Suzuki RM 125 two-stroke and those who haven’t ridden one. The little RM is sweet and easy to ride, but  getting kinda old. Suzuki stopped making the RM125 back in 2007.  Luckily, there are lots and lots of used ones sitting in […]

KAWASAKI KDX500 2-STROKE: BEHIND THE BUILD

When it comes to 500cc two-stroke projects, they usually go one of two directions: the first is a complete restoration of the stock steel-framed chassis, or the second is taking the two-stroke powerplant and fabricating it into a modern-day, four-stroke, aluminum-framed chassis. The debate on these two types of builds could go on until the […]

2021 TM300 EXTREME ENDURO BUILD: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

On this week’s Two-Stroke Tuesday brought to you by Decal Works we give you an exclusive first look at our 2021 TM300 Fuel Injected project purpose built for Ryan Gouveia to compete in the extreme enduro series. This machine features specialized performance parts from around the world by industry leading companies. The link at the […]

KTM 300XC SLOVAKIAN EDITION PROJECT: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

On this week’s Two-Stroke Tuesday brought to you by Decal Works we take a closer look at our KTM 300XC build with Dirt-N-Iron. We call it the Slovakian Edition, lets see if you can figure out why.  If you are a fan of ’90s Kawasaki’s don’t miss the exclusive link to our 2-Stroke Behind the […]

DIRT-N-IRON 2007 YZ250 PROJECT: RAW VIDEO

Every project bike we do has a story behind it, some of them are more interesting than others. This 2007 Yamaha YZ250 off-road project originally started is post communist Czechoslovakia back in the late ’80s early ’90s with a then young and very impressionable Rado Bartovic. With Dirt Bikes being almost impossible to get Bartovic […]

1996 KAWASAKI KX250 2-STROKE PROJECT: BEHIND THE BUILD

We will be the first to admit that sometimes we get carried away with our two-stroke rebuilds. It’s so easy to do. With this 1996 Kawasaki KX250, our main goal was to find an off-road bike that the average person could afford to not only build, but then ride on a regular basis. We teamed […]

CONNOR PENHALL CUSTOM 2-STROKE SPEEDWAY BIKE: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

A one-off machine built by speedway world champion Bruce Penhall for his son Connor Penhall is our main focus on this week’s Two-Stroke Tuesday. We have a new product from Ride Engineering featured in 2-Stroke Hardware and our 2-Stroke Behind The Build section brought to you by Fly Racing give you an exclusive look at […]

KTM 500 2-STROKE PROJECT: BEHIND THE BUILD

KTM is one of the manufacturers still pushing two-stroke motorcycle technology advancement in the industry today, but unfortunately the largest displacement is 300cc. Johnny Weisman and his crew at the Ride Shop AZ decided to combine brand-new technology from KTM, some very proven old-school two-stroke technology from Kawasaki and some aftermarket bolt-on performance items from […]