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IWC MOTORSPORTS KX109 SUPERMINI PROJECT: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

It’s all about Kawasaki mini rippers on this week’s Two-Stroke Tuesday. Up first is an extreme KX109 Supermini project with the crew at IWC Motorsports/Tire Pros built to race west coast off-road races. This thing is a mini rippers dream build. In our 2-Stroke Behind The Build section we have our Kawasaki KX65 build with […]

PROJECT DIRT N’ IRON YZ250

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 in post-communist Czechoslovakia back in the late ’80s and early ’90s with a then-young and very impressionable Rado Bartovic. With dirt bikes being almost impossible to get, Bartovic grew […]

WISECO KAWASAKI KX327 PROJECT: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

On this week’s Two-Stroke Tuesday we give you the first look at our completed 2003 KX327 with Kevin Bailey and the crew over at Race Winning Brands. Kevin had lots of help from industry leading companies on the build but was the main person doing the garage work.  We keep the Kawasaki theme going in […]

HONDA CR125 TWO-STROKE PROJECT

A father and son wrenching on motorcycles in the garage is something special. Johnny Jump now works at ODI Grips and has been in the motorcycle industry in one way or another for most of his adult life, so building a dirt bike was nothing new for him. However, rebuilding this 2002 Honda CR125, which […]

AMERICA’S TOP OFF-ROAD RACERS: JANUARY, 2021

No one saw this coming. The year 2020 will live in infamy for so many reasons. Oddly enough, through pandemic, politics and pestilence, off-road racing in America not only survived but had some great moments. Most of the racing venues in the U.S. somehow completed their competition schedules, even though none of them went as […]

10 BEST TWO-STROKE BUILDS OF 2020: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

On this week’s Two-Stroke Tuesday brought to you by Decal Works we take a look back at our top ten 2-Stroke build of 2020. The year was insane and these machines are the products of that insanity. If you follow us on Instagram (@dirtbikemag) or on Facebook (Dirt Bike Magazine) you got to see them […]

SLAVENS RACING KTM 300 TPI PROJECT: TWO STROKE TUESDAY

On this week’s Two-Stroke Tuesday brought to you by Decal Works we take a look back at a very Trick KTM 300 TPI off-road project with the crew at Slavens Racing for rider Shaun Langham. Tom Webb walks us through this over-the-top build that includes factory level components everywhere you look. We keep the KTM […]

5 MUST SEE MX 2-STROKE PROJECTS: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

On this week’s Two-Stroke Tuesday brought to you by Decal Works we take a look at five of our favorite MX 2-Stroke projects . Who remembers our Wrench Motorsports YZ300, FMF CR125, Pro Circuit KTM125, Faster USA YZ125 or the 1995 CR500 rebuild? They are all here! 2-Stroke History is all about the mighty CR125 […]

PROJECT: DUCATI HOOLIGAN DESERT RACER

What, you might wonder, is a “Hooligan”? It’s okay to ask. A couple of years ago, the term was only used in 40-year-old movies and Joe Biden speeches. As of last March, however, we can now say with confidence that the word “Hooligan” refers to a class for twin-cylinder motorcycles competing in off-road races. They […]

2020 KAWASAKI KX250 PROJECT: THUMPER THURSDAY

Thumpers need love too, even if they aren’t the latest models. The 2020 Kawasaki KX250 got old before its time as soon as the new electric start 2021 model arrived. It was and still is a very fast 250F, even if you have to kick it to life. Here’s what we did to make our […]

WESTERN POWERSPORTS SUZUKI RM125 REBUILD: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

On this week’s Two-Stroke Tuesday we take a look at a 2003 Suzuki RM125 rebuild by Rod and the crew at Western Powersports. The before and after pictures might surprise you. 2-Stroke Behind The Build features an insane RM250 Off-Road build we did a few months ago and 2-Stroke History is all about Suzuki’s RM25 […]

JOHNNY O’MARA’S 1986 MXON HONDA CR125R: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

On this week’s Two-Stroke Tuesday we take a look back at an iconic MX machine that’s performance at the 1986 MXON with Johnny O’Mara at the controls are what modern day legends are made of. This 1986 MXON factory Honda CR125R is housed with countless other historic Honda’s at their museum in southern California . […]

YAMAHA MINI ENDURO: MR. KNOW-IT-ALL

NEGLECTED Dear Mr. Know-It-All, I’m truly annoyed! I just opened my regularly scheduled Dirt Bike Sunday e-mail to find you gave a spot-on answer to one John Barnhart about his issues with the 2020 KTM 250XC TPI. My bone (rage by now) with you is that I wrote you a letter in the fall of […]

THE RIDE SHOP AZ DARK KNIGHT KTM 500: 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 project “Dark Knight KTM 500” built by Johny Weisman at The Ride Shop AZ.  This project combines brand new KTM technology with old school Kawasaki two-stroke technology and a bunch of aftermarket bolt-on items. In […]

500CC TWO-STROKE VIDEO INSANITY : 2-STROKE THEATER

It’s all about big-bore premix burning works of art this week on 2-Stroke Theater. We have The Ride Shop AZ  Husky TC500CR, a couple high profile KX500s, a clean 1995 CR500 rebuild and a dual exhaust equipped CR500AF from AEO Powersports all for your viewing pleasure. We even threw in a BRC KTM500 conversion build […]

ODI HONDA CR125 PROJECT: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

This week on Two-Stroke Tuesday we give you the exclusive first look at our 2002 Honda CR125 project with Johnny Jump and the ODI crew in our Dirt Bike Magazine studio. This was a build that Johnny and his son Kellon did together in their garage. Below are some notes directly from Jump about the […]

2006 KAWASAKI KX250 PROJECT: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

On this week’s Two-Stroke Tuesday we give you an exclusive first look at our 2006 Kawasaki KX250 build with Jared Thomas.  Our goal was to keep the old-school flair but give it some modern day updates. Our 2-Stroke History section is all about the overused and underestimated KDX200 and don’t miss the link to our […]

JOSH GRANT’S 2003 HONDA CR250 PROJECT: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

On this week’s Two-Stroke Tuesday brought to you by Decal Works we give you an exclusive first look at Josh Grant’s 2003 Honda CR250R project that he will be racing this weekend at the Wiseco 2-Stroke World Championship presented by Fasthouse. 2-Stroke History is all about the mighty Honda CR250R and how it continues to […]

RACE WINNING BRANDS 2003 KAWASAKI KX327 : TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

On this week’s Two-Stroke Tuesday brought to you by Decal Works Kevin Bailey from Race Winning Brands give us an exclusive behind the scenes look at our 2003 Kawasaki KX327 project being built right now. This machine was originally a done back in the early ‘2000s for a magazine and now it’s back for round […]