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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 […]

MR. KNOW-IT-ALL: THE MOJAVE SWAP

THE MOJAVE SWAP Dear Mr. Know-It-All, Here’s a question that I’m certain won’t tax your substantial intellect. I have an older Montgomery Ward’s Mojave, and I’d like to switch from a right-side shift to a left-side shift. Also, does FMF make a pipe that will give it more hit? I’m having trouble with some of […]

KTM 250SX-F: PROJECT BIKE SPOTLIGHT

The KTM 250SX-F is generally regarded as a race bike with a distinct slant toward pro riders. Most of the reputation comes from a fairly high-strung motor and a stiff chassis. With this project, the aim was to make the KTM a little friendlier without surrendering any pro appeal. FCP Racing engine mounts are designed […]

THE KTM 200 TWO-STROKE LIVES AGAIN! BEHIND THE BUILD

The 200cc KTM has a very devoted cult-like following, and the fact that KTM stopped production of this model back in 2016 just fuels the fire of desire for some. Lendon Smith and Robert Lightfeldt, owners of Seat Concepts in Idaho, are two such people. They decided to take matters into their own hands by […]

JAMES STEWART’S SPLITFIRE PRO CIRCUIT KAWASAKI KX85: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

On this week’s Two-Stroke Tuesday we take a look back at James Stewart’s factory built SplitFire Pro Circuit Kawasaki KX85. We keep our green theme going in 2-Stroke History with a full test on Mike”The Rock”LaRocco’s factory Kawasaki KX500 and then give you all access to our Kawasaki KX65 project.  Would you like to win […]

HONDA CRF478X: PROJECT BIKE SPOTLIGHT

The Honda CRF450X is one of the all-time greats with a legacy of Baja success as well as a history of being  an excellent trail bike. Before the redesign of 2019, it went unchanged for years creating a big inventory of bikes on the used market. Here’s an example of a Craigslist CRF450X that was […]

2006 PMX RACING SUZUKI RM250 PROJECT: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

On this week’s Two-Stroke Tuesday brought to you by Decal Works we give you another Dirt Bike Magazine exclusive first studio look at the 2006 PMX Racing Suzuki RM250 and words straight from the builder himself. 2-Stroke History is all about the RM250 legacy and 2-Stroke Behind The Build this week answers the question “If […]

2007 SUZUKI RM250 PROJECT: OFF-ROAD 2-STROKES VIDEO SERIES

Here is our 2007 Suzuki RM250 2-Stroke Off-Road project in action for the first time ever ! The Wrench Rabbit Suzuki RM250 is done. We worked with top industry companies like FMF, Dunlop, Vertex, Hinson Racing, Faster USA Wheels, Topar, Nihilo, Supersprox and Decal Works graphics.The engine was fully rebuilt using a kit from Wrench […]

MOTOWHIPS KTM 350EXC BUILD “INSOMNIA”: THUMPER THURSDAY

It’s Thursday and that means we talk about 4-Stroke machines. On this week’s Thumper Thursday post we are giving you an exclusive first look at the latest Motowhips creation. Justin Myerson and his crew built an insane 2020 KTM350 EXC appropriately named “Insomnia”. We have a couple 2020 dual-sport machines and a couple 2021 special […]

WORLD’S FIRST AMPHIBIOUS MOTORCYCLE: CLASSIC DIRT BIKE

In honor of Dirt Bike‘s upcoming 50th anniversary, we have been featuring classic stories from past issues. The May, 1974 issue featured a very interesting motorcycle, although it was somewhat buried in that issue. It was the prototype Aquavarna amphibious dirt bike. It should be noted that no other references to that bike have been […]

HUCK : A DAY WITH HUDSON “HUCK” DEEGAN

Hudson “HUCK” Deegan might not be a household name now but big things are in this young mans future. Following in the footsteps of father FMX Pioneer Brian Deegan, Nascar phenom sister Hailie and promising amateur motocross champion brother Haiden there is no telling what Hudson can accomplish. But one thing is certain his mom […]

PMX RACING 2004 RM125 PROJECT: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

On this week’s Two-Stroke Tuesday brought to you be Decal Works we give you an exclusive first look at the PMX Racing 2004 Suzuki RM125 project in the Dirt Bike Magazine studio. We also let builder Shiloh Angues tell his story about the build. 2-Stroke History this week is all about the Suzuki RM250 and […]

CHOOSING A PERFECTLY MATCHING DIRT BIKE

Hobbies are different. Some people are fond of collecting boarding passes, while others love riding dirt bikes on wild terrains. However, it does not matter if you are an amateur or a professional motorcyclist, the correct choice of a dirt bike is necessary to ensure your safety and prominent results, especially if you are considering […]

MAICO 501 VS HUSQVARNA 500 TWIN: CLASSIC DIRT BIKE MAGAZINE

The January, 1972 issue of Dirt Bike Magazine featured a comparison test between a Maico 501 and a Husky 500 Twin. The bikes were examples of extreme engineering but never really designed to be compared or even compete against each other. The Maico was a production bike, but the Husqvarna was prototype concept machine, never […]

RIDING WITH COLTON HAAKER

Imagine this: you’re sitting lakeside, toes in the sand, drink in hand, while the sun is shining. There is the humming of jet skis in the distance and the subtle sound of Jimi Hendrix playing from inside the massive mansion just behind you. You’ve just finished riding through the most epic terrain Idaho has to […]

2006 KTM OFF-ROAD REBUILD: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

In this week’s 2-Stroke Tuesday brought to you by Decal Works, we give you a detailed look at our 2006 KTM 200 complete off-road rebuild. It always surprises us how good the 200cc machine is on the trails. We have another KTM project in our Behind The Build section that you don’t want to miss. […]

WINNING STREAKS: HOW THEY START, HOW THEY END–DECOSTER

In 1996 the term “Perfect Season” hadn’t been coined, at least not in motocross. But there were winning streaks. Jeremy McGrath was at the height of his powers and it seemed that there was no one to challenge him in Supercross. That inspired Roger DeCoster to write this column for the May, 1996 issue of […]