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GASGAS EX300 PROJECT: BEHIND THE BUILD

Dicks Racing has been building high-end off-road racing machines for decades. A racer himself, Dick Wilk pounded the hostile desert around Las Vegas and taught himself the art of making his machine handle better and perform stronger through focused suspension and motor modifications. His most recent project started with the GasGas EX300 two-stroke TPI machine. […]

HUSKY OFF-ROAD PROJECTS: BEHIND THE BUILD

The ISDE Qualifier Series is a 50-year-old tradition in the American off-road racing scene. It came into being in order to cull the freakishly large number of U.S. riders who wanted to attend the International Six-Day Trial/Enduro. Now, it has become a form of racing that stands on its own merits. No other country has […]

WYATT GRANT’S YAMAHA YZ65 PROJECT: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

On this week’s Two-Stroke Tuesday we caught up with Josh & Wyatt Grant at Glen Helen Raceway to talk about Wyatt’s Simi Valley Cycles, Fasthouse, Hotwheels backed Yamaha YZ65 race machine. We keep the mini theme going with a mind blowing Kawasaki KX65 rebuild project with the crew at Vertex.   Wyatt Grant has laundry […]

YAMAHA YZ300 TWO-STROKE PROJECT: BEHIND THE BUILD

The Yamaha YZ250 two-stroke has got to be one of the most commonly modified machines on the planet. This is true for multiple reasons: the bike hasn’t changed much in the last decade, and just about every aftermarket company makes products for it. Kenny Alexander and the crew at Fasthouse arranged a Yamaha YZ250 build […]

2017 KTM50 SX PROJECT: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

This week’s Two-Stroke Tuesday is all about the mini rippers as we show you some details of our 2017 KTM 50 SX project built for our youngest test rider Austin Tilley. Tilley raced this machined at the 2021 Mammoth Mountain Motocross as a part of the Fasthouse / Hot Wheels Mini Racing program. If you […]

2022 KTM 300 XC-W TPI ERZBERGRODEO SPECIAL EDITION ANNOUNCED

The two-stroke off-road community has something to get very excited about! KTM has just announced the availability of the 2022 KTM 300 XC-W TPI Erzbergrodeo special edition model. This model will be produced in limited numbers and feature many items from the KTM Hard Parts catalog and of course special graphics. Below is the official […]

2022 YAMAHA MX & CROSS COUNTRY MODELS ANNOUNCED

After a very successful year of professional racing in 2021 Yamaha has announced a handful of changes to their very popular YZ250F, YZ450F motocross models and YZ250FX, YZ450FX cross country model for 2022. Just like in years past Yamaha will also offer the YZ250F and YZ450F in a Monster Energy version with black plastics and […]

YAMAHA ANNOUNCES NEW 2022 TWO-STROKES MODELS

  For the 2022 model year Yamaha continues to support the production of two-stroke models. Yamaha will even expand their two-stroke line-up with a new YZ85LW Large Wheel model along with a more powerful YZ125 engine and updated styling to both the YZ125 and YZ250 motocross models. Below is the official information straight from Yamaha […]

TM 300 TWO-STROKE: BEHIND THE BUILD

Extreme enduro has seen a huge explosion all around the world in the past few years, so much so that there is a full series in the USA now dedicated to outdoor extreme events. With this popularity comes not only some very talented riders showcasing their skills, but purpose-built machines that can conquer what Mother […]

MOTOWHIPS “KRYPTONITE” KX125 PROJECT: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

On this week’s Two-Stroke Tuesday we give you an exclusive first look at Justin Myerson and the Motowhips crews latest creation, “KRYPTONITE” . Just like all the build we feature from Motowhips this KX125 has things we have never seen before! Enjoy the Motowhips build and if you have a little more time on your […]

ZACH BELL’S KAWASAKI KX450X: BEHIND THE BUILD

Zach Bell has been on factory-level race teams for a majority of his career. He was a part of the powerhouse Factory Connection Honda squad when he raced AMA SX and MX, then his transition into off-road was with the SLR Honda team. Bell has been on the Chaparral Precision Concepts Kawasaki team the last […]

2021 GAS GAS MC65 PROJECT: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

On this week’s Two-Stroke Tuesday brought to you by Decal Works we give you a closer look at our 2021 Gas Gas MC65 project that has been plastered all over social media. We built this bike for test rider Jacob Tilley to race the famed Mammoth Mountain MX. Tilley also got to be apart of […]

1988 KAWASAKI KDX200: BEHIND THE BUILD

By Ron Lawson The inspiration for this project can be traced back to the 2016 ISDE. There were a couple of guys on 35-year-old Jawas who attempted to ride the Six Days for the host country of Slovakia. They didn’t even finish, but it seeded a “what-if” discussion. What if there was a class for […]

HONDA CRF450X RESTORATION: BEHIND THE BUILD

During a bench racing session the phrase was muttered, “We should race the 3 Brothers 24-Hour endurance race at Glen Helen this year.” With that one sentence, Josh Trimble, Randy Garrett, Josh Dalton, Joey Martin and Dan Dreier’s lives would never be the same. But, who was going to donate their bike to the cause? […]

FIRST LOOK: GAS GAS 2022 OFF-ROAD MODELS

Gas Gas is expanding their off-road line up for 2022 with the introduction of the EX 250 fuel-injected two-stroke that is designed specifically for closed course competition use. The cross country line also includes the EX 300 two-stroke, EX 250F, EX 350F and EX 450F four-stroke models. 2022 Enduro models are two-strokes only with a […]

2022 GAS GAS MX MODELS ANNOUNCED: FIRST LOOK

Gas Gas has just announced their entire MX line of 2022 models worldwide. After a very successful first year under the Austrian umbrella that also produces KTM and Husqvarna machines we weren’t expecting huge changes for 2022. There are a couple new MX two-stroke configurations and a 350cc four-stroke with minor refinements across the complete […]

EVERY SINGLE SUNDAY GAS GAS 300 PROJECT: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

On this week’s Two-Stroke Tuesday we show you the personal bike of  “Every Single Sunday” content creator Travis Brock thanks to the camera skill of Jean Turner. This Gas Gas 300 is built to handle just about anything mother nature can throw at it and then probably a little extra. In our 2-Stroke Behind The […]

WHAT IS DIRTY RACING? CLASSIC DECOSTER

What’s the difference between a legitimate pass and dirty racing? That’s been a difficult question for a very long time. In the June, 1994 issue of Dirt Bike, Roger DeCoster addressed the issue. The standards he put forth have become a benchmark that has lasted to this day. Here’s what he said: Since the very […]

YAMAHA YZ250F PROJECT: BEHIND THE BUILD

The 2021 Yamaha YZ250F won our 2021 250 MX Shootout. It’s a great bike with excellent suspension and a good-solid power delivery. There’s only one problem. All the bikes in our 2021 250 MX shootout were great bikes with glowing attributes. In the 50-year-history of Dirt Bike Magazine, we never came out of a shootout […]