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2021 250 MX SHOOTOUT

Normal shootouts are hard. This one was ridiculous. We’ve never had a field of bikes that was so deep and strong. The problem isn’t that we have so many bikes that could win; it is that there are so many that should win. But, they aren’t all the same. Each is designed to appeal to […]

RIDING THE HUSKY FE501 / 250 MX DYNO TEST: THE WRAP

We got a chance to ride the 2021 Husqvarna FE501 this week. This is the dirt-only model, not the -S, which is street-legal. This bike is still blessed by the EPA in terms of emissions and noise. In the overall Husqvarna model line, here’s how it plays out: FC450: Motocross bike with a 5-speed gearbox, […]

250 MX SHOOTOUT PREVIEW: THE WRAP

We delayed our 2021 250 MX Shootout in order to get a full house. The GasGas MC250 and the Suzuki RM-Z250 had late arrivals. Some would say that the Suzuki and GasGas don’t deserve to be in the comparison because they have little chance of winning; that the Suzuki is dated and the GasGas is […]

2019 250 MX SHOOTOUT

This battle goes way beyond the 250 class in motocross. It’s East meets West, Europe versus Asia and a fundamental clash of design philosophies. This year it so happens that the hottest skirmish is between 250 motocross bikes. Control of that class has been shifting back and forth between the bikes of Japan and those […]

TWO-STROKE TUESDAY: FIVE INSANE KAWASAKI KX125

Kawasaki KX125s are the focus on this week’s Two-Stroke Tuesday brought to you by Boyesen. We show you five insane KX125s and two of them are actual AMA race winning machines! Products from FMF, P3 Carbon and Wiseco are featured in 2-Stroke Hardware and you know 2-Stroke Theater won’t disappoint. Don’t miss the exclusive link […]