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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 […]

KTM 500 2-STROKE PROJECT: THE DARK KNIGHT

Are you holding out for KTM–or anyone–to build a modern 500cc two-stroke motocross bike? The guys at The Ride Shop in New River, Arizona got tired of waiting and built one for themselves. The Dark Knight is a current KTM chassis with a Kawasaki KX500 motor. It’s also a true piece of art. Check it […]

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 […]

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 […]

RICKY CARMICHAEL’S 2001 FACTORY KX250SR: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

On this week’s Two-Stroke Tuesday we take a look at Ricky Carmichael’s 2001 KX250SR factory race bike thanks to the crew at the Legends and Heroes tour that travels around at Supercross. In our 2-Stroke History section we talk about the bike you must ride before you die! The mighty Kawasaki KX500. We give you […]

KAWASAKI TWO-STROKE PROJECT BIKES: 2-STROKE THEATER

This week’s 2-Stroke Theater is all about Kawasaki KX250/500 project machines we have built for the printed magazine. We worked with top off-road and motocross riders like Destry Abbott, Tyler Bowers and Zach Bell  on a few race bike builds and used industry leading companies to rebuild a couple KX250 from the past. Enjoy these […]

MIKE LAROCCO’S 1993 KAWASAKI KX500

In 1993, Mike LaRocco became the last AMA 500cc Motocross championship. At the end of the year, the Editors of Dirt Bike got together with him and his bike for a feature in the March 1994 issue. In motocross, the #1 plate is everything. Factories use $1000 bills like tear-offs to get it, and riders […]

TYLER BOWERS’ KX500 2-STROKE: A PREMIX VIDEO

The mighty KX500 two-stroke intrigued Tyler Bowers so much that he set out on a mission to find one and modernize it. The result is a bike that has the best of the ’90s and the best of 2020 with the unmistakable sound of a big two-stroke. For a raw video of Bowers riding the […]

500cc MADNESS YOU GOTTA SEE: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

We have gone 500cc crazy on this week’s Two-Stroke Tuesday ! We are giving you an exclusive look at six insane 500cc two-stroke builds that we have done recently in two different types of features on our website. Our “Behind The Build” feature spills the beans, giving you all the information that appeared in the […]

RANSOM KAWASAKI KX500AF UNSEEN PHOTOS: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

We are releasing photos that have never been seen by the general public of our Kawasaki KX500AF project bike built by Wayne Ransom on this week’s Two-Stroke Tuesday brought to you by Boyesen. Four must see project bike videos are featured in 2-Stroke Theater and we have products from Polisport Plastics and Moto Tassinari on […]

KX GURU STREET LEGAL KAWASAKI KX500 DUAL-SPORT: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

On this week’s Two-Stroke Tuesday we look at a street legal Kawasaki KX500 built by Alex Ward of KX Guru Racing for a cross  country journey .  There are new items from Funnel Web Filters and Helix Products featured in 2-Stroke Hardware and don’t miss all the Kawasaki big-bore action in 2-Stroke Theater this week. […]

20 MUST SEE 2-STROKE PROJECTS OF 2018: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

On this week’s Two-Stroke Tuesday brought to you by Boyesen we take a look back at some of our popular 2-Stroke projects from 2018.  We have Honda’s, KTM’s, Kawasaki’s, Husqvarna’s, Suzuki’s, Yamaha’s and some that are yet to be determined. To see more on each build just click on the image. Do you have a […]

TYLER BOWERS’ KX500: RAW VIDEO

Tyler Bowers prepared for the 2018 Red Bull Straight Rhythm in a big way. His Kawasaki KX500 build with an early ’90s theme was appropriately named “The Unit.” Bowers had lots of help with this build but was right there getting his hands dirty every step of the process.  It had modern day brakes, an aftermarket […]

TYLER BOWERS’ KAWASAKI KX500 BUILD: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

On this week’s Two-Stroke Tuesday we give you the first official look at Tyler Bowers’ Kawasaki KX500 build with an early ’90s theme appropriately named “The Unit.” Bowers had lots of help with this build but was right there getting his hands dirty every step of the process. We have new items from BRC Canada […]

RANSOM KX500AF BUILD FINAL UPDATE: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

The 2018 Ransom KX500AF is finally done and trust us it’s worth the wait! On this week’s Two-Stroke Tuesday we give you the exclusive first look at this extreme machine brought to life by custom bike builder Wayne Ransom. All the specs will come at a later date but for now enjoy the artwork and […]

RANSOM KAWASAKI KX500 PROJECT UPDATE #4: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

Wayne Ransom gives everyone a fourth and final look at our Kawasaki KX500 Aluminum Frame project before final assembly begins on this week’s Two-Stroke Tuesday brought to you by Boyesen. This machine is a work of art! Products from Intek Suspension and Pro Circuit are featured in 2-Stroke Hardware and 2-Stroke Theater has five premix […]