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REBIRTH OF A HONDA CR250R

This Honda CR250R two-stroke doesn’t look or act like the original version that Honda sold. Charles Lytle at MXRevival is a craftsman who recently set out to make custom bike builds a full-time profession. On the cosmetic side, Lytle took the vapor honing process to a new level. On the performance side, he explored potential […]

1983 HONDA CR480R PROJECT BY CARSON BROWN : PREMIX VIDEO SERIES

Have  you ever wondered what would happen if legendary fabricators of today got together on a project to rebuild iconic machines of yesterday? If so, this 1983 Honda CR480R project is just what you have been waiting for! Dirt Bike Magazine teamed up with the crew at BBR Motorsports and current national level professional rider […]

CARSON BROWN AND HIS CR500 2-STROKE

If Honda still made the CR500R two-stroke, it might look something like this. Carson Brown and his dad Duane Brown brought it back from the grave and rebuilt it at the BBR Motorsports Headquarters in Washington. Carson is a current 250 pro and spent a lot of time helping his dad test this motorcycle before […]

2012 KTM 300XC PROJECT: TWO-STROKE VIDEO SERIES

For this project, we teamed up with the guys at Dirt N Iron. The bike was a nine-year-old KTM 300XC. Even that long ago, the KTM was the off-road two-stroke to have. It was fast, smooth and reliable. When you find a used one, just getting it into original condition means you’ll have a great […]

CR500 SHOOTOUT: NEW-AGE VS OLD-SCHOOL

For this episode of the Dirt Bike Premix Video Series, we compare a Honda CR500 two-stroke in a modern chassis to an original one. There’s something especially sweet about a 500 that’s been updated with an aluminum frame and modern suspension, but over the years we’ve noticed that they sometimes don’t work as well as […]

BETA 250RR RACE EDITION: AN OFF-ROAD 2-STROKE VIDEO

The Beta 250RR Race Edition was released after Beta’s standard editions and is more of a bike for the purist. It doesn’t have oil injection and there are a number of upgrades, including the closed cartridge KYB fork. Join the Dirt Bike staff as we put the two-stroke through its paces on our first day […]

TM SUPERMINI: A DIRT BIKE PREMIX VIDEO

In the amateur racing world, the TM 112 Supermini is a virtual works bikes. It’s manufactured in very limited numbers in Pesaro, Italy and has features that are unheard-of in the mini world, like an aluminum frame. In this episode of the Dirt Bike Premix Video series, we explore the little TM and discover what […]

2003 KAWASAKI KX144 TWO-STROKE PROJECT: PREMIX VIDEO SERIES

The Premix video series is back and you don’t want to miss this 2003 Kawasaki KX144 project built by Josh Bombard and Tim Sharp! Tim Sharp was the man behind the wrenches of this project and we gotta say it came out amazing. Polisport Plastics has released a couple 2-Stroke restyle in the last few […]

2021 YZ250 2-STROKE; A PREMIX VIDEO

The Yamaha YZ250 two-stroke might not have changed, but we don’t have any problem with that. We made a few smart modifications to our 2021 test bike to get the most out of it. Check it out in this edition of the Dirt Bike Premix Video Series. 

TM 300 2-STROKE: PREMIX VIDEO SERIES

TM is a small company out of Pesaro, Italy that can go toe-to-toe with the giants of the motorcycle industry in innovation and technology.  The company has its own take on TPI fuel injection for two-strokes, but offers a carbureted version of the EN300 as well. As it turns out, it’s the carbureted version that […]

TM 500 2-STROKE: PREMIX VIDEO SERIES

This project, nicknamed “TM Zilla”  is the marriage of a TM chassis and a 500cc Honda two-stroke motor. The largest-bore two-stroke TM has ever produced is 300cc, and we don’t think TM plans to change that any time soon. Enter Ralf Schmidt. Ralf is the current TM U.S. importer. He is all about big-bore two-strokes and specifically […]

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 […]

2002 HONDA CR125R PROJECT: 2-STROKE VIDEO SERIES

The Honda CR125R is one of the most desired bikes on the used bike market today. Ironically, it wasn’t regarded highly in the later years of its run. Today, the aftermarket has stepped in to provide the Honda with everything it was lacking back in the day–and more 

1998 FMF HONDA CR125 PROJECT: PREMIX VIDEO SERIES

You could win this motorcycle!!! Kurt Caselli Foundation is doing a sweepstakes on this bike. Click the link below to enter https://kurtcaselli.tapkat.org/win199… Dirt Bike Magazine took a 1998 Honda CR125 two-stroke that was sitting in the dust of our headquarters in Southern California and brought it back to life with some old school flair paying […]

HUSQVARNA TC250: TWO-STROKE VIDEO SERIES

Two-strokes never stopped being competitive and the 2020 Husqvarna TC250 is proof. It’s 215 pound of well-disciplined muscle that has a modern chassis and essentially the same components that come on the company’s top-shelf four-stroke motocross bikes. In its pure motocross guise, the Husky has no electric start and no fuel-injection. It’s a bike for […]

TM250 EXTREME CARBON TWO-STROKE PROJECT: PREMIX VIDEO SERIES

In this edition of Dirt Bike magazines Premix video video series we go in depth with our Extreme Carbron 2019 TM250 2-Stroke build. We worked with Ralf at TM Racing USA to build this project bike  using a few brands that they have worked with in the US and around the world to make specific […]

2006 SLR HONDA CR250 PROJECT: PREMIX VIDEO SERIES

On this episode of PREMIX we give you an exclusive look at a 2006 Honda CR250R built by the SLR Honda off-road team for Ricky Dietrich to race at this year’s Wiseco Two-Stroke World Championship. Pro Circuit and Hinson Racing go together like peanut butter and jelly on older Honda two-stroke builds. The top-end was […]

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 […]