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YAMAHA YZ250: TWO-STROKE VIDEO SERIES

The Yamaha YZ250 two-stroke is the bike that refuses to go quietly into the night. After all these years, it continues to do some things better than anything else in its class. Its suspension and handling are still top notch, making it a steady seller in Yamaha’s line. It also holds its value–the YZ250 changes […]

YAMAHA YZ300 2-STROKE PROJECT: BEHIND THE BUILD

The Yamaha YZ250 is a proven commodity in the two-stroke world and hasn’t seen very many changes to its powerplant since the early to mid 2000s. This is not because the Yamaha engineers are lazy; it’s just because the YZ250 is that good. However, as you know, the Dirt Bike magazine staff just can’t leave […]

2020 YAMAHA YZ250: A 2-STROKE VIDEO

The Yamaha YZ250 two-stroke remains a fixture in the dirt bike world. Despite the fact that it was designed more than 15 years ago, it continues to win races. In 2020, it has the new role of introducing a new generation of riders to the ways of the two-stroke. Yamaha understands how important that is […]

YZ250 2-STROKE PROJECT: RAW VIDEO

The Motowhips Prodigy 2.0 was built by Justin Myerson at Motowhips for Dirt Bike Magazine. It started off as a new Yamaha YZ250 two-stroke, and the attention to detail is mind blowing. Carbon fiber components were used extensively, including the fuel tank. Some of those parts are available at the Motowhips website. Click on the […]

MIKE BROWN’S YAMAHA YZ250 TWO-STROKE: PREMIX VIDEO SERIES

Mike Brown has raced at the highest level of motocross, Supercross and off-road for factory-level teams during a career that has spanned over three decades. The 47-year-old racer is no longer competing to put food on the table, but is now doing selected events for Yamaha, FXR and Rockstar Energy just for fun. We talked […]

PROJECT YZ250 2-STROKE: PREMIX VIDEO

The Yamaha YZ250 two-stroke is an icon among motocross bikes, but it’s not exactly a high-profile ride. It’s been around for so long that it’s almost invisible at the track, lost among all the newer, more high-tech machines. Justin at Motowhips knew exactly what to do about that. He took a run-of-the-mill YZ250 and turned […]

2020 YAMAHA MOTOCROSS MODELS ANNOUNCED: SURPRISE COLOR OPTION

Yamaha’s YZ450F and YZ250F are built on a platform unlike anything else in the world and that platform returns for 2020 with a big updates and a color option that might surprise you. The YZ two-stroke line also returns for 2020 with minor update but thats not necessarily a bad thing. We love that Yamaha […]

MIKE BROWN’S 2019 YAMAHA YZ250 PROJECT: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

On this week’s Two-Stroke Tuesday we give you an exclusive first look at our 2019 Yamaha YZ250 project build for Mike Brown. We have products from Dubya USA and Seal Savers featured in the 2-Stroke Hardware section and 2-Stroke theater is packed full of premix burning machines for your viewing pleasure. If you are a […]

TY DAVIS 2003 YAMAHA YZ250 WORCS RACE BIKE: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

On this week’s Two-Stroke Tuesday we take a look back at a Yamaha YZ250 raced by legendary off-road rider Ty Davis in the 2003 World Off-Road Championship Series or WORCS as most people know it today.  There are products from Torc 1 Racing and 6D Helmets featured in our 2-Stroke Hardware section and 2-Stroke Theater […]

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 […]

MOTO WHIPS YAMAHA YZ250 PRODIGY 2.0 BUILD: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

On this week’s Two-Stroke Tuesday we unveil the Moto Whips Yamaha YZ250 Prodigy 2.0 project.  Products from Hoosier Tire and Braketech are featured in the 2-Stroke Hardware section along with a chance to download the 2019 EKS Brand goggle catalog . We packed 2-Stroke Theater with YZ250 videos and don’t miss the exclusive link to […]

FIVE MUST SEE 250CC TWO-STROKE PROJECTS: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

On this week’s Two-Stroke Tuesday brought to you by Boyesen we highlight five 250cc projects that any 2-Stroke lover can appreciate.   This machine started out as a completely stock 2006 KX250 bought for around $1,500 off Craigslist and was transformed into what you see now by Backyard Designs USA CEO and test rider Jared […]