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2020 YAMAHA YZ250FX: FULL TEST

We’ve said it many times: Motocross bikes make poor trail bikes. That’s why we haven’t jumped on the bandwagon to heap praise on “closed-course, competition off-road bikes” such as the Honda CRF450RX, the Yamaha YZ450FX and the KTM 450XC-F. They are racers, nothing else. Now, however, we have to qualify that statement to apply only […]

YAMAHA YZ125X 2-STROKE VS. YZ250FX 4-STROKE: A VERSUS VIDEO

The Yamaha YZ125X is Yamaha’s new off-road 125 two-stroke and the YZ250FX is the company’s competition off-road  four-stroke. Both are new for 2020, and both would be placed in the same class in international off-road competition. Which one is better? We ride them both in the woods of South Carolina for the latest chapter in […]

YAMAHA ANNOUNCES 2020 OFF-ROAD LINE: NEW 2-STROKE SHOCKER

The Blue Crew is back with some off-road favorites for 2020 and an addition to the line that will make everyone smile really big! A two-stroke 125cc machine setup for off-road they call it the YZ125X. Below is the information directly from Yamaha on its 2020 off-road offerings: Yamaha announces its complete lineup of 2020 […]

YAMAHA WR250F, YZ250FX REVIEW

With two days of riding the new Yamaha WR250 and YZ250FX we’re more impressed than ever with Yamaha’s new direction in the off-road world.  The two bikes are, as we’ve reported earlier, almost the same product. But there’s a very big difference in philosophy. The fact that the YZ250FX even exists is very big news. […]

YAMAHA’S TWO NEW OFF-ROAD 250s

Yamaha wheeled out a new way of thinking about off-road bikes at the 2015 American International Motorsports Expo in October. The new WR250F was unveiled along with a surprising sibling—the YZ250FX. While the WR is a predictable-but-welcome update of a previously existing model, the FX represents a risky change in attitude for a Japanese company. […]