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KTM 500 2-STROKE PROJECT: BEHIND THE BUILD

KTM is one of the manufacturers still pushing two-stroke motorcycle technology advancement in the industry today, but unfortunately the largest displacement is 300cc. Johnny Weisman and his crew at the Ride Shop AZ decided to combine…
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TIM GAJSER INTERVIEW

Last season Team HRC’s Tim Gajser started off the 2020 season by going eight-one at the MXGP of Great Britain on 29th February / 1st March. This year, due to the late finish of 2020 campaign, the first race in Oman will drop the gate over a…
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JOSH GRANT’S HONDA CR250 TWO-STROKE PROJECT

If they are lucky, there comes a time in every factory racer’s life when the focus shifts from being all about them to being all about the next generation of riders. For Josh Grant, his full-time racing career is over, so for the Grant…
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HONDA CRF450X RESTORATION: BEHIND THE BUILD

During a bench racing session the phrase was muttered, “We should race the 3 Brothers 24-Hour endurance race at Glen Helen this year.” With that one sentence, Josh Trimble, Randy Garrett, Josh Dalton, Joey Martin and Dan Dreier’s lives…
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PROJECT DIRT N’ IRON YZ250

Every project bike we do has a story behind it; some of them are more interesting than others. This 2007 Yamaha YZ250 off-road project originally started in post-communist Czechoslovakia back in the late ’80s and early ’90s with a…
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WISECO KAWASAKI KX327 PROJECT: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

On this week's Two-Stroke Tuesday we give you the first look at our completed 2003 KX327 with Kevin Bailey and the crew over at Race Winning Brands. Kevin had lots of help from industry leading companies on the build but was the main person…
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HONDA CR125 TWO-STROKE PROJECT

A father and son wrenching on motorcycles in the garage is something special. Johnny Jump now works at ODI Grips and has been in the motorcycle industry in one way or another for most of his adult life, so building a dirt bike was nothing…
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AMERICA’S TOP OFF-ROAD RACERS: JANUARY, 2021

No one saw this coming. The year 2020 will live in infamy for so many reasons. Oddly enough, through pandemic, politics and pestilence, off-road racing in America not only survived but had some great moments. Most of the racing venues in…
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PROJECT: DUCATI HOOLIGAN DESERT RACER

What, you might wonder, is a “Hooligan”? It’s okay to ask. A couple of years ago, the term was only used in 40-year-old movies and Joe Biden speeches. As of last March, however, we can now say with confidence that the word “Hooligan” refers…
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2020 KAWASAKI KX250 PROJECT: THUMPER THURSDAY

Thumpers need love too, even if they aren't the latest models. The 2020 Kawasaki KX250 got old before its time as soon as the new electric start 2021 model arrived. It was and still is a very fast 250F, even if you have to kick it to life.…
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YAMAHA MINI ENDURO: MR. KNOW-IT-ALL

NEGLECTED Dear Mr. Know-It-All, I’m truly annoyed! I just opened my regularly scheduled Dirt Bike Sunday e-mail to find you gave a spot-on answer to one John Barnhart about his issues with the 2020 KTM 250XC TPI. My bone (rage by now)…
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