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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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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…
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ODI HONDA CR125 PROJECT: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

This week on Two-Stroke Tuesday we give you the exclusive first look at our 2002 Honda CR125 project with Johnny Jump and the ODI crew in our Dirt Bike Magazine studio. This was a build that Johnny and his son Kellon did together in their…
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2006 KAWASAKI KX250 PROJECT: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

On this week's Two-Stroke Tuesday we give you an exclusive first look at our 2006 Kawasaki KX250 build with Jared Thomas.  Our goal was to keep the old-school flair but give it some modern day updates. Our 2-Stroke History section is all…
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