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TWO STROKE

RICK JOHNSON’S 1984 YZ250: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

For this week's Two-Stroke Tuesday , we take a look at Rick Johnson's iconic 1984 YZ250. This is the bike that he won the championship on that year, and it set the tone for things to come because it was a production-based bike. By 1984,…
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KTM/HUSKY/GASGAS 300 2-STROKE HOP-UP GUIDE

This category  has blossomed with the popularity of the 300cc two-stroke dirt bike. It started as a niche market that was pretty much owned by KTM. It has taken a good chunk of the off-road market and has been the benefactor of…
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2024 RIEJU 300MR: FULL TEST

The grace period is officially over. If you still don’t know what a Rieju is, you might want to start paying attention. The Spanish company has become a legitimate player in the off-road world in just three quick years. Alfredo Gomez,…
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PROJECT BRC 500cc YAMAHA: BEHIND THE BUILD

Charles Lytle is the man behind mXrevival, and with a lot of help from key companies in the motorcycle industry, he is able to produce some insane bike builds. The "Anihlatr" YZ500 project was made possible by working close with Riley and…
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MOTO ONE 1996 KX250 PROJECT: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

For this week's Two-Stroke Tuesday we are in Idaho to give you the first look at our 1996 KX250 2-Stroke that we teamed up with Pete Treadwell from WPS/Fly Racing and Moto One Of Boise to build. We gotta thank the entire staff at Western…
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2024 KTM 300SX TWO-STROKE: FULL TEST

Once in a while you get a brand-new bike that understands you. Within a few laps of your first ride, you feel like you’ve been on that bike for years; you know exactly what it will do and when. The KTM 300SX is not one of those bikes.…
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2024 TWO-STROKE BUYER’S GUIDE

The selection of two-stroke motorcycles available in the U.S. market has expanded for 2024. Bikes manufactured by Beta, GasGas, Kawasaki, KTM, Rieju, Sherco, GPX, Husqvarna, Suzuki, Yamaha and Cobra continue to evolve and become more…
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BRC/YAMAHA 500cc TWO-STROKE: FIRST RIDE

BRC is a Canadian company dedicated to bringing back the age of the 500cc two-stroke. They make their own motor and supply it in a kit for you to finish. In this case, we used a 2023 Yamaha YZ250 as the "donor bike." It has the complete YZ…
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HONDA CR300 TWO-STROKE PROJECT: BEHIND THE BUILD

Honda officially stopped making two-stroke motorcycles over a decade ago, and we don’t see any signs of that changing in the near future. The Honda two-stroke faithful have started taking matters into their own hands with CR500 250 and 125…
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2024 KTM 300SX TWO-STROKE: FIRST-RIDE VIDEO

The KTM 300SX is a monster. In a good way. It's fast, light and incredibly fun to ride. But it isn't a bike that everyone will get along with. Riders who have grown up in an era of four-strokes with wide, smooth powerbands might find it's…
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2024 HUSQVARNA TE150 FIRST RIDE VIDEO

The Husqvarna TE150 is an all-new bike for 2024. It got the same treatment that the TC125 motocross bike got last year, and that means it has a new frame and a motor with more new technology than anything we have previously seen in the…
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2-STROKE THEATER WITH JUSTIN BARCIA

Justin Barcia has always been a blast to watch ride a 2-Stroke, his riding style just fits the engine platform. With the release of his latest video "Still Here" we decided to take a look at some of our favorite Bam Bam two-stroke videos,…
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BETA 300RR RACE EDITION: FULL TEST

Sometimes the most radical move is no move at all. Right now, that’s especially true in the world of 300cc off-road bikes. A few short years ago, the Beta 300RR Race Edition was typical of the breed—a two-stroke with a carburetor, a case…
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