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Reply to 2022 yz250 conversion 7/30/2021 1:41 PM

I am 99% sure that some aftermarket restyle kit will be available. However, I hope that it also includes a 22 replica seat, as it is not the same as the previous one. If not, you need the complete plastic kit, new tank, new seat and new airbox. Exhaust ... more »

Reply to 500 Two Stroke project To be continued 2021 7/27/2021 6:57 AM

If you don´t mind me asking, what size of filler wire are you using? And what's the wall thickness of the cone? Apart from that, this is so incredibly cool.

Reply to 2022 YZ250 Conversion 7/9/2021 4:19 AM

I also have a 250, and I am really interested in updating the bodywork. The most expensive parts would be the complete seat and the fuel tank, however I'm sure there will be aftermarket options. I can't justify selling my bike to get a new one just for ... more »

Reply to All new YZ125!! 7/8/2021 7:52 AM

I need that bodywork for my YZ. The only Japanese brand that still builds two strokes. Kudos to them.

Reply to "I think he's scared of me you know that's why he plays these kind of games but little does he know I like to play as well" 4/20/2021 7:35 AM

How many of the 'real racers' posting here have ever ridden on a supercross track?

Reply to Long time 2 stroke rider considering 21 yzf250 3/9/2021 10:26 AM

Nothing to add. Excatly what I felt when I had a 2012 KX450F. Curious to see if the new 450's or 250 F's are different, but I didn't know how much I hated that bike until I rode a YZ 250. Sold it, bought a YZ 250 and have never looked back.

Reply to Pro's and Con's of 2 strokes 2/23/2021 12:59 PM

Pro: They make you want to ride. That's all you need to know.

Reply to Zero-emission doesn't mean it has to be an electric motorcycle 12/1/2020 3:24 PM

I think biofuels are the answer. By using ethanol, for example, all the carbon emitted will be absorbed by the growing crops (say corn). So basically all your emisions are recycled in a natural way. I love IC engines, yes they are less efficient, yes ... more »

Reply to How many hours are on your bike? 10/5/2020 7:45 AM

Well, pretty sure this is the limit. Monk is about to reach it...

Credit goes to aeopowersports, lol ... more »
Reply to Let’s see your favorite older body style Yamaha’s 9/16/2020 6:53 AM

I wouldn't have updated the plastics. This bike is straight out beautiful.

Reply to Tomac and that Kawasaki 8/30/2020 11:44 AM

Of course! That's why I suggest the torq drive. The torq drive clutch has steel friction disks (and 12 of them). They are pretty much bullet proof. And yes, he is absolutely hammering that clutch out of corners for sure.

Reply to Tomac and that Kawasaki 8/30/2020 9:15 AM

If I were his mechanic, I would buy a Rekluse Torq Drive, get a cnc-machined spacer so I can use the Hinson clutch cover and make everyone happy. You simply cannot burn steel friction disks in 20 minutes.

Reply to is this low enough? 8/24/2020 2:25 PM

I don't even know how can you lean a 4 stroke like that, let alone a 450. Dude's a beast

Reply to YZ 250 stainless steel cone pipe 8/11/2020 6:41 AM

Thanks for the compliments guys! I couldn't thank him enough, this was really one of my dreams. I don't know if it performs just the way we want it to, but we will test it and cut, reshape, weld as necessary. It weighs (according to my not so precise

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Reply to YZ 250 stainless steel cone pipe 8/10/2020 1:53 PM

We will see. The owner of the factory is an aeronautical engineer and professor at my college, he has great knowledge about fluid dynamics. I haven't dynoed it and don't know when I will be able to test it (every track is closed due to the virus around ... more »

Reply to 450 back to 2 stroke 8/3/2020 4:19 PM

I can ride twice as long and just as fast on my YZ 250 compared to my previous KX450F. And on the kawi I had the suspension set up for me, Rekluse Core EXP 3.0, Yoshi exhaust, etc. I don't like 450s. I still don't understand how people say 4 strokes ... more »

Reply to FOTOSHOP FUN ! green, yellow KTMs 7/22/2020 6:50 AM

I might be crazy, but to me both look better than the KTM. Especially with that 90's graphics

Reply to 2021 RMZ450 7/13/2020 6:31 AM

YZ's haven't changed much since 2006 and I still can pass guys riding 2020 450's on mine.... some people blame their bikes but it is their lack of skill that make them SUCK.

Reply to Lets See Kawasaki 250/450 Builds 7/12/2020 4:35 AM

2012 KX 450 F

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Reply to 2021 yamaha model release on Facebook live 7/9/2020 9:36 AM

I just hope they keep selling the 125 and the 250