Classic Steel #33: 1978 Honda CR250R

I just finished repairing and polishing up another one of the older Classic Steels that got buggered up in the migration to WordPress. I think these have gotten better as I have done more of them, but this one is still has a special place in my heart as the first real motocross bike I…

Classic Bike Review: 1981 Suzuki RM125-X

This is a look back at Suzuki’s groundbreaking 1981 RM125X. This was the first RM 125 to feature a monoshock and the first one to employ liquid cooling. One of the most significant machines of the eighties, the ’81 RM125 set the standard for 125 performance at the time and stands even today as one of…

Top Ten Best Looking Yamaha YZ and YZF Motocross Models

These are my picks for the ten best-looking Yamaha motocross models of all time. In compiling this list I considered all of Yamaha’s motocross machines from 1970 through 2019 and included both the two-strokes and four-strokes I have tried to take into account both how the machine’s appearance rated against its contemporaries and how I…

Classic Steel #82: The 1982 Factory Yamaha Tri-Moto 250

A few years back I wrote a story for PulpMX.com that I was very proud of, the true story of Broc Glover and Yamaha’s incredible push to overtake Honda’s stranglehold on ATV racing in the early eighties. When we migrated the site to WordPress, this story was lost, but now I have repaired this piece…