1983 Open Class Four-Stroke Shootout

Here is a real classic from when four-strokes were still the exception instead of the norm on motocross tracks around the globe. This shootout from Dirt Bike pits the 1983 Honda XR500R against the Yamaha TT600, Can-Am Sonic 500, and KTM 504. 1983 Open Class Four-Stroke Shootout

1980 Mini Motocross Shootout

Time for another classic test from my personal magazine collection. This one is a shootout from Motocross Action comparing the 1980 Suzuki RM80, Yamaha YZ80, Honda CR80R Elsinore and Kawasaki KX80.   1980 80cc Mini Motocross Shootout PDF

1992 Motocross Action 125 Motocross shootout

  Time for another selection from my personal collection of classic magazines. This one covers the 125 class of 1992 and appeared in the most influential publication of the time – Motocross Action. In it, the Honda CR125R, Kawasaki KX125, Suzuki RM125, Yamaha YZ125 and KTM 125MX fight it out for tiddler supremacy. #Braaappp 1992…

1998 Open Class Motocross Shootout

Here is another classic motocross shootout from my personal magazine collection. This one is from Dirt Bike and covers the Open class of 1998. In it, the revolutionary new Yamaha YZ400F four-stroke takes on the KTM 380SX, Kawasaki KX500 and Honda CR500R two-strokes for ultimate 500-class dominance. 1998 Dirt Bike Open Class Motocross Shootout