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Yep, that is Sean Collier’s Kawasaki KX500 on the cover. This is the newest version of his “Beast” machine. Expect to see a lot of it at the World Two-Stroke Championship, World Vet Championship, Day in the Dirt and at the Glen Helen National Two-Stroke Challenge. Until then, see a lot of it in the April issue of MXA now!
The 2017 Yamaha YZ250 is still a great machine, as it was in 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007 and 2006, but there is a limit to our patience with Yamaha’s glacial R&D program. Two-strokes are hot at KTM and Husky, but “used too strokes” are hot at Yamaha. We explain why and what Yamaha has to do to sell new smokers.
No old bike has ever found such fame and interest so many years after it went off sale. And, no bike as mediocre as brand-new Kawasaki KX500s were when they were new, has ever become such a prized possessions as it got older. If you …
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