WE RIDE KYLE CHISHOLM’S 51FIFTY YAMAHA YZ250F

WITH EVERY 51FIFTY ENERGY DRINK SOLD, A PERCENTAGE GOES INTO HIS NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION. SO FAR, HE’S RAISED OVER $800,000.

Every year for the last four years we have tested a 51Fifty Racing Yamaha YZ250F. The first year it was Austin Politelli’s 2015 bike. It was a mediocre bike that exhibited nothing worth writing home about. The engine was not much faster than the stocker, and the suspension had a few hiccups in the stroke (due to ineffective rider feedback). The second year we tested Australian Hayden Mellross’ race bike (Hayden is still with the team for 2018). This YZ250F was vastly superior to Austin’s bike from the year prior. The 51Fifty team took what they learned during the 2015 season and improved upon it. Most important, they teamed up with Twisted Development to install a second injector within the borrowed YZ450F airboot. The SDI suspension was super stiff, as most Supercross setups are, but we loved how perfectly balanced the bike was from front to rear. Last year we tested Tyler Bowers’ 2017 51Fifty YZ250F. The powerplant had better throttle response…

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