A special one-off Yamaha R1 that “King” Kenny Roberts will ride at Laguna Seca at this year’s U.S. Grand Prix will be auctioned off to benefit an arts school in New York. The GYTR-equipped R1 with Yamaha’s 50th anniversary red and white paint scheme will be sold at Mecum’s Motorcycle Auction, Aug. 18, in Monterey […]
This Is How You Ride A 125cc Two-Stroke + Video
It’s too bad two-stroke motorcycles are quickly declining. The lightweight and hard-hitting machines are a blast to ride. They’re all but gone from the street scene (thanks emission laws), but thankfully you can still find some on the dirt side. Embodying the phrase “ride it like you stole it,” watch Kemea Racing rider Cyril Genot properly flog his Yamaha YZ125 as he shows us the fast way around Lierop, in the Netherlands.
If you’re a fan of two-strokes, especially in the dirt, I don’t need to say much more. Turn your speakers up and enjoy this master class of two-stroke mud-slinging.