The one-off GYTR-equipped Yamaha YZF-R1 ridden by “King” Kenny Roberts at this year’s U.S. Grand Prix at Laguna Seca was auctioned for $87,000. Roberts and late night television star Jay Leno were the special guest auctioneers for the R1 at Mecum’s Motorcycle Auction in Monterey, Calif. The final bid came from Milton Verret for $87,000. […]
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.