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by JohnNicholas on 07/29/2009

Here’s a bunch of interesting two stroke stuff found over the past few months.It seems that the two stroke is enjoying a resurgence and is gaining momentum in all areas. Even some  four-stroke lovers are singing the praise of the two stroke.

Read and enjoy!

QUOTES

DONNIE EMLER ON TWO STROKES
From MXA comes a quote from Donnie Emler from the Secret of their Success series.

WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT IN THE FUTURE?
“I expect a two-stroke comeback at some level because of cost, sound, and maintenance.

JAMES STEWART ON TWO STROKES
This one is James Stewart from his Myspace JS7 Ride Day Video

“Yeah umm I mean… once the fans see this video and seeing the two stroke… I think the two-strokes the thing that’s coming with me across the country.”

SERVICE HONDA ON TWO STROKES

Terror, the reaction is unmistakable. Service Honda 250AF, say the name and watch the reaction of factory supported 250cc motocross race teams. When the AMA was considering making the 250AF legal for Pro Racing these race teams told the AMA ‘ if a Privateer team shows up on the 250AF we will not race’. No surprise that the factory supported race teams reacted this way, the 250AF is lighter, more nimble and more powerful than the competition.

NEWS

ENDUROCROSS WON ON KTM TWO STROKE
At the GEICO Powersports AMA EnduroCross, held at the Las Vegas’ Orleans areana  history, KTM’s Taddy Blazusiak beat defending EnduroCross champ Ricky Dietrich (Monster/Kawasaki) using a two stroke KTM.

KTM’s Taddy Blazusiak on the rocks at the Vegas Endurocross. Photo by Scavo.

See the entire Endurocross race here – http://shotmakerproductions.com

JGRMX TWO STROKE RIDE DAY
Josh Grant and Cody Cooper ride the JGRMX supercross track July 7, 2009. Grant rides a YZ250 two stroke to prepare for X-Games best whip. Heavy D is on hand as well.

Watch the video here – www.vitalmx.com/videos

ATV RACERS LOVE TWO STROKES
Many atv racers have written to say how much they miss two strokes and that they want to see them return. Check out this great site from Jason over at www.all250r.com/

ATV Racer Tim Farr sliding his TRX250R. Photo by Harlen Foley

HUSQVARNA RELEASES 2010 CR125

The 2010 Husqvarna CR125 two stroke. Photo by Vital MX

FUN STUFF

The folks over at Evinrude have a great sense of humor, here is a commercial about the difference between the four-stroke and the two-stroke.

Anyone think that it might cost a few bucks to fix this four-stroke?

Ouch! That's got to hurt.

Formerrider from KTM Talk came up with these witty little tid-bits…

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Tuning
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“The neutered, artificially constricted, intentionally undersized 2 strokes the politically correct AMA presently allows to be entered in AMA sanctioned races can’t compete in SX and MX.”

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