2 Stroke Day is today, 9/27.
With Maxima's 927 a pre mix staple, we decided to dial up some classic smoker pics for September 27th! No Author Jeff Ward blasts a sandy berm on a classic KX250. Paul Buckley Few hung it out on a 125 like Guy "Air Time" Cooper. No Author The last 125 two-stroke ever to get prepped for Team USA--and thanks to September 11th, Brownie never got to race it. Cudby Ricky Carmichael on the #70 1997 KX125. This changed it all. No Author Denny Stephenson crushing the Daytona Supercross on an RM125. Moto Verte Rex Staten and Broc Glover, when men were men. No Author Jim "Hollywood" Holley on one of those oh-so-trick Mugen Hondas. No Author Brown can seemingly do it all, but the two-stroke was his best weapon. Imagine what this sucker sounded like out in the sand dunes! Cudby Matt Walker begged Mitch Payton for a shot on one of those mega-fast Pro Circuit KX125s. Wouldn't you? Cudby Jim Gibson in 1982, when the Honda juggernaut was just about to take over. You remember the days of Follow the Leader? No Author Ezra Lusk was raised a Team Green rider, and went full circle with them on this KX250. No Author Jeff Emig and his boys helped turn the YZ125 into a potent weapon. Paul Buckley Danny "Magoo" Chandler. No Author Just two strokes, baby! No Author A rare PR shot with Ricky Carmichael and James Stewart together in 2002. Cudby Carmichael shows off after another hard day of practice. You know that dude burned through some pre mix! Sanderson Damon Bradshaw was a beast on the YZ250. Here he is winning the Houston Supercross for the third time in four years. No Author This is Bob Hannah during his comeback year in 1981, running #100 and looking to run people over. No Author The Buckley Berm and David Bailey. One of the best motocross shots of all time. Paul Buckley Bradshaw couldn't get back to his early 90s form on his 1997 Honda, but those early aluminum framed bikes sure looked cool. No Author Grant Langston hanging on the cable of his 125SX. What the heck is that thing wearing #28 in front of him? Cudby Stephane Roncada on board the HoT bike--the Fifth Dragon! Sanderson Erik Kehoe showing no mercy to the factory 125 pilots of 1993. He even beat Jeremy McGrath for one last glorious moto win. No Author Hannah in '87. He was old by then, but still nearly won Southwick! Paul Buckley Listen closely enough, and two strokes are still around at the Nationals. Fredrickson James Stewart's 125 success marked the last days of two stroke glory. Bubba reached the absolute pinnacle of the 125 two-stroke. Simon Cudby