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Kawasaki KX250

The Kawasaki KX250 MX Dirt Bike motorcycle is a serious motocross racing machine for outdoor competition and is one of the most recognized bikes in off road riding and at the MX race track! The KX250 from Kawasaki has a two-stroke engine and is different than the Kawasaki KX250F four-stroke MX race bike. The KX250 2-stroke has the power and feel of a KX450F 4-stroke motocross dirt bike. The KX250F was designed to race against KX125 two-strokes. 125cc bikes have been pretty much phased out of AMA Pro Motocross racing as well as the 250cc two-stroke. Here you will find a lot of important specs on the Kawasaki KX250.

The KX250 Engine is a liquid cooled single cylinder design with a Kawasaki Integrated Power Valve System for strong bottom end and mid range power with a lot of low end and top end torque.

The Kawasaki KX250 is a well respected 250cc two stroke motocross racing motorcycle and weighs in at a super light 225 pounds making this dirtbike a blast to ride and race.

The KX250 fuel tank holds 2.2 gallons of gas and requires a 32:1 mixture of gas and pre-mix oil.

The Kawasaki KX250 was introduced in 1974 to the motocross racing world as a 250cc dirt bike to show Honda, Yamaha and Suzuki their strong involvement in Off Road sanctioned competition.

Kawasaki KX250 MX bikes are equipped with super strong and powerful front disc brake and caliper along with a rear disc brake to produce an incredible amount of motocross stopping power.

Professional Kawasaki Factory Racer Jeff Emig made the KX250 MX racing bike famous by winning many races as well as championships aboard this fast dirt bike by successfully racing in both Pro AMA National Outdoor Motocross and the AMA Indoor Supercross Racing Series.

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Kawasaki KX250

The Kawasaki KX250 MX motorcycle is just as much fun in the woods as racing on a national caliber Motocross or Supercross race track with great handling and a very powerful 2-stroke 250cc motor and cutting edge dirt bike KYB suspension that can soak up big jumps and rough terrain.

The Kawasaki KX250 chassis suspension has high tech Kayaba KYB inverted upside front forks with adjustable damping and preload. The KYB rear shock is also fully adjustable for MX racing.

The famous and popular Kawasaki KX250 is made in Japan and has a long history of Motocross, Supercross, Arenacross and GNCC Enduro Off Road racing in the USA and around the world.

The powerful Kawasaki KX250 motorcycle engine has 42 horsepower, this KX is modified to 50 hp.

The Kawasaki KX250 transmission is a high performance 5 speed gearbox with a wet clutch and the final output drive consists of heavy duty steel sprockets and a large MX 520 chain.

The Kawasaki KX250 has strong aluminum racing handlebars and controls for smooth operation in the most intense dirt riding or racing situations. The KX250 is a true legend in motorcycling today and will be for a long time with a race package that is hard to beat!

This Kawasaki KX250 has been upgraded with a set of Takasago Excel rims to provide a very strong wheel package for the most demanding motocross riding a motorcyclist can dish out!

All Kawasaki KX250 MX Dirt Bikes has large amounts of front and rear suspension travel to handle many types of motorcycling off road sports from Freestyle Jumping to Hare Scramble Enduros.

Kawasaki KX250’s have a 2-stroke style large expansion chamber exhaust and can be upgraded to a higher performance pipe like an FMF Gold Series Fatty Pipe with an FMF Power Core 2 Shorty Silencer for more low end power or the FMF Power Core 2 Silencer for more top end power.

Kawasaki KX250 MX motorcycles have UNI-TRAK Rear Suspension with an aluminum swingarm.

The ever popular Kawasaki KX250 is in a class of it’s own with high power and a light feel with sharp cornering capabilities to dive deep into any dirt berm or off road rut with no problem at all.

The performance tested and race proven KX250 from Kawasaki has a super strong chassis made of high tensile chromoly steel in a perimeter frame design with a removable rear subframe.

These FMF Racing Exhaust Systems with either Pipe and Silencer combination are your best bet without a doubt for great performance from your Kawasaki KX250 motocross bike. FMF has a long history of 2-stroke MX engine performance modifications. With the wave of 4-stroke dirt bikes on the market today, FMF still makes 2-stroke pipes available for older KX250’s that really perform!

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The MSR Podium 2 MX Race Stand below on the top right under the Kawasaki KX450F is a great motocross stand to safely use while cleaning and servicing your MX bike keeping both wheels up.

The Kawasaki KX250 video below shows GoPro helmet camera action with some off road MX action.

Check out the video above of the evolution of the Kawasaki KX250 2-stroke MX bike from 1974-2008.