Braap Braap! Watch a rare 2-stroke motocross race in Australia

Get ready for old school two-stroke psych and Aussie banter in this monstrous motocross racing footy.

Here in the four-stroke era, you’re a dinosaur if you’re still throwing a two-stroke bike in the dirt.

At the same time, there is nothing better than a solid two-stroke race. Poor low-end torque means you’re better off keep the throttle pressed if you want to come out on top.

This high-flying Australian race offers all the action you expect from old-school motocross. Watch the dirt fly, hear the bikes screech and grind their teeth as riders crater into the toy motorcycle edit. I swear I can smell the oil burning through my computer screen.

Duration: 14.5 minutes

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Sam Anderson

Sam has traveled the continental United States to track adventures, explore natural wonders and find great stories. After going to college to become a writer, he was distracted (or saved) by rock climbing and spent most of the next decade on the road, supporting himself with commercial work. He’s had addresses in the Adirondacks, Las Vegas and, in a way, Kansas, but his heart is in the highlands of Texas.


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