Buy that stinky old two-stroke you’ve been dreaming of
Top tips on how to bag a brilliant 250 without breaking the bank
Back in the day 250cc race reps were the sharpest-handling, most frenzied, maddest things you could buy and there was a steady stream of exotic strokers boasting cutting-edge tech. Nowadays these bikes are modern classics and probably a bit slower than you remember. But they still look good, sound amazing and the smell of burning two-stroke oil will take you back.
Banana swingarm loveliness from Aprilia’s heyday