What’s the Difference?
The 4-stroke engine is still the standard. However, modern 2-stroke dirt bikes offer exceptional horsepower.
Take the Yamaha YZ250F and YZ250F as examples. The Yamaha YZ250F produces 39HP while the YZ250F delivers 49HP. It is easy to see which one is better.
2-Stroke Vs. 4 Stroke Dirt Bike
The difference between the 2-Stroke Dirt Bike and the 4-Stroke Dirt Bike is in their weight and power. The 2-stroke dirt bikes are typically lighter than the 4-stroke models. A 2-stroke engine is lighter than a dirt bike equipped with a 4-stroke engine. The 2-stroke bikes are much more powerful than 4-stroke engines, have lower mass, torque, and inertia, and are revved much faster.
The temperature of the Engine
Both the two-stroke and four-stroke dirt bike engines are liquid-cooled. To remove heat from the engine’s cylinder walls, they use a system that includes hoses, radiators, cavities, and hoses.
The 2-stroke offroad motorcycles can idle at a lower RPM. They are therefore more efficient at low speeds and run cooler. On the other hand, four-strokes struggle to stay cool while riding at very slow speeds on technical tracks.
However, when riding on medium- to high-speed tracks both four-stroke and two-stroke bikes are pretty equal in terms of engine temperature.
Two-stroke engines are generally cooler if you plan to ride on the hard track or enduro terrain.
Verdict The Two-stroke dirt bikes are the winners of this category. They run more efficiently on technical terrain, and they are moderately cooler on high-speed terrains.
The Yamaha Yz125 is a 2-stroke dirt bike that’s more powerful, capable, and advanced than other models.
The quality of the parts makes this bike extremely reliable. This bike will be a true legend for many years. This model’s build quality is amazing at first glance. The suspension on the Yz125 is impressive, providing more precise damping and increased comfort as well as performance.
This aluminum frame has been race-proven and is engineered to provide just the right amount of strength and flexibility. This ensures you the perfect balance between stability and cornering performance.
- 2-stroke, 125cc engine
- Inducted liquid-cooled and reed valve
- 6-speed constant-mesh transmission
- Final drive chain
- Hydraulic disc front and rear brakes
- KYB front and rear suspensions are fully adjustable
- Bridgestone Battlecross front and rear tires
Yamaha’s 2-stroke motorcycle is known for its rider-friendly characteristics, class-leading handling and plush suspension.
The Yamaha Yz250’s latest model features new bodywork. It has enhanced ergonomics to provide greater agility and more control.
The industry-leading KYB suspension system, with modified low-speed damping, will give you better handling. The new front brake caliper elevates braking performance to new heights.
The Winner: 2 Stroke Vs. 4 Stroke Dirt Bicycle
We have compared the 4 stroke dirt bike to determine the winner.
If you look at dirt bike riding in general, 2-stroke models are less common in race classes, particularly among the supercross and motocross world-class series. A combination of factors and characteristics makes professional dirt bike riders more competitive on a 4-stroke dirt bike.