When we tested a $53,000 CRF250 🤑. Not all project bikes are built the same. There is a great disparity between the haves and have-nots in the high-dollar game of creating the ultimate motorcycle. Money is usually the driving force, but a project build can go wayward without vision. MXA test riders are guilty of blowing through their savings accounts buying aftermarket parts, only to realize their mechanical compass was off. The mighty dollar may rule the world, but it does not control who wins on the racetrack. . .