Dirt Rider's annual Bike Of The Year award typically goes to a bike that features high levels of performance, gobs of excitement, and plenty of innovation. The 2014 Yamaha YZ250F fit that bill exactly this year, earning the boys in blue not only a shootout victory but also the coveted BOTY win. In this video, Associate Editor Kris Keefer takes you behind the team's decision and explains why the Yamaha won and exactly how it performs out in the dirt. Click below to see more, and don't be shy about letting us know your thoughts on the YZ250F via Dirt Rider's Facebook page. Enjoy!