Eli Tomac has signed to wear Alpinestars gear in 2014. Tomac is following on the footsteps of his former Geico Honda teammate Justin Barcia, who also signed with Alpinestars gear when he left Alias-sponsored Geico Honda.
6D Helmets has added a new white/red Intruder graphic to their line. The white/red Intruder is available in sizes XS-XXL and retails for $745.00. For more info go to www.6dhelmets.com.
LeoVince exhaust system has been purchased by Tim Calhoun of Geared Up Powersports, but will continue to do business as LeoVince USA. For more info go to www.leovinceusa.com.
MAVTV wil begin airing seasons one, two and three of “The Motocross Files” starting this week. Over 21 episodes have been produced for the series to date and will air every Friday at 2:30 a.m. and 5:30 a.m. (Eastern Standard Time). Check at www.mavtv.com for the complete schedule.
The Australian Women’s Supercross Championship on October 18-20 will see Jessica Patterson (USA), Vicki Golden (USA) and Sayaka Kaneshiro (Japan) travel Down Under to race against Aussie star Meghan Rutledge in a three-round championship series.
In a one-of-a-kind partnership, Ogio and Red Bull have teamed up to produce the Red Bull Signature Series Bag Collection in brushed gray, blue and red highlights, the Red Bull Roller 9800 gear bag retails $280.
Stefan Everts tweeted the above tweet about Team USA at the MXDN awards ceremony. American flag etiquette has slipped in the last decade, but when the National Anthem is played (the U.S. National Anthem, not another country's), Americans should remove their hats and place their right hand over their heart. When a foreign National Anthem is played they do not need to hold their hand or hat over their heart, but they should remove their hats out of respect. And they should be chastised when they represent their country at a ceremony and disrespect another one.
The worldwide XGames series, held last year in Spain, Germany, Brazil, Spain, France and the USA, will be scaled back in 2014 to included only American events— in Aspen, Colorado and Austin, Texas.
All new for 2013, the Matrix M6 Folding Ramp is available in both 6-foot and 8-foot lengths and offered in three colors (black, white and silver). Weighing only 11 pounds the M6 ramp has a load rating of over 500 pounds. Ramps can be customized with your name and number. For more info go to www.MatrixRacingProducts.com
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