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MXA Wrecking Crew Category

PRO TAPER PRESENTS MXA’S MID-WEEK REP...

Dec 29, 2015Comments off2708 Views

One chapter ends and another begins

PRO TAPER PRESENTS MXA’S MID-WEEK REP...

Oct 30, 2015Comments off2535 Views

We'll be here all week & next week too

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MXA TEST RIDER CHRONICLE: JODY WEISEL

Aug 01, 2014Comments off4702 Views

Meet a man who has lived three lifetimes of bikes, races and motocross memories

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MXA TEST RIDER CHRONICLE: DARYL ECKLUND

Jul 24, 2014Comments off2476 Views

"There is no more awesome job than working at MXA"

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MXA TEST RIDER CHRONICLE: LANCE MOOREWOOD

Jul 17, 2014Comments off2659 Views

"I tested every bike made from 1977 to 1987. It was the best time of my life."

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MXA TEST RIDER CHRONICLE: DAVID GERIG

Jul 11, 2014Comments off2404 Views

"I raced bikes that I could never been able to afford on my own."

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MXA TEST RIDER CHRONICLE: CLARK JONES

Jul 03, 2014Comments off3056 Views

They had the best bikes, the newest gear, the best reputation for testing and I was happy to become a test rider. It was a great time

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MXA TEST RIDER CHRONICLE: BILL KEEFE

Jun 26, 2014Comments off2181 Views

I loved being at MXA, but I felt that I needed to race the same bike every weekend

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MXA TEST RIDER CHRONICLE: WILLY MUSGRAVE

Jun 20, 2014Comments off2903 Views

“It takes a long time to be a good test rider.”

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MXA TEST RIDER CHRONICLES: GARY JONES

Jun 12, 2014Comments off3016 Views

"When I was at my lowest Jody said that I could always sleep on his couch."

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MXA TEST RIDER CHRONICLE: PETE MALY

Jun 06, 2014Comments off3344 Views

"The Maicos were the best test bikes I rode. The worst bike I ever rode was a Carabela 125"

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MXA TEST RIDER CHRONICLE: DENNIS STAPLETON

May 29, 2014Comments off2387 Views

“MXA has opened a bunch of doors for me.”

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MXA TEST RIDER CHRONICLE: JOHN BASHER

May 22, 2014Comments off2256 Views

"It's the people, and not the bikes, that stand out. It's a fellowship"

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MXA TEST RIDER CHRONICLE: COLE SEELY

May 15, 2014Comments off2499 Views

"I miss my time at MXA. I rode every kind of bike imaginable."

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TEST RIDER CHRONICLE: JEREMY MCGRATH

May 08, 2014Comments off2860 Views

“Riding different bikes really helped me, because I learned to tell good from bad.”

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MXA TEST RIDER CHRONICLE: LARRY BROOKS

May 01, 2014Comments off2588 Views

You ride what they tell you to ride and do what they ask

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MXA TEST RIDER CHRONICLE: DOUG DUBACH

Apr 24, 2014Comments off2573 Views

"I jumped 14 feet instead of 15. I was lucky that day"

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GEORGE KOHLER

Apr 01, 2014Comments off1338 Views

Anaheim Hills, CA. A three-time Glen Helen REM Number One rider (1996, 1997 and 2003), for decades George designed drag racing clutches for McLeod Clutches when he wasn’t racing motocross. George has vast racing experience (including Europe).

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WILLY MUSGRAVE

Apr 01, 2014Comments off1358 Views

Norco, CA. An experienced mechanic and graduate of MMI, Willy has worked as the production manager of a major motorcycle company (and set up the pipe shops for several major aftermaret pipe manufacturers). He has also been

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LARRY BROOKS

Apr 01, 2014Comments off1737 Views

Temecula, CA. Larry was a child prodigy. He was not only the National Minicycle Champion, but also the AMA Rookie of Year, a top ten AMA National rider and team manager for Jeremy McGrath, Chad Reed and

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RAY PISARSKI

Apr 01, 2014Comments off639 Views

Costa Mesa, CA. Ray is the wrecking crew specialist. Ray takes care of the suspension settings, works on our project four-strokes and keeps everything with an engine running. In between, he races and has finished in the

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JODY WEISEL

Apr 01, 2014Comments off1568 Views

Norco, CA. As part of the Texas gang that included Kent Howerton, Steve Stackable, Danny Doss and Wyman Priddy, Jody was a sponsored Hodaka rider back in the day (and back then, that meant bike and parts

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LARS LARSSON

Apr 01, 2014Comments off1176 Views

San Diego, CA. This Swedish GP star is a legend. Lars was the first European Grand Prix racer to immigrate to the USA to race full-time (1968). Lars raced the original Inter-Am series, was the first Husqvarna

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BILLY MUSGRAVE

Apr 01, 2014Comments off665 Views

Norco, CA. MXA prefers to build test riders from the ground up and Billy Musgrave, who is still in high school, got his start on minicycles. He has been testing motorcycles since he was 10 years old.

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BENGT JOHANSSON

Apr 01, 2014Comments off548 Views

Mission Viejo, CA. Part of the MXA wrecking crew’s European connection, Swedish-born Bengt Johansson raced the 1996 Swedish/USA Match Races and has finished in the top five at the World Vet Championships six times. Bengt spends his

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ALAN OLSON

Apr 01, 2014Comments off783 Views

Westminster, CA. Perhaps the most famous of the Vet racers in the USA, Alan has won the Over-40 World Championship five times (’87, ’88, ’89, ’91), Over-50 World Championships three times (’94, ’95, ’97) and Over-60 World