February 1, 2014
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All the Lucas Oil Troy Lee Designs bikes are lined up and ready for racing.

Eli Tomac is back! This weekend he will finally be back on the race course for the first time since round one. 

Here is another shot of Eli’s bike as the Geico Honda guys dial it in before the race.

Kevin Windham is still and always be a crowd favorite. Although not racing, he is a big part of opening ceremonies.

Just some of the spare wheels at the Geico Honda truck.

Dunlop will be releasing the new Geomax MX52 tires soon. It will replace the MX51.

Here is a sneak peak into one of the race trucks as they unload some of their gear 

Mechanics on Fridays typically do sound check, tire changing, and anything needed before race day 

Justin Barcia’s mechanic 

Mike Tomlin going back and forth as he readies the #51 steed.

Justin Barcia’s Factory Muscle Milk Honda CRF450. This is the weekend that Justin has to step it up if he wants a chance at the title.

Another look at the Troy Lee Designs bikes of Seely, Stewart, Neon and McElrath.

The AMA needs a comfy place to work out of while they do sound, tech inspection, and sign ups. The first step is setting up the awning.

Very cool pit fence for KTM 

We can’t get enough of these little guys. Great to see KTM helping out the youth of our sport 

Some wheels headed back to the James Stewart camp 

One good thing about coming to Anaheim. You will never get lost 

Richard Matchett (Josh Hill’s mechanic)was all smiles at the RCH truck.

Ricky Carmichael’s RCH Suzuki RM-Z450 is on display at their truck. Kevin Windham will be replacing Ricky in the announcing booth this weekend for TV.

Josh Hill suffered from a broken collar bone last weekend and won’t be back for a couple weeks.

Broc Tickle’s RCH Suzuki RM-Z450. Tickle hurt his wrist in Oakland and is day-to-day.

Eric Gass talking over bike set up today with some of his team.

James Stewart’s Yoshimura Suzuki RM-Z450 

Pre-race prep is all about organization. 

Cooper Webb’s Yamaha YZ250F getting some new FMF pipes slipped on before sound check.

Cooper Webb’s bike getting a new mudflap and some minor adjustments before race day.

Nick Wey’s Moto Mafia Kawasaki KX450F 

JGR always rolling in style…compact style.

Ben Schiermeyer(Josh Grant’s Mechanic) talking with some of his team while he sets up the JGR pit. 

They change hundreds of tires a day and there are still smiles on all their faces 

Just a handful of tires that go out to all the riders. 

Chad Reed’s Discount Tire Two Two Motorsports Kawasaki KX450F.

The mechanics prepare for every possible scenario on race day.

Another look at Chad Reed’s Green Machine.

Jake Weimer’s Monster Energy Kawasaki KX450F.

Lots of Factory parts on the Kawasakis.

The Monster Energy Pro Circuit Kawasaki race truck.

Here are Pro Circuit’s chain guide and green hubs equipped with Renthal sprockets.

A very close glance at Dean Wilson’s Kawasaki KX250F.

All the Troy Lee Honda’s are running Xtrig clamps and Showa SFF air forks.

Grip is key, especially in Southern California where the dirt has been try and slick.

The Pro Circuit Kawasakis always look good. No matter what the angle.

Dean Wilson’s Monster Energy Pro Circuit Kawasaki KX250F.

Kyle Busch’s NASCAR car in the pits.


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