The winner of the 2017 Red Bull Straight Rhythm, Gared Steinke gets to run the number 1 plate in 2018.
Who can go fastest in a straight line on a Supercross track? That is what the Red Bull Straight Rhythm is all about. Except this year only two-strokes are allowed on the 1/4 track. The beautiful sound of 125cc and 250cc two-strokes are the only bikes allowed on the track. That is no entirely true as Darryn Durham is riding the super silent Alta this year. Here is what what saw before the riding got started in the pits at the Fairplex in Pomona.
KTM test rider, Ryan Morais lines up in the KTM pits with what looks like the identical bike of Ryan Dungey.
The only non two-stroke in the pits, Darryn Durham’s Alta Redshift.
The FMF silencer of Jordan Smith.
Tyler Bowers built a KX500 for the Red Bull Straight Rhythm this year, but an injury at Monster Cup sidelined him to race.
Ronnie Mac’s Screaming Eagle CR250 was sitting idle and looked like it hadn’t had any maintenance in a while.
Ryan Sipes doing some work on his TC250.
Josh Grant is all smiles being back on a smoker and having fun.
This Suzuki is trick.
The 2017 champs bike.
An older model CR125.
Jordan Smith’s KTM 250SX sitting pretty.
Can these older Hondas keep up with the modern smokers?
Mike Brown is at is again.
Christophe Pourcel is back on a track.
Pourcel is racing a Bud Racing TC250.
Ryan Dungey’s 2019 KTM 250SX.
Shane McElrath’s KTM 250SX.