The charge of the big brigade: Tyler Bowers (43) has the lead by a wheel over Robbie Wageman (141), Carlen Gardner (805) and Jerry Robin (194), but only Robin takes the time to look over to see if Debbi Tamietti is using the correct F-stop. Photo: Debbi Tamietti

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40 riders sweep through Glen Helen’s Talledega first turn. Photo: Debbi Tamietti

This is what they mean when they say, “He really hung it out.” Justin Muscutt (116) looks for traction on the other side of this banked turn in the Open Pro race. Photo: Debbi Tamietti

Dan Alamangos shot this photo from the top of Mt. Saint Helen. At the top of the photo is one of Pro Circuit’s two Supercross tracks at Glen Helen. In the middle of the photo is the Talledega first turn. At the bottom of the photo is the flat section in the middle of the two-part of the Shoei Hill climb. Photo: Dan Alamangos

The 125 podium was Chris Plouffe (left), Justin Hoeft (center) and Colton Aeck (right). Photo: Debbi Tamietti

Alex Ray (62) raced a Suzuki RM125 to a 7-4 score.  Photo: Debbi Tamietti

Kurt Nicoll was winning the Over50 Expert class, but on the very last lap of the second moto his all-white CR500 crapped out. Photo: Debbi Tamietti

Josh Mosiman (71) leads the Open Pro class up to the cross-over after the bridge. The cross-over is located about 75 feet below the top of Mt. Saint Helen. Photo: Dan Alamangos

This ATK 406 was hit of the pits at the World Two-Stroke Championship. The zebra-striped seat was a nifty add-on to the Rotax-powered, American-made, single-shock, no-link, two-stroke. Photo: Dan Alamangos

Tyler Nicholson (710) went 8-5 for fifth overall in the 125 Pro class. Photo: Dan Alamangos

Zach Bell (1) was the fastest rider on the track, but unfortunately when you try to race bikes that were in their prime 12 years ago, the unforeseen can happen. Photo: Dan Alamangos

LightSpeed Carbon Fiber owner Willie Amaradio broke out the YZ250 that his nephew, Austin Howell, used to win the 2011 World Two-Stroke Championship. Photo: Jon Ortner

Jon Ortner raced the Twisted Development YZ250 that Jamie Ellis built for an MXA YZ250 versus YZ250F shootout. Photo: Trevor Nelson

Dennis Stapleton (184) attempted to wear gear that blended into the dirt at Glen Helen. Photo: Jon Ortner

There were some clean machines at the World Two-Stroke race, not the least of which was Noah Corson’s Honda CR250. Photo: Jon Ortner

The lower sections of the 3-minute lap time Glen Helen track were covered with sand. Robbie Wagemen (141) has time to blow up this bowl turn and get away from the flying spray. Photo: Jon Ortner

The black World Two-Stroke Championship T-shirts sold-out early in the day. Photo: Jon Ortner

Yamaha mounted Mike Brown went 5-5 for fourth overall. Photo: Dan Alamangos

How many can you name? Carlen Gardner (805), Matas Inda (13), Jerry Robin (194), Zach Bell (1), Deegan Vonlossberg (427), Carson Carr (153), Blayne Thompson (777), Dominic Desimone (595) and Justin Muscutt (116). Photo: Jon Ortner

Tyler Bowers (43) eyeballing the long run to Talledega. Photo: Dan Alamangos

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