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RANDOM RADNESS // 24

RANDOM MOTOCROSS RADNESS THROUGH TIME

Motocross Action has the most documented collection of photos in the sport as their photogs have been capturing everything motocross since MXA’s inception in 1973. These photos have been kept locked up inside MXA’s palatial towers (except for the ones that were pilfered). It was time to break into the historic archive of photos that have been captured over our 48-year history. Out of the millions of photos MXA has in its archive only a fraction of those have been seen by the public. Only a few hundred photos were needed per issue of MXA, but our guys snapped thousands of photos each month that were just stored never to be seen. We finally thought we should share these unseen photos of the past and present. We also thought that other fans of the sport needed a platform for them to share their Rad photos as well. With that, MXA’s Random Radness was born.

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Chuck “Feets” Minert with his BSA in the mud at Carlsbad Raceway. 

James Stewart race steed. 

Not a good way to start the night. 

Brandon Jesseman racing the Washougal National in 2000.

Ready, set, go!

The night when Blake Baggett looped out his bike off the start inside Petco Park. 

Donnie Hanson’s old factory Honda CR250. 

Jordan Smith during his rookie year in 2014. Whoever Ray is, he is duly warned. 

Ryan Dungey jumping down Mt. Saint Helens. 

Josh Grant leading the pack off the start. 

Trying riding this beast of a bike on the Glen Helen National track. 

Aussie Dan Reardon racing a A2 in 2017. 

These must be Jett’s.

Brandon Jesseman’s number 1 jersey hanging up at the WPS headquarters in Boise. 

Donnie Schmidt’s 250 World Championship Chesterfield YZ250.

Bullseye!

Too close for comfort. 

Brandon Hartranft at the 2019 Red Bull Straight Rhythm wearing and Evel Knievel helmet and numbers on his KTM 300SX.

Danny Laporte (left) and Donnie Hansonat the 1981 MXDN.

When Malcolm Stewart won his 250 title. 

It’s just a little flooded.

The champs KTM 450SXF in Vegas. 

How high up in the stand can the champagne go?

The Championship winning bikes inside the Pro Circuit showroom. 

Kent Howerton versus a haybale. Who wins?

Pure excitement. 

Pure chaos.

Joey Savatgy. 

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