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THE DAY JIM POMEROY WON THE SPANISH GRAND PRIX AND THEY GAVE THE TROPHY TO HANS MAISCH

Jim Pomeroy won the 1973 Spanish 250 Grand Prix, but the officials made a mistake and gave the trophy to German Hans Maisch. A couple days later they realized their mistake and changed the results. Hans Maisch kept the trophy and appears smiling at the end of the video. 30 years later Jim’s brother Ron Pomeroy went to the original trophy manufacturer and had an exact replica made for $3000. Over 78 riders and clubs donated to the cause including Dick Mann, Brad Lackey and Billy Grossi. Jim Pomeroy died …

THE NEW MXA IS HERE! WHAT YOU’RE MISSING IF YOU HAVEN’T SEEN THE SEPTEMBER 2012 ISSUE OF MOTOCROSS ACTION

The KTM 250SX two-stroke gets the cover of the September issue with Daryl Ecklund at the controls of the bike and John Basher at the controls of the camera. Someone had to ride Ryan Villopto’s KX450F. After all, he wasn’t using it. Is a wider bike stand really better? Can a flywheel weight help the 2012 YZ450F? Plus, many more product tests. You don’t need to know who Curt Flood was to makes sense of this story…but it helps. The 2013 Red Head TC250. For those who think that the two-stroke movement won…

BULTACO PURSANG REVIVAL: SPANISH DESIGNERS REBUILD A LEGENDARY MOTOCROSS BRAND FROM THE SEVENTIES

?There are two types of race freaks ? Bultaco Pursang freaks and non Bultaco Pursang freaks,? reads a 1975 copy of Motocross Action . ?If you want to win in motocross, get a Bultaco Pursang, hold it wide open and hang on!? it continues. But since 1975 the Bultaco Pursang brand has all but vanished. Now a 35-year-old Spanish automotive designer, Jim Palau-Ribes and partner Roger Gubert, plan on reviving the brand. In 2008 Palau-Ribes released the first set of CAD drawings about a prototype he planned to …

MOTOCROSS MEN & MEMORIES: (02/15/11)

One thing that riders from the Pacific Northwest know how to do is ride mud. Jim Pomeroy (57) demonstrates as he splashes every other rider with the wake of his Bultaco. Jim isn’t even wearing goggles in the first turn.