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MOTOCROSS ACTION’S WEEKEND NEWS ROUND-UP: CHAD REED TIMELINE PHOTO, TOWNLEY QUITS, MXA WRECKING CREW NEWS, PLUS MUCH MORE

                                     FROM THE REED FAMILY PHOTO ALBUM: TATE REED TODAY AND CHAD REED 25 YEARS AGO                                      BEN TOWNLEY QUITS VIA TWITTER… Ben Townley told the NZ Press newspaper: “I’ve only smacked my head once previous to this latest spill, but it made me re-evaluate things. I believe concussion is taken too lightly in this […]

APPROVED MOTORCYCLES FOR 2011 SUPERCROSS / MOTOCROSS SEASON: IS YOUR BIKE ON THE LIST?

Legal or illegal? The Kawasaki KX450F is legal in AMA pro racing. The following equipment list shows all motorcycles which are approved for 2011 AMA Motocross and Supercross. Don?t try to make sense of it, but understand that motorcycles that are more than five years old are not eligible for AMA Pro racing (which means that any bike older than 2006 cannot be raced). These rules don’t apply to local or amateur racing. Legal or illegal? The KTM 150SX is illegal, but for some reason the 2006 KTM 125SX is l…

MXA TWO-STROKE NEWS: GAS GAS TWO-STROKE LINE FOR 2011 (125, 200, 250 & 300):

Gas Gas 250. Don?t confuse the Gas Gas enduro bikes with the Gas Gas trials bikes, while both are made at the Spanish boutique factory they are handled by different distributors. Gas Gas Offroad, a joint venture between brothers Clay and Ted Stuckey, distribute of the Spanish-built Gas Gas enduro line in the United States. There are no motocross bikes, but it would be possible to use the Gas Gas bikes for both (with a few mods) The four bike two-stroke line includes 125cc, 200cc, 250cc and 300cc two-str…

MXA TWO-STROKE NEWS: EUROS GET ANOTHER NEW TWO-STROKE (125, 250 & 300)

The 2011 Fantic Motor 250 Caballero. There is a wide range of all-new two-strokes being offered in Europe, beyond the typical American fare of KTM, Yamaha, Gas Gas, TM and Husqvarna. Classic Italian small bike builder Fantic has big plans for its new line of Fantic Caballero models?including new 125cc, 250cc and 300cc two-strokes. The Italian bikes will use Gas Gas engines?plus the airbox and rear fender are from the Gas Gas two-stroke. Fantic is offering it as an offroad model only (as opposed to motoc…