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6D ATR-1 HELMET: IS THIS THE BREAKTHROUGH IN HELMET SAFETY THAT EVERYONE HAS BEEN WAITING FOR?

Eli Tomac gives the 6D its maiden voyage and stamp of approval. Two motocross racer with years of industry experience have designed what they feel is the safest offroad helmet ever built. Bob Weber and Robert Reisinger are former pro racers, who combined their experience to design a totally unique way to absorb the energy of a crash. In short, the 6D helmet uses two separate EPS foam liners, with the two liners suspended by 27 unique rubber dampers. In a low intensity crash, the inner EPS shell compress…

REM GLEN HELEN MOTOCROSS RACE REPORT: THE ANNUAL OCTOBERCROSS DRAWS IN THE STAR POWER

Greg Groom (12), Jim Masters (439), G re g Iorio (127), Mark Hall (56), Jack Ryan (99) and Pete Vetrano (37) fan out across the Talladega first turn. The fans expected lots of former National Champions and Hall of Famers to show up at the annual REM Octobercross ? after all, it is held only a few days before the MTA World Vet Championship. Additionally, lots of out-of-state and foreign riders also came to town a week early to try to learn the tricky ups and downs of the rough Glen Helen circuit. But, no…

FIRST LOOK & VIDEO! INSIDE GEICO HONDA’S EFI SECRET: WHAT IS A ROTATING GATE THROTTLE BODY?

IS THIS THE FUTURE OF FUEL INJECTION? The ?rotating gate? (left) is completely invisible when wide open. It only contacts the housing when fully closed. This means low friction. The butterfly (right) is in the way when the valve is open. After months of tinkering, Dean Dickinson is close to a production verison of his prototype R&D throttle body. The Geico Honda team of Justin barcia and Eli Tomac have been using it in the Nationals and MXA has followed its progress since Dean showed us his stereoli…

K-DUB IS DONE! DISLOCATED SHOULDER MEANS HE WILL NOT RACE ANY MORE SUPERCROSS THIS SEASON

Press release: Geico Honda rider Kevin Windham will miss the rest of the Supercross season after suffering several injuries during a crash Saturday in Houston. Attempting to qualify for the main event, Windham was in a pitched battle with James Stewart during a heat race when he came off his CRF450 at a high rate of speed. As a result of the accident, Windham dislocated his right shoulder and sustained damage to his left wrist, left thumb and right hip. “I’ve definitely got a dislocated shoulder so that…

WE RIDE KEVIN WINDHAM’S GEICO HONDA CRF450

Is it strange to note that a wily veteran, entering the twilight of his illustrious career, has received the most support from the droves of Supercross fans this year?or that the soft-spoken man/child with a friendly Southern drawl still challenges riders nearly half his age? In stadiums fit for gladiatorial warfare, Kevin Windham is the people’s champ. Kevin Windham has earned a legion of steadfast fans because he is a perennial contender. And more important, he’s a good guy. Championship opportunities…

IN DEPTH: GEICO HONDA’S WIL HAHN

HOW DID YOU BECOME INVOLVED IN MOTOCROSS? It all stemmed from my older brother, Tommy, although our dad used to ride quads and dirt bikes when he was younger. My brother started riding dirt bikes before I did, and riding looked fun to me. For our family, it was always farming first, followed closely by dirt bikes. I started riding when I was 3-1/2 years old, and then I started lifting weights and getting serious about riding when I was 4 [laughter]. WHAT’S THE FUNNIEST STORY INVOLVING YOUR BROTHER, TOMM…