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MXA TEAM TESTED: DUNLOP GEOMAX MX71 HARDPACK FRONT TIRE

WHAT IS IT? The MX71 is Dunlop’s new hard terrain tire, and the final model in Dunlop’s new Geomax line (which includes the MX31, MX51 and MX71).         WHAT’S IT COST? $95.76 to $98.15 (mini sizes start at $45.00).         CONTACT? www.dunlopmotorcyle.com or your local dealer.          WHAT STANDS OUT? Here’s a list of things that stand out with Dunlop’s Geomax MX71 front tire. (1) Target. The MX71 is designed to…

MXA TEAM TESTED: DUNLOP GEOMAX MX51 INTERMEDIATE TIRES:

WHAT IS IT? The tire that Dunlop designed to replace the D756. WHAT’S IT COST? $96.22 (110/90 front), $104.99 (100/90 rear), $109.57 (110/80 rear), $115.89 (120/80 rear). CONTACT? www.dunlopmotorcycle.com or your local dealer. WHAT’S IT DO? Dunlop took a chance on treading on thin ice with hardcore motocrossers. What did do to raise the ire of rank-and-file racers? They dropped the venerable Dunlop D756, 745 and 772 and replace them with the GeoMax MX51, MX71 and MX31. The last time a major company thre…

PSSST! WANNA BUY A WORKS BIKE? KTM WILL SELL YOU ONE, BUT THERE IS A CATCH

KTM’s PowerParts division carries an amazing assortment of hop-up parts for all of their bikes?with everything from big-bore kits to works suspension to anodized tidbits. For 2012 KTM decided to build up a batch of special 50cc, 65cc and 85cc machine already equipped with KTM’s inhouse parts. These new bike will be called SXS model. Here is a list of what makes a 50SXS, 65SXS and 85SXS different from the production bike. 2012 50SXS – MSRP $4899 1. KTM/FMF Factory SXS Exhaust Pipe 2. KTM/FMF Factory SXS …

ASK THE MXPERTS: IS IT TRUE THAT DUNLOP IS GOING TO DROP THE 756?

Dear MXA,     Tell me it isn?t true that Dunlop is going to drop the 756 tires tires. What am I going to do now? Dunlop’s new tires have started a firestorm.      You are going to suffer along with all of the die-hard D756 fans around the world. In what has to be one of the craziest marketing moves of the decade, Dunlop is dropping all of their existing motocross tires (742, 745, 756 and 773) and replacing them with their new Geomax MX71, MX51 and MX31 tires. We have raced …

WE TEST AP RACING’S YAMAHA YZ450F MOTOCROSS BIKE:

You are forgiven if you are a Honda CRF450, Kawasaki KX450F or KTM 450SXF owner and you don?t give a twit about hopped-up Yamaha YZ450Fs. You may be thinking, ?Yamaha? I don?t own a Yamaha and don?t want to read about them.? But, you know deep down inside your insecure heart that you do want to know everything there is to know about the 2010 Yamaha YZ450F. Why? Because that is your competition. The YZ450F was all-new in 2010, and every racer, on every brand, has to wonder if the YZ450F’s backwards cylin…