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DREAM JOBS: HOW TO MAKE A LIVING DOING WHAT YOU LOVE (12/24/12)

MARK JOHNSON  FACTORY KTM SUSPENSION TECHNICIAN STARTING POINT: ?I started with Langston Motorsports working for Grant. I was doing a lot of side stuff with suspension and learning a lot of things doing that. I did some stuff with Rookie [Darrin Sorenson], the suspension guy at KTM. I gave him a resume, got the call and it’s been really good.” THE JOB: ?We do a lot of testing with Marvin Musquin, Mike Alessi and Andrew Short. We go to a lot of different tracks and get the bike set up. I do a lot of…

MOTOCROSS ACTION’S MID WEEK REPORT (07/25/12)

POLITELLI GOES FROM ZWARTE CROSS TO SOUTHWICK Photos by Dennis Stapleton and Anthony Knutson Left to right: Dennis Stapleton, Austin Politelli and Jason Thomas at timed qualifying. Zwarte Cross is a huge rock festival in Holland featuring lots of music, motocross, stunts, theater, wild vehicles and costumed people. 160,000 people showed up for the three-day festival last weekend. There were only two serious motocross races at the event, full-sized bikes and 80s. The other classes feature themed bikes an…

MOTOCROSS ACTION WEEKEND NEWS ROUND-UP: ALL THE MOTOCROSS RESULTS FROM MT. MORRIS, SLOVENIA, CANADA, PORTUGAL, SACRAMENTO; PLUS MUCH MORE

GRAND PRIX OF PORTUGAL: DESALLE FINALLY FINDS THE TOP STEP Clement Desalle would win the GP of Portugal, but he wouldn’t be in the first turn photo. Photo: Ray Archer 250 CLASS: 1. Jeffrey Herlings…1-2 2. Tommy Searle…3-1 3. Jeremy van Horebeek…2-6 4. Max Anstie…10-3 5. Jake Nicholls…6-5 6. Jordi Tixier…4-11 7. Mel Pocock..11-7 8. […]

MOTOCROSS ACTION’S WEEKEND NEWS ROUND-UP: INDY 500? COKE 600? FREESTONE? WE SHOULD BE PROUD THAT ONLY ONE OF THESE RACES WAS ON TWO DIFFERENT, ALTHOUGH OBSURE, TV NETWORKS

THE END OF A NEWS CYCLE THAT STARTED WITH AN EARTHQUAKE ON MARCH 11, 2010 Left unrestored this Harley will stir peoples memories and heart about the devastating earthquake in Japan. Remember the story of the 2004 Harley-Davidson FXSTB Softail motorcycle, recovered on the coast of British Columbia after drifting for more than a year […]

THE INDUSTRY NEEDS YOUR HELP! LANGSTON / OHLINS RACE RIG STOLEN

Late Sunday evening the Ohlins/Langston Motorsports race shop in Perris, California, was robbed. The suspects managed to get away with the team racing rig (pictured below). Although there weren?t any team race bikes in the rig, the rig did have all the team’s parts and tools. If you have any information regarding the location of the rig please call the team’s race shop (951) 471-8205, as well as the Perris Police Department (951) 210-1000.

MOTOCROSS ACTION’S MID-WEEK REPORT: (12/09/11)

By John Basher PHOTO OF THE WEEK     Don’t you wish that your garage looked like this? Photo: John Basher MINI-VIEW: ALLAN BROWN     I phoned my good friend, Allan Brown, to find out more about the race team that he’s working with for the 2012 season. Allan is the team manager for the Motosport.com/Foremost […]

TORTELLI, LANGSTON, WHARTON TRAINING CAMP IN TEXAS

Loretta Lynn’s is the # 1 race in the Amateur Racing circuits. Great SX and MX Champions have claimed championships on this mystic track. Champfactory MX Schools has joined forces with multi time champions to bring the best training and preparation for this event. Tortelli a multi time World Champion, Langston a World and US National champion, Wharton a multi time Amateur and Loretta Lynn’s Champion have joined forces to open a state-of?the-art training Camp in Texas for the month of July. The Champs ar…

MOTOCROSS ACTION’S MID-WEEK REPORT: (02/01/11)

BY JOHN BASHER & THE WRECKING CREW PHOTO OF THE WEEK     Riding Kevin Windham’s Geico/Honda CRF450 bike? Priceless! Look for a comprehensive review in an upcoming issue.    MINI-VIEW: RYAN DUNGEY     Having finished on the podium three out of four Supercross races so far in 2011, Ryan Dungey is in decent shape in the […]

MOTOCROSS ACTION’S MID-WEEK REPORT: (05/14/10)

MOTOCROSS ACTION MID-WEEK REPORT By John Basher PHOTO OF THE WEEK     This past week I spotted Chad Reed preparing for to defend his number one plate in the Lucas Oil AMA Nationals. Only ten days until the Nationals begin! QUESTIONS THAT DIDN’T MAKE THE MAGAZINE: GRANT LANGSTON Grant is always a great guy to […]

LANGSTON MOTORSPORTS BENEFIT RIDE:

From Grant Langston:     Hello everyone, I would like to invite you all to the inaugural Langston Motorsports Benefit ride this Sunday May 16, 2010. There is no charge to participate in the ride. We will meet up at Langston Motorsports for free coffee and donuts at 9am. At 10 am, we will all head out together along the 74 FWY East which is a great 170 mile scenic loop through winding roads and mountains. We will have a mid point stop at the Elephant Bar in Palm Desert for lunch, where raf…