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MOTOCROSS ACTION’S WEEKEND NEWS ROUND-UP: ALL THE NEWS THAT FITS & SOME THAT WILL GIVE YOU FITS

        YOU GOTTA SEE THIS! THE THREE-WHEELER IS BACK…SORT OF         USED IT, ABUSED IT, TESTED IT: STEAHLY OFFROAD YZ450F FLYWHEEL WEIGHT Steahly’s nine-ounce flywheel weight was designed to harness the power of current generation 2010-2013 YZ450Fs. Steahly cuts a nine-ounce ring of steel on a lathe. The ring is machined to close tolerances for an exact fit on the stock flywheel. Nine ounces wasn’t a magic number, it was simply th…

MOTOCROSS ACTION’S WEEKEND NEWS ROUND-UP: TADDY; THE GREAT DANES; WORLD MECHANIC CHAMPIONSHIP; WHERE TO GET OFFSET CRF450 SPROCKETS, MORE BANKRUPTCY NEWS; WORLD MECHANIC CHAMPIONSHIP; AMA HALL OF FAME INDUCTIONS

            THE BOYS ARE BACK…DENMARK-STYLE WITH STEFAN KJER OLSEN, THOMAS KJER OLSEN, KALLE OLSSON AND BRIAN JORGENSEN             NO SURPRISE! TADDY WINS ENDUROCROSS FINAL IN VEGAS & 2012 ENDUROCROSS TITLE Taddy. KTM’S Taddy Blazusiak from Poland was crowned the 2012 AMA EnduroCross Championship after sweeping both mains events in the Las Vegas double-header finale held […]

ASK THE MXPERTS: HAS ANYONE EVER WON AN AMA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP ON A EUROPEAN BIKE?

Dear MXA,     Has anyone ever won an AMA National or Supercross Championship on a European bike? Gary Jones?1974 AMA 250 National Champion.       My how short your memory is! Grant Langston won the 2003 125 National Championship on a KTM. Before Grant’s breakthrough victory you would have to go back to Kent Howerton’s 1976 500 National Championship on a Husqvarna. If you aren’t picky, you could count Jimmy Ellis’ 1975 Supercross Championship and Gary Jones’ 1974 2…