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MOTOCROSS ACTION’S WEEKEND NEWS ROUND-UP: HOW TO BUILD YOUR OWN SHOWABA PSF/SFF/MXT FORKS & LIVE HAPPILY EVER AFTER

                      TIGER LACEY MEMORIAL RIDE DAY THIS SUNDAY Tiger Lacey died from a sudden illness on January 31, 2013. The 31-year-old professional racer had raced around the globe, including taking many trips with MXA’s Dennis Stapleton?most recently to Kuwait. Tiger’s friends will be holding a Tiger Lacey Ride Day on January 26, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at San Jose, California’s 408MX track. All …

MOTOCROSS ACTION PHOTO OF THE DAY: WHEN THE RUBBER MET THE ROAD, THE RULE BOOK GOT REWRITTEN

When Team Kawasaki’s Jimmy Weinert decided to run a paddle tire at the 1979 Oakland Supercross the success of the weird idea was contingent upon how sandy the Oakland track would be. It was the sandiest Supercross ever. Weinert’s massive holeshot proved how sandy it was. Photo: Jody Weisel Jimmy had hurt his neck leading up to Oakland and decided to wear a padded neck brace . Photo: Jody Weisel Weinert’s paddle tire had 16 scoops and threw up a vicious roost. Photo: Jody Weisel A couple weeks after Jimm…

MOTOCROSS ACTION’S MID-WEEK REPORT: (01/04/12)

By John Basher PHOTO OF THE WEEK MXA test rider Dennis Stapleton finally made his way back home to the U.S. after traveling for nearly two months. Where did he go? Dennis raced in Kuwait, Dubai, the Philippines, and also stopped in China and the Netherlands. During his time he raced on a plethora of […]

MONDAY MOTOCROSS NEWS ROUND-UP: THIS IS MOTOCROSS …ON MONDAY DEC. 19

MATT GOERKE TAKES OVERALL WIN AT MUNICH SUPERCROSS; ALESSI STILL LEADS SERIES      Matt Goerke had a 4-1 weekend in Munich to beat Mike Alessi for the overall victory when Mikey went 1-4. Alessi was winning the 450 main event on Sunday, but the race was red flag when Bobby Kiniry crashed. On the restart, Goerke got to the front and Alessi crashed into Filip Neugebauer which took both of them down. Neugebauer remounted for third and Alessi crossed the finish line in fourth. In the two…

MY MOTOCROSS INSPIRATIONS BY GARY JONES

Gary Jones won 250 National Championships for Yamaha, Honda and Can-Am. MY DAD ?My dad was a professional motorcycle racer in his day. He rode for the factory Harley-Davidson team in all kinds of races…before there was motocross. I wanted to race ever since I was a little kid, so he helped my brother Dewayne and I get into it.? CHUCK MINERT & JOHN RICE ?When I was a young up-and-coming rider I lived to beat two riders. I wanted to beat Chuck ?Feets? Minert and John Rice when I was a kid. Those wer…