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MXA TEAM TESTED: DR.D YZ450F ENGINE RELOCATION KIT

  WHAT IS IT? DR.D’s YZ450F kit moves the 2010?2012 YZ450F engine forward 2.5mm. WHAT’S IT COST? $149.95. CONTACT? www.dubachracing.com or (800) 382-2241. WHAT STANDS OUT? Here’s a list of things that stand out with DR.D’s YZ450F engine relocation kit. (1) The problem. The MXA wrecking crew does not subscribe to the idea that there is something drastically wrong with the YZ450F chassis. Most of the YZ-F badmouthing is a result of James Stewart’s numerous crashes while at JGR?but Bubba’s crashes are…

MXA TEAM TESTED: GALFER WAVE SUPERLIGHT OVERSIZE ROTOR KIT

WHAT IS IT? A new, lighter, updated version of Galfer’s trademark oversize Wave rotor kit. WHAT’S IT COST? $371.00. CONTACT? www.galferusa.com or (800) 685-6633. WHAT STANDS OUT? Here’s a list of things that stand out with Galfer’s Wave Superlight oversize rotor kit. (1) Demand. Galfer listened to feedback from their sponsored race teams, namely Joe Gibbs Racing, who thought the system was too heavy. Brake components are unsprung weight, so lighter brakes help the suspension. In response, Galfer develop…

MOTOCROSS ACTION’S WEEKEND NEWS ROUND-UP: GENEVA & CHEMNITZ SUPERCROSS RESULTS; HOLD THE MUSTARD ON THAT DODGER DOG; VINTAGE BIKES MAY BE EXPENSIVE, BUT VINTAGE F1 CARS ARE CRAZY; PLUS, THE HURLER ON AMERICA & THE BIGGEST BIG-BORE EVER

      JUSTIN BRAYTON SWEEPS BOTH NIGHTS IN GENEVA…MOVIN’ MARV SECOND A 250 Justin Brayton (10) won the Geneva Supercross with a two day sweep on his JGR Yamaha YZ450F, but Marvin Musquin (25) finished second both nights…on a 250. GENEVA RESULTS: DAY 1 1. Justin Brayton………..Yam 2. Marvin Musquin………KTM 3. Cedric Soubeyras……Hon 4. […]

STEP TWO! JAMES STEWART’S OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE ABOUT QUITTING JOE GIBBS RACING

Joe Gibbs, Coy Gibbs, James Stewart and Yamaha’s Keith McCarty at the signing of the three-year contract. That was the fastest three years on record! ?I just want to take the time to publicly thank everyone affiliated with Joe Gibbs Racing and with Yamaha for everything we?ve done together this year. It has been a rough year and it’s obvious that this is not the outcome any of us saw coming. But in the end, we believe this is what’s best for all of us. There have been a lot of rumors and talk about our …

THE NEW MXA IS HERE! WHAT YOU’RE MISSING IF YOU HAVEN’T SEEN THE MAY 2012 ISSUE OF MOTOCROSS ACTION

James Stewart gets the cover, but has to share it with a trio of MXA project bikes?a YZ250 two-stroke, KTM 250SX two-stroke and KX450F (there are two other full-blown project bikes inside as well). Not as many kids wish to grow up to be the President of the United States as an MXA test rider. Only a handful ever make the grade..as Commander-In-Chief..because less make it as an MXA test rider. Meet 12 men who did. Two former MXA test riders are Larry Brooks and Jeremy McGrath. You can read their personal…

MOTOCROSS ACTION’S MID-WEEK REPORT: (03/21/12)

By John Minert MXA INTERVIEW BLAKE WHARTON Wharton focusing on the holeshot. Justin Barica’s win streak has ended at the hands of former teammate Blake Wharton. Right from the start of the East Coast series, Blake showed that he wasn’t going to get beat without a hard fight and Barcia and Wharton have had some heated battles and close calls this season. We asked Blake to weigh in on his win, the staggered start and his battles with Barcia. MXA: What made the difference for you in taking the win this wee…