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KEN DE DYCKER BREAKS WRIST, BUT HAS TIME TO RECOVER BEFORE THE GP’S START

Ken De Dycker.    Photo: S. Taglioni KTM Factory rider Ken De Dycker was injured in an accident on Saturday, December 21 at the Lommel circuit. The 29-year old Belgian rider sustained multiple fractures to his left wrist during what was essentially a recreational ride after hard training with the factory team in Italy. De Dycker had been training with the KTM team in Italy the weekend before, but returned to Belgium and was riding a KTM 250 enduro bike when he crashed into a stalled rider on t…

FIM TO HOLD THE FIRST-EVER ELECTRIC MOTORCROSS …AND FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER ?MOTOR-CROSS? IS CORRECT

As part of the Clean Week, the FIM will hold its first-ever electric motocross bike race on Thursday, May 2, at the Zolder circuit. Racing will be Joel Smets, Stefan Everts, Jake Nicholls, Ken De Dycker, Damon Graulus and Martin Van Daele on KTM Freeride E machines. The demonstration race is part of the Clean Week, a massive event dedicated to green, electric and hybrid vehicles, now in its fifth year. For more info go to www.cleanweek2020.be .

MOTOCROSS ACTION’S MID-WEEK REPORT: (08/10/12)

SURPRISING STEWIE NEWS…SURPRISING THAT IT TOOK SO LONG TO ANNOUNCE IT LORETTA LYNN STAR CHASE BELL SIGNS A LONG-TERM CONTRACT WITH KTM JDR Motorsports, KTM’s support and amateur arm, signed Chase Bell to a long-term contract that will allow him to race two more years as an amateur and his first year as a pro rider for the JDR/J-Star/KTM Team. For 2013, Bell will compete in the 250 B Stock and Modified classes aboard his KTM 250SXF. Bell will receive full support from the JDR Motorsports crew at the ma…

MOTOCROSS SIGNING NEWS! KEN DE DYCKER GETS THE 2013 GIG AT KTM FOR TWO REASONS

Ken De Dycker.                     Photo: Ray Archer According to reports from Europe, KTM boss Pit Beirer has agreed to keep Ken De Dycker as Antonio Cairoli’s teammate for the 2013 season. In what is the “feel good” story of the year (with one negative note), De Dycker was unhappy with his Honda team over the winter and two weeks before the GP season started, quit the team. DeDycker was going to privateer it in 2012. But, with Max Nagl i…

2013 FACTORY TEAM NEWS: MAX NAGL OUT OF A RIDE FOR 2013

Max Nagl: Situation wanted.                                                                     Photo S. Taglioni German GP rider Max Nagl has been a KTM factory rider for five years, but that is where it ends. Nagl says that KTM told him that they will not be signing him for 2013. Nagl has not raced a GP so far in 2012 because of a bac…

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

By John Basher FIRST THINGS FIRST…CONGRATS RV1! TWEET OF THE WEEK Kevin Windham writes his pal (and fellow couch potato) Chad Reed. As for that crash in Houston… K-Dub slammed so hard that, if you look closely, his bar pad flew off. Heal up, Kevin! MINI-VIEW: TREY CANARD Trey missed the Anaheim opener because he […]

MXA’S SATURDAY NEWS ROUND-UP: THIS IS MOTOCROSS …SATURDAY, JANUARY 21

VID! CHAD IS READY TO TURN THINGS AROUND IN L.A. TWIT-SNAPS: WHAT PHONES, PHOTOS AND FREE TIME HAVE WROUGHT The sun also shines…if you wait for it. K-Dub is trying out a new gear line. But Windham has to go a long way to match Chad’s new red pants. Davi signs autographs at the JGR rig (with Stewie in the background). Kyle Chisholm is ready to go. VID! ELI TOMAC TALKS ABOUT TONIGHT’S RACE FROM THE FLOOR OF DODGER STADIUM HUSKY CONCEPT BIKE GETS A BIG STEP CLOSER TO PRODUCTION?INCLUDING A NAME CHANGE At…