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YAMAHA FEEDS THE CHILDREN THIS CHRISTMAS TO THE TUNE OF $100,000

Keith McCarty, Gary Jones, Josh Herrin, Kenny Roberts, Jessica Patterson, Chad Wienen and Cameron Beaubier. Yamaha has worked with Feed the Children for nearly 20 years, raising hundreds of thousands of dollars and feeding tens of thousands of children. And just this week Yamaha resented world-renowned charity Feed the Children with a check for $100,500. Thanks to the hard work and generosity of its employees, Yamaha was proud to honor its employees with  special day to tahnk them record fund raisi…

NOBBY-GATE IS FINALLY OVER: IT ONLY TOOK A FAKE VOTE & THE BESMIRCHING OF THE AMA HALL OF FAME’S REPUTATION TO GET IT DONE

A Young Nobby Clark. The AMA has announced that famed Grand Prix motorcycle tuner Derek “Nobby” Clark has been reelected, after being elected and unelected, by the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame. Clark, one of the world’s elite road race mechanics, was a part of 17 World road race Championships and he worked with some of the greatest motorcycle racers in history, including Mike Hailwood, Giacomo Agostini and Kenny Roberts. Clark was elected to the AMA Hall of Fame a few months ago, but was unceremoniously …

THE HALL FALLS DOWN: DICK MANN & KENNY ROBERTS RESIGN IN THE WAKE OF THE KNOBBY CLARK INCIDENT

Kenny Roberts (left) and Nobby Clark (second from right) will not be in the AMA Hall of Fame together… along with a lot of supporters. The AMA has not be forthcoming with their reasons for a withdrawing road race mechanic Nobby Clark’s induction into the AMA Hall of Fame (and doing it unceremoniously and without explanation only one month after making a big deal about his induction). An organization cannot callously and publicly dump a man without explanation. Let’s hope that when the AMA official res…

MOTOCROSS ACTION’S MID-WEEK REPORT: (12/21/11)

MXA INTERVIEW ZACH WHITE The venerable Pro Circuit KX250 race bikes’ reputation precedes themselves. Before anyone sees the the newest generation of race bike, they know it will be strong among the top 250 teams. But for 2012, Kawasaki has released a fire-breathing stock KX250F with a powerband that blows last year’s model out of the water. If that’s what the stocker did, how about the Pro Circuit bike? We were very curious about their development, so we called Pro Circuit R&D man Zach White and cro…

MXA TEAM TESTED: PETER STARR’S ?TAKE IT TO THE LIMIT? DVD

    WHAT IS IT? A long-lost 1979 motorcycle documentary from iconic filmmaker Peter Starr. Take It To The Limit is a comprehensive overview of motorcycle racing a la On Any Sunday ?only a decade later. WHAT’S IT COST? $24.95. CONTACT? www.motodvd.com . WHAT STANDS OUT? Here’s a list of things that stand out with Take It To The Limit . (1) Backstory. The British-born Starr set out to capture the wide world of motorcycle racing in the late ?70s. Take It To The Limit follows the same arc as …