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MOTOCROSS ACTION CLASSICS: DECEMBER 1976 ISSUE

By: Zap     At various times in his career, Finland’s Heikki Mikkola was known as both the  ?Flyin’ Finn? and the ?Fierce Finn.? He was in fact, a little of both, but after winning the 1976 250 World Championship title, Mikkola showed up on the cover determined to forever be known as the ‘Smilin’ Finn.? With his overall victory, Mikkola, who would later get hired by Yamaha and win two 500cc world titles (1977-1978) for them. All in all, Mikkola won the 1974 500 World Championship, 1976 25…

MOTOCROSS ACTION’S NEW YEAR THANKS ITS LOYAL TEST CREW FOR ALL THEIR HARD WORK IN 2010:

MXA test crew in 1976: (Back row) Paul Boudreau. Jody Weisel, Cherry Stockton and mechanic Alan Hahn. (Front row) Kurt Evans, Pete Maly and Al Baker. When you read an MXA bike test, you might be tempted to think of it as the product of an in-house editor (Jody, John Basher, Dennis Stapleton or John Minert). Not true. MXA runs a giant race team, for which we provide the bikes, gear, helmets and parts to a select crew of Pro, Vet, Intermediate and Novice motocross racers. On any given weekend at Glen Hele…