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MXA TEAM TESTED: MAXXIS MAXXCROSS MX IT REAR TIRE

WHAT IS IT? The Maxxis Maxxcross MX IT 110/90-19 rear tire is an intermediate tire with dual-compound technology that offers a softer compound in the center and a firmer compound on the shoulders. WHAT’S IT COST? $138.00. CONTACT? www.maxxis.com or your local dealer. WHAT STANDS OUT? Here’s a list of things that stand out with the Maxxis Maxxcross MX IT rear tire. (1) Technology . Dual-compound tires have been popular in the street bike world for some time now. The benefits are greater durability and be…

MOTOCROSS ACTION’S MID-WEEK REPORT BY JOHN BASHER (1/29/14)

By John Basher PHOTO OF THE WEEK     MXA beats the two-stroke drum for good reason. Ring-dingers are instrumental in keeping a certain type of rider in this sport. It’s too bad that so many people believe that four-strokes are superior. That way of thinking comes from the AMA’s terrible displacement rule of long ago, […]

MOTOCROSS ACTION’S MID-WEEK REPORT BY JOHN BASHER (2/27/13)

PHOTO SEQUENCE OF THE WEEK     I take thousands of photos at every race I cover for the magazine. They aren?t always amazing photos, but every so often I take a photo that makes me laugh myself silly. On Saturday night a rider got loosy goosy in the sand section and covered a track worker in sand. I nearly died from laughter, composed myself, and then went about my business. I?m still not sure why I shot photos of the track worker at that specific moment, but I?m glad that I did. MINI-VIE…

MXA TEAM TESTED: DUNLOP GEOMAX MX71 HARDPACK FRONT TIRE

WHAT IS IT? The MX71 is Dunlop’s new hard terrain tire, and the final model in Dunlop’s new Geomax line (which includes the MX31, MX51 and MX71).         WHAT’S IT COST? $95.76 to $98.15 (mini sizes start at $45.00).         CONTACT? www.dunlopmotorcyle.com or your local dealer.          WHAT STANDS OUT? Here’s a list of things that stand out with Dunlop’s Geomax MX71 front tire. (1) Target. The MX71 is designed to…

MOTOCROSS ACTION’S MID-WEEK REPORT: (05/04/11)

MXA INTERVIEW: DEAN WILSON A nickname is mandatory for fast guys. This is Dino?in the classic Dean Martin tradition. MXA: What has been some of the most exciting moments of the season from your point of view? Dean: The most exciting aspects for me, are the wins for sure. The first one was great because […]

FINAL ROUND OF BRITISH NATIONAL MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP RAINED OUT: SHADES OF TROY, OHIO

Press release from Maxxis ACU British Motocross Championship: Despite major efforts by the organisers to get the event on, the British weather finally won the day at Hawkstone Park today after over 25mm of rain fell during the morning and the event was eventually called off at 12 noon. This means that Evgeny Bobreshev (CAS Honda), Zach Osborne (Bike It Cosworth Yamaha) and Terry House (Dextra Crescent Suzuki) are the 2010 champions, as the event will not be rerun. At 8 a.m. this morning the decision was…