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MOTOCROSS ACTION’S MID-WEEK REPORT: (11/29/11)

By John Basher PHOTO OF THE WEEK     Last week I hopped on a jet plane bound for the Netherlands. It wasn’t one of those “Yes Man” type moments, but instead a purposeful trip to tour the Twin Air and Moto-Master facilities. I had a great time taking in the sights (windmills) and sounds (pressing […]

DREAM JOBS: HOW TO MAKE A LIVING DOING WHAT YOU LOVE (09/07/11)

MARK VALCORE MECHANIC, ROCKSTAR MAKITA SUZUKI STARTING POINT: “When Suzuki needed a guy in-house to work practice bikes and test bikes, they called me up; I’ve been there ever since. I did the test bikes and practice bikes for Ricky Carmichael, and I would go to the races and help Mike Gosselaar and Tony Berluti out. Then, Ryan Dungey asked me to work for him in ’08 and ’09. I wrenched for Jake Moss in 2010 and now Brett Metcalfe.” THE JOB: “My job is to just keep the bike going. We tear it down every w…

MOTOCROSS ACTION’S MID-WEEK REPORT: (08/31/11)

By John Basher PHOTO OF THE WEEK     Check out Cole Seely’s trajectory over the Unadilla Skyshot jump during the second practice session. Photo: John Basher MINI-VIEW: MIKE GOSSELAAR Mike and Ryan during less stressful times – before the start of the first moto at Unadilla.     By now you’ve heard all about Ryan Dungey’s […]