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MOTOCROSS ACTION’S NEW PRODUCT HIT PARADE (02/25/14)

MOTION PRO AXIS TRUING BALANCE STAND ?Our new Axis truing stand will surpass all your expectations for quality and function. The innovative, single-sided design makes it easy to access spoke nipples. The 15mm axle fits most street and offroad motorcycle wheels and features high-quality bearings that allow precise wheel balancing. An aluminum hub cone with set screw keeps the wheels firmly locked in place. For truing, an aluminum pointer is mounted to a clamp with horizontal and vertical adjustments…

MOTOCROSS ACTION MID-WEEK REPORT BY DARYL ECKLUND (2/19/14)

MXA ‘S  FACEBOOK HIT OF THE WEEK Click to check out our FB page DIDN’T HAVE FOX SPORTS 2 TO WATCH THE DALLAS SUPERCROSS? NO WORRIES, WA TCH IT HERE DALLAS 250 EAST MAIN EVENT   DALLAS 450 MAIN EVENT HERE IS THIS WEEKEND’S TV SCHEDULE FOR THE ATLANTA SUPERCROSS US ? airing live on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Sports 2 Canada ? airing live on Speed Channel Saturday, February 22…. 7:30 p.m. (Eastern Time) … Live on Fox Sports 2 Sunday, February 23…… 12:00 a.m. (Eastern Time)… Replay on Fox Spor…

MXA TEAM TESTED: MOTION PRO MINI BRAKE BLEEDER

  WHAT IS IT? Motion Pro’s mini bleeder tool combines the wrench, bleeder valve, hose and hydraulic pressure valve into one convenient and compact tool. WHAT’S IT COST? $26.99. CONTACT? www.motionpro.com or (650) 594-9600. WHAT STANDS OUT? Here’s a list of things that stand out about the Motion Pro mini brake bleeder.   (1) Design. Motion Pro’s mini bleeder tool comes in three sizes: 8mm, 10mm and 11mm. The size you select depends on the hex head of your bike’s brake-caliper nipple (we don?t kn…

DREAM JOBS: HOW TO MAKE A LIVING DOING WHAT YOU LOVE (05/30/13)

BRANDON BALDWIN STARTING POINT: ?I grew up racing in SoCal. I worked in dealerships, but when I moved to Northern California, I became a rep for a helmet manufacturer. Through riding, I became friends with Chris Carter, the owner of Motion Pro. When Chris bought the rights to Braking USA, he offered me a position to come on board as sales manager for Braking and Motion Pro.? THE JOB: ?My responsibilities are with anything that has to do with representation of the brand to the media, dealers, consumers a…

TEN THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CLUTCH & THROTTLE CABLES

(1) Components. Dirt bike control cables consist of an external housing and an inner wire that slides through it. The wire transfers force to and from the controls on the bars to components of the engine (throttle, hot-start, clutch or compression release). The housing has a threaded length adjuster and end caps (called ferrules) at the ends. Each end of the wire has a soldered-on fitting, which is usually a barrel type on dirt bikes. Some applications utilize an aluminum elbow to hold the cable at a st…

MXA TEAM TESTED: MOTION PRO TITAN THROTTLE TUBE

WHAT IS IT? Motion Pro’s attempt to make the toughest throttle tube on the market. WHAT’S IT COST? $24.99. CONTACT? www.motionpro.com or (650) 594-9600. WHAT STANDS OUT? Here’s a list of things that stand out with Motion Pro’s Titan throttle tube. (1) Lineup. Motion Pro’s nylon composite OEM replacement throttle tube retails for $10.99, but they knew they could make something stronger. Motion Pro tested many different materials by hitting them with hammers and dropping weights on them before deciding on…

WE RIDE LANCE VINCENT’S MUNN RACING KTM 250SXF… SADLY BECAUSE LANCE HASN’T BEEN ABLE TO RACE MUCH THIS YEAR

It is often said that the only difference between funding a race team and throwing money in a bonfire is that you?ll actually stay warm if you burn the money. That comparison isn?t far off. Fielding a professional motocross race team is a money pit. There’s a gross misunderstanding about the expenses needed to even get to a single race. Motorcycles cost money, as do team personnel, parts, travel, transportation, fuel, food, and rider salaries. It doesn?t take a genius accountant to realize that funding …

MXA TEAM TESTED: MOTION PRO RIM SHIELD

WHAT IS IT? Motion Pro rim shields are designed to protect your expensive rims from the gashes of tire irons when mounting new sneakers. WHAT’S IT COST? $9.99 (pair). CONTACT? www.motionpro.com or your local dealer. WHAT STANDS OUT? Here’s a list of things that stand out with Motion Pro’s rim shield (1) Necessity. Tire irons are forged steel, and they can really do a number on the softer material of aluminum rims?especially black anodized rims. Motion Pro rim shields are hard plastic covers that wrap co…

MXA TEAM TESTED: MOTION PRO T-6 COMBO LEVER:

WHAT IS IT? A portable, lightweight tire iron, axle wrench and socket all in one. You can remove the rear axle with one end of the tie iron, slip the socket drive in and remove the rim lock and, then, use the other end to pry the tire off the rim. WHAT’S IT COST? $29.90 (lever), $17.99 (socket drive adapter). CONTACT? www.motionpro.com or your local dealer. WHAT STANDS OUT? Here’s a list of things that stand out with the Motion Pro T-6 Combo Lever. (1) Function. Offroad riders will get the most bang for…