Browsing tag

motocrross

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…

ALL HAIL THE CONQUERING HEROES: ELI TOMAC AND RYAN VILLOPOTO CROWNED THE NATIONAL MOTOCROSS CHAMPS

450 UTAH NATIONALS RESULTS:   1. Ryan Villopoto………………..1-1 2. Ryan Dungey………………….2-2 3. Trey Canard…………………….3-3 4. Weston Peick…………………5-5 5. Justin Brayton…………………6-7 6. Justin Barcia………………….11-4 7. Jake Weimer………………….8-6 8. Phil Nicoletti…………………..12-8 9. Matt Goerke…………………..9-11 10. Ben LaMay…………………..13-10 11. Andrew Short………………..15-9 12. Tyla Rattr…

BLACK & WHITE: AMA FUEL RULES: DO THEY ACTUALLY EXIST?

  Nothing is more controversial or misunderstood than the AMA fuel rules. It has proven to be a sore subject with the teams, riders and fans. And making it worse has been the terrible manner in which the AMA has handed out penalties?or hasn?t handed out penalties. The first big fish caught in the AMA ?Fuel Gate? was Jeff Emig. Emig’s 1996 Indianapolis Supercross fuel reportedly had too much oxygen, so he was disqualified. Then, Chad Reed, David Vuillemin and Tyson Hadsell were penalized 25 points e…

ALESSI IN AT MOTO CONCEPTS; YAMAHA OUT AT MOTO CONCEPTS; VUILLEMIN SAYS ADIOS

Mike Alessi is a catch for the MotoConcepts team. He is a bonafide top five AMA National rider?a something that MotoConcepts hasn’t had before. MotoConcepts is one of three American motocross teams that could rightly be called a ?vanity team.? What is a vanity team? It is a team that is owned by a millionaire, who is basically spending his money to fulfill a personal dream. The other two significant vanity teams are Valli Motorsports and L&M Racing. There are many different types of race teams?all d…

THE NEW MXA IS HERE! WHAT YOUR’E MISSING IF YOU DON’T READ THE MAY 2011 ISSUE

Yep, that’s Kevin Windham’s CRF450 on the cover of the May issue of MXA. Kevin wanted us to test it and we wanted to test it?the rest was easy thanks to Geico Honda crew chief Kristian Kibby. Testing works bikes is always interesting, because as much as we like the bikes of superstars, sometimes they are unridable by mere mortals. Not so with K-Dub’s CRF450. He made some good choices. The MXA wrecking crew is immensely interested in how things work. When Yamaha came out with its infamous ice cream cone …