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MOTOCROSS ACTION’S WEEKEND NEWS ROUND-UP: HOW TO BUILD YOUR OWN SHOWABA PSF/SFF/MXT FORKS & LIVE HAPPILY EVER AFTER

                      TIGER LACEY MEMORIAL RIDE DAY THIS SUNDAY Tiger Lacey died from a sudden illness on January 31, 2013. The 31-year-old professional racer had raced around the globe, including taking many trips with MXA’s Dennis Stapleton?most recently to Kuwait. Tiger’s friends will be holding a Tiger Lacey Ride Day on January 26, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at San Jose, California’s 408MX track. All …

INSIDE MXA’S WORKSHOP: BUILDING THE ULTIMATE 2012 HONDA CRF450 ? IT IS LIGHT TO BEGIN WITH, NOW YOU JUST HAVE TO MAKE IT RIGHT

By John Minert After all of the 2012 bike test and shootouts are done, every MXA test rider is allowed to build his dream bike. There is no budget, not limit and no rules. It is a reward for spending almost a year riding what the test riders were assigned, and often racing a different bike between motos. For this test, test riders were free to choose the bike they want, the parts they want, the suspension they want and go-for-broke. They have spent all year testing products, riding works bikes and worki…

MXA TEAM TESTED: MX-TECH KTM 350SXF FORK/SHOCK MODS

WHAT IS IT? MX-Tech is one of a handful of suspension companies that specialized in fixing WP components. WHAT’S IT COST? $250 (fork revalve); $250 (fork Huck valve); $50 (fork sub-valve); $109 (fork springs); $250 (shock revalve); $109 (shock spring); $200 (shock Head Check system). CONTACT? www.mx-tech.com or (877) 850-5114. WHAT STANDS OUT? Here’s a list of things that stand out with MX-Tech’s KTM 350SXF setup. (1) Huck valve. MX-Tech’s Jeremy Wilkey doesn?t just change shims on a WP fork; he reinven…

BIG CHANGES FOR MX-TECH OUT WEST AND AN ADDITION TO MX-TECH MIDWEST:

Palo Verde Suspension gets a new name, a familiar face is back and Richard Sawitskas takes on a new challenge. MX-Tech West is the new name of PaloVerde Suspension.  Palo Verde has been owned and operated by Jeremy Wilkey since 2006.  You will continue to get the quality and technology of MX-Tech suspension that you have come to know from MX-Tech West.  Along with the new name comes a handing of the torch over to Patrick Smith as the new manager of MX-Tech West. Patric…

WE RIDE MX-TECH’S 2010 HONDA CRF450:

The MXA wrecking crew has the privilege of working with all different sorts of characters in the course of testing and building bikes. We deal with everyone from factory tuners to backyard mechanics, marketing men, parts changers, duct tapers, cool guys and not so cool guys?all with varied personalities and modus operandi. One of the most pleasant to work with is Jeremy Wilkey and his crew at MX-Tech. Technically, these guys are incredibly knowledgeable and super-creative. We especially like them becaus…