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MOTOCROSS ACTION’S WEEKEND NEWS ROUND-UP: DOUBLE TRANS-AMA NEWS, ANAHEIM SEATING CHART, YAMAHA AIR FORKS, LARRY BROOKS BIRTHDAY & MUCH MORE

                             YAMAHA AIR FORKS? IS THIS THE FUTURE OR THE PAST? You never know what you are going to see in SoCal. These Yamaha air fork canister have two separate air chambers. The lower air valve, under the canister, is for the basic air pressure setting. The upper valve, under the rubber cover, is set at a higher air pressure and is separated from …

MOTOCROSS ACTION’S RICH EIERSTEDT MEMORIAL: SAYING GOODBYE TO OUR FRIEND

   Rich Eierstedt was one of the first wave to teenager American motocrossers. He was on the cutting edge of the sport and with his quick smile, good looks and cool manner?riders like Rich Eierstedt are the reason that motocross became a smash hit in the 1970s. Unlike dirt track or road racing, teenagers like Marty Smith, Gaylon Mosier, Marty Tripes and Rich Eierstedt made motocross the sport of the young. It was a new sport, it had new heroes and there was nobody who came before to tell Ameri…

MOTOCROSS ACTION’S MID-WEEK REPORT: (11/24/10)

MOTOCROSS ACTION’S MID-WEEK REPORT By John Basher PHOTO OF THE WEEK     Mike Brown is a jack-of-all-trades. Brownie has won races indoors and out (including the 2001 AMA 125 National title), the WORCS series, grueling offroad events, and also Endurocross races (shown here, from Las Vegas this past weekend). There’s no disputing that he is one of the greatest all-around riders of all-time.  MINI-VIEW: ZACH OSBORNE Zach (left) talks with fellow American GP racer Michael Leib at the Fer…