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MOTOCROSS ACTION’S MID-WEEK REPORT BY JOHN BASHER (1/29/14)

By John Basher PHOTO OF THE WEEK     MXA beats the two-stroke drum for good reason. Ring-dingers are instrumental in keeping a certain type of rider in this sport. It’s too bad that so many people believe that four-strokes are superior. That way of thinking comes from the AMA’s terrible displacement rule of long ago, […]

MOTOCROSS ACTION’S MID-WEEK REPORT BY JOHN BASHER (9/11/13)

9/11/01?NEVER FORGET!     It was 12 years ago that terrorists took the lives of thousands of innocent people and rattled America. Their unjust and horrendous actions caught the country off guard. However, instead of wavering, we joined together and fought back against the injustice and cowardly acts of these terrorists. We will never forget 9/11/01?the innocent lives that were lost, the brave firefighters and first responders, a great American city in ruin, and the freedom that was challe…

YAMAHA STILL BELIEVES IN TWO-STROKES: SEE THE 2014 YZ125, YZ250 & YZ85 HERE

2014 YAMAHA YZ250 The 249cc, liquid-cooled 2-stroke engine comes with reed-valve induction, 66.4 x 72.0mm bore and stroke and a Keihin PWK38 carb. The 48mm Kayaba SSS forks feature the Speed-Sensitive System that uses piston speed to control damping force for super-precise handling and a smooth ride. Although essentially unchanged from the 2013 model, the 2014 still offers all the best that Yamaha’s two-stroke heritage has to offer. 2014 YAMAHA YZ125 The 124cc, liquid-cooled 2-stroke engine comes with r…

2013 MTA WORLD TWO-STROKE CHAMPIONSHIP: BIG PAYDAYS, BIG HILLS, BIGGER BUMPS & A CLOCK THAT COULDN’T TELL TIME VERY WELL

Sean Collier made a couple grand, had lots of fun and held off the MXA team. It’s worth mentioning that Sean was a MXA photo rider many moons ago (around 2005). Photos by Mark Chilson and Dan Alamangos With a massive show of support for the old way of doing motocross, a large contingent of two-stroke riders descended on Glen Helen Raceway for the 2013 World Two-Stroke Motocross Championship. With $9500 in purse money up for grabs and a free Husqvarna motorcycle to the winner of the 125 Pro class, the Pr…