If you wanted to win your address had better be USA
Snippets of wisdom from the tuner's tuner
For years we watched a rider win local race after local win, then regional championships, state crowns, national championships and even world titles. Who is the rider?
“Everyone is going to be scared to death of Ryan, and they should be, because he has that something special.” –Ricky Carmichael
A retired racer can only maintain his fame with the fans he earned over his 10 years as an active racer. The star and his minions grow old together
Slugfest between David Bailey & Ricky Johnson at Anaheim 1 in 1986
Did he make it? Were the helmets edible? Are those his teeth? Is ESPN all wet?
Do you remember the bikes and riders who raced inside the MGM arena 10 years ago?
There is a famous line from the movie On Any Sunday that says, “They don’t all make it through every season.” And they don’t
Ryan Dungey's final days before becoming a Champion
The backstory of an iconic image
Greatest rider not to have a National championship? Was it bad luck? Stiff competition?
Looking back at Canard's last chapter
There was a time in American motocross when Texas was the hotbed of racing. Not only did Texas have some of the best tracks in the country, it was a breeding ground for Lone Star hot shoes
Travis wins his first 125cc National in Southwick while Ricky Carmichael wins his second ever 250 National
"I feel my dad put a lot of pressure on me when I raced BMX and he really didn't want me to quit. After a while there, it was more his sport than mine."
The helmet Jeremy wore during his 13-race win streak in 1996
In 1997 MXA’s Jody Weisel killed the Gainesville AMA 125/250 National when he penned a story titled, “The Orphan National Must Die”
Kevin didn't leave Yamaha for the money. How do we now? We have his Yamaha and Honda contact laid out for you to see
Back in the year 2000, when Suzuki read MXA's test on the 2000 DRZ400 they discontinued providing Motocross Action with product and product information as well as suspended all advertising. We thought is was a good review
“I guess I’ll have to be satisfied to be the greatest Supercross rider that ever lived,” said Jeremy McGrath when criticized for his failure to make much of a dent in the outdoor Nationals
Micky Dymond was the archetype of the 1980s motocross star. He rose to almost instant fame at Southern California’s Saddleback Park, where the handsome, long-haired beach boy went from Novice to Pro in less than two years
"I was hoping to get the same gate that I used in the first moto, but, unfortunately, Matt Lemoine picked the gate first. I lined up next to him."–Jake Weimer
His go-for-broke riding style earned him a legion of loyal fans. But while his boldness endeared him to the fans, it wasn’t a formula for success. In truth, it eventually led to tragedy for Magoo
Sebastien Tortelli won the opening Supercross of the 1998 season in the Los Angeles Coliseum. And he did it without anyone noticing him. Hard to believe? Here are some interesting facts about Sebastien’s night
MXA chatted with Ryan at the 2005 Ponca City amateur National before he was the next big thing. He talks about Jessica Simpson, Jason Lawrence, Mike Alessi and the red shirts, Nico Izzi and more
"In five years I want to be on top. I want to have a lot accomplished and have championships. I'd also like to be on factory Suzuki, because it's such a great team to be on" –Ryan Dungey
This was back when James Stewart would come from behind on his KX125 to catch, pass and win in a sea of thumpers. These were the good old days
Ron Lechien goes two-for-two in the MXA cover department—once on a CR125 and once on a CR250 (one in LV and one from LA
We take you to the slopes of Mount Saint Helen 18 years ago for the first round of the 2000 AMA outdoor Nationals