ASK THE MXPERTS: (10/29/09)

Dear MXA, How come no one makes works forks for KTM riders? It seems like KTM riders would be most likely to buy works suspension because as a rule they are older, more experienced and richer than the typical Japanese…
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ASK THE MXPERTS: (10/26/09)

Dear MXA, I?m confused. It seems that MXA used to praise Honda CRF450 forks, but then suddenly you have badmouthed them over the last two years. Have you guys changed or have the forks changed? Honda's…
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ASK THE MXPERTS: (10/22/09)

Dear MXA, I have a 2009 Kawasaki KX450F and I broke my right fork guard two weeks ago and my left fork guard last week. I?ve been replacing them, but is there a fork guard that won?t break? The MXA…
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WE RIDE A BIG-BORE HONDA CRF469 PROJECT BIKE:

You?re gonna want to read this bike test. This is a story of a project bike that got out of hand. A bike that should have been awesome, and, in fact, had lots of awesome attributes, but turned out to be just average. If only we?d been smart…
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ASK THE MXPERTS: (10/08/09)

Dear MXA, Why is the AMA dragging its feet on sound standards? I have been racing for years and the bikes are not getting any quieter. The AMA needs to step up to the plate while we still have places to ride.…
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ASK THE MXPERTS: (10/02/09)

Dear MXA, Not that I'm a huge fan, or even a little fan, of Cannondale, but it must hurt MXA t o eat all those nasty things you said about their engine design (backwards cylinder, upfront airbox, fuel injection, etc) now that…
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ASK THE MXPERTS: (09/30/09)

Dear MXA, In Jody's photo of the ?Let Brock Bye? incident from 1977 I have never seen the mechanic standing between Dave Osterman and Keith McCarty identified. I know who it is. The man that's directly behind the "Let…
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ASK THE MXPERTS: (09/23/09)

Dear MXA, Why is everyone so shocked by Jason Lawrence's on and off track behavior. He is just following in the footsteps of Bob Hannah? Don?t be stupid, you moron. Bob Hannah never engaged in multiple…
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ASK THE MXPERTS: (09/17/09)

Dear MXA, Can you explain the insurance policy that Chad Reed took out at the beginning of the AMA National series? I missed the details when it was mentioned during one of the race broadcasts. Chad…
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WE RIDE SERVICE HONDA’S KX500AF TWO-STROKE:

Imagine, for a minute, the perfect motocross bike. Let your mind wander to unfathomable, unrealistic ideas. Draw up a sketch of the machine on paper, and don?t forget the vivid details. Odds are you would want to construct a…
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ASK THE MXPERTS: (08/31/09)

Dear MXA, I noticed that Formula 1 cars use motorcycle shocks, but they pack the complete shock shaft with those heat-cured foam rubber bumpers. Is it possible to put bumpers on the full length of a shock shaft on a…
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ASK THE MXPERTS: (08/26/09)

Dear MXA, How come I have never seen a photo of the 2010 Honda CRF450? Has Honda not released any info on this bike? Is it different? No one seems to have any answers about it? Where is it? This is the 2010 Honda CRF450.…
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ASK THE MXPERTS: (08/24/09)

Dear MXA, MXA really needs to wake up! You bash the 2009 Yamaha YZ450F for being down on power when they should be applauding them for making it quiet. We appreciate your fervor, but…
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Dear MXA, I was a little disappointed that the AMA stopped the second 250 moto at Budds Creek. I thought motocross was a ?rain or shine? sport. Can the AMA arbitarily shorten a race and call it complete even though it…
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ASK THE MXPERTS: (08/19/09)

Dear MXA, My friend says that he runs fuel stabilizer in his CRF250 and it runs great. How much power would it add to my YZ250F? Zero. This is not a hop-up. Fuel stabilizers do not…
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WE RIDE COLE SEELY’S FUN CENTER SUZUKI RM-Z250:

The MXA wrecking crew is a tight-knit group of riders. We ride every chance we get and race every weekend. Our crew is comprised of riders born in every decade (dating back to the 1940s), and while some are babes in the woods and others…
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WE RIDE MDK MOTORSPORTS’ KAWASAKI KX450F:

To the majority of motocross racers worldwide, MDK is best known for its race team. In the past, MDK has sponsored a host of well-known racers (including Nick Wey and David Vuillemin on CRF450s three years ago) and, for the last two years,…
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WE RIDE MICHAEL SLEETER’S KTM SXS 250SXF:

At first, KTM didn?t want to divulge the secrets of the inner workings of their works engines, but we tricked them into telling us the whole story. Michael Sleeter is an AMA pro racer with a really cool job. He is employed by KTM to compete…
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WE RIDE BEN EVANS’ TI LUBE HONDA CRF250;

MXA's goal is to ferret out the modifications, products and settings that work. In the dynamic world of motocross, where everything is constantly being updated, this isn?t as easy as it sounds. When the MXA wrecking crew has…
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