RANDOM RADNESS // 40
Motocross Action has the most documented collection of photos in the sport as their photogs have been capturing everything motocross since MXA’s inception in 1973. These photos have been kept locked up inside MXA’s palatial towers (except for the ones that were pilfered). It was time to break into the historic archive of photos that have been captured over our 48-year history. Out of the millions of photos MXA has in its archive only a fraction of those have been seen by the public. Only a few hundred photos were needed per issue of MXA, but our guys snapped thousands of photos each month that were just stored never to be seen. We finally thought we should share these unseen photos of the past and present. We also thought that other fans of the sport needed a platform for them to share their Rad photos as well. With that, MXA’s Random Radness was born.
Remember when Ryan Dungey’s shift lever was damaged at the 2016 Monster Cup and he shifted by reaching down with his left hand? Amazing!
The sights from Seattle.
MXA testing the 1994 Kawasaki KX250.
Blake Baggett washing his boots after the 2016 RedBud National.
The look of pain from Justin Barcia after the Seattle Supercross Main Event. He crashed while running second.
The Seattle ruts were big.
2012 Daytona Supercross opening ceremonies.
Brandon Hartranft wheeling out.
James Stewart back in 2004 on a factory KX125.
Hunter Lawrence’s mechanic, Cameron Camera, enjoying their win.
Back when Jeremy McGrath made it on to The Tonight Show.
Chad Reed in 2004 when he tried racing some Supermoto.
Watch out for those hay bale covers.
The Buell that was never made.
A factory Showa shock on a JGR RM-Z450.
At the very end of Marty Smith’s racing career, he signed a very lucrative deal to race a Cagiva 190 at select AMA events.
Larry Ward with mechanic Lee McCollum.
Stefan Everts signing a fan’s shirt back in 2005.
Chad Reed’s Husky FC450 ready for the 2018 San Diego Supercross for Military Appreciation weekend.
Future racer looking up to his racing heroes.
Ricky Carmichael doing a double Can-Can.
You may know Steve Howey more for his role in the TV series “Shameless” than when he starred in the movie, Supercross.
Chase Sexton’s version of the ghost rider.
Factory Honda MXGP racer David Thorpe.
Bike wash on Roczen’s Soaring Eagle RC Suzuki RM-Z450.
Funnel Web air filter in MXA’s CRF250.
Jeff Emig racing the 1997 MXDN in Nismes, Belgium.
KTM 250SX engine in a new generation CRF chassis. Built by Ilrappa.
Eli Tomac’s mom, Kathy on the BBQ.
Jeremy Martin’s 2018 Geico Honda.
Malcolm Stewart Anaheim 2 back in 2018.
Ashley Fiolek posing with her 2011 factory CRF250.
Swedish 500 GP rider Bengt Aberg and the Sten Lundin designed Yamaha HL500 four-stroke.
Jeremy McGrath’s championship-winning CR250.
Grant Langston warming up before a race.
Zach Osborne in UFO gear racing Supercross in 2012.
Jeromy Buehl on the Peak Honda Pro Circuit team in 1991.
MXA testing riding the 1994 Yamaha YZ250.
If you have photos that you would like to be featured, please send them to [email protected]. These photos will not be photo credited. By submitting your photos for Random Radness you agree to release all ownership rights to the images and copy them to MXA.