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2016 Loretta Lynn’s Motocross Update (video)
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Titles already being handed out! The third day of racing at the 2016 Rocky Mountain ATV/MC AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship, presented by AMSOIL at Loretta Lynn’s (Hurricane Mills, Tennessee) was delayed by three hours to give the track crew time to scrape the mud off the track after an early rain storm again drenched […]

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2017 Yamaha Supercross & Motocross Team Announced
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Yamaha U.S. Introduces 2017 Factory Supercross/Motocross Team Featuring Riders Chad Reed And Cooper Webb. Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., today introduced its 2017 Factory Supercross/Motocross team, featuring riders Chad Reed and new teammate Cooper Webb. Both riders were introduced, in person, during the Yamaha bLU cRU Family Dinner at Loretta Lynn’s Ranch, which is where the […]

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Archives: Saddleback! The Mecca of Motocross (video)
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Saddleback Park Remains One of the Legendary Tracks in MX History. Suicide Mountain, the Matterhorn, the Magoo Double Jump, Banzai Hill, the Wedge – mention these to any motocross fan of the 1970s and early ‘80s and they’ll instantly know you’re talking about the iconic motocross track Saddleback Park. For the decades of the 1970s […]

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World GP Motocross: Strijbos and Anstie take first wins of the season at Lommel (video)
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The fourteenth round of the FIM Motocross World Championship wrote a story of drama and excitement as the brutal track conditions put the best of MXGP to the ultimate test at the Fiat Professional MXGP of Belgium, in Lommel, where Kevin Strijbos and Max Anstie topped the box for the first time this year. The […]

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Reed, Tomac & Barcia to Take on the World at MXGP of the Americas! Febvre Ready for Showdown!
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Chad Reed, Eli Tomac and Justin Barcia will battle at the Dirt Track in Charlotte, Sept. 2-3. This is a press release from Charlotte Motor Speedway… Concord, NC (July 19, 2016) – Chad Reed’s journey to motocross prominence has taken the 34-year-old star throughout the globe, but Reed will have a new stop on his […]

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2017 Victory Motorcycles Empulse TT First Look
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The 2017 Empulse TT is an electric alternative to the gas-powered motorcycles that is fast where it matters most. Simply twist the throttle and go with this powerhouse from Victory Motorcycles. Equipped with sport-tuned inverted front forks and an adjustable suspension to provide track-level performance, the Empulse TT is also the only electric bike equipped […]

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Husqvarna Vitpilen 701 and 401 Seen on the Streets!
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Husqvarna’s long awaited streetbikes surfaces in testing. The Husqvarna Vitpilen 701 and 401 has been spotted in testing in Europe, in what appears to be near-production format. The Vitpilen 701 caused a sensation when it was unveiled at the 2015 EICMA Show in Milan and uses the previous generation, 73hp KTM 690 Duke single-cylinder engine, […]

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Harley recalling 27,000 motorcycles for clutch problem
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Milwaukee-based Harley-Davidson is recalling more than 27,000 motorcycles from its 2016 model year after discovering the clutch may not disengage in certain circumstances. The recall covers 14 different 2016 models, including Electric Glide Ultra Classic, Electra Glide Ultra Classic Low, Ultra Limited Low, Ultra Limited, CVO Street Glide, Street Glide, Street Glide Special, Road Glide […]

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Breakdown: The Young and the Reckless Webb vs Savatgy! What Happened! (video)
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Jason Thomas on how the Savatgy, Webb incident unfolded and what it means moving forward. Your browser does not support iframes. Cooper Webb and Joey Savatgy had a bit of a run-in on the first lap of Washougal’s second moto. Stuff like this happens in motocross. This was a bit more personal, though, and had […]

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Ben Adamson soars again and qualifies for Loretta Lynn’s (video)
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By David Richards He’s done it again. Byron motocross racer and Byron High School senior Ben Adamson has qualified for his fifth Amateur National Motocross Championships to be held Aug. 1 through Aug. 6 at historic Loretta Lynn’s Ranch in Tennessee. Adamson will be racing his 250 cc Yamaha dirt bike against the top 42 […]

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Indian Motorcycles announces its 2017 bike lineup
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By Rick Barrett of the Journal Sentinel Indian Motorcycle Co. on Tuesday released its 2017 bike lineup that carries over the 2016 model-year bikes and features a new touch-screen audio and information system. Indian, a subsidiary of Medina, Minn.-based Polaris Industries, is one of the biggest rivals of Milwaukee-based Harley-Davidson Inc. Indian’s new product announcement […]

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Indian Issue recall for 18,367 models that could catch fire
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Riding a motorcycle comes at a risk. Be it a tire puncture at high speeds, careless drivers cutting you off, potholes, sand or mud in the middle of a corner, danger lurks everywhere, and you have to keep your senses sharp at all times. Oh, and if you ride a recent Indian model, you’ll also […]

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Ryan Dungey Rides Naked! What! (video)
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Ryan explains what the naked photo shoot was all about. Who could have ever guess Ryan Dungey would ride a dirt bike naked and be filmed doing it!

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Brothers Alex and Jeremy Martin return to race on home motocross track Spring Creek!
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Alex and Jeremy Martin are in the top five overall, separated by just a few points as they head into this weekend’s La Crescent Wine & Spirit Spring Creek National in Millville. In a sibling rivalry between two brothers, there can be a symbolic moment when the younger of the two eclipses the older one — […]

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