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Jesse Masterpool Challenge 2014

Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Jesse Masterpool Challenge 2014
Jesse Masterpool was only 14 when he passed away following a hard crash at the Lake Whitney Amateur National in 2010. Since then, family and friends of Masterpool have been working to honor his memory, developing the Jesse Masterpool Challenge as a way of bringing those that love off-road racing together for a weekend of remembrance and fun. The 2014 event will take place September 26-28 at His 956 Facility on 573 County Road 3525 in Paradise, Texas.
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Post Tags: Jesse Masterpool, Motocross, Supercross

2014 Tennessee Knockout Recap Video

Thursday, August 21, 2014
2014 Tennessee Knockout Recap Video
You’ve got to have some serious skill to win the Tennessee Knockout. This year’s champ, Cody Webb, notched his second consecutive victory, beating seasoned riders like Taylor Robert, Paul Whibley, Kaliub Russell and more. Rains near the end of competition made the 2014 race even more challenging. Organizers caught plenty of action on camera, compiling footage into the short video recap below.
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Post Tags: 2014 Tennessee Knockout, Dirt Bike, Off Road Racing, Cody Webb

Red Bull Straight Rhythm Tickets On Sale

Thursday, August 21, 2014
Red Bull Straight Rhythm Tickets On Sale
Introduced to the world in late 2013, Red Bull’s Straight Rhythm began as a novel concept which put top off-road riders in head-to-head battle on a new type of track. A half-mile Supercross drag race.
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Post Tags: Red Bull Straight Rhythm, Motocross, Supercross

Orange Brigade KTM Amateur Training Camp

Wednesday, July 23, 2014
KTM is working hard to develop the skills of up-and-coming off-road racers through its Orange Brigade Amateur Racing Team. Recently riders from the team's ranks gathered in Southern California for a two-day training camp to prepare for the amateur motocross showdown at Loretta Lynn's. Cameras were on hand capturing behind-the-scenes footage of the on- and off-track action, resulting in the video below.
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Post Tags: Orange Brigade, KTM, Motocross, dirt bike training

Not Everyone Can Be a Red Bull X-Fighter

Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Not Everyone Can Be a Red Bull X-Fighter
The final stop of the 2014 Red Bull X-Fighter World Tour is Saturday August 23, 2014 in Pretoria and YouTube funny-man Anton Taylor has put together a little clip to help promote the event. It's got death-defying stunts, hot chicks and a swimming pool. Pretty much everything you need for a good time. Check it out for a laugh and to see some awesome footage of the real X-Fighters in action.
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Post Tags: Red Bull X-Fighters, Freestyle Motocross

Orange Brigade KTM at Freestone Video

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Orange Brigade KTM at Freestone Video
KTM is helping to foster the new generation of riders in Motocross and Supercross with its Orange Brigade, and at the recent Freestone Spring Championship it flexed its muscles with wins in a host of classes. To commemorate the effort KTM compiled a video from the event, included below, featuring riders like Alex Frye, Conner Mulinex, Challen Tennant and Mitchell Falk, all likely to be on the Nationals and/or SX rosters in the coming years.
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Post Tags: Orange Brigade, KTM, Freestone Spring Championship

Kurt Caselli Foundation Video

Friday, May 2, 2014
Kurt Caselli Foundation Video
Kurt Caselli lost his life doing what he loved, racing motorcycles. Since his untimely death, loved ones, friends and colleagues have banded together to create the Kurt Caselli Foundation.
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Post Tags: Kurt Caselli Foundation, Motorcycle Racing, KTM, Dirt Bike

Glen Helen Two-Stroke Championship Video

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Glen Helen Two-Stroke Championship Video
Two-stroke racing was alive and well at Glen Helen on April 6, 2014 as riders like Colton Udall, Doug Dubach, Sean Collier, Chris See, Justin Jones and many others kicked-up dirt in the MTA 2-Stroke Championship. Check out the video below to see the smokers in action.
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Post Tags: Glen Helen, Two-Stroke, Dirt Bike Racing, Off Road

Yamaha's Dakar 2014 Highlight Video

Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Yamaha's Dakar 2014 Highlight Video
Yamaha made a big push for Dakar glory in 2014, fielding one of the most decorated champions in the sport’s history, Cyril Despres, along with an updated machine fit to challenge long-dominant KTM. Oliver Pain, Michael Metge and Frans Verhoeven joined Despres on the Yamaha squad and in the end Pain was top rider for Team Blue, scoring a podium finish in third.
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Post Tags: Yamaha, Dakar Rally 2014, Cyril Despres, Oliver Pain

Honda's Road to Dakar Comic Part II

Monday, March 3, 2014
Honda's Road to Dakar Comic Part II
Honda continues its graphic novel narration of the Japanese marque’s return to the Dakar Rally with the release of Part 2. The HRC squad contested the latest Dakar with a five-rider effort, led by Helder Rodrigues and Joan Barreda who would finish a respective fifth and seventh overall.
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Post Tags: Honda Dakar, HRC Dakar, Road to Dakar
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