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Mud in Your Eye - November 2009

Archive for November 2009

All I Want for X-Mas – Yamaha Tenere

Monday, November 30, 2009
Wouldn't the Yamaha XT660Z Tenere do well in America? I think so.
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Post Tags: Yamaha XT660Z Tenere, Christmas Wish List

Sweat, Rubber and Decomposed Granite

Wednesday, November 25, 2009
Hours after meeting Gary LaPlante and this is the kind of stuff he puts you through. Awesome. I recently had the opportunity to sample trials riding under the eagle-eyed tutelage of former Arizona State trials champion and nationally ranked competitor, Gary LaPlante.
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Post Tags: MotoVentures, Trials motorcyles, GAS GAS

Candy is the Best Nutrition

Tuesday, November 24, 2009
Post Tags: Jelly Belly Sport Beans, sports nutrition, motocross training

Off-Season Moto Training Tips

Monday, November 23, 2009
Are those jarring impacts with roots, rocks, ruts, braking bumps and jump landings killing your upper body? Feel like a sissy trying to hang on to that burly new 2010 450 Motocross bike of yours? Check out this little workout regimen from Jason Raines. The Am-Pro Yamaha rider is renowned for his maniacal training schedule and has actually tamed it down since his early days.
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Post Tags: motorcycle training, physical training, Am-Pro Yamaha

Does More Speed Really Equal More Fun?

Wednesday, November 18, 2009
Will this be me? We’ve been testing the 2010 450 Motocross bikes this week and these things are absolute rocket ship! The pure acceleration and thrust is hard for the brain to comprehend at times, but it makes me wonder whether or not it’s even necessary.
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Post Tags: motocycle trials, MotoVentures, Gas Gas motorcycles

Sex on Wheels - Motorcycle Eroticism

Thursday, November 5, 2009
Maybe I’m a simple creature, but it doesn’t take carbon fiber or titanium to ignite my prurient interests. Sex appeal and motorcycles go hand-in-hand. Plenty of bikes have it, and plenty don’t, but determining which is which boils down to that old saying about “whatever floats your boat.
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Post Tags: Husqvarna TE310, Dunlop GeoMax MX51, dirt bike tires

Racer Dies and Still We Ride

Wednesday, November 4, 2009
Riding motorcycles is what we love to do. I suspect getting back out on the trail is the best way to start feeling normal again.
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Post Tags: ISDE Enduro, dirt bike racing, Husqvarna TE310

Off-Road Guys Can Whip Too

Tuesday, November 3, 2009
Who says off-road guys have no style? JCR has a video introduction of ace desert racer, Kendall Norman. JCR is Honda’s factory off-road effort now so this guy is the desert version of Andrew Short and Davi Millsaps. Team owner, Johnny Campbell, is the Man when it comes to Baja racing these days, so when he says that Norman is his pick to succeed him and take the reins south of the border is quite an endorsement.
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Post Tags: Kendall Norman, JCR Honda, Baja 1000
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