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Mud in Your Eye - June 2009

Archive for June 2009

Motocross Racer Tries GNCC

Monday, June 29, 2009
Plenty of motocross and supercross racers find the off-road racing scene as a perfect way to extend their careers. An old MXer is a young off-roader, but there’s one who is getting an early start. Charles (Josh) Summey finished a remarkable ninth-place in the MotorcycleUSA.com Snowshoe GNCC XC1 division. Personally I thought it was awesome to see him come out and give the toughest GNCC race a shot.
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Post Tags: Snowshoe GNCC, Josh Summey, James Stewart, motocross

GNCC University a Big Success for Bikes/ATVs

Friday, June 26, 2009
Riders prepare to split into their respective groups for instruction on Day 2. With all the unbelievable talent on the starting gate, the folks at GNCC decided to try something new this year.
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Post Tags: GNCC University, Snowshoe GNCC, Am-Pro Yamaha

Mud, Spiders and ATVs – West Virginia Style

Thursday, June 25, 2009
The Can-Am Outlander Max is a burly machine, but leave it to our Off-Road Editor to max out this two-person ATV. I just spent the past couple days riding new Can-Am ATVs through some very scenic West Virginia terrain.
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Post Tags: Can-Am Renegade, Can-Am ATV, ATV tours, West Virginia

Baja 500 Penalties Busting Chops

Tuesday, June 16, 2009
Are the JCR Honda team members a group of super tacticians or just a bunch of cheaters? With the new rule changes, they're both, unfortunately. The official result sheets are changing rapidly with the enforcing of rule infraction penalties.
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Post Tags: Baja 500 results, Baja 500 penalties, Honda racing

KTM Offers 2-Stroke Commitment

Thursday, June 11, 2009
KTM knows what it wants to do with the expansion pipe lineup. Some say it’s a dying breed, but the 2-stroke has been staying afloat in this decade-long tidal surge of modern thumpers.
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Post Tags: KTM, 2-stroke motorcycle, dirt bike

Off-Road vs. Motocross

Tuesday, June 9, 2009
Who would've thought the most powerful factory motocross team would take this blonde-haired off-roader to save their sinking ship? Did Ricky Dietrich just get himself fired – and hired - by the same company?
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Post Tags: Ricky Dietrich, motocross, Freestone MX, Kawasaki

Does Motocross Need Stewart and Villopoto?

Monday, June 8, 2009
Finally, more than one person has a real shot at winning. No James Stewart and no Ryan Villopoto – what have our outdoor Nationals come to!?
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Post Tags: James Stewart, Ryan Villopoto, Motocross racing

Greatest Motorcycle Tests Ever

Friday, June 5, 2009
Just like anyone else, there’s times when I think I could blow this job off and move on, but then an assignment comes along that makes you realize why you deal with the bad days. I had one of these not long ago which was really a combination of several projects. Usually a trip to Los Angeles is about the last thing I want to do but in this case it worked out exceptionally well.
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Post Tags: Motorcycle jobs, Suzuki RM-Z450, Honda CRF250R, Honda CRF450X
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