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FORGOTTEN MOTOCROSS TECH: MAKING YOUR HANDLEBARS WORK LIKE FORKS

Motocross history is filled with examples of creative ideas that were heralded as ground-breaking, but, because of the rapid rate of change in development, sank into the swamp of forgotten technology. Although some ideas are best left abandoned, others were truly innovative (if not ultimately successful). MXA reveals motocross’ tech trivia. Do you remember TGT […]

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ASK THE MXPERTS: HOW THE FIM GOT CONTROL OF AMERICAN SUPERCROSS

No one involved in the Supercross wars in 2001 was fighting for the sport, the riders, higher purses or safer tracks. They all wanted the dollars that came with the butts in the seats. The FIM was just a way for the promoters to keep the money. HOW THE FIM GOT CONTROL OF AMERICAN SUPERCROSS […]

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RAW VIDEO: PRO DAY AT FOX RACEWAY TO GET READY FOR FIRST AMA OUTDOOR NATIONAL

Motocross Action was invited by the staff at Pro Motocross to what they called “Spring Training”. All the factory teams had the track to themselves at Fox Raceway to do suspension testing, bike shake downs and more while the media was able to gather content. Eli Tomac, Cooper Webb, Dylan Ferrandis, Justin Cooper, Adam Cianciarulo, […]

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BROC TICKLE GETS FAILED DRUG TEST SENTENCING FROM FIM

Broc Tickle will back racing on the professional circuit in February of 2020.  Broc Tickle released an update on his Instagram account that the FIM (Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme) gave him a sentence for his failed drug test on February 10, 2018. Since then Broc has been kept in the dark on his racing future […]

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RUMORS, GOSSIP & UNFOUNDED TRUTHS: THE AUSSIE WHO COULD GRAB THE GOLDEN RING THIS TIME AROUND

DEAN FERRIS TO FILL IN FOR YAMAHA’S AARON PLESSINGER IN THE 450 NATIONALS Dean Ferris back in 2014 when he raced for the factory KTM team in the AMA 250 West. Yamaha has signed reigning Australian Motocross Champion Dean Ferris to take the place of the injured Aaron Plessinger (broken heel) starting at the opening […]

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FIRST LOOK! 2020 HONDA CRF450 & CRF250

2020 Honda CRF450 The 2020 CRF450 has some minor updates this year.  Price: $9,399 Availability: July 2019 For 2020, Honda’s flagship CRF450R—the same platform raced by Team Honda HRC’s Ken Roczen and Cole Seely—puts more engine-management choices at the fingertips of racers, with the addition of Honda Selectable Torque Control (HSTC). Developed through HRC’s worldwide racing […]

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MXA RETRO TEST: WE RIDE JAMES STEWART’S 2009 L&M RACING YAMAHA YZ450F

We get misty-eyed sometimes thinking about past bikes we loved, as well as ones that should remain forgotten. We take you on a trip down memory lane with bike tests that got filed away and disregarded in the MXA archives. We reminisce on a piece of moto history that has been resurrected. Here is our […]

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MXA VIDEO: INSIDE THE ALL-NEW 100% REVOLUTIONARY ARMEGA GOGGLE

We headed to San Diego to 100% for a special product launch yesterday to check out the all new Armega goggle. This new goggle has some unique features and took over two years of development to come to the market. Sit back and see what Charles Castloo from 100% has to say about this all […]

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FIRST LOOK! 2020 HONDA CRF450 WORKS EDITION

The 2020 Honda CRF450 Works Edition. Price: $ 11,999 Availability: August 2019 2020 Honda CRF450 WE Following a successful debut year in which it quickly caught the eye of performance-hungry enthusiasts who demand the absolute best, the CRF450RWE (“Works Edition”) gets even better for 2020, with updates based on the machines in the Team Honda […]

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MXA INTERVIEW: RYAN VILLOPOTO’S THOUGHTS ON VEGAS, THE SEASON AND HIS PLANS

Now wearing Yamaha blue, Ryan Villopoto’s job as brand ambassador is to make Yamaha look good wherever he can. By Eric Johnson Wearing a pair of jeans, a blue Yamaha team shirt and a Monster Energy baseball hat, Ryan Villopoto was at the Las Vegas Supercross armed with a wealth of experience and a keen […]

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