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News from August 2002

The World Cup of Motocross

The day the world came to town Australia, USA, Canada. 1, 2, 3. Most fans know the 2002 Motocross of Nations was to be held in California on September 29. Unfortunately, the event was canceled, and moved to Spain. But enthusiasts and industry personnel in the USA wanted to go forward with an international event [...]

HoppenRµlz

39 Photos, Hoppen Style! Frank Hoppen is a good guy. A family man. Good husband. Good father. And a great photographer! These are some of his photos from the AMA MX series. Click on a thumbnail to look at a much larger version. Frank has two web-sites too. You can check them out at the [...]

#25 – Nate Ramsey

‘God has given me opportunities’ Interview by Angela Hall To let Nate know what you think, you can visit our Message Boards Angela: You’re riding with American Honda this year. Tell us about the team, your mechanic and your own personal support system that keeps you on track. Nate: Team Honda really lives up to [...]

First Look – McGrath on 2003 KTM – Photos

Photos by Scott “This week the USA, next week Germany!” Cox Jeremy McGrath’s first ride on KTM. September 5th, Barona Oaks Raceway in California. Click on the thumbnail to view larger image function OpenWindow(url, width, height) { window.open(url, ‘img’, ‘resizable, width=’+width+’,height=’+height+”); }

New Supercross Series in Brazil!

In Brazil, the all time greatest ever soccer player Pele is investing in a new Supercross Series named after his company ‘Pele Pro’. Responsible for this new enterprise is his son, Edinho who also played for the Santos Soccer Team as a goal keeper during the 90′s. Edinho is a big fan of motorcycling racing, [...]

Burning Man 2002

We’ve never been, so we asked a ‘burner’ to tell us… Words and photos by Daniel DeFabio The thing you need to know about Burning Man is this: there is more. If you’ve heard stories and think you have an idea what it is; there is more. If you’ve been for years in a row; [...]

Backflips, 3 Medal Frenzies & One Fender Guitar

X Games a wild success for everyone! Backflips at the X Games, story follows: _____________________ “Metzger landed a Backflip off the ramp, called The Godfather, in each of his three attempts, including a No-Handed Lander to end the event and seal the gold medal with a score of 95.00. Metzger was crowned best overall X [...]

World Motocross – Round 10 – GERMANY

Mickael Pichon is crowned the 2002 250 World Motocross Champion in Gaildorf! Mickael has won 7 events in a row. He has won 9 events out of 10 for the series. And this is his second consecutive 250 World Motocross Championship. Joel Smets won his second 500 GP in a row, but Stefan Everts still [...]

Perfect Season

Ricky Carmichael won all 24 motos in the 2002 AMA/Chevy Trucks U. S. Motocross Series. It’s never been done before. It might never be done again. It’s hard to fully comprehend. It’s the Perfect Season! A perfect score of 600 points. What’s next??? RC crushed everyone in 2002. He won his second consecutive supercross championship. [...]

Binghamton Photo Feature

New York, Round 11, AMA/Chevy Trucks U. S. Motocross Series Click on thumbnail to view larger image.If you’d like to see the results and point standings from Binghamton, please visit this link. function OpenWindow(url, width, height) { window.open(url, ‘img’, ‘resizable, width=’+width+’,height=’+height+”); } 125 Start 250 Podium 250 Start Buddy Antunez Michael Byrne Ricky Carmichael John [...]