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News from July 2003


Ricky Carmichael has won 10 AMA Pro-Racing Championships now The latest is the 2003 AMA/Chevy Trucks US 250 National Motocross Championship And he’s only 23 Ten? Yes, ten. RC wrapped up his tenth championship on Sunday, August 31, in PA.1997 125 National Champion 1998 125 National Champion 1999 125 National Champion 2001 250 Supercross Champion [...]

Editor’s Choice – Video Game of the Year – ATV Off Road Fury 2

We’ve played ‘em all. The kids in the Rick Johnson School of Champions & the Point X Camps have played ‘em all too. This one is the very best by far. It’s playable online too! It’s the winner of the Supercross.com 2003 Video Game of the Year Award – ATV Off Road Fury 2. You [...]

Let The Good Times Roost!

We ride the new 2004 Kawasaki KX 250F four-stroke! function openWindow() { window.open(‘/videos/kx250.html’, ‘video’,’width=320,height=256′); } — Click here to see a video clip! (Quicktime required.) How and why did this happen? Rodger Howe, Director of Communications for Kawasaki explains: “We are giving the press the first ride on our new KX 250F four-stroke. Customers have [...]

2004 Supercross Ticket info

TicketsNow.com is offering the ability to purchase 2004 Supercross tickets online. Right now they have Indianapolis (March 20) and Las Vegas (May 1) events available. Tickets for other events will be listed as they become available. These are premium seats and tickets. Even if an event is sold out, chances are you can still get [...]

World MX GP – Round 7 – Sweden

Uddevalla Circuit Stefan Everts is the talk of the motocross world in Europe, as he won his 60th and 61st Grands Prix today. Stefan won both the 125 class, and the premier MXGP class. Mickael Pichon finished third in the MXGP class, and leads Everts by a scant three points in the championship chase – [...]

Name the rider

If you can name these guys, you are as twisted as we are. Depending on how well you do, we might add some hints later in the week.In the meantime, post your choices here in the Message Boards. Click to view the larger images function OpenWindow(url, width, height) { window.open(url, ‘img’, ‘resizable, width=’+width+’,height=’+height+”); } One [...]

Youth is served, American Style — Loretta Lynn’s 2003

by Rick Johnson Mike Alessi This is the second time that I’ve been to Loretta Lynn’s. This year, the Coombs family had to work extra hard in pulling off the event because of the amount of rain that fell. It was incredibly muddy at times. My hat’s off to Timmy Coombs and his whole track [...]

Youth is served, European style — 24th Youth International MX

Kids. Motocross. Holland. Sand. Fun. Friends. by Hans Stolk Hans Stolk, Herman Hoff 2003 Youth International Motocross: The finals were held in Hummelo, Netherlands, on August 2 & 3. The track is sandy, rough, and winds in and out of the forest. This year’s organizing committee was TCD Hummelo. Families from 12 different nation were [...]

Helmet: Head covering made of hard materials.

Worn to protect head from injuries. Often times part of a uniform or other protective equipment. Photos of 12 top pros crash lids. My boss said I was slacking. Said I needed to create more exciting and compelling articles with photos. Hey boss – how about this? (Maybe this will keep him sidetracked for a [...]

James ‘Bubba’ Stewart interview

by Rick Johnson The 125 championship, 250′s, four-strokes, RC, ballers, 23′s, God … RJ: James, I’ve been trying to track you down for an interview for some time now, and I want to say ‘thanks’ that we could finally get together. Before we get started, I also want to say congratulations on how you’ve started [...]