Vision One Motorsports welcomes Team Marines Racing with new marketing agreement

The Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund and Wounded Warrior Project to receive donations as part of the agreement




The Vision One Motorsports Supercross Team and Team Marines Racing (TMR) have entered a strategic marketing partnership to provide additional marketing value to the team’s sponsors. The partnership will provide participating sponsors with co-branding opportunities that reach out to past, present and future Marines and their families.




Team Marines Racing has an iconic brand image and is actively seeking corporate partners who want to connect with the Marine Corps brand. TMR’s sponsorship of Vision One Motorsports is one way to reach out to corporate partners and it will provide additional marketing value to the team. Team Marines Racing is focused on gaining the team sponsors exposure to military personnel and their families across the globe. TMR will be arranging special events and rider visits at military events, Veteran’s hospitals and military bases nationwide for the team and sponsors to attend.




“We are pleased to add Vision One Motorsports to our Team Marines Racing family,” said Team Marines Racing Chief Strategy Officer, Chip Dykes. “Supercross fits with our image because Supercross riders are some of the best conditioned athletes in the world.  The military is a close-knit family with an unprecedented loyalty factor.  They truly appreciate any company that supports the men and women in uniform. This is a perfect opportunity to show respect for our military and gain considerable exposure in the one of the fastest growing motorsports around.”




As part of the agreement, the team will donate a portion of sponsor funds and merchandise sales to two non-profit groups, the Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund and Wounded Warrior Project. The agreement allows team sponsors to give back to injured military men and women who have fought for our freedom.




“I’m extremely happy with our agreement with Team Marines Racing,” explained team owner, Billy Whitley. “This is our way of giving back to those service members that protect our country while providing huge exposure to our partners. TMR has a unique connection to the U.S. Marines that will help our sponsors achieve more exposure with their sponsorship.”




Vision One Motorsports is currently competing as the Monster Energy Cernic’s Kawasaki Racing Team. The team races in the Monster Energy AMA Supercross Series and the CMRC Monster Energy Motocross Nationals with Paul Carpenter, Bobby Kiniry, Jack Carpenter and Heidi Cooke. Paul Carpenter is the 2007 CMRC Motocross Champion and 2008 AMA Supercross Privateer of the Year.




The team is actively seeking sponsors for the 2010 racing season that begins at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California on January 9, 2010. For further information, please visit www.cernicskawasaki.com or www.teammarinesracing.us




Contact Information:


Chris Kawasaki


Marketing Manager


Phone:  (626)919-8192


Email: [email protected]











The 2010 Yamaha YZ250F

The 2010 Yamaha YZ250F

This just in from Yamaha, info and photos on the 2010 YZ250F. And the new 2010 Yamaha YZ250F is available in two versions – blue, and white! This bike is designed for racing supercross and motocross. And we’d like one. Or two. Or three.






Below you’ll see the photos and info that Yamaha provided to us on the new 2010 YZ250F. Enjoy!






The all-new, Bilateral Beam frame is specific to the 250 and is more compact than the previous generation chassis. This places the rider closer to the front wheel, which delivers superb rigidity balance for unmatched lightweight handling and cornering. This nimbleness lets the rider get on the gas sooner out of corners and cross the finish line with less fatigue – even on long motos.




The optimized engine delivers a new level of power in low-to-midrange, with a great torquey feel, exactly where riders want it. That is due to the new straight intake boot that enhances breathing, new carburetor that provides excellent throttle response and fuel atomization, and redesigned valve train components that reduce inertial mass and boost low end torque. Exhaust is also enhanced with a new D-shaped exhaust port and newly designed exhaust system. Ongoing refinement to the suspension and engine produces an amazingly balanced, light-handling machine with performance that’s accessible to all levels of riders.




All new styling emphasizes the bike’s light weight and nimble handling character. The sharp, horizontal lines set the bike apart, with a clean, aggressive look.




KYB® suspension has been recalibrated front and rear and is tuned to work with the new Bilateral Beam frame for unmatched handling. The clutch lever has a lighter pull feel even though the clutch has stronger engagement. The new clutch also has a wider engagement range that will give riders an advantage off the line . . . shift after shift, moto after moto.




There’s no disputing the YZ250F’s unmatched four-stroke prowess – it was the 1st four-stroke 250 motocross bike on the market, the 1st to win an international race, the 1st to win an AMA Supercross and the 1st to take an AMA U.S. Supercross Championship title, as well as the first to win an AMA National race.






ALL NEW FOR 2010 on the Yamaha YZ250F




ENGINE:




The valve spring retainers are now lightweight aluminum instead of steel, and valve spring pressure is lighter for reduced valve opening force. This contributes to superior low-to-mid range torque characteristics due to less power-robbing friction. There’s also a new, higher lift cam profile, while valve stem ends are chromium-nitride coated for exceptional reliability and reduced maintenance.




The exhaust port shape has a “D” shape instead of round. This increases velocity through the port for excellent throttle response, while enhancing the power feeling of the engine.




The newly designed radiator is lower and further back and the oil tank is more compact and repositioned to achieve greater mass centralization.




The carburetor bore has a new venturi shape, plus there’s recalibrated jetting and a new accelerator pump. This translates to impressive response when the rider snaps open the throttle, and contributes to superb torquey low-to-midrange power characteristics.




The intake boot offers a straight, smooth tract for excellent engine breathing and more power. The airbox is reshaped to tuck neatly into the Bilateral Beam frame.




The exhaust pipe has been carefully tuned to optimize engine power, with a muffler that’s 50mm longer and with a narrower core – a design that lets the YZ250F comfortably meet the latest noise standards without sacrificing power.




Engineers were able to increase the clutch spring load for stronger engagement, yet, thanks to a recalibrated clutch actuation arm cam ratio, lever pull is actually lighter than before.




Third and fourth gear ratios are slightly taller, and third, fourth, and fifth gears are stronger than ever with new drive dog shapes for positive engagement. That gives riders a strong gearbox that’s been carefully matched to engine power characteristics.




CHASSIS/SUSPENSION:




The Bilateral Beam frame is crafted from a carefully chosen combination of forged and extruded aluminum pieces – 20 in all – all welded together to provide unmatched rigidity balance.




The KYB® speed-sensitive front fork delivers exceptional damping feel, responsiveness, and bump absorption characteristics. Damping settings are revised, the piston rods have a new surface treatment, and the oil seal is a new design.




The 4-way-adjustable KYB® rear shock has been redesigned to make the most of the Bilateral Beam frame design. It’s lower in the frame for excellent mass centralization, and has new damping characteristics.




The new tank, seat, and rear fender are flat and the relationship between handlebars, pegs, and seat result in a natural, more forward riding position that facilitates rider movement. The fuel tank has been moved toward the center of the bike for mass centralization. The ProTaper® bars are four-way adjustable, and handlebar mounts and footpegs are 5mm higher to optimize rider position on the new chassis.




ADDITIONAL FEATURES:




The CDI unit has revised ignition mapping to match new engine intake and exhaust specs.




Riders have a choice of two color options on the new 2010 Yamaha YZ250F: Team Yamaha Blue and White or White and Red.




AVAILABLE ACCESSORIES:


Please refer to the Yamaha Off-Road Accessories & Apparel Catalog or go to www.yamaha-motor.com





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Close up Yamaha YZ 250F, the blue 2010 version





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Close up YZ 250F, the white 2010 version





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YZ 250F, the white 2010 version





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The blue Yamaha YZ250F, 2010 model











Women’s Moto X at X Games, Bang Bang

Women’s Moto X at X Games, Bang Bang

I know, I know … I’ve been REALLY lagging on my blogging here at MXGirls. I don’t know where time is going, but IT IS FLYING!!! I am gearing up for my favorite week of the entire year! X Games is about a week away and its going to be a blast! I will be doing my best to update several times a day here on my MXGirls blog in my own tacky fashion! So, please plan on visiting my blog a lot!




For now, let me fill you in on the group of talent competing for the Gold in the Womens MotoX.



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2008 X Games – Womens Moto X Champion  – Tarah Gieger




The list changes often due to injuries, etc .. So, here is the current list. When I view this list one name pops into my mind. Sara Price? Well here are the details. After a little chat with Jami from Thor Racing, the insider know is Sara Price will be racing Loretta’s for 2009.




Check out the XGames Schedule at the bottom of my blog. 




Tarah Gieger        68      Yamaha


Sherri Cruse        3       Suzuki


Jessica Patterson   250     Honda


Ashley Fiolek       67      Honda


Tatum Sik           334     Suzuki


Elizabeth Bash      33      Kawasaki


Vanessa Florentino  75      Honda


April Zastrow       11      Honda


Penni Cyrus         15      Kawasaki


Jacqueline Strong   254     Honda




The Women’s Finals are at 6:15pm on Saturday, August 1st and air LIVE on ESPN.




On a non-moto note, I’d like to share with you my most recent outing with some “inspirational” friends. I guess I will call it Project M, because it’s totally undercover and if I told you the details this may be the last blog I ever post! So basically, lets sum it up to a lot of respect goes out to the men who live, breath and die for our country. I have a new love for these men, all of them, unsung heroes.



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Sam is chomping into the local grind at the meat market in Downtown Iraq.



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To many of you, Wee Man would be your hero. To me, my Brother in Law Kip Keune is my hero. He has given many years to the freedom of our country and now he is giving back to the soldiers who are walking in his steps.





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From Riverside to Downtown Iraq in 2.5 hours ….



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Downtown Iraq under fire



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Sam, MJ, Steve – Protective Gear isnt always the most flattering!



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Wee Man and myself with our hero’s.



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I ride dirtbikes, cook, clean, super mommy and I load the amo .. multi talented 🙂



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Grenade launcher – 300ft easy 🙂



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M280 Fully Automatic – This puppy was a beast!






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The X Games are the biggest action sports competition on Earth. The best skaters, bikers (both BMX and Moto X) and rally car racers will compete for gold medals and huge piles of cash, honor and fame, along with other extreme or action sports events! 
 
This is the X Games 15 schedule as of June 29, 2009. All times listed are Pacific Time (PT). Events listed with SC are held at the STAPLES Center, and events labeled HDC are held at the Home Depot Center. 

Thursday, July 30, 2009:

  • 9 a.m. – 10 a.m., Hometown Heroes Practice, HDC
  • 9 a.m. – 10 a.m., Moto X Super X Women’s Practice, HDC
  • 10 a.m. – 11 a.m., Moto X Super X Men’s Practice, HDC
  • 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., Skateboard Am Vert Practice, HDC
  • 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., Hometown Heroes Street Elimination*, HDC
  • 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m., Skateboard Big Air Practice, SC
  • 11 a.m. – 12 p.m., Rally Car Racing Tarmac Practice, HDC
  • 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Skateboard Park Legends Practice, HDC
  • 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., Skateboard Big Air Elimination, SC
  • 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., BMX Freestyle Vert Practice, HDC
  • 12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m., BMX Freestyle Street Elimination, HDC
  • 1 p.m. – 3 p.m., Skateboard Park Men’s Practice, HDC
  • 1 p.m. – 5 p.m., Moto X Freestyle Practice, HDC
  • 2 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., Skateboard Vert Women’s Final, HDC
  • 2 p.m. – 3 p.m., Skateboard Street Women’s Practice, HDC
  • 2 p.m. – 4 p.m., BMX Freestyle Big Air Practice, SC
  • 2:30 p.m. – 6 p.m., Skateboard Vert Men’s Practice, HDC
  • 3 p.m. – 4 p.m., Skateboard Street Women’s Final, HDC
  • 3 p.m. – 4 p.m., Moto X Best Whip Practice, SC
  • 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., BMX Freestyle Park Practice, HDC
  • 4 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Skateboard Street Men’s Practice, HDC
  • 4 p.m. – 5 p.m., Skateboard Big Air Practice, SC
  • 4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m., BMX Freestyle Park Elimination, HDC
  • 5:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Moto X Best Whip*, SC
  • 5:45 p.m. – 7 p.m., Skateboard Big Air Final, SC
  • 6 p.m. – 7 p.m., Moto X Super X Adaptive Practice, HDC
  • 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Skateboard Adaptive Park Practice, HDC
  • 7 p.m. – 8 p.m., Moto X Step Up Final, SC



Friday, July 31, 2009:



*** STAPLES Center is NOT open to the public until 4 p.m. ***


*** The Home Depot Center is open to the public 10 a.m. *** 
  • 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Moto X SuperMoto Practice, HDC
  • 9 a.m. – 10 a.m., Moto X SuperMoto Seeding, HDC
  • 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., Hood Games Experience*, HDC
  • 10 a.m. – 11 a.m., Skateboard Park Adaptive Practice, HDC
  • 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., Skateboard Vert Men’s Practice, HDC
  • 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m., Moto X Freestyle Practice, HDC
  • 11 a.m. – 12 p.m., Hometown Heroes Street Final*, HDC
  • 11 a.m. – 12 p.m., Rally Car Racing Tarmac Practice, HDC
  • 12 p.m. – 1 p.m., Skateboard Street Men’s Practice, HDC
  • 12 p.m. – 1 p.m., Rally Car Racing Seeding, HDC
  • 12 p.m. – 2 p.m., BMX Freestyle Vert Practice, HDC
  • 12:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Skateboard Park Adaptive Jam*, HDC
  • 12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m., Skateboard Big Air Rail Jam Practice, SC
  • 1 p.m. – 3 p.m., BMX Freestyle Park Practice, HDC
  • 1 p.m. – 3 p.m., Skateboard Street Men’s Elimination, HDC
  • 2 p.m. – 3 p.m., Moto X Best Trick Practice, SC
  • 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., Skateboard Am Vert Practice, HDC
  • 3 p.m. – 4 p.m., BMX Freestyle Big Air Practice, SC
  • 3 p.m. – 4 p.m., BMX Freestyle Street Practice, HDC
  • 3 p.m. – 4 p.m., Moto X Super X Men’s Practice/Seeding, HDC
  • 3 p.m. – 5 p.m., Skateboard Park Men’s Practice, HDC
  • 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., Skateboard Vert Am Final, HDC
  • 4 p.m. – 5 p.m., BMX Freestyle Street Final, HDC
  • 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Skateboard Vert Men’s Practice, HDC
  • 4:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m., Moto X Super X Adaptive Practice, HDC
  • 5 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Skateboard Big Air Rail Jam Final, SC
  • 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., Skateboard Park Legends Practice, HDC
  • 5:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m., Moto X Super X Adaptive Final*, HDC
  • 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Skateboard LA Shop Practice, HDC
  • 5:45 p.m. – 7 p.m., BMX Freestyle Big Air Final, SC
  • 6 p.m. – 7 p.m., Moto X Super X Women’s Practice/Seeding, HDC
  • 7 p.m. – 8 p.m., Moto X Best Trick Final, SC



Saturday, August 1, 2009:



*** The Home Depot Center is open to the public 10 a.m. ***
  • 8:30 a.m. – 9 a.m., Moto X SuperMoto Practice, HDC
  • 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., Skateboard LA Shop Practice, HDC
  • 10 a.m. – 11 a.m., Moto X Freestyle Practice, HDC
  • 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., Skateboard LA Shop Final*, HDC
  • 11 a.m. – 12 p.m., BMX Freestyle Park Practice, HDC
  • 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Moto X Freestyle Elimination, HDC
  • 12p.m. – 1:30 p.m., BMX Freestyle Park Final, HDC
  • 1 p.m. – 2 p.m., Skateboard Street Men’s Practice, HDC
  • 1 p.m. – 3 p.m., Skateboard Vert Men’s Practice, HDC
  • 1:30 p.m. – 2 p.m., Moto X SuperMoto Final, HDC
  • 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., Skateboard Park Men’s Practice, HDC
  • 2 p.m. – 3 p.m., Skateboard Street Men’s Final, HDC
  • 3 p.m. – 5 p.m., BMX Freestyle Vert Practice, HDC
  • 3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m., Skateboard Park Elimination, HDC
  • 4:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m., Moto X Super X Men’s Final, HDC
  • 4:30 p.m. – 6:30p.m., Skateboard Street High School Practice, HDC
  • 5 p.m. – 6:15 p.m., BMX Freestyle Vert Final, HDC
  • 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., Skateboard Park Legends Practice, HDC
  • 6:15 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., Moto X Super X Women’s Final, HDC
  • 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., Skateboard Vert Men’s Final, HDC
  • 7 p.m. – 8 p.m., Moto X Freestyle Final, HDC



Sunday, August 2, 2009:



*** The Home Depot Center is open to the public 10 a.m. ***
  • 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., Skateboard Street High School Practice, HDC
  • 10 a.m. – 11 a.m., Rally Car Racing Practice, HDC
  • 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., Skateboard Street High School Final, HDC
  • 11 a.m. – 12 p.m., Skateboard Park Practice, HDC
  • 12 p.m. – 12:30 p.m., Rally Car Racing Elimination, HDC
  • 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m., Skateboard Park Final, HDC
  • 1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m., Rally Car Racing Super Special Final, HDC
  • 2 p.m. – 3 p.m., Skateboard Park Legends Final, HDC


American Freestyle Motocross Association established to increase awareness, participation & safety measures across industry

Athletes and Action Sports Leaders Take Proactive Role in Promoting Safety Regulations and Cultivating Overall Growth in Freestyle Motocross and Affiliated Events




The American Freestyle Motocross Association (AFMXA), a collective of Freestyle Motocross riders and action sports industry leaders, today announced its official launch as an organization established to manage, protect and develop the sport of freestyle motocross at both the professional and recreational levels.  Inspired in memory of American freestyle rider, X Games gold medalist and Metal Mulisha team member, Jeremy Lusk, the AFMXA is dedicated to improving rider safety, preparation and education through programs and services that will assist athletes in improving their skills and experience in the sport. Additionally, the Association is committed to increasing awareness around medical treatment, emergency response planning and training at events worldwide.




With interest from recreational riders, corporate partners and action sports companies around the globe, the AFMXA was organized in an effort to create a unified voice at all sanctioned and non-sanctioned freestyle motocross events, parks, facilities and demonstrations; and implement a safer environment for athletes. The Association will encourage neck braces for riders; report on standards for suitable weather conditions and proper ramp landings at events; assist with providing trained on-site and on-call medical assistance; and prepare safety policies and emergency response plans.  In addition to providing guidelines for safer practices, the AFMXA will host an annual awards ceremony to recognize top athletes and companies for their accomplishments and influence on the sport.




The Association’s advisory board consists of prominent figures in the action sports and medical industries, including Metal Mulisha founder and most decorated Freestyle Motocross rider in X Games history, Brian Deegan; CEO of La Jolla Group, Toby Bost; ESPN’s Lizz Leach; Ryan Hagy, Cameron Steele, Dr. Pete Katsyiannis, and Dr. Gus Gialamas, among others.




“With the tragic death of Jeremy Lusk, it became clear that this sport, which has grown significantly over the last few years, needed an Association to develop and oversee stricter safety guidelines,” said Toby Bost. “The AFMXA works to define racing rules and evolve the sport for athletes and supporters. As corporate sponsors, it’s our responsibility to do more than just put our product on riders. We need to be activists for the industry as a whole — and that means being proactively involved in establishing processes that enable freestyle moto to keep growing.”




“The AFMXA is the voice of all freestyle riders and the time has come for us to properly organize our sport — it starts with safety,” commented Brian Deegan. “It’s also about time that athletes and industry leaders are recognized for their achievements and dedication. I look forward to the positive changes this Association and its members are going to make for freestyle motocross.”




Earlier this year, the Lusk Legacy Foundation was established to help improve overall safety in the sport, protect the livelihoods of riders and their families, and provide them with legal, medical and financial consultation and representation. The Lusk Legacy Foundation has been named the official charitable organization for the AFMXA.




On July 30th at 5pm PST, ESPN will broadcast a special presentation on Jeremy Lusk and the AFMXA. For further information, visit http://www.afmxa.com





Privateer Spotlight: Kramer Patterson

Privateer Spotlight: Kramer Patterson

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Spotlight Profile:

Racing Number: 213

Birthday: November 13, 1988

Height: 5′ 9″

Weight: 165 lbs

Marital Status: Single

Residence: Canyon Hills, CA

Born in: Cameron Park, CA

Bike: Yamaha YZ 450F

Hobbies: Road Cycling, Beach

Sponsors: E Street MX, Works Connection, Roseville Yamaha, Pro Action, Utopia, Guts Racing Seats, Alpinestars, SDMX, NoToil

Mechanic: Himself

Trainer: Scott Davis

Kramer Patterson is a rare gem in the “privateer” world of motocross racing in the USA. In talking with him, his bubbly personality really becomes infectious – he is so full of life and passion, and he looks at things differently than most.

Although his racing results haven’t been attracting sponsors eyes (yet), his attitude and the way he carries himself seems to be bringing luck his way, not to mention tremendous friends. What’s his secret? What keeps him pressing on? “Easy” Kramer says. “I’m so lucky to be able to pursue my motocross and supercross racing dreams! What is there to complain about?!”

Krammer gets help from a few select sponsors and friends, including, Broc Tickle (whom he lives with) and just recently the Alessis’, who hired Kramer to drive their bus from race to race. So just like most privateers, Kramer makes just enough for the pursuit of racing happiness …

Kramer received his first bike at the tender age of eight years old, as a Christmas present. Always envious of his friends and their motocross bikes, the Xmas gift was a total surprise. After riding it around for fun with friends for a year, Kramer got the “need for speed” and signed up for his first motocross race! The race was the “Danny Magoo Chandler Special” in Placerville, CA.

“I just remember wanting to go fast! Hah! And I did! I won!” From that moment on, the racing has never stopped … he had a few career highlights while racing 80’s and Mini bikes, but when asked about those achievements, Kramer is humble and says “Those aren’t worth mentioning. What is worth mentioning is the fact that during 1998 – 2006 I just rode my dirt bike, had fun and keep out of trouble.” And what Kramer will certainly talk about for as long as you let him are the people who have inspired him along the way.

And that includes a local hero from his hometown, Danny “Magoo” Chandler. http://www.dannymagoo.com “Danny was an amazing talent, with a deep passion for the sport of motocross and supercross, such a big heart and not only that, Danny was FAST” says Kramer. Although Danny was paralyzed from a crash at a European supercross in 1985, that didn’t discourage Kramer at all. It only made him want to work harder.

At the age of 19 Kramer made the decision to pack up his motocross bike, a bag of clothes, just about no money to his name and move seven hours south to the Motocross Capital of the USA – southern California!

He had one friend out here: “T-Bone” (Sara Price’s old mechanic) and no plans as to where to live or how to make money to pay for his MX dream. Kramer ended up moving in with T-Bone & Broc Tickle in a home in Canyon Hills, CA. Since moving there, Broc and Kramer have become like “two peas in a pod”. Riding together almost everyday and constantly motivating and pushing each other to do the best they can.

Earlier this season, Kramer gave Tony Alessi (father of Mike & Jeff Alessi) a call to talk about the annual Hangtown Motocross round of the AMA National Motocross Championships, and told him how he just wasn’t sure how he was going to get to the next National Motocross. Tony offered him a job to drive Mike Alessi’s bus to the next few rounds. Kramer was able to make some cash and get his bike and himself to the races to compete! “Tony was such a big help! I am very grateful for that opportunity”

I asked Kramer the question belows and I found his answer to be unique:

What are your goals in this sport of supercross and motocross?

The goal is, when I am all done with this sport as a racer, I just want to be remembered. I want to have an impact on people, especially kids. It takes a lot of work, struggle, and heart to do what we do. And if I can inspire another person to follow their dreams by my example … well, it will all be worth it.

What’s on your iPod?

Boy George, Prince, Michael Bolton.

Weekly Race Expenses:

Gas $300

Food $100

Entry fee $200$

Bike parts / maintenance $900

Overdraft fee $150

Good Luck Kramer! We will be watching!

P.S. You can Visit Kramer on his Myspace; Myspace.com/gokramer

And he will soon have a profile in our community where you can email him!

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