News from January 2009

American Suzuki’s 2009 Motocross Contingency program

American Suzuki Motor Corporation (ASMC) has launched its 2009 Motocross Contingency program, continuing its long tradition of supporting amateur and professional racers in America.Suzuki riders can earn money at racing events nationwide when they race an RM or RM-Z motocross bike to a top finish.“American Suzuki has been a leading supporter of amateur and professional [...]

2009 KTM 50 SX

The 2009 KTM 50 SX is a trick little motorcycle, designed for kids. KTM makes this big exactly as their big bikes – with the best, strongest materials. Look at the suspension – it’s top notch. Notice the manufacturing quality – top notch. This is a high tech machine. Below you’ll see some stats on [...]

2009 Honda CRF150R Expert

This is another great Honda motocross product. Below are some stats from Honda on the 2009 CRF150R Expert motorcycle: The 2009 Honda 2009 CRF150R Expert has: High-Performance Unicam® cylinder head design Lightweight, compact, internal auto decompression and handlebar-mounted hot-start system provide easy starting, hot or cold. Compact, lightweight engine assembly weighs only 43.6 pounds. Crankshaft [...]

2009 Supercross Photos

Supercross for 2009 has started! And below are some photos you can view from the first event at Anaheim! Click on thumbnails to view larger images. See Chad Reed, James Stewart, the 250 Supercross podium with Jake Weimer, Ryan Morais, and Ryan Dungey, nice start by Daniel Reardon, the 450 podium with Josh Grant, Andrew [...]

U.S. Senate poised to shut Off-Highway Vehicles out of more than 1 million acres of public land

U.S. Senate poised to shut Off-Highway Vehicles out of more than 1 million acres of public landCourtesy AMAThe U.S. Senate is poised to act as early as Sunday on a massive package of public lands bills that would shut motorcyclists out of more than 1 million acres without adequate public comment, the American Motorcyclist Association [...]

Jason Lawrence Interview

Jason Lawrence is the defending AMA 250 (Lites) West Supercross Series Champion. That means he gets to ride with the big, red number 1 plate when racing the West 250 Lites events in AMA Supercross for 2009. Amanda interviewed Jason at the recent Anaheim Supercross season opener, and, you can listen to their conversation below. [...]

Round 2 – AMA/FIM Supercross Series 2009 – Phoenix – January 10

James Stewart takes first Supercross win of season! Ryan Dungey scores 250 West Supercross win! 450 Supercross Results 1. James Stewart YAM 2. Chad Reed SUZ 3. Josh Grant YAM 4. Ivan Tedesco HON 5. Andrew Short HON 6. K Windham HON 7. R Villopoto KAW 8. Josh Hill YAM 9. Tim Ferry KAW 10. [...]

Yamaha Autograph signing before Phoenix Supercross

In advance of the Phoenix Supercross, Factory Yamaha, L & M Racing, Star Racing and other Yamaha supported racers are scheduled to appear at Metro Motorsports, 6161 W. Bell Road, Glendale AZ 85308, on Friday, January 9, 2009 from 6pm-7pm for a public autograph signing. For more information please call 602-843-5000.

Meet Alexis “Lexi” Pearson – AMA Amateur Racer

By: Michele Johnson aka MJ For me, its exciting to meet a new girl who is railing on the AMA circuits. Today I had the chance to meet Alexis “Lexi” Pearson, she is based out of Northern California and spends most of her time training and preparing for the top AMA Amateur Nationals (Loretta Lynns, [...]

Special Ride: Aldon Baker, James Stewart, Nicky Hayden & brothers and more

Specialized Bikes and Aldon Baker (Professional Trainer to many athletes) had a ‘special’ ride day – training on their road bicycles in southern California. (see video below) On hand, besides Aldon, were AMA/FIM Supercross Series Star James Stewart, 2006 MotoGP World Champion Nicky Hayden, top American SuperBike racers Tommy Hayden & Roger Lee Hayden, Scott [...]