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Why has only one company successfully entered the MX market since 1985?

June 3rd, 2008 · 2 Comments · Politics of Riding, Technology

To my knowledge only one (1) company has successfully entered the motocross market since 1985 – the small Hillsdale, MI firm of Cobra Motorcycle Mfg. What did Cobra do? They brought innovation to a market the Big Four were ignoring. They met a need. They built good products – right here in the USA. Once […]

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Are AHRMA ticket prices really too high?

June 3rd, 2008 · Comments Off on Are AHRMA ticket prices really too high? · Politics of Riding, Racing, Vintage

Recently there was some discussion group dialog about the gate fees at AHRMA nationals. The $20/head fee at the Perris national did not sit well with some attendees. I thought it might be instructive to look at comparable prices for other entertainment. Here’s what I found: The average trail use fee for mountain bikes is […]

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