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Entries from July 30th, 2008

Classic formation riding by Italian police

July 30th, 2008 · Comments Off on Classic formation riding by Italian police · Vintage

This ’60s-era video shows an Italian police squad riding in some very cool formations. Nice. .

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The front flip – I’ve been waiting for this

July 29th, 2008 · Comments Off on The front flip – I’ve been waiting for this · Uncategorized

Ever since I saw the first BMX freestyle rider do a front flip on a bicycle I’ve been waiting for someone to try it on a motorcycle. To be honest, I didn’t think the physics of a motorcycle would allow it. But, as is often the case, I was wrong. Check out Jim DeChamps practicing […]

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Ugh, how can getting new graphics deserve a pres release?

July 27th, 2008 · Comments Off on Ugh, how can getting new graphics deserve a pres release? · Racing

This is just sad.

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Smart money says AMA Pro Racing will get it right

July 27th, 2008 · Comments Off on Smart money says AMA Pro Racing will get it right · Industry, Politics of Riding, Racing

The entire professional road racing community has been up in arms since DMG (now officially AMA Pro Racing) began making their presence felt. The complaints have been long, loud, and many. A person less magnanimous than me might even call it incessant whining. But I won’t do that. I understand what all the furor is […]

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Mike Kidd chosen to lead AMA Pro Flat Track

July 27th, 2008 · Comments Off on Mike Kidd chosen to lead AMA Pro Flat Track · Industry, Politics of Riding, Racing

AMA Pro Racing (the new AMA Pro Racing) announced Thursday that long-time, old school flat track racer, former AMA Grand National Champion, race promoter, Motorcycle Hall of Fame member, and Texan Mike Kidd has been chosen to head the redevelopment of the national flat track program. This is good news. Kidd has been around the […]

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Two-stroke Militia

July 27th, 2008 · Comments Off on Two-stroke Militia · Reviews, Technology, Two-Stroke

Here’s another helpful and entertaining site in the two-stroke wars — Two Stroke Militia. The site was apparently put together by three guys in the northeast — Jeff Conboy, Tim Weeks, and John Nicholas — and features some of the best analysis and commentary on the two-stroke situation that I’ve seen. I’m happy to see […]

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Cool paper dirt bike model YZ450

July 27th, 2008 · Comments Off on Cool paper dirt bike model YZ450 · Uncategorized

Here’s another cool paper model — this time of the Yamaha YZ450FM. I don’t know who created it, but it looks like it comes from Japan. Someone obviously has real love for Yamaha motorcycles. I found this via Dirt Bike Blogger. There are eight separate files to download for this model, so check out his […]

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Email and privacy for registered users

July 27th, 2008 · Comments Off on Email and privacy for registered users · Uncategorized

Note: In 2009 this website moved to WordPress and the system referred to in the post below is no longer in use. New MuddyWatersMX reader Chris Wilson recently asked the following question: The code used on this site exposes the email address of the registered commenters. In the item in the right-hand margin that says […]

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Davey Coombs wants to make outdoor MX cool again

July 17th, 2008 · Comments Off on Davey Coombs wants to make outdoor MX cool again · Industry, Profiles in Riding, Racing

I just read the interview with Davey Coombs in the new Cycle News — Issue #29, July 23, 2008 — talking about MXSports and the future of the outdoor series: We want to make motocross as cool, as competitive, as entertaining, and as safe as possible. Live TV, improved facilities, adding new venues, listening to […]

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YZR M1 50th Anniversary US edition

July 14th, 2008 · Comments Off on YZR M1 50th Anniversary US edition · Uncategorized

Now here is something cool, a complete paper model of the YZR-M1 50th Anniversary Edition made for the USGP in 2005. Get your full color PDF download here and make your own with the kids while your watching TV. .

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