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Changes coming to MuddyWatersMX.net

May 10th, 2009 · Comments Off on Changes coming to MuddyWatersMX.net · Events

Posts are a little slow of late. MuddyWatersMX.net is undergoing transition to a new technology platform and I’m working on a few other things. Converting all the articles and posts is a bit of a job so until I get them all done I’ll be limiting the new material. But stay tuned. The new site […]

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FreecasterTV – great MX coverage

May 10th, 2009 · Comments Off on FreecasterTV – great MX coverage · Events, Racing, Technology

If you’re an MX fan, real MX — 2-minute laps, turns that not 180-degrees, off-cambers, uphills, downhills, simple things like that — you owe it to yourself to check out the freecaster.tv live coverage of the MX GPs. It’s really teriffic — great technical quality, nice user interface, and solid overall experience. SPEED TV, are […]

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RIP John “Light Brown” Lancione

April 27th, 2009 · Comments Off on RIP John “Light Brown” Lancione · Events, Profiles in Riding

John “Light Brown” Lancione has passed away. Light Brown was the first official AMA Referee for motocross and was instrumental in the growth of motocross in the U.S. Godspeed.

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SPEED TV launches new AMA Pro Racing show

March 14th, 2009 · Comments Off on SPEED TV launches new AMA Pro Racing show · Events, Racing

SPEED has announced a new, weekly TV show featuring AMA Pro racing beginning March 21 at 10:00 or 11:00 pm ET. The show is primarily road racing. It will feature flag-to-flag coverage of AMA Pro Racing’s American Superbike and Daytona Sportbike, coverage of other road racing classes, and highlights of other AMA Pro disciplines. Supercross […]

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Daytona SX definitely the best of the year

March 7th, 2009 · Comments Off on Daytona SX definitely the best of the year · Events, Racing, Reviews

I’ll go out on a limb here and predict that Daytona is and will be the best SX race of the year. Mostly for all the reasons that make it the least Supercross-like of all the races — longer track, no 180-degree bowl turns, multiple soil types, varied obstacles, really rough. What a wild get-off […]

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FIM launches new website

February 18th, 2009 · Comments Off on FIM launches new website · Events, Industry, Racing

Federation Internationale de Motorcyclisme (FIM) has launched their new website. The old FIM site was rather poor. It was only useful for finding press releases, but it was not regularly updated. My expectations for the new site are low and I will probably still be disappointed. But it has video for highlights. That’s something…

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RIP Jeremy Lusk: Mourning the adrenaline junkies

February 17th, 2009 · Comments Off on RIP Jeremy Lusk: Mourning the adrenaline junkies · Events, Profiles in Riding

By now everyone in the dirt bike world knows of the unfortunate death of FMX star Jeremy Lusk. I never met Jeremy but, by all accounts, he was a good guy. He was certainly talented, and the outpouring of public sentiment following his accident is a tribute to his character. It was so great the […]

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Team AMA finishes 11th in 24-hours of Daytona

January 28th, 2009 · Comments Off on Team AMA finishes 11th in 24-hours of Daytona · Events, Racing

The AMA Pro Racing-sponsored team of Jeff Ward, Scott Russell, and Jason Pridmore completed the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona in 11th place. The team suffered a near race-ending pit fire around noon on Sunday, with four hours left to complete. “Mr. Daytona” Scott Russell had just climbed into the car when he smelled fuel. […]

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USVMX – US Vintage Motocross series announced

January 27th, 2009 · Comments Off on USVMX – US Vintage Motocross series announced · Events, Racing, Vintage

Rick Doughty, of Vintage Iron fame has announced the new, national VMX series — the U.S. Vintage Motocross Series. This has been in the works for a while. It’s the first vintage national MX series (to my knowledge) not promoted by the American Historic Motorcycle Racing Association (AHRMA). The off-road portion of AHRMA in general, […]

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Former AMA champs to compete in Rolex 24-hours of Daytona

January 8th, 2009 · Comments Off on Former AMA champs to compete in Rolex 24-hours of Daytona · Events, Racing

This is pretty cool. Former AMA Champions Scott Russell, Reg Pridmore, and Jeff Ward are planning to compete in the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona sports car event later this month. Russell, known as “Mr. Daytona” for his five wins in the Daytona 200 motorcycle race, and Pridmore are competing in their first sports car […]

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