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Godspeed 49J Richie Valandingham

May 11th, 2009 · Comments Off on Godspeed 49J Richie Valandingham · Profiles in Riding, Vintage

Received word today that Richie Vallandingham of Missouri passed away yesterday due to heart failure. Richie was out riding at a local track with his son. I met Richie face-to-face on several occasions and chatted with him frequently via vintage racing message boards. He was one of those rare people that you just know right […]

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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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AMA Chief Rob Dingman article in Associations Now magazine

April 14th, 2009 · Comments Off on AMA Chief Rob Dingman article in Associations Now magazine · Profiles in Riding

A couple of months ago I was interviewed by Associations Now magazine for an article on AMA CEO Rob Dingman. The author did a good job. The article is on the challenges and problems Dingman has faced, and is facing, remaking the U.S.’ largest motorcycle rider association. I want to thank the author, Kim Fernandez, […]

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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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Why James Stewart must lose

February 16th, 2009 · Comments Off on Why James Stewart must lose · Profiles in Riding, Racing

I like James Stewart. Over the past couple of years he has grown as a racer and as a champion. He’s taken on the role of ambassador for the sport, he’s a solid role model for kids entering the sport, and he’s pretty much the epitome of the clean-cut athlete. I don’t know if he’s […]

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Two great interviews at the new McCookRacing.com

January 28th, 2009 · Comments Off on Two great interviews at the new McCookRacing.com · Profiles in Riding, Vintage

The latest issue of McCookRacing.com is out, with two really good interviews. Headlining the issue is an interview with former AHRMA PR Director Alice Sexton. Alice ran for AHRMA Trustee this past December, on a platform of radical change in an organization that is staid and, many would say, stuck in a past that is […]

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2x World MX Champ Heinz Kinigadner interview

December 6th, 2008 · Comments Off on 2x World MX Champ Heinz Kinigadner interview · Profiles in Riding, Vintage

Here’s a short interview with Heinz Kinigadner over at MotocrossMX1.com. After his son was paralyzed in a racing accident in 2003, Kinigadner partnered with Red Bull founder Dietrich Mateschitz to form the Wings for Life foundation. Wings for Life is the dedicated to funding pure research in the area of spinal cord injuries and is […]

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Mark “Bomber” Barnett and Torsten Hallman on Motocross Files

November 21st, 2008 · Comments Off on Mark “Bomber” Barnett and Torsten Hallman on Motocross Files · Events, Profiles in Riding, Vintage

This Sunday, 6:00pm EST, Mark Barnett episode followed by Hallman at 6:30. Re-airs on Tuesday, 11/25. On SPEED TV. Set you DVR so you can record it while you’re out riding.

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Bailey, Jones, Barnett featured in new Motocross Files episode

November 7th, 2008 · Comments Off on Bailey, Jones, Barnett featured in new Motocross Files episode · Profiles in Riding

After more than a year’s wait, middle-aged motocross fans everywhere will be pleased to know that new episodes of The Motocross Files will begin airing this month on SPEED TV. The first episode will be David Bailey, airing on Nov. 16 at 6:00PM ET, followed by Gary Jones. The Mark Barnett episode will air Nov. […]

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Joel Robert story at MotocrossMX1.com

November 4th, 2008 · Comments Off on Joel Robert story at MotocrossMX1.com · Profiles in Riding, Vintage

A short bio article on Joel Robert, with a few quotes from Joel, is over at MotocrossMX1.info. It’s a good recap of his phenomenal contribution to our sport.

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