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Offer: Bike transport from San Diego to Diamond Don’s 2010

April 6th, 2010 · Comments Off on Offer: Bike transport from San Diego to Diamond Don’s 2010 · Events, Racing, Vintage

This from Gary DeForest via the Cousin Weedy Yahoo group… Bike Transport. headin to Diamond Don’s National in Texas. San Diego to Diamond Dons and back. I leave San Diego, La Mesa, April 13th at 2pm and get to Diamond Don’s, Jefferson Texas by Thursday the 15th and set up camp at DD’s.  I stay till […]

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Big Air: a historic photo

August 8th, 2009 · Comments Off on Big Air: a historic photo · Vintage

There was no such thing as a “whip” back in the day, but that doesn’t mean there weren’t any cool big air photos. Here’s a very cool CZ shot from sometime in the early ’70s. Photo found at CZ Motokros.

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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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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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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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Part 3 of History of World Motocross Championship sucks

January 11th, 2009 · Comments Off on Part 3 of History of World Motocross Championship sucks · Racing, Vintage

This is pathetic. This History of World Motocross Championship series is a miserable excuse for a history of anything. I don’t know who runs MotoCrossMX1.com, but they should be ashamed to put anything like this up on the site. It’s an embarrassment.

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Bultaco Pursang revival

January 4th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Industry, Vintage

A 32-year-old Spanish automotive designer and a partner plan to relaunch the historic Bultaco motorcycle brand with the release of a modern 450cc motocross bike with retro-modern styling taken from the beautiful 1970’s-era Pursangs. Jim Palau-Ribes and partner Roger Gubert have been working on the project for seven years and hope to build a prototype […]

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The survey of vintage riders on the AMA is now officially closed

January 2nd, 2009 · Comments Off on The survey of vintage riders on the AMA is now officially closed · Politics of Riding, Vintage

The 2008 Vintage Dirt Bike Survey on the AMA is now closed. We exceeded our goal of 150 respondents last week. We have taken the survey offline and are now analyzing the results. Prize winners will be notified shortly and results will be posted as soon as possible. It may be a couple of weeks, […]

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History of the World Motocross Championship

December 24th, 2008 · Comments Off on History of the World Motocross Championship · Racing, Vintage

Motocross MX1 is publishing a short series of articles on the History of World Motocross Championship. Part 1 of the series is up now. Parts 2-4 will be published in the next few weeks. If they are as poor as Part 1 there isn’t much point in reading them. Not much history here — there […]

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Racing a Sportsman-class CZ 125

December 23rd, 2008 · Comments Off on Racing a Sportsman-class CZ 125 · Racing, Two-Stroke, Vintage

Let’s hear it for Steve “Souper” Clark and the Sportsman-class 125 project code-named Lester! Owned by the infamous Giles Nelson and the subject of ongoing and endless modifications and improvements by “Dr. G” Larry Garcia and “CZ Guy” Lee Holth, this little beauty throws some dirt at the 2007 Chehalis Classic. Nice work, guys! Now […]

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