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Motocross head injury study launched

July 15th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Fitness and Health, Racing

Announcement at RacerX Online regarding a new cooperative program between Mayo Clinic of Rochester, MN and Spring Creek MX Park in Millville, MN to study motocross injuries – specifically concussion. For more detail read the entire post at the link above, but here is an excerpt: In an unprecedented move Spring Creek MX Park, home […]

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Alpinestars Integrated Protective Gear

April 25th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Racing, Reviews, Safety

Recently I had a brief email exchange with Ken Smith, editor of Australia-based VMX Magazine regarding the problems neck brace wearers have integrating other forms of protective gear. As Ken pointed out, everything from the bottom profile of your helmet to the shape of your chest protector/body armor can affect the way the neck brace […]

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Never Quit: Larry Brooks bails at 1990 LA Coliseum

July 17th, 2009 · Comments Off on Never Quit: Larry Brooks bails at 1990 LA Coliseum · Profiles in Riding, Racing

Video of San Manuel Yamaha team manager Larry Brooks and his famous “push it across the line” race in the LA Coliseum. Found via Motocross Action.

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The cost of inner conflict

August 28th, 2007 · Comments Off on The cost of inner conflict · Politics of Riding, Safety

On Aug. 12, 1978 Darryl Stingley, a wide receiver for the NFL’s New England Patriots, was leaping for a pass he had no chance of catching. Stingley was airborne, his body almost parallel to the ground, arms outstretched. Jack Tatum, a defensive back for the Oakland Raiders, was running at full speed toward Stingley. Tatum launched […]

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