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The Enduro Goat: Burleson or Lafferty?

October 31, 2014 // 0 Comments

By Kevin Novello With Mike Lafferty’s retirement from full time racing, there has been some debate as to who the enduro Greatest of All Time (GOAT) is. If you follow US national enduro at all, than you know that the GOAT debate usually boils down to Dick Burleson (aka King Richard) and Mike Lafferty, as both have earned eight National Enduro Titles. While both riders are tied at eight national titles apiece, their careers started and ended differently. In creating an argument one way or [Read More...]

The Peaks and Valleys of Red Bull Romaniacs

October 31, 2014 // 0 Comments

The Peaks and Valleys of Red Bull Ramaniacs By Kevin Novello As exciting and satisfying as Day 1 turned out to be, Day 2 was destined not to disappoint. After finishing Day 1, I made my way back to the pits in Sibiu and had the TCP X Power support crew install a new Goldentyre GT216 90/90-21 front tire and a GT216X 140-80/18 out back. I then had them change the gearing from 13/51 to 13/52. The extra tooth on the back sprocket would prove invaluable as the Red Bull Romaniacs (RBR) crew would [Read More...]

The 2015 Beta 390RR: Beta’s Best Kept Secret?

October 17, 2014 // 0 Comments

Story and Photos by Kevin Novello A peak at the changes to the 2015 Beta lineup confirms that this off-road manufacturer is set on making meaningful changes to their models each year. Even though the new lineup looks similar to last year’s, they are quite different and vastly improved. Headlining the changes for 2015 are new displacements for the 4-stroke line up, save for the 350 which remains the same. The 400cc has been reduced to a 390cc and the 450cc and 498cc engines have been reduced [Read More...]

Latest Digital Edition!

October 17, 2014 // 0 Comments

In this issue: The 2015 Beta 390RR; Beta’s best kept secret? Also, behind the scenes at Mike Laffertys final professional race. The Enduro GOAT, we weigh in on it. What’s it like to race Red Bull Romaniacs? Find out [Read More...]

Check out the new 2015 YZ250FX and WR250

October 17, 2014 // 0 Comments

Cypress, CA – When Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. introduced the all-new 2014 YZ250F last year it ushered in a tidal wave of winning. The first wave to hit was the shootout wins, then the 2014 AMA Outdoor Motocross Championship and now, two all-new models that carry the same winning DNA. Introducing, the all-new 2015 WR250F and 2015 YZ250FX. The 2015 WR250F and YZ250FX have all the performance to tackle the toughest off-road races. Both bikes feature the latest revolutionary rearward [Read More...]
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