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Catching Up with GNCC Legend Tommy Norton

February 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

Those of us that have been around for a while undoubtedly have a Tommy Norton memory. Mine is a fairly recent one; it was from the 2013 Somers Fun Turkey Run. My friend Dan and I took a break along a brutal “A only” section to make adjustments to our bikes after getting kicked around for several miles. I’ve ridden the local enduro that runs through the same area but had never ridden this trail before. It was gnarly – large, planted rocks, thick roots, and elevation changes. It was [Read More...]

The Enduro Goat: Burleson or Lafferty?

October 31, 2014 // 27,683 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...]

Sprint Enduro Follow Up: 5 Minutes with John Day

September 25, 2014 // 53,099 Comments

Story by Kevin Novello Photos by Art Pepin How did the first Sprint Enduro go? It went awesome! And in a lot of different ways. Everyone that tried it seemed to love it, whether they were a motocrosser, Hare Scrambler, Enduro rider or J Day regular. People left saying that they wanted to do more. I honestly didn’t know what to expect. I didn’t know how a die-hard enduro rider or MX’er would like it, but the feedback was great. It was also a lot less hectic and chaotic, which [Read More...]

Mike Lafferty 8x National Enduro Champion

September 18, 2014 // 68 Comments

Mike Lafferty 8x National Enduro Champion from Daniel Engle on Vimeo. Take a look at one of the biggest names in off road racing. Mike Lafferty brings his 20 year pro career to an end. Take a look at where he started, where he went and where he will [Read More...]
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