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THE WEEKLY FEED: OCTOBER 19, 2016

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BLAST FROM THE PAST

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Brad Lackey, circa 1976 on his Fox Air Shocked equipped Factory Husqvarna. Brad loved racing against the Europeans, who dominated the sport. His transition to racing full time in Europe ended with him becoming America’s first World Champion in 1982. Thanks to Mark Kiel was letting us invade his photo vault.

NEWS

TEAM USA KILLS IT

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Wow, how the off-road world of ISDE racing has changed. Winning the overall Trophy team win in Spain was the culmination of efforts via Malcolm Smith, John Penton and Dick Burleson in the 70’s, Larry Roeseler in the 80’s and 90s and Rich Caselli and his son Kurt in the 2000s. We’ve been tapping at the door for years and led by Taylor Robert who won the overall and shadowed by teammates Kailub Russell (KTM), Thad Duvall – Husqvarna and eleventh hour replacement rider Layne Michael. Michael’s accomplishment was incredible, easpecially since he was not originally on the team. Last years ISDE overall winner Ryan Sipes was injured in a pre-race accident, ending his quest to defend his 2015 overall win.   Coastal Racing/Rockstar/Husqvarna teammate Layne Michael had less  than 24-hour’s noticewhen he boarded a plane to Spain. As the week went on Michael’s results kept improving making him crucial to the winning U.S. effort.
Team USA dominated an event that has been owned by the European teams from Sweden, Italy, France, Finland, Germany (both east and west) and Czechoslovakia … for decades.  Congrats boys!

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Malcolm Smith, Dick Burleson, Larry Roeseler, the U.S Trophy Team from 1982 and Kurt Caselli have all played a major role in Team USA’s overall win.

BETA’S KYLE MCDONAL WINS EAST HARE SCRAMBLE CHAMPIONSHIP

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Bromley Motorsports and Beta racer Kyle McDonal won the AMA East Hare Scramble Championship aboard his Beta RR 2 stroke. McDonal’s championship makes it a 1-1 Beta sweep in the series as Beta racer Nick Burson won the West championship two weeks earlier.

 

Glen Helen Raceway “Feel The Speed” Dubya World Vet Championships

PRODUCTS AMUNDO

 

MOOSE RACING QUALIFIER JACKET

 

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High denier woven polyester chassis with double stitched seams, 2-in-1 design with zip-off sleeves, 5 adjustable vents: 1 back, 2 front chest and 2 pit vent. High-quality non-fading sublimated graphics, hand pockets, one back pocket and one inside pocket. Water resistant shell fabric, pre-bent ergonomic sleeve design, polyester mesh lining is highly breathable and wicks moisture and adjustable cuffs Available in sizes SM-3X $99.95

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The Pro Circuit Patch Softshell Jacket is a perfect piece for your wardrobe to help keep you protected from the elements. The Patch Softshell Jacket features unique woven patch details on the front and back, water/wind resistant fabric, Velcro sleeve straps and zippered hand pockets. Grab a Pro Circuit softshell and stay shielded during those less than perfect weather conditions at the track.

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Aerostich   AD-1 Pants

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The new Aerostich AD-1’s are waterproof all-weather advanced-technology protective pants suitable for all types of riding. They provide the classic jeans-cut fit, meaning the waist will fall at about the same location as the belt-line of your jeans (vs. Aerostich’s similar-looking Darien Pants which fit like khaki pants). Full-length separating side zippers help the pants go on and off fast and feature inner and outer weather flaps to keep rain and wind out. Dual waistband side-snaps provide a custom-adjustable fit for all-season comfort and the front zippered fly features a seam sealed inner gusset for enhanced water resistance. These pants also include a removable Aerostich Money Belt (#1854) and a gusseted crotch which allows greater all-day comfort for moving around in the saddle. AD-1’s are available in two versions, regular and ‘light’, to better meet your exact requirements. The regular HT600D Nylon version uses a super strong and highly abrasion resistant three layer GORE-TEX® fabric (#165) which is extra long wearing. A lighter and slightly cooler option are the AD-1 Lights (#308) which use a HT200D Nylon GORE-TEX®. These are about two thirds as abrasion resistant as the regular AD-1’s and well suited for commuting and urban riding applications.

 

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Searching for parts for your new 2017? Look no further, we’ve got you covered!
KTM, Husqvarna, Kawasaki and Yamaha with more coming soon!
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KTM Dirt DEMO Ride Day
Florida Cycle Park in Okeechobee, FL
November 18, 2016
On November 18th the KTM Semi will be making it’s way to sunny South Florida to Florida Cycle park (previously Thundercross MX) packed with 2017 model KTM’s for you to try, for FREE!
The KTM Moto Tour program is a chance for riders over 18 years of age to demo a new KTM SX model prior to purchase. In addition, each participant will also receive special offers from the Ride Orange sponsors. The KTM Moto Tour program kicked-off in Winchester Speed Park, NH on September 21st and has additional stops across the U.S. at popular motocross riding parks for the remainder of the season.

KTM Ride Orange provides an exciting opportunity for you to experience first hand the defining attributes of the KTM Ready to Race philosophy-performance, adventure, purity and extreme.

For 2016, the KTM Ride Orange rig and crew is scheduled to visit several regions throughout North America.

For more detail on th KTM Ride Orange event please contact WMR Competition Performance for the event time and exact location. Remember to check back for updates regularly as new KTM Ride Orange events are added periodically.

To Sign up for the November 18, 2016 KTM Ride Day please email Ryan@wmr1.com with the Following Information or call (866) WMR-RACE. See you out there!
– Full Name
– Email Address
– Phone Number
WMR Competition Performance will also be catering a FREE BBQ Lunch during the ride day as well hosting raffles, give away’s and much more…
Florida Cycle Park New Track Map
 

 

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2017 SHERCO 300 SE-R RACING

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Power To Spare The 300 2-stroke is the perfect crossover tool. New valve timing provides even more smoothness as the horsepower builds. This big power is delivered with perfect progression, guaranteeing maximum adhesion, synonymous with efficiency at the foot of the steepest slopes. The weight of the bike is very light considering the fact that it is equipped with a modern electric starting system; it is no heavier than a kick start system. Deemed excellent by the franchise users, Sherco has further improved the bike this year so that it is even more suited to performing well in the extreme enduro events. The new clutch is even more durable and the gearbox has been strengthened.

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Check out all the details on the 2017 Sherco Offroad lineup, and view even more models in the AOMC.mx Sherco Showroom.

 

WOLF: BACK IN THE DAY

The setting as I remember it; Southern Ohio- National Enduro. I had drawn #1 (first rider out) and Kevin Hines went to the club and told them that this Southern California dude would kill himself if he had to lead. The club put me back near Mike Melton, a good friend. In the end Kevin was right, the event was full grease through tight woods and I was a cat dropped in an alligator pit. Of note, my bike was the first machine equipped with dual disc brakes (KTM 250 1983 or 84) and I was running so late that the only people who stayed and waited at the gas for me was Mike Melton’s folks. They fed me, gassed me and got me back on the trail.
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