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Jalek Swoll’s Factory Husqvarna FC250

After some time off, Supercross announced that the season will finally be completed in Salt Lake City Utah at Rice-Eccles Stadium. With the wait over, we decided it was time to go back in depth on some race bikes from the 2020 season that we had sitting in the tank at Dirt Bike Magazine.

CHAD REED’S MOUNTAIN MOTORSPORTS HONDA CRF450R

The last motorcycle Chad Reed will race in his professional career of Supercross. In his final season as a pro, Chad is doing it on his own aboard a Mountain Motorsports Honda CRF450R. Chad Reed has battled with the likes of James Stewart, Ricky Carmichael, and Ryan Villopoto on various manufacturers’ motorcycles. His mechanic Ben Schiermeyer spent some time with us in the pits of Anaheim 2 to go over Chad’s bike, the time it took to build, and the differences between this bike and a factory level machine.

INSIDE ADAM CIANCIARULO’S MONSTER ENERGY CUP WINNING KX450

Adam Cianciarulo’s Factory Kawasaki KX450 Adam Cianciarulo’s Factory Kawasaki KX450 in the pits of Sam Boyd Stadium before Saturday night. This is the first 450 that Adam has raced in his career. We met up with Justin Shantie (AC mechanic) at Monster Energy Kawasaki to go over Adam’s new ride for the 2020 Supercross season […]

Ricky Carmichael’s Championship Winning Honda CR250

Ricky Carmichael’s Championship Honda CR250 is undoubtedly one of the most iconic race bikes of the past 15 years. Ricky was able to capture a perfect season, battle against new contenders, and fight adversity within to become better know as the GOAT (greatest of all time). Dirt Bike Magazine sat down with Erik Kehoe (race […]

Inside Malcolm Stewart’s Smart Top/MCR Honda CRF450R

Malcolm Stewart started the 2019 season with more speed and aggressive riding than we have seen from him since entering the 450 class. Unfortunately, Malcolm suffered from a season ending injury and was unable to continue racing. Just before his crash, Malcolm was battling for podium positions and qualifying with the best during timed practice. […]

2019 DAYTONA SUPERCROSS: TOMAC & FORKNER RAW PRACTICE FOOTAGE

Our Supercross expert Travis Fant was on the floor with the fastest in the world as they hit the Ricky Carmichael designed 2019 Daytona Supercross track for the first time. Here is some raw footage of factory Monster Energy Kawasaki’s Eli Tomac and Pro Circuit Kawasaki’s Austin Forkner putting in some hot laps around the hybrid […]

Inside Jordan Bailey’s Factory Rockstar Energy Husqvarna FC250

Jordan Bailey is one of the new kids on the block for Rockstar Husqvarna. As the Supercross season starts with a fresh group of riders on the east coast, Jordan will be one to watch on Saturday night. Mechanic Jedidiah Rodriguez walked us through Jordan’s trick FC250 before packing it up and sending it off […]

INSIDE JUSTIN HILL’S JGR/YOSHIMURA SUZUKI FACTORY RMZ450

JGR is very likely to be one of the most unique teams in the pits. Built on a NASCAR platform and now into motocross, the team has an immense amount of resources to build one off parts, collect data, and bring car racing technology to the sport of motocross. We met up with mechanic Brad […]

INSIDE COOPER WEBB’S FACTORY RED BULL KTM 450SXF

Cooper Webb’s Factory Red Bull KTM 450SXF. At a distance you would believe that under the KTM tents sits some of the most factory bikes in the entire pit area. After talking to Carlos Rivera (Cooper’s Mechanic) we found out that this might be further from the truth than expected. Up front Cooper runs a […]

INSIDE AARON PLESSINGER’S FACTORY YAMAHA YZ450F

Does this look oddly familiar? James Stewart will forever be remembered having this number and doing incredible things while riding with it. As another page is turned in the history books of Supercross there are new faces, new numbers, and new teams formed for the class of 2019.  For the new season  there will be […]

INSIDE COLE SEELY’S FACTORY HRC HONDA CRF450R

Honda is and has always been one of the largest draws for fans in the pit area at Supercross. With bikes like Cole Seely’s Factory HRC Honda CRF450R, it is no surprise. Mechanic Jordan Troxel broke down Cole’s bike and some of the goodies that come along with it. Jordan noted that both Cole and […]