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2021 ISDE DAY 6: UPDATED!

By Mark Kariya Italy won both the FIM World Trophy (WT) and Junior World Trophy (JWT) while the U.S. successfully defended its Women’s World Trophy (WWT) as the 95th FIM International Six Days Enduro (ISDE) came to a close at the Crossodromo Valle Scrivia less than an hour from the paddock in Rivanazzano Terme, Italy. […]

2021 ISDE DAY 5: U.S. WOMEN AND ITALIAN MEN PULL AWAY

By Mark Kariya Racing on home turf with friends and family lustily cheering you on is a powerful motivator and something that can spur athletes to greater performances. That’s one explanation for how Italy has so thoroughly dominated the first five days of the 95th FIM International Six Days Enduro (ISDE) in Rivanazzano Terme, Italy. […]

2022 CRF250R VS YZ250F: THE WRAP

This year’s 250 motocross shootout will come down to a comparison between the new Honda CRF250R and last year’s champion, the Yamaha YZ250F. The other bikes in the contest are unchanged. The Husqvarna, KTM, GasGas, Kawasaki and Suzuki are virtually identical to last year’s models, while the Yamaha has minimal suspension changes as well as […]

2022 ISDE DAY 4: HIGHS AND LOWS FOR U.S.

By Mark Kariya The last half of the 95th FIM International Six Days Enduro (ISDE) began this morning with few surprises. Italy continued to head both the FIM World Trophy (WT) and Junior World Trophy (JWT) while the U.S. extended its lead in Women’s World Trophy (WWT). After trailing Josep Garcia of Spain, Italy’s Andrea […]

2021 ISDE DAY 3: CHASING ITALY

By Mark Kariya There was both good and bad for the U.S. team at the 95th FIM International Six Days Enduro (ISDE) in Rivanazzano Terme, Italy, as the iconic race completed its third day. Now halfway through, home team and host Italy appears to be more and more likely to claim both the FIM World […]

2021 ISDE, DAY2: US WOMEN SHINE

By Mark Kariya The American women so far are enjoying the most success at the 95th FIM International Six Days Enduro (ISDE) in Rivanazzano Terme, Italy. Led by women’s overall individual leader Brandy Richards and buoyed by teammates Britney Gallegos and Rachel Gutish, the trio continued to lead the Women’s World Trophy (WWT) category after […]

2021 ISDE, DAY 1

By Mark Kariya The U.S. World Trophy (WT) team might be the defending champions, but it’s going to be a supreme test to beat Italy’s quartet on home turf as the 95th FIM International Six Days Enduro (ISDE) got underway today. As veteran Taylor Robert of the American team noted, “We all kind of made […]

2021 ISDE PRE-RACE REPORT

By Mark Kariya Though the AMA finalized the makeup of the 2021 U.S. ISDE team competing in the 95th International Six Days Enduro (ISDE) several months ago, circumstances forced a last-minute change to the roster. It actually began last week at round six of the AMA National Grand Prix Championship (NGPC) Series in Preston, Idaho. […]

2021 US ISDE TEAM ANNOUNCED

The American Motorcyclist Association announced today the 10 Trophy team riders selected to represent the United States at the 2021 FIM International Six Days Enduro in Italy on Aug. 30 – Sept. 4, 2021. The 10 Trophy riders will compete as the U.S. World Trophy, Junior World Trophy and Women’s World Trophy teams. Every country […]

NO ISDE FOR 2020

The FIM Today announced that the International Six Day Enduro, originally sceduled to be held in Italy next fall, will not take place. Although the official language uses the term “postponed” rather than canceled, the event is said to be run in the same period of 2020 in Italy.  The official press release follows. Following […]