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THE YEAR OF SURPRISES-NOV’97

THE YEAR OF SURPRISES-NOV'97 Roger DeCoster This season will go down in the record book as the Year of Surprises. So many unforeseen things happened in the last 12 months of racing that I have to consider this to be…
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THE HISTORY LESSON

THE HISTORY LESSON The man of motocross has been our Executive Editor since 1993. He was originally in charge of our testing program, but his role has changed over the years. Now, his other job as Suzuki race team manager…
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ARMY DAYS-JAN ’94

ARMY DAYS-JAN '94 Roger DeCoster Motocross is a powerful habit. It's tough to break, even if you want to. And who wants to? I think probably every motocrosser, fast or slow, famous or local, can tell some pretty…
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THE WORKS BIKE ERA

THE WORKS BIKE ERA Roger DeCoster Is the works bike an endangered species? Back in 1979, there were probably 50 works motocross bikes being raced in the world. By works bike, I mean a bike developed and built specially…
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CONTRACT POINTS-OCT ’97

CONTRACT POINTS-OCT '97 Roger DeCoster We all know how far motocross bikes have come in the last years. But that's nothing compared to how far motocross contracts have come. Racing motocross might seem like a great way…
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LAS VEGAS-’95: THE CITY OF LIGHTS?

LAS VEGAS-'95: THE CITY OF LIGHTS? Roger DeCoster Las Vegas, 1995 won't go down in history as one of the great supercrosses of our time. But it will go down in history. Maybe you've heard the story by now, maybe you…
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DES NATIONS PREVIEW-OCT’98

DES NATIONS PREVIEW-OCT'98 Roger DeCoster By the time you read this, the Motocross des Nations will be right on top of us. It should be a great race. It always has been. Traditionally, you see the greatest individual and…
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THE FAMILY BUSINESS

THE FAMILY BUSINESS Roger DeCoster I really had a good weekend at the end of last month. Saturday, I promoted an amateur motocross. It was a success. Sunday was the 125/250 National, which was also a success. Monday we…
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TALES OF TESTING-MY 50TH BIRTHDAY-JAN ’95

TALES OF TESTING-MY 50TH BIRTHDAY-JAN '95 Roger DeCoster How did I celebrate my 50th birthday? The way that most people do: a small party, a cake, opening some silly gifts, and, of course, starting on a five-bike 250cc…
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