CRASH AND BURN
Mark Kariya, arguably one of the top off-road photographers on the planet captured some nefarious action at the infamous water jump at the Adelanto GP several years ago. The jump is high speed, has a lipped and usually rutted take off and getting enough air to clear the ever lengthening water hole is crucial. Come up short and the impact forces consequences that tests the riders ability to ‘Hold on’.
GNCC SERIES ADDS ELECTRIC MOUNTAIN BIKES!
Fantic eMTNB Racing to the Action
The AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country Series (GNCC), announced the addition of Fantic eMTNB bicycle races to the already action-packed weekend schedule at the following four rounds:
- May 25: The John Penton, Millfield, OH
- June 22: Snowshoe, Snowshoe, WV
- Sept. 28: Mason-Dixon, Mt. Morris, PA
- Oct. 26: Ironman, Crawfordsville, IN
The Electric bike races will be held Friday afternoon and will feature 6 classes, with no pre-qualifying: Pro, Schoolboy (12-18), Junior (19-29), Vet (30-39), Senior (40-49), Masters (50+) and Women. Races will be one hour events, with laps approximately three miles in length. The race course will be challenging, featuring many traditional GNCC-style obstacles, i.e., hills, rocks, woods sections, etc.
Class 1 Pedal Assist Bicycles with a motor powered speed of 20 mph and motor wattage of <=750 watts eligible only. The entry fee is $30 and awards will be given at the rate of 1 per 3, with a minimum of 3 per class. Transponder scoring will be used; transponders can be rented or purchased at the events.
“The addition of eMTNB racing to GNCC is a logical advancement as we move into the next new chapter of GNCC Racing,” explained GNCC Trail Boss, Jeff Russell. “Last year the series allowed eMTNB bikes for pre-race course inspection and their popularity exploded. Just makes sense to add them to the weekend’s festivities. That’s what we do… we race!” added Russell.
BLACKDOG BMW F650/700 AND F800 SKID PLATES
Blackdog’s original skid plate for the BMW F800/700/650 GS/GSA Twin series has long been viewed as top-notch protection for these machines. The new skid plate offers, Sleeker lines, Improved ground clearance, BURLY hard-core construction, improved main bracket system and protection for the header pipe and catalytic converter.
HOT CAMS SUZUKI RM-Z 250 EXHAUST CAMSHAFTS
Hot Cams, Inc., an industry leader in development of high-performance aftermarket camshafts for dirt bikes and ATV’s have released their high performance exhaust camshafts for the 2016-2017 Suzuki RM-Z 250!
STAGE 1 EXHAUST
A dual cam design, the Stage 1 Exhaust is CNC-machined, created from case hardened steel and offers good low end to mid range increase with slight top end loss after 10,000 RPM. Cam uses stock auto-decompression mechanism and stock valve springs.Priced At $199.95!
MOTOZ TRACTIONATOR DESERT H/T FOR ADVENTURE BIKES
The very successful line of TRACTIONATOR DESERT H/T, designed by off road riders, for serious off-road traction is touted as 25% stronger, with a deeper tread than many adventure tires. A special compound designed to withstand the harshest of conditions found in Australia, USA, Baja, South America, South Africa, Israel, Spain, Morocco. The tread of the TRACTIONATOR Adventure Tire is designed to self-protect for long milage and superior off road cornering. The Tractionator Adventure MK2 DOT ( 80% dirt / 20% street ) comes in two new sizes.
90/90-21 (tubeless) 54 Q TL p/n 09-090-090-21 MSRP $100.99
150/70B18 (tubeless) 70 Q TL p/n 09-150-070-18 MSRP $190.99