WOLFMAN’S WEEKLY FEED: DANNY CHANDLER BACK IN THE DAY, OUTDOOR MX KICK-OFF

FROZEN

Before Danny Chandler became one of the most dominant racers on the planet, he was the wild child from Nor Cal. Mark Kiel sent us this photo from the Los Angeles Superbowl of Motocross of Magoo and his KTM.

OUTTAKES

Here are a smattering of pics from two of our freelancers  Brian Sheffer and Ben Birk who shot the recent Hangtown National.

 

Things get a little wild on an 80 foot jump on lap one of the 450 class! Photo Brian Sheffer

 

Eli Tomac in the zone. Photo Brian Sheffer

 

Ken Roczen returned to the outdoors getting some needed seat time. He looked strong at the early stages of the motos. Photo Brian Sheffer

 

Jeremy Martin gave Osborne some grief early on. He ended up second. Photo Brian Sheffer
Alex martin, the older of the Mart Bros had a strong race at Hangtown, Here he’s a little twisted trying to stay low. Photo Brian Sheffer

 

Justin Barcia showed his grit and why he is Yamaha’s top guy. Photo Brian Sheffer

 

Tomac reeling in Peick, Musquin and Roczen in moto one. Photo Brian Sheffer

 

It looks like it’s going to be a Marvin Musquin, Eli battle. Marv went 2-2. Photo Brian Sheffer

 

Justin Cooper dropping in at speed. Photo Brian Sheffer

 

Ben Birk photo, 450 start.

 

Ben Birk photo, Zach hauling the mail

 

Ben Birk photo, 250 first turn

 

Ben Birk photo, 250 start

 

Ben Birk photo, a few names from the past, Tom Rapp,Rick Jones and Mark Cook

 

Ben Birk photo, Eli totally dominant

 

 

 

VIDEO JUTEBOX

 

Graham Jarvis training for Erzberg, fun or flat nuts?

 

 

 

SOCIAL DISTORTION

This pic epitomizes the Zach Osborne mode of operation- aggro and on it!

 

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HOW BIZARRE

ADV riders like some playtime too. Packing your mountain bike when you vacation takes some…ingenuity. Photos from the Lumpster

 

GEAR BAG

IMS Products 3.2 Gallon Oversized Fuel Tank For 2018 Husqvarna’s

IMS Products 3.2 Gallon Oversized Fuel Tank for 2018 Husqvarna 250-450 models is one of the most popular in the IMS line up, offers increased range and mounts to OEM plastics. Despite it’s oversized design, the IMS Tank feels slim between the knees and doesn’t interfere with riding positioning. The Polyethylene Crosslink design increases strength and allows this tank to handle the toughest riding conditions. This tank is available in Natural or Black colors with an option for a Screw Cap or a Dry Break receiver. $274.95

www.imsproducts.com

M1 1.5″ PHATTY TIE-DOWNS

Premium tie down set with top soft loop hook, bottom swivel carabineer and name plate for custom graphics.

Overall length is 69” x 1.5” (wide), made from abrasion resistant nylon webbing. All stitching is double stitched with square/cross with heavy duty nylon thread. Top soft loop extension with rubber coated “S” hook incorporated into design that protects your handlebars. Assembly strength is 1400lbs and a 500lb load limit. Custom spring loaded lock-on “swivel carabineer” bottom hook for secure connection. Custom sublimated non fade graphics in factory colors. Exclusive “slider name plate” to give your tie downs a personalized custom factory look. Heavy duty steel “cam-lock” with heavy duty steel spring for a secure lock. $44.95https://www.matrixracingproducts.com

 

GALFER BRAKE KIT OVERSIZE FOR KTM AND HUSQVARNA

Developed for the motocross world teams is now finally available a kit that solves the problems of overheating of the rear braking system of all KTM and Husqvarna Off-road models starting from 125cc. The kit proposes an increase of the rear disc to 240mm against the 220mm of the original disc able to increase the power of the rear brake up to 35% depending on the climatic conditions and of the track. The oversize kit includes a set of Galfer racing G1396 pads and a caliper support in Ergal 7075 T6, totally machined from billet with the latest generation CNC.

 

http://galferusa.com

 

Pro Circuit has released their new T-6 and Ti-6 line of exhaust systems for the new2018 KTM 450 SX-F Factory Edition and 2018 Husqvarna FC 450 Rockstar Edition models. Every Pro Circuit exhaust system is proudly designed and manufactured in the USA and the features include:  lighter weight than OEM system, high-grade titanium material used throughout, carbon fiber end-cap, equipped with RC-4 Resonance Chamber, machined aluminum muffler brackets for increased strength and durability, asymmetrical muffler design allows for increased packing volume, removable USFS approved spark arrestors (Ti-6 System only). 

www.procircuit.com

 

Beta Power Valve Spring Kit

– Enables tuning changes to power valve opening speed & throttle responsiveness – 3 springs; yellow, green, & red have different stiffness that effect power delivery – A stiffer spring slows power valve opening speed, a softer spring increases it – Combine with AB-21187 Adjustable Power Valve for on-the-fly changes – Installs easily in minutes with only an 8mm wrench Fits all 2013+ 125/250/300 RR 2-Strokes & XTrainers Beta Part# AB-22004 $14.99

Available through your local Beta dealer

WOLF: BACK IN THE DAY

The ISDE, Sweden. My Suzuki DR350 sits moaning in the background and I’m searching the medical kit at a checkpoint for some needed Ibuprofen. That event still rates as the toughest I’ve ever participated in.

 

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