THE WEEKLY FEED: SUPERCROSS AT THE COLISEUM AND ROCZEN UNPLUGS

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A HISTORY LESSON: Jimmy Ellis: 1977 LA Superbowl of Motocross

 

In 1977 Bob Hannah was the person in Supercross, with model new Manufacturing unit Honda rider Jim Pomeroy being a significant component within the sequence. Jimmy Ellis, Manufacturing unit Can-Am rider had gained the Superbowl of Motocross the yr earlier than. The machine was in a state of evolution, morphing from the Black Widow mannequin into the newer chassis and ergonomics. His bike has a hand-crafted aluminum tank, it’s operating main axle forks and a brand new laid down rear shock association. Jimmy would end sixth on the occasion, he gained Can-Am’s ultimate SX race in Houston. DeCoster, in his shadow was on the town for the Carlsbad GP and made an look on the L.A. Coliseum ending 14th. Thanks Mark Kiel for the pic!!

 

NEWS, VIEWS AND REDUNDANT MINUTIAE

 

Ken Roczen let his feelings run amok on the San Diego SX when his ongoing-on and off the course  battles with Cooper Webb led to an unpleasant finish. An enormous first flip crash the place Ken obtained slammed from the again, which punched him into Eli Tomac took out a giant chunk of the sphere.  Ken remounted and was instantly parked by Cooper Webb, who was additionally within the first flip carnage. Ken, who has had a feud with Webb by way of social media (private points between the 2, adopted by Webb’s blatant opening spherical whip in Roczen’s face, adopted by an enormous block go) had Roczen shedding his composure and try a retaliatory transfer. He ended up shedding management and launched his bike into Webb, then obtained his arm caught in Webb’s swingarm. It chewed up KR’s arm, broke his hand and now he’s out of the Supercross image.

 

 

RACE A HUSKY IN GNNC’S AND MAKE MONEY!

 

ISSUE #1 OF THE FIRST MAGAZINE DEDICATE TO DIRTY BIKE RIDER!

Jim Connolly and Whitey Martino grace the quilt of the journal that helped form the face of the grime bike world.

 

 

SOCIALIZED DIRT LUBE

 

 

 

Jaak, Hakan and Ake testing the Manufacturing unit Yamaha’s in 1874. Discover Ake’s tank, it’s smashed flat within the entrance to simply accept the Maico forks he match onto his steed.

 

 

Like my buddy Jerry Bernardo says, “Extra whiskey and contemporary bikes for my associates!”

 

FROM MY GARAGE WALL

My little brother Tip Webb, 1987 IT200 testing in Gorman.

 

Danny LaPorte, a real buddy and a magician on a dust bike.

 

 

 

1982 Nationwide Enduro standings- TC blistered it, Twebb completed 15th!

 

 

WOLF: BACK IN THE DAY

To today one in all my favourite machines I’ve ever parked my caboose on was the 1984 Husky WR400. Newly water-cooled, it made almost good off-road energy. Within the tight stuff it might throttle down and chug, it was first rate in additional open terrain however actually catered to the technical terrain. She was extensive by means of the dual ITC Ohlins shocks, the brakes have been utterly common and the fork was plush, however hated quick, massive hits. However boy this sucker would yank a drooling fool up a waterfall with the one physique half touching the machine being your visor, which was hooked on the crossbar. By the way in which, that’s what it did for me many instances.

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