Roost Report: Hangtown to Freestone Images and Typos: Scott Hoffman The biggest story leading up to the season opener of the Lucas Oil Motocross Championship circled around one James Stewart. Everyone asked, “Will he kick some butt, will he choke, was his problem with SX all in his head or has he landed on his [...]
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03.10.2011 // 0 Comments
GEICO Powersports Honda’s Justin Barcia, known for his aggressive racing style and awesome raw speed, won round one of the Lites East Supercross Championship, but then he went down hard in practice at round two in Atlanta. At the time, he thought he had just sprained something in his hand or wrist, but it turned out that he has two fractures in the hand/wrist.
Not one to give up, he got fitted for some AllSport Dynamics wrist braces for his right wrist and showed up at Daytona..
03.04.2011 // 0 Comments
I talked with Chad Reed this week for something completely unrelated to the race in Atlanta that has been on everyone’s mind heading into this weekend’s event at Daytona, and but at the end, since he had a few days to think about it, I asked him more about the contact between him and James Stewart.
First, I asked him if he got upset because when Stewart made the pass on him heading to the white flag, he was sandwiched between Stewart and his teammate Kyle Regal, given his history..
02.01.2011 // 0 Comments
In his first-ever season not racing on full-factory equipment, Chad Reed has not lacked speed, but he has lacked starts. He finally got a start in Oakland and, despite some technical difficulties with his motorcycle, it resulted in a second-place finish.
Chad Reed (22) got the holeshot in Oakland. (Photo: CoxMX.com)
But the thing is, the factory racers have a lot more at their disposal in terms of equipment. Specifically, factory teams don’t just have separate ignition maps..
01.19.2011 // 0 Comments
Welcome to the second-ever (but we’ll stop counting soon) Roost Report on Motocross.com/GrindTV.com. Over the coming months, as we work toward the re-launch of Motocross.com, this will be our weekly report on the happenings from the past weekend, and of the coming weekend.
James Stewart (7) leads Ryan Villopoto (2) in the Phoenix main. That turn behind them is where Stewart fell in his heat, and Villopoto in the main. (Photo: CoxMX.com)
As Jeff Kardas and Scott Hoffman are..
01.12.2011 // 0 Comments
Welcome to the first edition of the Roost Report. These features you see on GrindTV.com/moto will eventually become the foundation for the relaunch of motocross.com under the watchful eyes of the guys at GrindTV and Dirt Rider.
Last Thursday, after the Press Conference at Anaheim 1, I went over with a few other journalists to check out the introduction of MX vs. ATV Alive with the guys from THQ and Rainbow Studios. Elliot Olson was and is the main man I’ve..