ORIGINAL HONDA U.S. 90 GETTING CRATED BACK UP

Many of the fully restored machines you see gracing the pages of Dirt Wheels Magazine lately are the work of Mike Palmgren owner of Vintage Motorsports Restorations. Mike not only loves restoring machines back to their former glory, he owns a few as well. For years he sat on this untouched, first year,  Honda U.S. 90 but now thinks it shall have a new home. Today, he’s crating up the rare Honda, with a slight patina, and sending it to its new owner in England.  Stay tuned to the pages of Dirt Wheels for more of Mikes…

Venue Change For Next Weekends GNCC

Venue Change For Next Weekends GNCC For July 11th – 12th Weekend High Voltage Will Host Round Eight of Racing in Pennsylvania MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (July 1, 2020) – With the announcement of the Ironman Pro Motocross National being postponed until later in the year, the 2020 Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) Series presented by Specialized, an AMA National Championship, has made the decision to move round eight from the Hoosier in Crawfordsville, Indiana to the High…

2021 CAN-AM MAVERICK X3 XRS WITH SMART SHOX

For 2021 Can-Am has followed suit behind Polaris and Honda, by offering their top of the line $28,299 (2-seta) $32,099 (4-seat) and Maverick X3’s with active suspension you can adjust on the fly from in the cockpit. The shocks are built by Fox and have the same travel as previous X3 models. The Smart Shox are only available in the wide XRS trim. For now, its not available in the RC or Base models. According to Can-Am, "we just reinforced its performance off-road leadership by announcing an all-new 2021 Can-Am…

ATV STADIUM RACING FROM 1991 

ATV STADIUM RACING FROM 1991  Throw back to the Anaheim, California round of the Mickey Thompson series in 1991. You may recognize some names that are still in the industry racing UTV’s, promoting races of their own or running aftermarket parts companies. One of the top racers of the time, Eric Cobb posted this replay of ATV stadium racing from 1991. Marc Ehrhardt, on his CT Racing Honda took the win. https://youtu.be/nvLBNc-tkXQ

IS A TURBO/4-SEAT KRX1000 COMING?

The image with the machines under cover are the new models that will be announced on July 7th. It’s easy to tell, the one on the left is a Mule utility model, the one in the middle could be a 4-seater with KRX1000 bodywork and the one on the left is another yet to be released KRX.  On June 1st, Kawasaki released the 2021 KRX1000, so this new model is either a special edition model or possibly, something with a turbo or supercharger. The anticipation is killing us. Here’s what we know so far. For 2021, the Kawasaki…

How Dirt Fans Can Keep Busy During Lockdown

Lockdown has affected us all in some way or another. We have additional time spent in our homes, rather than going to the latest dirt racing event. There are signs of change, but we may have to wait a while before seeing significant events again. What, therefore, can dirt fans do to keep themselves busy during this unprecedented time? Read a Book or Two A great way to spend some time is to read some books. It doesn’t have to be a lengthy novel; you could go through those sports magazines that you’ve meant to read…

BRIMSTONE RECREATION COMPLETELY REOPEN IN TENNESSEE 

We are happy to report, Brimstone Recreation in Huntsville, Tennessee, the premier place to ride east of the rockies, has fully reopened. Load up your toys and head down to enjoy hundreds of miles of trails, beautiful scenery, waterfalls and more. The cabins, camping, headquarters, rentals and showers are all open. Unfortunately, the White Knuckle Event scheduled for Memorial Day weekend is still canceled. But, the park and all amenities  will be open for you to enjoy with friends and family. More good news, the 2020  …

GNCC RACING RETURNS MAY 16TH TENTATIVE

GNCC Racing representatives are working closely with local officials and landowners in the states of Georgia and South Carolina. These states are actively developing reopening guidelines and are welcoming responsible group gatherings. Although it remains tentative, it is the plan of GNCC Racing to resume competition on May 16/17 at Aonia Pass MX in Washington, GA (same location as round 3) and then on May 30/31 at a location in South Carolina. ATV Motocross should be able to return to racing  May 23rd at Ironman, Indiana,…

POLICE SEND MESSAGE ABOUT STREET RIDING

Authorities in Hartford, Connecticut are sending a clear message about joy riding on the streets and in area parks. Efforts would have been better spent auctioning off the machines to areas with legal trails bringing in tens of thousands of dollars into the city coffers. Connecticut is a very liberal run state and has almost no legal OHV trails so we don’t expect much from the leaders to know much in the off road arena.    This disturbing video was brought to you by WFSB Channel 3 Eyewitness News…

ALUMINUM FRAME HONDA TRIKE YOU CAN BUY 

BVC Trikes, the leader in the hybrid, modern day trike builds is helping a customer sell this immaculate 450cc, aluminum frame Honda trike. It’s a 2010 CRF450 conversion located in Louisiana for $12,500. Shipping can be arranged on your dime. For a complete history and details give BVC Trikes a call at (518) 563-3699 or see all of their work at BVCTrikes.com

BLACKWATER 100 FROM 1988

One of the most Iconic ATV races of all time is the Blackwater 100. The Blackwater 100 ATV race in Davis, West Virginia is an insane, early version of the modern day GNCC race. One particular water crossing, near Route 93, attracted hoards of fans that just couldn’t help themselves from getting in on the action. The bravest of them or craziest were known as the mud fleas. HISTORY: According to Wikipedia, the famous Blackwater 100 was shut down after the 1993 event, but by this point the GNCC series had earned the…