BFGoodrich recently unveiled its newest all-terrain tire, the T/A KO2. This is the fourth-generation all-terrain tire for the company, and it’s the first introduced in 15 years since the T/A KO was launched back in 1999. The KO was greeted with high marks by hard-core off-roaders and weekend warriors alike for its great off-road performance matched with good on-road characteristics, and many ways it was the benchmark for which all-terrain tires were measured over the past decade and a half.
Not long ago, Toyo Tires brought a new off-road tire to the market in the all-new Open Country R/T. We’ve had a chance to put the tire to the test ourselves and came away impressed (check out the review link below). As Toyo notes, the tire is designed for off-road performance blended with on-road comfort. The R/T is essentially made to be more in line with a mud-terrain in terms of off-road performance but more like an all-terrain in terms of being quieter and smoother on the highway than a mud tire.
To provide race fans with more access to off-road racing and to promote the Mint 400 race, Mad Media and The Martelli Brothers have loaded the entire 2010 General Tire Mint 400 on YouTube.
AURORA, Ill. – Feld Motor Sports today unveiled the 2014 Monster Energy Cup track design that is inspired by five time Monster Energy Supercross Champion Ricky Carmichael. The Monster Energy Cup will be held at Las Vegas’ Sam Boyd Stadium on Saturday, October 18, and will feature the world’s top riders.
Earlier in the year, Nissan announced its plan to build a custom Titan pickup truck. What’s unique about Nissan Project Titan is that the Japanese automaker decided to let fans vote on the modifications to determine what the final version of the truck will be.
It’s been a few years since the WORCS series visited the lush green scenery and tight, wooded trails of the American Northwest, but many saw it as a welcome change from the last couple rounds of wide-open (quite literally as far as the throttle was concerned) desert. Personally I have always enjoyed the races north of the Oregon border- the terrain is enjoyable and the green surroundings are surely a welcome change from the browns and yellows of Southern California- though I’ve never enjoyed particularly good results in the trees. It’s not for a lack of trying, it’s more down to my relationship with trees in general: I’m doing my best to ride smoothly in between them but their roots, branches and trunks just always seem move themselves right in my way. Joking aside, I’ve never quite been able to find the speed necessary to run with the fastest riders in the tighter terrain, but as we headed north I felt my skill on the bike in general had improved since the last time I raced in the forest and there was the added impetus of a championship battle with Gary Sutherlin; I needed to beat him.
PAYSON, UT – Jeff Lambe and Kenny Wagner received 1st and 2nd place in www.RMFantasySX.com this year, respectively. On June 16-17, they attended a special event at the Pro Circuit headquarters in California to customize new Kawasaki bikes. Jeff was awarded a KX450F, and Kenny was awarded a KX250F.
All German Motorsports has released a new tool that helps address not being able to accurately measure and or set the shock reservoir piston depth during service in order to prevent upsetting the ratio of nitrogen to oil, as per mfg. specs.
It was an exciting weekend of racing for the RJ37 team at Miller Motorsports Park just outside Salt Lake City, UT for Rounds 7 & 8 of the Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series (LOORRS). Like every race this season so far, Rounds 7 & 8 had its fair share of ups and downs, but nothing could spoil the high of the weekend as RJ put the #37 Polaris RZR / Monster Energy Pro-2 on the box for the first time!
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Colton Haaker won round three of the 2014 GEICO AMA EnduroCross Championship inside the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. The Rockstar, Lucas Oil JCR Honda rider dominated the day by setting the fastest hot lap, winning his heat race and then passing Beta USA’s Cody Webb to take the main event win.