Missed #whipitwednesday by a day. Mathias recently interviewed retiring MXGP star Clement Desalle about his epic career, which saw him win more than 20 MXGP rounds, finish second in the championship four different times, as well as third twice and fourth twice. 2021 Supercross and Motocross Numbers: We have a list of all the numbers for '21 in SX and MX, along with an analysis of the changes from last year. I spent this week on the West Coast, first spending two days at Matthes’ PulpMX house to shoot our Monster Energy Racer X Supercross Preview Shows (and also doing Steve’s janky radio show) and then two more in California. The aggressive move that Anderson made on Musquin in Oakland last weekend is also addressed and we would advise that you note the body language. |#rideotherred #gasgas #onthegas, Wondering how @justinbarcia is getting on with his new @gasgasusa race bike? 2.) In 1992 the first text message was sent, DVDs were invented, Sony PlayStation was released and Google was founded. I once asked him what his favorite photo ever was (that he took) and he sent me the above. 5.) Week. Hit the link in our bio to watch. Hit the link in our bio to watch. We catch up with Blake Baggett after press day at Thunder Valley. Justin Bogle 450 Class VIEW PROFILE. RalphS. Our sincere condolences to his family, the love of his life, Ermelinda Cabaluna Sotelo, the motorcycle community and all who called him friend. Send us an e-mail! #swapmotolive #motocross #supercross #dirtbikes #moto #mx #sx, This week on the SML Show presented by @ogio_powersports and @fmf73, @talessi800801 stops by again to discuss his new team, the secrets to a good start, and more. He says he’s missed being at the supercross races but he did not miss the scramble before the opener. This race was easily an instant classic and one I highly recommend every take the chance to rewatch. #swapmotolive #motocross #supercross #dirtbikes #moto #mx #sx ... Peace out 2020; here’s to a brighter 2021! This event is really special and you work all year for this event. We're awaiting news on '21 plans. As a club all of us are absolutely gutted to have to make this decision but we know it is the right one in the current situation, for now it is essential that we all follow the government guidelines, stay safe and look forward to getting back to some normality in the near future. We’ve learned a little more about Blake Baggett and Justin Hill’s unexpectedly splits their teams just ahead of the season, which got Broc Tickle and Joey Savatgy much needed rides for 2021. The episode goes live at 11AM on swapmotolive.com ! Now the series is starting a week later, with a three-race set in Houston’s NRG Stadium, with three races in eight days—another thing no one had any inkling would became a thing for SX/MX/MXGP. One thing you know when hiring Tomac in MXD360 for a million dollars: you could get a couple wins or a couple grenades. dominic@swapmotolive.com. Oh, and the Soviet Union fell and boy bands ruled the music charts. This popped up on Tuesday morning—the first cancellation of 2021 related to the ongoing pandemic, which came in Great Britain: It is with much sadness and disappointment that Salop Motor Club have to announce the cancellation of the International Motocross scheduled for March 14th at Hawkstone. Here are @rockstarhusky’s six factory bikes for the 2021 race season. Finally, last week we mentioned some rare old photos that our friend Bryan Lepley sent of Jeremy McGrath in 1990, just after he signed with the first Peak/Pro Circuit Honda team. Thru SLH, we have teamed up with the @TiLubeHondaRacing team by Buddy Brooks and are stoked to be giving away one of their 2021 Honda 250 CRF replica race bikes as our Grand Prize to the overall series winner. Wednesday night Anderson picked up his third win of the game at the 2018 Oakland SX. Who’s pumped for some racing? That was the bad news from the UK; here was the bad news from France and the famous Le Touquet Beach Race: In a statement released today, January 7, 2021, the organizers say despite their best efforts, “we regret to announce the decision taken in consultation with the local authorities and the municipality of Touquet-Paris-Plage, to cancel the 46th Enduropale of Touquet Pas-de-Calais.”. The episode goes live at 11AM on swapmotolive.com ! Seven gun shots can be heard on the video, which soon went viral. There has been no announcement from the Baggett camp as of yet. That’s an interesting combo of two riders who could really surprise, or remind, some people of how fast they are in ’21. "It was an era when the Honda Elsinores came in big time. Full video is live on swapmotolive.com now! Just a quick thank-you to Ralph Sheheen, who has always been a big fan and a great voice for our sport. Sheskey, a White officer, shot Blake, a 29-year-old Black man, while responding to a domestic incident on August 23, 2020. SwapmotoLive.com is the newest and most exciting media platform on two-wheels. Joey Savatgy. He could still be very competitive if he follows through and finds a good team to race for this summer. Same team, new look. SML generates tons of original, creative content and can help deliver your message to the consumers you want to reach. Has he been riding? / @honda_racing_us @jettson18 @hunterlawrence #honda #supercross #motocross #swapmotolive / PHOTOS: @cudby ... BamBam flowing on the red bike. This week on the Fly Racing Racer X Podcast, host Steve Matthes called I called up Dave to talk about his roots in the sport, working with UFO now, getting his race team going, years of SX and MX racing, and more. He asked Desalle, who spent nearly 15 years in the FIM Motocross World Championship, about his future plans. This past fall he was out at Glen Helen Raceway shooting at Scott Burnworth's SoCal Vintage Motocross Classic before he took ill and came down with coronavirus-aggravated pneumonia that caused blood-clotting in his lungs. Congratulations 2020-2021 Lions Cheer . Brandon Hartranft If you’re looking for some live racing this weekend to get you ready for next weekend’s big kickoff of SX 2021, there is a AMA Kicker Arenacross this weekend in Starkville, Mississippi, and we understand Mike Alessi will be participating. Interested in testing the waters? For more from DC, Jason Weigandt, Steve Matthes, and the rest of the Racer X crew, subscribe to Racer X. Racer X Read Aloud is brought to you by Renthal. He did write on social media, "Hello everybody and Happy New Year! Does anyone know? The veteran last won on the MXGP tour in 2018, and ended the 2020 tour in seventh-place, winning a moto during the last set of races in Italy. Enjoy it. If you would prefer to send donations directly, please forward them to Tom's brother Ronald at the following address: Ronald Paul Corley1520 Beechwood Dr.Martinez, CA 94553. 122 Vista Del Rio Drive, Morgantown, WV 26508 | 304-284-0084 ©1999 - 2021 MX Sports Pro Racing, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Blake survived the … For sure we will be back with a bang in 2022 and put a really big event on probably returning to the normal date in February. Q: With Justin Hill out and Malcolm Stewart moving to the factory Yamaha team, who’s riding for MotoConcepts next year? The episode goes live at 11AM on swapmotolive.com ! The hardest work is long since over now. Myself, JT, and Weege are in an Airbnb for a week in Houston and I'm closely looking at Weege to see what he spends money on and how much it freaks him out. 3.) Damn. He’ll be joined next year by Broc Tickle, Benny Bloss and Shane McElrath, who will all race the 2020 model. 761 Ratio will be available early 2021 @atdwheels. 8. The challenge for 2021 is that the schedule is so different than every other season. INSTAGRAM | @swapmotolivedotcom. He started riding earlier than the other KTM and Husqvarna 450 riders because he wanted to get on his new GasGas quickly, but now he feels he was on the verge of peaking too soon. ... 2020-11-07 Honda SR on 2021 plans. The decision has been taken in view of the “disturbing” progress of the Coronavirus epidemic, which means it is unfortunately not possible to make the event, even behind closed doors, at this late stage. Here are @rockstarhusky’s six factory bikes for the 2021 race season. 26, 2018) – Team Rocky Mountain ATV/MC – KTM – WPS is proud to announce the signing of Blake Baggett to a new three-year team agreement that will see Blake with the team through the 2021 racing season. #swapmotolive #sml ... Who’s setup is this? The NFL playoffs begin tomorrow with heavy restrictions on fan attendance, and same goes for the NCAA College Football National Championship, though the teams (Alabama and Ohio State) are very familiar. One. Click the link in our bio for more photos of the bikes and riders. Now in 2021 there is no Anaheim on the Monster Energy AMA Supercross schedule, nor any other city on the West Coast. It’s the final off-weekend before we kick this thing off. Monster Energy/Star Yamaha Racing team boss Bobby Regan has put together one of the largest teams in the history of motocross and supercross. Officials announced Blake Shelton will kick off the concert series. We here at Rocky Mountain ATV/MC KTM WPS are very pleased to let everyone know that team rider Blake Baggett will 100% be lining up for this upcoming weekend’s race in Dallas. Brett Smith of We West Fast posted about a recent conversation he had with Corley. Just look at the list of riders in the class and knowing they take 22, there are going to be some upset people I predict at the end of the night in Houston. Then there was the mystery in 2018 Oakland where Eli crashed and rode around to an uninspiring 13th. It’s been another hectic week in the world of professional motocross. Blake Baggett quit the Rocky Mountain ATV/MC-KTM-WPS team (rumors are he wasn't getting paid) and had some surgery on his hand. Tyler Bowers . One year ago, the world was a much different place, and so was the sport of supercross. Who is … On top of that we have riders travelling from all over Europe and the World, logistically this would be a problem as a lot of countries are in the same situation as us and travelling should be avoided. Leave this field empty if you're human: Check us out on Instagram. But for now, that’s what promoters are forced to do to try to get a full series in, along with limited spectators, mandatory pre-screening COVID-19 tests, social-distancing protocols, masks and face coverings for everyone in the paddock, virtual press conferences on Zoom, and all those other things we never thought we’d be dealing with as late as the first Friday of last January. Hopefully we don’t get many more of these announcements…, Tonight, MotoXDream360.com drops the gate on the final race of our 21SX Preseason 2017, ’18, and ’19 retro game. Supercross, of course, is not the only series or league affected by the current health situation. Gary FordEvent Secretary Salop Motor Club. Racer X Films: DOC MX 2020 KTM 250 SX-F Motocross Dirt Bike Rebuild, Racer X Films: Justin Barcia with Troy Lee Designs/Red Bull GasGas, The Weege Show: GasGas Goes Supercross Racing, Vurb Original: Justin Barcia GasGas 450 + Vurb Original, PulpMX Show #449 - Cooper Webb, Dustin Pipes, Phil Nicoletti, Jason Weigandt, Jason Thomas. 2019 Ninja ZX-10RR. Dylan Ferrandis. If it doesn't get you fired up for the 2021 Supercross season, you might be dead inside. I didn’t meet Tom in person but over the years some of my written work improved greatly simply because his photos graced the pages. But the big question is: when can Cairoli return to ride motorcycle? Even before the season started, he sustained a knee injury that hampered him all season long, as he kept reinjuring himself. More like bad luck at 2017 Arlington inside Jerry's World, where Tomac suffered front brake issues that led to a crash, a cut brake line in the mechanic's area, and a disappointing 15th. DEEP FIELD! Malcom Stewart. McGrath was visiting Lepley's place in Pennsylvania and wanted to ride, so he borrowed a the new Honda and took off in the gravel pits behind their house. Corley photographed and documented Southern California's most famous tracks of the 1970s and ’80s: Carlsbad, Saddleback, Indian Dunes, Ascot Park, and more. Congratulations to 2020 Homecoming King Blake Baggett, escorted by his mother Krystal Parker and 2020 Homecoming Queen Alyza Vega, escorted by her mother Sandra Vega. SmartTop/Bullfrog Spas/MotoConcepts Honda. Blake Baggett showed us a glimpse of the BB from years past this weekend in Colorado in an amazing ride. That's right, there's just one more day to the off-season, and this is it. / @justinbarcia @tld_raceteam #gasgas #supercross #motocross #swapmotolive / PHOTOS: @cudby, Same team, new look. And as a bonus question: what size is it? I saw Larry over in the Bar X shop working his tail off. He’s right back in the thick of it now, as are so many out grinding in the shops and tracks of California and Florida. I wanted to express my gratitude for the last 14 years. So easy a monkey could do it. A: Long-time MotoConcepts rider Vince Friese will again return to contest the 450 class and will be the only rider on the new 2021 Honda CRF450R. And 2021 might be a farewell season for Cairoli, as he renewed his contract with KTM for only one year. The race was scheduled for January 22-24. Over the past eleven races we have gone from Eli Tomac winning 2017 Detroit opener and the “Lime-gate” debacle mudder in 2019 in San Diego, to his dominating wins at the 2018 Seattle SX and his popular hometown victory in 2019 at Denver's Mile High Stadium. Payson, UT (Apr. 4.) Heck, ask DC—he’s in fifth with one round to go, after seeing his team riders go 1-2-3-4 in the last round! Were just saying, that $600 would look great on yo. ... with Blake Baggett … The Old Scrambles Racing Group posted this: On Monday, January 4, 2021 at 3:00pm, we lost not only a legendary motocross photographer and journalist, but a true friend to so many people around the world. Blake continued his rise to the top of the 450SX division in 2018 by posting five podiums, and a very strong stat of 16 top 10 finishes in the 2018 Monster Energy Supercross Championship. Soooo what's Blake Baggett's plan for 2021? This means good old Larry Brooks, the Bar X Team Manager, is back in the supercross game! I'm looking at Joey Savatgy and seeing if, on one of the better bikes in the pits, he can rebound from his injury and a poor 2020 to become a top-five guy where I think he was on track to be when he was on Kawasaki. T: @TeamRmatvmc I: @teamrmatvmc Team Owner: Forrest Butler Team Manager: Michael Byrne Crew Chief: JR Boyd. A big settings miss, a la Eli Tomac at A1 last season, could be difficult to correct as quickly as in prior seasons. We got an interesting note from our colleague Mathias Schrader from the German CROSS Magazine. 1.) Yeah, that's kind of gross, but you know what I mean. Chad Reed seems to have truly, finally retired (though we’re still not counting him out), the Joe Gibbs Racing Suzuki squad is gone, as is GEICO Honda, not to mention Yamaha’s in-house factory team and all of its familiar faces. Midseason adjustments might be more difficult with less testing time between rounds. Protesters and the family of Jacob Blake hold a candle light vigil in Kenosha on Jan. 4, 2021. Thanks for reading Racerhead. Team owner Forrest Butler said in a release, “I am excited to announce our 2021 line up with Justin and Joey. Desalle, who is 31 years old, has visited the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship on three different occasions, taking time off in the middle of the MXGP calendar to race against his AMA-based counterparts. A lifelong racing enthusiast and rider, Anton is the Editor of Swapmoto Live and lives to be at the race track. 10. Tom Corley meant so much, to so many people in ways that only those touched by his kindness and love can understand. A $3.5 million budget. Jan 10, 2021, 03:30am EST 2020-21 Is The Closest Ever Premier League Season, So It’s Too Soon To Judge Lampard, Solskjaer And Arteta Jan 10, 2021, 02:42am EST We think he's racing for Munn Racing Husky, but does anyone know for sure? This week on the SML Show presented by @ogio_powersports and @fmf73, @talessi800801 stops by again to discuss his new team, the secrets to a good start, and more. Several truck drivers commented on the massive shipping bills that are coming in 2021. Blake Baggett was born in 1990s. They are doing a sort of "expanded bubble" like the NBA did in Orlando to try to thread the needle for a month of games in the Hoosier State, with all the teams staying in the hotels attached to the Indianapolis Convention Center—where all of us motorcycle industry folks stayed every year for the old Indy Trade Show. Limited Edition RR. We will miss him and hope he’s not out of the TV booth forever. the ranch sits on 74 acres in leesburg, fl, and boasts superb motocross and supercross tracks. I have a lot of questions about Justin and his career management, but I would like to see if he's racing. Soooo what's Blake Baggett's plan for 2021? Something I had not considered is that normally teams load the semi trucks for Anaheim 1 and come right back to the shop after the race. Discover what happened on this day. Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. (YMUS), Cypress, CA, carries America’s most diversified line of motorsports products, including motorcycles, outboard motors, ATVs, side x side vehicles, personal watercraft, snowmobiles, boats, power equipment and much more, sold through 4000+ dealers nationwide. I wrote a letter to the fans & industry. Look for it on the newsstand, in your mailbox, or via the digital edition on your computer right now: And it didn’t take long for @legomotox to recreate our cover with Malcolm. Remember our Readers’ Choice Survey Contest? Kyle Chisholm. Nevertheless, it will be something to watch for. That will put more pressure on riders and staff to “get it right” early in the season. ... 4* — Blake Baggett… General Manager Baggett had been with the team since 2017 and had won a Monster Energy Supercross Main Event in 2019 along with numerous race wins and podium … Three rounds per week forces trainers to completely shift their approach. / @husqvarnamotorcyclesusa #husqvarna #supercross #motocross #swapmotolive / PHOTOS: @cudby ... Only a dozen more days until the gate drops on the 2021 @supercrosslive season! Check it out on the FloRacing.com. "The scene was in the early seventies, CMC Motocross at Carlsbad Raceway, and my first time there shooting with a Ricoh 35mm camera,” Corley said. Former JGR Suzuki rider replaces Baggett on team. #swapmotolive #motocross #supercross #dirtbikes #moto #mx #sx, Damn. Team was completing its graphics wrap for the 2021 Gas Gas factory Racing team boss Bobby Regan put. 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