2003 KTM 250SX Classic Bike Review

This is my look back at the machine that gets blamed for ending the career of Jeremy McGrath, the 2003 KTM 250SX. Classic Steel #23 – 2003 KTM 250SX

Racer X Illustrated Issue #1

This is my look back at the premier issue of Racer X Illustrated from way back in 1998. Racer X Illustrated Issue #1 Complete PDF    

Honda CR80R and CR85R History 1980-2007

This is my look back at the history of Honda’s iconic mini racers the CR80R and CR85R. Produced from 1980 through 2007, the CR80R was often at the head of the class and nearly always one of the fastest minis available. In 2007, Honda eventually retired the two-stroke CR85R in favor of the new four-stroke…

Classic Bike Review: 1985 Honda CR500R

This is my look back at Honda’s first liquid-cooled Open Class machine, the 1985 Honda CR500R. Feared for its potency and revered for its iconic looks, the ’85 CR500R may be the most powerful 500 Honda ever produced. After 1985, Honda strove to mellow out their 500cc beast and make it easier to manage. Big,…

AXO Sport America history

This is my look back at Jim Hale’s AXO Sports America. AXO was one of the most influential gear companies of the late eighties and early nineties. From the time of their inception in 1984 through their sale in 1998 they were one of the most high-profile brands in the industry. This is a look…