Pro Circuit Race Bikes 1991-2018 I have been working on compiling a year-by-year run down of the race bikes from the major motocross teams. This first installment covers Pro Circuit Racing and their motocross machines from the team’s formation as Peak Honda in 1991 through the current Monster Energy Kawasaki days. I hope everyone enjoys this look back at one of the most successful … Continue reading These are Pro Circuit Racing’s motocross race bikes from 1991 through 2018.
In 1995, Pro Circuit was tasked with turning the somewhat lackluster stock KX125 into a Supercross-winning firebreather. In stock condition, it delivered a solid midrange punch, but little else. On top, it was no match for Honda’s fire-breathing CR125 and on the track, it lacked the broad pull and excellent suspension of Suzuki’s RM125. While decent as a novice-to-intermediate machine, it was just not up to snuff … Continue reading Mickaël Pichon’s 1995 Splitfire Pro Circuit Kawasaki KX125
Here is another in my series on motocross bike history. This installment covers Kawasaki’s mini class racers from the first KX80 in 1979 through the current KX85 and KX100 models. While slightly late to the mini party, Kawasaki quickly asserted itself as a mini-class power in the early 1980s. Their KX80 and KX60 mini racers have powered countless riders to amateur national titles and the … Continue reading Kawasaki KX80, KX85, and KX100 mini-class history 1979-2017