Ricky Johnson’s 1988 Factory Honda CR250R

In the eighties, Super Motocross was one of my favorite moto magazines. Published by Petersen Publishing, SMX was a motocross-focused offshoot of Dirt Rider. The magazine had great photography and a more lighthearted feel than competitors like Motocross Action. In 1988, they took a look at Ricky Johnson’s factory Honda for and published this article…

Classic Magazine Review: Motocross Action October 1989

Here is another one of my classic motocross magazine reviews. For this one, we are going to take a look back at the tenth issue of Motocross Action from 1989. For this, I have gone through the magazine page by page and added my thoughts and recollections just as I did for Inside Motocross a…

The 1982 Tokyo​ Supercross

Here is another classic Supercross from my video collection. This one is from Tokyo in 1982 and featured American motocross and Supercross stars Ricky Johnson, Broc Glover and Johnny O’Mara taking on the Japanese stars on their home turf.  

1986 Motocross Grand Prix of Japan

This is a really cool video I just uploaded from a Motocross Grand Prix in Japan in 1986. In it, you can see Americans Ricky Johnson, David Bailey, Micky Dymond, Erik Kehoe, Jim Holley and George Holland doing battle against the top Japanese racers of the day. Back in the eighties, it was not uncommon…