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MY FIRST REAL DIRT BIKE
MY FIRST REAL DIRT BIKE   BY JOHN SITARAS,   MARCUS HOOK PA       (Hey Hunk, this is a copy of a letter I sent to Terry Good at MXworksbike.com.  Thought you would like it.)        Dear Terry,     Thank you for your dogged persistence in finding the machines and stories feat...(more)
VINTAGE PHOTO SPECIAL
RICK SIEMAN’S VINTAGE SPECIAL 7-CD SET      This is a collection of over a thousand photos from the files of Rick Sieman.  The photos were taken based solely on what seemed interesting.  There are images from the early 60s in desert racing, to great snapshots of Hopetown action, to muddy ...(more)
DIRT BIKE MAG BY MONTH & YEAR
DIRT BIKE MAG BY MONTH & YEAR The golden years of Dirt Bike magazine – from 1971 to 1974 – are now available on disc by the actual month and year.  That’s right, you can get a perfect PDF copy of DB from June 1971 to December 1974.      Lots of folks have a collection of  DB mags...(more)
ADOLPH WEIL PASSES AND THE 501 MAICO
I`ve received several requests for the full story on Adolph Weil and the 501 Maico. IN DEFENSE OF THE 501 MAICO By Rick Sieman (Legends are strange things. Some of them are real and some are not. So here`s the inside scoop on the legendary 501 Maico .) I feel a great need to set the ...(more)
THE STELLA AWARDS
  THE STELLA AWARDS   TRULY CRAZY LAWSUITS   BY THE STAFF   It's time again for the annual 'Stella Awards'! For those unfamiliar with these awards, they are named after 81-year-old Stella Liebeck who spilled hot coffee on herself and successfully sued the McDonald's in New Mexico, whe...(more)
SUPER HUNKY SWEAT SHIRTS
SUPER HUNKY SWEAT SHIRTS        Sweat-shirts are available now. Sizes are XL and XXL only. If you don’t know what those letters mean, you’re too stupid to have one of these collector’s Items.  Shirts are white, with two-colors,  the logo in blue and the image in black.   They’re he...(more)
TIPS ON PUMPING EXPENSIVE GASOLINE
TIPS ON PUMPING EXPENSIVE GASOLINE SAVE SOME MONEY BY KNOWING WHAT TO DO  By John J. Kennedy   I don't know what you guys are paying for gasoline.... but here in California we are paying up to $3.75 to $4.10 per gallon. My line of work is in petroleum for about 31 years now, so here are some...(more)
The 1967 Husky 250 MF series
  Perhaps no other motorcycle in the history of off-road racing made such an impact as the Husqvarna 250. In 1966 the 250 Husqvarna was the lightest, fastest motocross/off-road bike in the world, and won fame at the hands of John Penton, Malcolm Smith, JN Roberts and more. The word was out on the ...(more)
STRANGE BIKES YOU'VE GOT TO SEE
STRANGE BIKES YOU'VE GOT TO SEE   JUST WHEN YOU THINK YOU'VE SEEN IT ALL, WOW! BY RICK SIEMAN Even though some of these bikes are not off-road vehicle's, I thought we should include them just because they’re so damned weird.  It makes you wonder what drives people to create these thing...(more)
WILD PROJECT TWO STROKE/FOUR STROKE!
WILD PROJECT TWO STROKE/FOUR STROKE!   HERE'S ONE THAT MAKES OUR PROJECT LOOK TAME   BY THE STAFF   As you might know, we've been doing a project two-stroke/four stroke, with the air cooled Rm 250 motor stuffed into a YZ 426 four stroke frame. We ran a teaser earlier on this so you could ...(more)
BUILDING AND RACING THE FASTEST CZ400 ON EARTH
BUILDING AND RACING THE FASTEST CZ400 ON EARTH FROM CRADLE TO GRAVE IN A MONTH BY HARRY KLEMM Connecting with Rex Staten   In 1974 I was hired as a mechanic by John Coutee’s Kawasaki of Fontana.  John was an avid fan of local MX racing, and noticed that I was working on lots of fast stuf...(more)