Here are 30 photos with news from the pits at Anaheim I.
Chad Reed's #22 and Ryan Villopoto's #2 factory Monster Energy Kawasaki KX450Fs. Steve Cox The factory Kawasakis have trick carbon-fiber covers that cover the entire axle at both ends. Sometimes, that means there's something even tricker underneath. Steve Cox Josh Hansen's Monster Energy/Pro Circuit Kawasaki KX250F. Steve Cox Jake Weimer's KX250F. Steve Cox Trey Canard's GEICO Powersports Honda CRF250R. He calls it his "38 Special". Steve Cox Kevin Windham's GEICO Powersports Honda CRF450R. Stock suspension for all of the GEICO bikes. Steve Cox Michael Blose's H&H Honda CRF450R. Steve Cox Grant Langston's J-Law Racing YZ450F, flanked by Lawrence's bike. Steve Cox Josh Hill's L&M Racing Yamaha YZ450F. Steve Cox James Stewart's number-one Yamaha Y450F. Steve Cox Outside the L&M truck, they have cool displays. On the other side are widescreen TVs turned vertically and playing video formatted for vertical playback. Steve Cox Tommy Searle's FMF KTM 250SX/F. Steve Cox Andrew Short's CRF450R. Check out his header pipe, then look at the next photo. Steve Cox Davi Millsaps' Honda Red Bull Racing CRF450R features a different header. The difference the extra piece makes? More explosive power. Steve Cox Wil Hahn's TLD/Lucas Oil Honda CRF250R. Steve Cox Ivan Tedesco's Valli Yamaha YZ450F. Steve Cox JGR/Toyota Yamaha's Josh Grant is still a bit of a question mark for tonight, but he made it through practice just fine, which means he may be fine to race. Steve Cox Josh Grant and his mechanic Alex Ewing head down for the track walk. The brace on Grant's knee is to support it from the crash he had in Brisbane a month ago or so. Steve Cox Coy Gibbs shows off the Fender Stratocaster they're giving away. It's signed by both Josh Grant and Justin Brayton. Steve Cox Gautier Paulin is ready for his first ever AMA Supercross. He's pitted behind the Star Racing Yamaha rig, and is being coached by David Vuillemin. And in completely different news, he has the biggest hands in the history of motocross. Steve Cox Ryan Dungey seems relaxed before his first 450cc supercross as a full-time 450cc guy. Steve Cox Caption time! Post this on the message boards and see what you can come up with. Steve Cox Dang and J-Law look on at the riders meeting. When asked how he was doing, Lawrence said, "I'm awesome." Steve Cox Ricky Carmichael is slumming this weekend at A1. He's doing color commentary for the TV show. Steve Cox Austin Stroupe is preparing for his first-ever 450cc race, which is also his first race for Suzuki. Steve Cox James Stewart is loose. Steve Cox