Swizcorner: Musings on the MEC

October 16, 2013 10:05am

It’s a little hard to believe that we are only days away from the 3rd edition of the #MEC. Remember in 2011 when it kicked off, most of the pre-race excitement was centered around the “hybrid” moto/supercross track and the “run what you want” rules regarding bike preparation. Despite both of those “features” essentially falling on their faces, the race clearly had some strengths, not the least of which being the $1,000,000.00 payout for the racer who could trump all odds and sweep the three races. As fate would have it, that actually happened and it was (shocker¡) Monster Energy Kawasaki's Ryan Villopoto who claimed the glass case of dolla-dolla bills. Not the least bit surprising considering the dominating race-year he had just completed.

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