Racer X Illustrated

April 2016

Pick up your copy now for a look inside this season’s title hopefuls, motorcycle thieves being a constant threat to both hobbyists and pros, and Eli Tomac’s start with a new brand. You can also read about Ted Park’s Privateer Journey and Aaron Plessinger’s path from GNCC to supercross. Read about all this and more in the April issue of Racer X.

  • THE SUPERCROSS SHUFFLE
    At the start of each Monster Energy AMA Supercross season, we reshuffle the deck of title hopefuls. Who’s got the best hand so far in 2016? Page 106.
  • THE BIKE THIEVES
    Motorcycle thieves are a constant threat to hobbyists and pros alike. Our two-part look into the phenomenon—and what can be done about it—starts here. Page 126.
  • STARTING OVER
    Eli Tomac had spent his entire life on red, but Anaheim 1 marked the start of a new era for Monster Energy Kawasaki’s new franchise player. Page 142.
  • PARK AND RACE
    Ted Parks’ Privateer Journey program helps our sport’s solo riders get to the races, and then it gives them a place to call home in the pits. Page 158.
  • OUT OF THE WOODS
    Yamalube/Star Racing’s Aaron Plessinger has come in from the trails and fire roads of the GNCC Series to make his mark in supercross. Page 172.