Racer X Illustrated

January 2013

Our first issue of 2013 is now available! Grab your January 2013 copy of Racer X Illustrated now and finish your holiday shopping with tips from our annual gift guide. While you're at it, get all the info on the most recent Motocross of Nations and the Monster Energy Cup in Las Vegas. These stories and more are featured in the January issue of Racer X. You can read the issue right now by subscribing to our digital edition for only $9.98! The issue has also been shipped to subscribers and is available for purchase now on the Apple newsstand. 

  • NO EASY DAY
    The deep sands of Lommel are unlike anything American riders normally face, so Team USA was never going to have an easy time at the 66th Annual Motocross of Nations. And they didn’t. Page 98.
  • THE REUNION DES NATIONS
    Held annually at Great Britain’s famed Farleigh Castle circuit, the Vets MXDN brings out the finest classic machines—and the men who ride them— for a celebration of moto history. Page 112.
  • SHUFFLING THE DECK
    Upping the game for its second year, the Monster Energy Cup in Las Vegas brought out plenty of new tricks for 2012. Could its innovations reach into mainline supercross as well? Page 124.
  • THE ONES THAT GOT AWAY
    Team USA may not have enjoyed their best day at this year’s Motocross of Nations, but fret not—we’ve been here before. Good thing is, we have a habit of bouncing back. Page 132.
  • THE NUMBER OF THE BEAST
    When Jeff Ward, Ron Lechien, and Ryan Hughes needed “brand-new” vintage KX500s for the Vets MXDN, they knew just the man for the job. Doc Wobbles walks us through the builds. Page 142.
  • THE RACER X HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE
    Moto-inspired gift ideas for the racers and fans in your life. Page 154.