The Racer X crew visited the country from coast to coast for our March '09 issue. Checking out some famous homes, cars and tracks on the east and keeping up with Harleys in the west, the staff catches up with the GOAT, Bubba and more. In this issue, you will also find out about the problems behind keeping Honey Lake Motocross around. Check out those features and the others listed below in our latest issue! If you are ready to read it right now, subscribe to the digital edition of Racer X Illustrated for immediate access.
Shadow of a Champion
Kevin Windham is one of the most naturally talented riders in MX history, but because of some legendary competitors, he’s never won a major pro title. As Steve Cox found out, K-Dub isn’t giving up yet. Page 120.
The Hot Zone
From the heart of Florida stretching up across the Georgia state line, Simon Cudby visits the world’s fastest "neighborhood," with names like Carmichael, Stewart, Reed, Tedesco and Ferry on the mailboxes. Page 128.
The Battle for Honey Lake
Larry and Lise Wosick have operated Honey Lake Motocross since 2001 and have been struggling with legal issues over noise complaints ever since. David Pingree tells their all-too-familiar story. Page 144.
I'm Not There
Brian Swink was an amateur superstar in the late 1980s, but his career and his personal life imploded just five years after turning pro. Eric Johnson tracked down the one-time phenom to see what happened. Page 156.
Sturgis or Bust!
A group of freestylers traded their dirt bikes for Harleys and rode from California to South Dakota for the Sturgis Rally. Kirk Bender rode along on the Etnies Two-Wheel Tour and filed this report. Page 170.
Meet Dustin Wimmer
When the finalists for the '08 AMA/Speed Athlete of the Year were called to the stage, Dustin Wimmer found himself between James Stewart and Ben Spies. Stephani McIntyre lets us in on how he got there. Page 212.