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The current generation of tech-savvy pro racers are narrating the 2011 Monster Energy AMA Supercross tour in real time. Here’s what they’re saying. Page 124.
The Evolution of Speed
In motocross, technology and biology share equal billing. The sport’s elite teams let us behind the garage door and tell us what’s new under the fender for 2011. Page 136.
Having recovered from a second season-ending injury in as many years, Ryan Villopoto is in position for the ultimate reversal of fortunes. Page 150.
Two for None
In the year of America’s bicentennial, Marty Smith tried to make history by defending his 125cc AMA Motocross Championship and also planting Old Glory on European soil. Page 162.
The stories of four riders who have overcome the odds and surpassed all expectations: Cody Gilmore, Rhett Urseth, Antonio Balbi, and Ryan Morais. Page 176.
Red Bull brought four of its top amateur racing prospects to California for a week of high-level training. It should go without saying that Ping was cho- sen as an instructor. Page 188.