Racer X Illustrated Motocross Magazine

The October 2011 Issue

We hope you enjoyed the first-ever 3D issue of Racer X last month—now it's time to grab your new October issue! You can read more about the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship in everything from the difficult summer times to an in-depth feature on the 250 class. Going past this season, we look at three races across the country, a Swedish motocross enthusiasts dream come true, and Drake McElroy's new Fuel TV endeavor. These and more are featured in the October issue of RXI, and the digital edition is now available for only $9.98!

True Grit
Motocross riders have a deep sense of pride because of how tough this sport can be. Thus far it’s been a cruel summer in the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship—one filled with extreme highs and painful lows. Page 170.
Have Fuel, Will travel
For Drake McElroy, the host of the new FUEL TV travel show Drake’s Passage, life is one big adventure. Ping sat down with him for this exclusive Q&A. Page 184.
The Two-Horse Race
In American Motocross’ 250 Class, two teams are vying for the top spot: Monster Energy/ Pro Circuit Kawasaki and GEICO Powersports Honda. We take a deeper look at each—with some inside help from their owners. Page 198.
The American (Motocross) Dream
A Swedish motocross enthusiast built MX Heaven as a hub to attract motocross-loving tourists from all over the world to Southern California. Now he’s using it as a platform for his upstart all-Swedish motocross team. Page 212.
The Mile-High Club
On one summer weekend, three different races made a point of elevation on the American motorcycle racing scene in California, Colorado, and West Virginia. Page 224.
Now What?
After years of living with one specific purpose, professional riders often face serious psychological obstacles once they hang up their boots. We examine the pitfalls of life after motocross. Page 232.