Out with the new and in with the old at Diamond Don’s 20th Annual AHRMA Vintage Motocross weekend
WORDS: Blake Wharton
PHOTOS: Bobby Hedge
The pre-modern era of motocross, back when men were men and machines didn’t work very well. That’s right, we’re talking carburetors, reverse forks, and, dare I say . . . drum brakes
Several years ago I’d heard about this one-off and totally eccentric race located way out in Jefferson, Texas. It sounded more like a used-car dealership or perhaps the name of a cable TV infomercial personality. But when I met Don Rainey, owner and promoter of Diamond Don’s Vintage Motocross . . . well, I found out it was actually a bit of both.
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