20 Team USA Moments: 1981
September 25, 2022
USA’s winning streak all started with that one long, great moment that was Team USA in 1981, the single greatest moment in American motocross history.
Feature: Young Americans
September 12, 2022
Looking back at the historic 1981 Trophee and Motocross des Nations, when an underdog Team USA shocked the motocross world.
Gallery: Team USA 1981
September 9, 2022
Here are some of Henny Ray Abrams' best photos from the 1981 Motocross and Trophee Des Nations.
The List: Comebacks
May 18, 2022
Ryan Dungey and Tony Cairoli will give it a go this summer. We look at comebacks from others to see how they went.
50 Years of Pro Motocross: 1982
April 19, 2022
Building on the successes of the previous year’s Team USA effort at the FIM Motocross and Trophee des Nations races, the overall confidence and competitiveness of the Americans could be felt at many levels—and on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean.
50 Years of Pro Motocross: 1981
April 19, 2022
One big thing happened in 1981 that helped define the year in American motocross, as well as its future: an underdog Team USA lineup of four young Americans shocked the world by winning both the FIM Trophee des Nations and FIM Motocross des Nations.
50 Years of Pro Motocross: 1979
April 16, 2022
The “Hurricane” was at the peak of his powers, but all of the sudden the most dominant rider in American MX and SX history to that point was knocked out for more than a year after a serious leg injury while water-skiing.
50 Years of Pro Motocross: 1977
April 14, 2022
The year all three AMA Motocross titles went down to their very last rounds, and we saw the single most controversial pit board in motocross history: “Let Brock Bye.”
50 Years of Pro Motocross: 1976
April 13, 2022
If there is a single word that sums up just how game-changing 1976 was, it’s “Hurricane.” This was the year a Hurricane arose out of seemingly thin air!
Listen: When We Were Kings Podcast on 1981 Trophee des Nations Team USA
September 10, 2021
This is a special collaboration between Racer X Illustrated and We Went Fast on how the team was formed and turned the World Motocross community on its head.
30 Stories From the Ranch: What's the Story with Bibs?
July 26, 2021
The history of why riders wear bibs at the Loretta Lynn's AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship.
Read Out: Fort Unadilla
July 8, 2021
For 15 years, Upstate New York’s Unadilla served as the eastern outpost of the USA-versus-Europe war for global motocross supremacy. Here’s a look back at the battles that made ’Dilla an American motocross legend. (Read or Listen)
The List: RV's Retro Gear Possibilities
December 10, 2020
Now that nine-time SX/MX Champion Ryan Villopoto has joined Canvas MX, the door is wide open for the boutique brand to pay homage to various Yamaha looks over the years.
August 18, 2020
The 1976 Hangtown Motocross Classic.
On This Day in Moto: September 20
September 20, 2018
Broc Glover wins the 250cc Trans-USA opener at Mid-Ohio, the Swedish team tops the powerhouse Belgian team at the Motocross of Nations in Italy, and more.