ICAN INDUSTRIES MAIN GOGGLE
Ican Industries is a growing goggle company
that has come out with a new flagship goggle.
It has superior dual-stage foam to keep sweat
out, as well as a premium mirrored lens. The
frame is bigger than their Semi goggle, making
for an improved overall fit for the average adult
$39.99— www.icanindustries.net or (970)
THOR MX PULSE GEAR
With 49 years of racer-wear
construction under Thor’s belt, they
have learned a thing or two about
designing and developing gear that
can weather the storm that we call
motocross. This is what the Pulse
line stands for. Being able to last
the test of time with the luxury of a
versatile fit and pre-curved knees.
$99.95 (pants), $32.95
(jersey)— www.thormx.com or
your local dealer.
NUETECH NITRO MOUSSE
How do you get a similar feel of
a tube without the risk of getting a
flat? The Nuetech Nitro mousse is an
effective tool to do just that. This foam
insert stands the test of time and has
a high concentration of nitrogen to give
it that air-like feeling. Never lose a race
again due to a flat tire when choosing foam over air.
$124.95— www.nitromousse.com or (608) 301-6764.
UNIT TEAM GATE
Getting a good start is 90 percent of the race. Come to the race prepared by
practicing starts at your local track with the Unit Team gate. It is made out of
heavy-duty steel and comes with a starting lever to drop the gate and a lifting pole
to pick it back up. To keep it from moving, four pegs comes with the gate that
can be hammered into the ground.
$149.95— www.unit-products.com or your local dealer.
WHAT WE WANT
COOL STUFF ON THE MXA MUST-HAVE LIST
“Advice is cheap, but ambulance rides
are expensive. Remember this the next
time some know-it-all in the pits tries to
give you the wisdom of all his years of
standing on the safe side of the track
—Jody’s Box—page 8.
“Forget for a minute that your dad is
a pharmacist and your mom is a school
teacher. Imagine instead that your
name is Stefan Pierer Jr. Your imaginary dad, Stefan Pierer Sr., is the most
powerful executive in the motorcycle
—We Build the Ultimate PowerParts
KTM 450SXF—page 42.
“After Phil dislocated his ankle at
the Dallas Supercross, the West Coast
Supercross went on hiatus and Phil’s
bike became no more useful than a
paperweight. MXA connected with
Jeremy Albrecht, team manager of
JGRMX, and volunteered to make sure
that nothing got rusty on Phil’s full-factory RM-Z250 while he healed up.”
—We Ride Phil Nicoletti’s JGR
“First of all, I want to communicate
that I never thanked God for the race
victory. Whenever I praise God, I am
praising him for the breath in my lungs
and for a chance at life. I hope people
don’t see me as forcing my views on
—The MXA Interview: Trey Canard—
“There is no such thing as paying too
much for something that you want, and
there are only so many USGP-winning
bikes available. The $70,000 price tag
for a motocross bike was a shocker.
Every collector will look at this number
as a sign that vintage bike prices are
about to soar.”
—On the Block: Gerrit Wolsink’s 1977
Suzuki RM370—page 74.
“The human body makes a special
sound when it impacts the ground after
a high-side, just like the dull thud that
a 100-pound tuna makes when it hits
the deck of a Japanese trawler.”
—Moto Physics 101: The High-Side—
“From a design point of view, two
roads diverged in a yellow wood, and
they took the one less traveled. Suffice
it to say, it was the wrong road in
terms of handling, suspension and
powerband. Sales suffered. Honda’s
reputation took a nosedive, and new
challengers arose while the brand was
in the doldrums.”
—Race-Ready: MXA’s Guide to the 2017
Honda CRF450—page 136.