One sandy corner, but lots of different ways to get around it!
Take one wide, sandy and pretty wet turn at the Preston Docks circuit, and it seems just about every single rider that goes around it does so in their very own style! From bar-draggers to berm bashers to swag merchants, it seems there’s not just one way to get your 450 pointed in another direction and charging hard. We take a look at the different styles of some of Britain’s top MX1 racers.
THE BAR DRAGGER
Take a bow, Mister Tommy Searle! Traction may be at a premium and the ground may be softer than a very soft thing, but there’s nothing like the pure class of getting the bike so low, your bars are kissing the dirt. Top marks!
THE ROAD RACER
Road racing is very big in Ireland, which is where it seems Stuart Edmonds gets his classic feet on the pegs, lean the body in style! TM makes supermoto bikes and kart engines, so perhaps his bike demands tarmac style!
THE BERM DESTROYER
There’s a nice big berm being built up on the outside of the corner. There’s always someone
THE LEG SWAG
He won’t thank us for using this photo, but we all get it a tiny bit wrong sometimes. Nothing that a bit of extreme leg swag can’t make amends for! Husqvarna man Aidan Wigger tries just that bit too hard but we like a trier!
THE FOOT ROOSTER
Not content with the back wheel kicking up a plume of
THE BACK END SLIDER
There’s a gene in the Nicholls family that creates talented speedway riders. And Jake definitely has it. The MXGP star just backs it in and slides it round speedway style! Well, that’s if speedway did
If there’s one rider who values pure speed and grit over any style considerations, it’s hard man Tanel Leok. Yet the Estonian has style right out of the textbook, with weight to the outside of the seat and
Original content from MotoHead Issue 1 – November 2016