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Kelsey Abbott comes from a family of racers, with Destry Abbott as a father and a brother working his way towards a professional career, so it comes a no surprise that she felt the urge to ride as well. A member of the ever-growing Blustarr team, Kelsey splits her time between school, a photography business, and the race track. For this week’s installment of She Races, Sarah Whitmore asked Abbott a series of questions about growing up in the family, finding time to ride, and what it means to be a women in the sport.

How old were you when you first started riding and what got you interested?   …  More

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Dive into the world of KTM and take a look behind the development of the KTM 1290 SUPER DUKE R

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Check out http://www.azdirtriders.com for more videos, maps, and stories.  Another great challenging ride in Arizona a day after wicked storms brought flash floods to Sycamore Creek near Fountain Hills.  Cruising the KTM’s, we headed up Mud Springs which has some brutal singletrack hills.  We cruised some wash areas just below Four Peaks, and as always, have a epic crash!

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Discount Tire/TwoTwo Motorsports Kawasaki’s Chad Reed talks about his transition from the track to team owner following his injury.

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March is just around the corner and for the women of motocross, and that means the fun is about to begin. This past weekend marked the first of six rounds for the FIM Women’s World Championship, which saw Meghan Rutledge take the first win of the year. The ladies of the World Championship are excited to be racing on the same day as the men in the series this year! After a two-year hiatus, during which the women have been racing on Sunday, the organizers have noticed the growing popularity of women in motocross and have moved the class back to Saturday. This year’s gate will be filled with some of the best riders from around the world.

The names alone are enough to let you know this is going to be an exciting series. There are some you will recognize from time in the US, like Sara Petterso, who has been a participant in our series for the last couple of years, and global stars Chiara (Kiara) Fontanesi and Meghan Rutledge, both competitors at the 2013 X Games Women’s Moto X competition   …  More

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