PROCESS OF DETERMINATION: It didn’t come quickly or easily, but Racer X Rider of the Year Zach Osborne finally became a champion—twice over—in 2017.
ALL THINGS CONSIDERED: Once a perennial favorite at the Motocross of Nations, Team USA hasn’t scored a win in its last six outings. What’s going on?
PROMISED LAND?: After nine frustrating years with Yamaha, Jeremy Albrecht’s JGR team has moved to Suzukis. It’s now the only team in the pits fielding riders in both the 250 and 450 classes.
JUSTIN BARCIA HITS THE RESET BUTTON: Currently unemployed, the two-time 250SX East Region Supercross Champion and 2012 Monster Energy Cup Champion showed up at this year’s MEC with a Honda he bought straight from the showroom floor.
THE RACER X GIFT GUIDE: The very best in moto gifts for your friends and family. From clothing to accessories, if it’s not here, you probably don’t need it.