IT’S ON! DRAGONFIRE UTV WORLD CUP: NOVEMBER 15, 2008

  With the Arizona premiere of Thrillbillies: Double Wide on Friday, November 14, at DragonFire Racing, we thought the timing would be perfect to have our 2nd Annual UTV World Cup race the following day. This will allow for some of the race footage to be used in next year’s Thrillbillies movie. Due to the […]

Zimmerman takes Moose Run Victory

The Parts Unlimited OMA Nationals Series ended their 2008 season on home turf at the Bike Barn in Fenton, Illinois. Track conditions were near perfect for this installment of the infamous Moose Run. The degree of difficulty was dialed down this year in relation to years past when the event was held in the spring […]

Hulsey takes third straight OMA

Story and photos by John Gasso  Round nine of the Parts Unlimited OMA Nationals was held near Memphis, Missouri under perfect weather conditions. John Pitts moved his PJ-1 K&K Honda up from A Class to the Pro Class for this event and he managed to run away with the holeshot. The St. Louis based racer […]

Hulsey Repeats at OMA Round Eight

Story and photos by John Gasso The Parts Unlimited OMA Nationals series presented the Johnny Signs Ozark XC at Byrd’s Adventure Center near Ozark, Arkansas. Missouri Hare Scrambles Champion Bryan Hulsey had another close battle on his hands, but the Dirtworks Moose Racing Honda emerged with victory number two and a small lead in the […]

Bithell Victorious at OMA Buckeye XC

Article and photos by John Gasso The Parts Unlimited OMA Nationals Buckeye XC was held at the Area 330 recreation area near Carrollton, Ohio on August ninth. BRP Can-Am Pro rider Chris Bithell had a less than stellar start, but after the dust settled he was on top of the Cycra podium. “I actually forgot […]

Borich Wins at GEICO Mountain Ridge

Borich Back in Victory Lane at GEICO Mountain Ridge GNCCClose racing results in 7th place finish for points leader Ballance Somerset, PA (July 5, 2008) — It took four months, but Rockstar/Yoshimura Suzuki’s Chris Borich finally charged back into victory lane in the Can-Am Grand National Cross Country Series. On a wild race day in […]

Sommers victorious again at OMA Wolverine XC

Article and photos by John Gasso The Parts Unlimited OMA Nationals Wolverine XC was contested at the Twisted Trails off road park outside Mesick, Michigan. A mix of sandy trails, large grass tracks, and trip through an off road truck special test section filled with hills and holes greeted the racers for this event. Heavy […]

David Crane Tops OMA Round Four Maxxis Podium Sweep

Article and photos by John Gasso David Crane Round four of the Parts Unlimited OMA Nationals series was held near Waukon, Iowa on June seventh. Threatening weather moved in just before the green flag, and rain started to fall for the Pro ATV start. The cloudburst lasted about a minute, but it was enough to […]

CAN-AM TEST RIDES SCHEDULED FOR UNADILLA

  MORGANTOWN, W. VA. (June 2, 2008) — Can-Am will bring its popular demo ride program to this weekend’s Can-Am Northeastern ATV National Presented by Renegade at Unadilla MX in New Berlin, N.Y. The event, scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, is part of the ITP Tires/Moose Racing AMA/ATVA National Motocross Championship Presented by Parts Unlimited. […]

Ballance Takes Third Straight and the Points Lead at Home GNCC

Ballance Takes Third Straight and the Points Lead at Home GNCC Sparta, KY (May 31, 2008) — Bill Ballance picked the right place, the right time and the right track to nail his third-straight Can-Am Grand National Cross Country win. Not only did the Kentucky rider take the Weekend Warrior Spartan GNCC in front of […]

OMA National Pro ATV update

Article and photos by John Gasso The Parts Unlimited OMA Nationals series started 2008 with two mud fest races, but Mother Nature finally cooperated for the round three Motion Pro Coal Miner XC held outside Rio Grande, Ohio. The OMA Nationals series is known for their tight, technical trails and the first two rounds added […]

MAKING MAXPOWER: REBUILDING OUR LTZ WITH A 455cc PUNCH

There comes a time in every tired motor’s life when it’s time for a new set of rings. Ours came a little prematurely, but that was due to unfair riding practices. One of our tester LTZ’s, which had a Curtis Sparks 440cc race build, lost nearly all compression through a huge ring leak. We could […]

MOTION PRO GEAR JAMMER

Here’s the perfect tool for holding gears in place while performing engine work. Forget jamming rags between gears to install cylinders or primary gear nuts! A powerful built-in magnet holds the tool in place and its lanyard makes it easy to grab and easy to see. Price: $19. Contact: Motion Pro, (650) 594-9600 or www.motionpro.com.

THOR RIDE GEAR

Thor has a new line of  all-weather outdoor gear, dubbed the Ride line. The jersey has a quarter zipper that breathes well when open, and the pants are made out of some of the toughest ballistic nylon we’ve ever seen. The pant cuffs even seal around the boot to keep out water! Even the gloves […]