Motocross and you

5 Oct

Motocross and You.

What is motocross? To start with, the word “motocross” is a combination of the words “Motorcycle” and “Cross Country”. Motocross is a popular sporting event using motorcycles or all-terrain vehicles. The races take place usually on closed roads and you can earn prizes. Look here for more information: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Motocross

When/Where/How?

There are several great resources for riding in our area.  Cheyenne has its own local mx track, 10 miles east on I-80, at the Archer exit.  Visit the website here: http://laramiecountymx.com/Home_Page.html

Additionally, here are a few more tracks in the area:

  1. Sweeney Cycle Park, Brush Colorado
  2. Valley Dirt Riders Association, Berthoud Colorado
  3. Casper Dirt Riders, Casper Wyoming

Please check here for more local track and race info: http://www.rmxa.com/

Where to begin?

Here’s a great resource for a comprehensive look at the sport. http://www.ehow.com/topic_2333_freestyle-motocross-tutorial.html

If you decide that you would like to get into motocross, you will need to have a basic knowledge of operating an off-road vehicle, a dirt bike, safety equipment, and a place to ride. Any atv/off road vehicle dealer in Cheyenne can help with tips and pointers on where to begin. Now get out there and ride!

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