Ben / Sep 15,2016
The morning of the race, my mom, dad and I piled into the motovan with all 3 bikes and started the 2 and a half hour drive to Jordan Creek OHV Area for the LOBOS Lone Wolf ISDE. The course was extremely technical, with super...Read more
Ben / Sep 06,2016
PNW legend Ricky Russell sat down with SurfDirt correspondent Dr. Dirt to discuss training. In his 3rd year of racing arguably the largest and most physically demanding racing series in the world, Grand National Cross Country (...Read more
Ben / Aug 25,2016
For me just even getting to be there was a huge accomplishment. I recently turned 30. Looking back since selling my motorcycle back in 06 to start my first business, I have pretty much spent the last decade working towards being...Read more
Ben / Aug 18,2016
The wife, kid and I use this race as a 4 day weekend to enjoy the surrounding areas along with the amazing race venue. We showed up early on Friday to camp. Saturday we went east and took one of Kaylin’s friends and hiked Beacon...Read more
Ben / Aug 15,2016
After electrical issues with the fuel injection system on my 450 at Hannagan when I was leading, I was ready to come back and try to chip away at the lead Eric Bailey now had on me. I knew it was going to be hot so I got plenty...Read more
Ben / Jul 06,2016
After the prior round at Riverdale I washed off all the mud and used the cash from that round to pay for a few hard parts I had been twisting up over the past couple years and got the bike back together. Unfortunately, I didn’t...Read more
Ben / Jul 01,2016
Growing up, GNCC races were one of those events you tend to see on TV and say “that looks awesome; I want to do that one day.” After not being selected this year for the Women’s ISDE team I made a quick decision to head out east...Read more

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Wed 08,2016
After spending the night in the motovan , I woke up full of energy and ready to race. Finally at 1: 15pm it was race time! So I’m sitting on the line, positive I will get a good start, then the flag drops and I get to watch everyone take off! After my 3 kick start I went to work and started passing...Read more
Fri 06,2016
Coming into the race on Sunday I was excited for a race with a good mix of terrain and no dust. It was nice to ride up and have 4 other AA racers on the line. The flag flew my 450 fired on the 1st kick which hasn’t happened in a while, good choice for a change in my fuel mixture. After my...Read more
Wed 06,2016
My original plan was to head to Last Dog Standing, unfortunately work just wouldn't allow it. But with the perfect amount of moisture that we got at Straddleline , my disappointment quickly turned into excitement. To start the day I raced short course. There were some slick spots here and there but...Read more
Mon 06,2016
I always look forward to racing this venue [ Straddleline ] as it has lots of elevation changes and really tacky dirt… well maybe not the tacky dirt part. 90% of the time it is really slippery! (today was one of the 90% er’s ) Throttle control and not over riding the trails are key to having a...Read more
Fri 06,2016
This year I came to Idaho City determined to win. After taking 2 nd overall the past two years I was ready to hold that overall trophy. Knowing we were going to be racing on the rougher side of the mounting this year I worked with my suspension sponsor 650 Racing to get my suspension dialed in...Read more