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If you don’t already have a nickname, Ernesto Fonseca will give you one. In some cases, two are required. Nicknames are more …

T-shirts are now available in the We Went Fast shop. Visit wewentfast.com/shop or click “Shop” in the menu. These are Next …

Larry ‘Motor Mouth’ Huffman narrates the audio version of The Ballad of Big Dave. Didn’t have 30 minutes to read the article when it …

Ryan Hughes_Steel City 1995_Steve Milbertson

Wyatt Seals needed to borrow a chain. The story behind why he needed a chain is slightly different from the one …

Blackwater 100 Dave Coombs Sr. Riders' Meeting

When opening ceremonies were complete, after the national anthem was sung and the riders’ names and sponsors were announced over the …

Loretta Lynn and Big Dave Coombs

In the early eighties, a trio of motorcycle racing promoters from Ohio and West Virginia were looking for a facility. A country …

Kawasaki win ad from Jeff Matiasevich's 1990 Las Vegas Supercross victory

Holding his left shoulder, Jeff Matiasevich lay in an emergency room bed at a Corona, CA hospital. The thoughts running through …

They saw it coming. They must have. With six motorcycles racing together at more than 90 miles per hour on wooden circle …

Chad Reed autographs, Tampa Supercross 2018

Listen up. No, seriously. I had some people make this request and I thought it was a good idea. So, here’s an …

John Van Den Berk at the 1989 Unadilla 250 USGP

“You couldn’t take this photo today because they wouldn’t let anyone get that close to the track.” — Mike Sweeney referencing …

Chad Reed: Anaheim 2018

The checkered flag stopped waving an hour ago but in a grassy parking lot in Tampa a crowd was still growing, …

Kenneth Olausson's photo of Gérard Lédormeur losing his steed in 1967

The best part of the story might be that 19-year-old Kenneth Olausson had to wait more than two weeks to realize …

Jeremy McGrath Vitruvian Man

An in-depth analysis of the 1996 St. Louis Supercross, the day Jeremy McGrath didn’t win. Written for META.

It was 44 years ago but the most distinct memory Holland’s Pierre Karsmakers has about the 1974 Daytona Supercross was not …

It’s been 20 years since I wrote my first local events articles for Cycle News. I remember writing about (and photographing) Josh Woods …

Paul Buckley Photo

Paul Buckley messed up. He should have been at the finish line. Yet, if he had been paying attention, the photograph …

Brett Smith: Baja Acres 1985

I told myself I was launching on my birthday, ready or not. It’s March 7. Here we are. Welcome to We …

The untold story of how Doug Henry fell from the sky at the 1995 Budds Creek National. Written for META.

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