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Ronnie Lechien 1985 – Dave Dewhurst Photo

Ron Lechien deserves a spot in the Motorcycle Hall of Fame. With voting for the class of 2019 beginning this month, We Went Fast makes the case for Lechien, aka "The Machine", aka "The Dogger". This profile focuses on his talent, accomplishments and especially the magical year of 1983 when the 16-year-old kid from El Cajon regularly beat the best.

A mother's love, an athlete's quest. The untold story of how Austin Forkner came into the world and his mother's journey to bring him here. Read by the author, Brett Smith

Julie Forkner prefers to spectate alone. But first, a simple ritual: before her son, Austin, climbs on his motorcycle, she gives …

1994 Anaheim Supercross. Photo by Davey Coombs

How Jeremy McGrath rescued a BMX trick from obscurity and brought it to Supercross. Skip Norfolk started running. Watching from the ground …

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

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 …

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 …

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, …

Jeremy McGrath Vitruvian Man

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

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