News 13 Dec 2011

Issue 12 of Motocross Illustrated magazine released online

With the off-season and not a lot happening at the moment, MX Illustrated brings you some memories from the past. This issue is their retro issue with stories from the 1970’s, 80’s and 90’s.

Former World 500cc Champion Dave Thorpe talks about his first visit to the Motocross and five-times World MX Champ Antonio Cairoli also talks about his first GP experience.

Interviews with two-time world champion Mickael Pichon, and former factory Suzuki rider Geritt Wolsink. Also a story on the changes in Motocross. They talk to Youthstream promoter Giuseppe Luongo and MX Sports promoter Davey Coombs about the changes good and bad in the sport in the last 30 years.

A story on the JT Clothing company, it’s beautiful past and the riders who wore the JT gear. Some great old gallery images from legendary American photographer Paul Buckley, and modern day images from MXGP godfather of photography Ray Archer.