Transworld Motocross magazine test rider rings out the '13 YZ125 and comes back smiling
Recently the guys over at Transworld Motocross magazine threw a leg over the 2013 Yamaha YZ125 and were grinning ear-to-ear. Hear their opinions (and the sweet sound of a 125cc being wrung out) on why the 125cc two-stroke still has a place in the sport of modern Motocross, and also hear their impressions of the performance gains with the addition of a Moto Tassinari VForce3 reed valve system. Here's a hint, "…man what a difference that made…a lot crisper…also added a ton of over rev…I was able to do jumps later in the day with the VForce reed block on that I couldn't do earlier when it was stock…", and more.
Longtime magazine test rider, Rich Taylor, throws a leg over the RM-Z450 of James Stewart
In the September issue of Transworld Motocross magazine longtime test rider, Rich Taylor, threw a leg over the potent Yoshimura Suzuki Racing RM-Z450 of James Stewart. Rich had much to say about the bike, as well as the bike set-up including his opinion on the über stiff front suspension that James prefers. Rich also commented on some of the aftermarket accessories fitted on Jame's RM-Z450 such as the AIR4ORCE tunable intake system. The article has this to say about the AIR4ORCE… "Stewart likes the Moto Tassinari AIR4ORCE intake because it allows the bike to rev further in each gear before falling flat."
Motocross Action magazine takes an in-depth look at the Monster Energy Kawasaki Racing KX450F
The Monster Energy Kawasaki Racing team of Ryan Villopoto and Jake Weimer have been competing with AIR4ORCE tunable intake system since the opening round of the 2012 Supercross season opener in Anaheim, California. Ryan Villopoto went on to the win the 2012 Monster Energy Supercross Championship on his AIR4ORCE equipped Factory Kawasaki KX450F. Unfortunately Ryan Villopoto is sidelined with an injury that will keep him from competing in the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship. However with Ryan sidelined, that has opened up the opportunity to allow Motocoss Action magazine to delve deep into the championship winning machine of Ryan Villopoto and fortunately for us, they brought a videographer along. Click the image above to see the full video.
AIR4ORCE tunable intake rated "Well worth the money" in July issue of Transworld Motocross
The Moto Tassinari AIR4ORCE tunable intake system for the Kawasaki KX450F was reviewed quite favorably in the July issue of Transworld Motocross magazine. The reviewers found the AIR4ORCE tunable intake system to do just as claimed, saying…
"The tunable velocity stacks are easy to install and interchange. Furthermore, they do exactly what they are claimed to: the longer stack yields low-end and the mid-range gains, while the short stack boosts power in the middle and up top."They also applauded the fit and finish, calling it "perfect". To read the review in full make sure to pick up the latest copy of Transworld Motocross magazine.
The Moto Tassinari AIR4ORCE can be found in many of the bikes of top teams in the British MX series
The prestigious ACU British motocross championship brings out some of the finest in motocross machinery, and 2012 is looking be no exception. MOTO UK magazine profiles many of the contenders in the latest issue. The Moto Tassinari AIR4ORCE tunable intake system can be found on many of the top teams including the Route 77 Energy MVR-D Honda, Samsung Yamaha and APICO Suzuki teams. With the addition of the recently released AIR4ORCE for the KTM 250SX-F and KTM 350SX-F we're looking forward to working with even more teams for the upcoming season.
An in-depth look at the AIR4ORCE equipped Rockstar Star/Valli Yamaha YZ250F of Ryan Sipes
In the latest installment of SPANNER, in the May 2012 issue of Transworld Motocross magazine the AIR4ORCE equipped Yamaha YZ250F of Ryan Sipes is the featured bike. Ryan Sipes' mechanic Scott Adkins walks you through the various upgrades found on the Rockstar Star/Valli Yamaha YZ250Fs. Of the AIR4ORCE tunable intake system, Scott says, "The higher volume of the Moto Tassinari AIR4ORCE helps to get more air into the engine instantly."
Zach Osborne of the Monster Energy Yamaha GP team and his AIR4ORCE equipped YZ250F
Moto Tassinari has been sponsoring Steve Dixon and his team (currently Monster Energy Yamaha) with the AIR4ORCE intake system for their Yamaha YZ250Fs for past two seasons. With the addition of US based rider, Zach Osborne the team has quite a following on both sides of the pond. It was a pleasure to see Zach Osborne come over and race the first four rounds of the 2012 Supercross series in the Lites West Coast division before he completes his final season in the MX2 class. Zach Osborne hopes to come back to America and race full-time beginning with the 2013 season.
Unfortunately Zach just had a recent get-off that has left him with a list of injuries that will see him miss the opening round of the upcoming GP season. Here's wishing Zach a quick and full recovery. At least in the meantime he can admire the cover of issue 78 of MOTO UK magazine.
Now available to the public, the KTM AIR4ORCE tunable intake system
Though the Moto Tassinari AIR4ORCE tunable intake system has been a key part of the ÖHLINS/Langston Motosports/KTM engine package, it's only now become available to the public. This is the exact same AIR4ORCE intake system that the JDR Motorsports, ÖHLINS/Langston Motosports/KTM and Munn Racing teams have been racing with in the 2012 Supercross series.
Behind the bars of Les Smith's ÖHLINS/Langston Motosports/KTM 250SX-F
The folks over at Transworld Motocross took an in-depth look at the AIR4ORCE equipped KTM250SX-F of ÖHLINS/Langston Motorsports/KTM racer Les Smith in a recent installment of "Behind the Bars".
TWMX Magazine highlights Jessy Nelson's Honda CRF250R
In the latest installment of SPANNER, in the January 2012 issue of Transworld Motocross the AIR4ORCE equipped Honda CRF250R of Jessy Nelson is the featured bike. Moto Tassinari has been a sponsor of Jessy Nelson for the past two seasons and look forward to another strong season with Jessy. Moto Tassinari also continues it's sponsorship in 2012 of the Troy Lee Designs/Lucas Oils/Honda race team. The Troy Lee Designs/Lucas Oils/Honda was actually the first race team to use the AIR4ORCE tunable intake system in competition at the Unadilla National in 2010, and they've been using it ever since—including their sponsored WMX rider Tarah Gieger.