Retro Flashback: 1979 World Motocross

Jean Turner | August 10, 2009

Better late than never, right? In this Friday Flashback, read up on the 1979 World Championship motocross at Mid-Ohio Motocross Park where Mark Barnett put the smack down on the rest of the world in the 125 class. Also check out Stanton clinching the AMA Motocross Championship in 1989 at Troy, Ohio, and finally see what motorcycle education was like in the late 70’s in a feature on bike safety in Long Beach by Pat Phillips.We will be taking requests for future Friday Flashbacks, so be sure to voice your opinion in the comments section.

Jean Turner | Contributor

A former staffer at Cycle News, Turner continues to contribute to the website and magazine as a columnist and someone we can count on to whip up a few thousand words on an off-road race when needed.