Inside Look: Motocross of Nations Prep With Team Honda
You're listening to: Team Honda Muscle Milk Team Manager, Dan Betley.
Mike Tomlin is Justin Barcia's mechanic, and has been burning the midnight oil prepping the bikes for the MXoN.
Justin will have a pair of bikes at his disposal. See the aluminum case behind the rear wheel? That houses a spare engine.
Even Team Managers need their photos. Dan gets his snaps in.
Dan and Mike doing some sound testing outside the Honda Race Shop.
Yoshimura supplies the exhausts, and Think! has this ultra-light sound-deadening foam.
The GEICO Honda guys had just dropped off Eli Tomac's bikes and spares for shipping, and cracked open one of the cases so we could have a peek.
This crate is for spares only. The plastic-wrapped bags in the back are pairs of mufflers.
Team Honda Muscle Milk's Team Manager, Dan Betley has plenty of Motocross of Nations experience, and he gives us a tour of what it takes to prep the equipment for a road trip to Germany for the MXoN.