Defcon Media - Axell Hodges Redux 12

Check out Axell Hodges in his latest video of him training for Loretta Lynn Motocross Championship out a private track in Palm Desert, CA.
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  • hondaredrider

    8/9/2012 7:32 PM

    kids with this kind of speed racing C class is the issue with our sport. look at the top 50 fastest riders by lap time at LL. 8 of the top 10, including the top spot, were B class riders. the only 2 that weren't B class were Zach Bell in 2nd, and Ricky Carmichael in 7th. The first A class rider? 15th. You can't tell me that sandbagging is completely out of control anymore. These punk kids in B class don't turn pro until they land a factory ride, and in turn, the C class kids like Hodges dont move up to B class until they win everything there is to win in C class. Remember how everyone touted Ryan Dungey for doing so well after being pulled straight out of the B class? Sandbagging. Race the right class. Smoking everyone in the slow guy class (admittedly, my class) doesnt make you cool.

  • Pro

    8/9/2012 7:26 PM

    @ wasted youth. Only 2 ppl have won a title at LL and gone on to be pro. I did not say he was a bagger, notice my punctuation??? those are question marks. You must be (minor in consumption/ riding Axell's axle) = D class hero.

  • wasted youth

    8/10/2012 10:00 AM

    You said he would get smoked in B class, I stated he ran a no, he wouldn't. At the most competitive amateur national on the planet he would already be placing somewhere in the top 10 easily. By no means am I riding Axell's axle as you so wittingly put it. If that were the case I would be all over of dirt schlep too. D class hero, maybe. Texas hometown hero like you? no.

  • wasted youth

    8/9/2012 5:15 PM

    @Pro- to run a 1:56 at Lorettas is very impressive, especially from a 15 year old. Look at the B class lap times. Everyone calls him a sandbagger but this was his last year in C and he only held out to race LL. He went 1-1-2 in 250C stock, so does this make the kid who beat him in the last moto a sandbagger as well? I think we'll see big things in the future from this kid.

  • WTF?

    8/9/2012 6:50 PM

    After riding the C class for 3 years, I would hope he could put up some impressive times! How many of the other riders out there have been riding the C class since 2010?

  • hondaredrider

    8/9/2012 7:34 PM

    the top 5 finishers in every class at amateur nationals (except pro or expert, whichever is highest) are sandbaggers. end of story.

  • onewest84

    8/9/2012 3:08 PM

    Sounds like your jealous WTF? im not seeing any videos of you on the internet. maybe you should get off vital and go practice since you probably suck

  • WTF?

    8/9/2012 6:49 PM

    Sounds like you are one of the 14 year old little nuthuggers that line up to clean Axell's jock after every practice session!

  • MattyVicious

    8/9/2012 2:13 PM

    C class my ass.

  • onewest84

    8/9/2012 12:02 PM

    It sounds like the only people that are complaining about hodges are kids or parents of kids that cant beat this kid in a race. Sounds like a bunch of babies and should go take up another sport like underwater basket weaving.

  • Pro

    8/9/2012 11:05 AM

    Sandbagger?...maybe, but he would get smoked in the B class.

  • hondaredrider

    8/9/2012 7:36 PM

    finishing just outside the top 10 isnt "getting smoked." if you finish between 10th and 30th out of a full gate at an amateur national, youre in the right class. top 10 should move up, bottom ten had a bad day.

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