Brett Smith's Forum Activity

New thread VOTE LECHIEN! 7/26/2019 4:07 AM

The ballots have officially gone out for the Class of 2019. It's time to put The Dogger into the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame.⁠ Voting runs through Aug 12 If you're a lifetime member of the AMA or a Hall of Famer yourself, then you're eligible to vote.

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New thread Vote Ron Lechien for Motorcycle Hall of Fame 7/1/2019 11:36 AM

I wanted to join the bandwagon that Steve Matthes got rolling a couple of years ago when he started a campaign to get Ron Lechien into the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame. I have a soft spot for museums/history, etc. so this stuff is dear to me. So I wrote an article for We Went Fast

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New thread Father's Day Gifts 5/28/2019 7:01 AM

Your dad was a badass! What better way to let him know? I'm running a Father's Day promotion and I thought the Old School Moto group would appreciate these. Save 15% off your entire order at Use coupon code DADWASFAST when you reach the cart

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New thread The Nac Nac at 25 1/4/2019 12:52 PM

Hi, all! I know the chatter is all about the Anaheim Supercross but 25 years ago the SX opener happened in Orlando and some washed up BMX racer named Jeremy McGrath broguht his shenanigans to the Citrus Bowl. Nothing was ever the same. I wrote about

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New thread Ryan Hughes: Steel City 1995. The untold story 8/22/2018 6:20 AM

New feature at We Went Fast that I thought you guys might enjoy. I always try to pick a story where I can find new information that isn't widely known (or maybe isn't known at all). In the case of the 1995 Pro Motocross finale, I learned some interesting

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New thread Podcast: History of Loretta Lynn's MX documentary. 7/19/2018 1:24 PM

Hi, all, Refresh your podcast player to listen to a story I produced and edited on the origins of Loretta Lynn's MX (and what was happening before 1982). It's on the Racer X Podcast Network. (No, I didn't use Weigandt's theme My joke is that it was just ... more »

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New thread New Chad Reed Story 4/5/2018 11:44 AM

Hi, all, I thought the community here would enjoy this article I just finished for my website wewentfast, which is a sort of 'privateer' effort, if you will. At the Tampa Supercross, I spent the day with Team CR22 and then interviewed Chad and ... more »

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New thread The Darkest Day in Motocross: August 1, 1982 7/13/2017 8:55 AM

Hi, all, The idea for this story was brought to me by Jason Assad and once I dug into it, I could tell it was one that people wanted to know more about. For many people, the deaths of Bruce Bunch, Kyle Fleming and Rick Hemme is still a very fresh memory,

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New thread Jason Lawrence is.... 4/8/2017 11:22 AM

30 years old today. Is it too late for a comeback? Would he? Could he? Should he? Do you even care?  Go. Happy Birthday

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New thread Article: Why Reed wasn't black flagged and what McGrath and Bradshaw would have done. 4/5/2017 5:03 PM

I don't cover much breaking news but this was too interesting to me so I got on the phone with the King, the Beast and even John Gallagher. Reed vs. Dungey

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New thread Bench Racing: Why (statistically) Ken Roczen's chances are slim. 1/4/2017 5:29 PM

It's insane to bet against Ken Roczen but anyone who knows me knows I live for fun statistics. The link below is my annual look at the new Supercross season where I explore several reasons why I'm betting against Roczen. Of Stats And Curses Brett Smith @wewentfast ... more »

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New thread ISO: Motocross Action Mag February 1989, page 106 9/21/2016 8:58 AM

FOUND IT! THANKS ALL! Hey, all: I'm looking for page 106 of the Feb. 1989 edition of MXA. A scan or a clear photo would be fine. Please email to if you're willing to help out. I want to read the rest of an interview for an article ... more »

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New thread Found Him! Help: Who is this man? 6/29/2015 10:45 AM

Hi, all, Found the guy I was looking for! Thanks, all! Brett Smith Insta: wewentfast

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New thread Doug Henry at 1995 Budds Creek: Did you see the crash? 1/29/2015 11:23 AM

Hi all, I'm looking to speak with fans who were at Budds Creek in June 1995, the day Doug Henry gave "Henry Hill" its namesake. I'm a writer working on a piece that will be released this spring and I'd like to interview some fans who witnessed it or ... more »

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