After leading 18 laps of the main event, it looked like Davi Millsaps had the win locked up. But while cutting through lapped traffic, Millsaps made two mistakes in two different rhythm sections and allowed Ryan Dungey to steal the lead. Millsaps was visibly disheartened but still happy with his results, as he and Dungey compete for second place in the championship standings.
There was a shortage of new color ways and gear in Salt Lake, as many brands are saving their latest creations for the Vegas final. We have, however, seen samples of what to expect and can say that next year's catalog offerings from all brands will be slick.
Trey Canard's presence in the pits drew numerous supporters, and nearly everyone asked when he would be back. American Honda Muscle Milk is another team looking for a fill-in rider to compete in the 450 Nationals.
Justin Brayton has impressed many this year with his desire to compete at the front despite a broken leg. It has been a long season for Brayton, but his efforts have paid off in terms of fan and industry support.
Feld is ramping up awareness of this fall's Monster Energy Cup. All weekend we heard commercial spots and videos of how the riders are looking forward to the October payday.
It's odd how some small details, like these tire stickers, help make a bike look trick. These are much easier to apply than to fill each letter with a paint pen.
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