Ryan Morais has made an impressive recovery following the violent crash between he and Trey Canard in LA. Over the last weeks, both have begun riding again and Morais has filled the role as team manager at Star/Valli.
In addition to their goggle line, 100% is now in the competitive sunglasses market. The two models, the Bowen (black frame) and the Atsuta (white frame), will retail for around $100.
Since claiming a moto win at Washougal, MotoConcepts Mike Alessi has stepped up his pace. Alessi posted the fastest time in the morning qualifying session to earn the Oakley Bomb, while battle with Ryan Dungey in the second moto added some much needed excitement to the 450 class. The two swapped the lead a handful of times before Dungey ultimately took the spot when Alessi slowed after twisting his leg.
Steel City was rough for Justin Bogle, as a collision with another racer knocked him out of the top-20 in the first moto. Bogle bounced back to take seventh in the second moto after a long duel with teammate Wil Hahn, which bumped up to 16th in the overall results.
It has been a long year for Jimmy Albertson, with the lowest point being his concussion at Washougal. Albertson finished in the top-20 at Steel City after getting bumped off the track in the first moto. It's not all bad for Jimmy, as he has a part in "Kickstart 4" and is married to Georgia Lindsay.