Team Puerto Rico’s inclusion in the 2018 Motocross of Nations has always been with the best intentions and the latest development from the team might be the biggest news since the initial announcement. The 2019 Honda CRF450R that Kevin Windham will race in the Open Class position will be auctioned off by the Road2Recovery foundation and all of the proceeds from the sale will be donated to Global Disaster Outreach, an effort that is currently helping rebuild the American island territory from the disaster of last year’s storms. The bike is built with race-ready parts from the sponsors of the GEICO Honda team and will be an iconic piece of equipment due to its unique story.
Bidding will run until October 1st and the current offer is over $20,000. Shipping within the United States will be covered by R2R, but international buyers will need to cover the necessary freight charges. You can view the auction page on the R2R eBay page.
If the price of this bike is a bit of your price range but you would still like to support Team Puerto Rico’s efforts, check out the full range of merchandise offered through their online store.
ARC Clutch Perch Assembly
D’Cor GEICO Honda Windham MXoN graphic kit
D.I.D. X-Ring chain
Dirt Star STX rims
Factory Connection Pull Rod
Hinson Factory Connection Racing clutch cover
Pro Taper EVO Windham handlebars
Pro Taper 1/3 waffle grips
Pro Taper Race Spec sprockets
Twin Air air filter
Yoshimura RS-9T FS TI-TI-CF exhaust system
Motocross des Nations is arguably the most prestigious racing event of the year and 2018 is no exception. For the first time since 2010 and only the third time in the event's 71 year history, the monumental event will once again be held on U.S. soil. The entire moto community around the world is anxiously awaiting the gate drop on the 2018 MXoN, ready to cheer on their favorite team! One team that is garnering the most buzz, both from fans and industry insiders, is the star-studded Team Puerto Rico comprised of Travis Pastrana, Kevin Windham, and Ryan Sipes. Yes, you read that correctly and no, you didn't travel back in time – both Travis Pastrana and Kevin Windham are coming out of retirement for this historic event. The almost seemingly fictitious team of legends is ready to take on the world when MXoN returns to the U.S. in October!
Why would Travis Pastrana and Kevin Windham choose to return to racing after so many years away? Because for the entire team, it's about so much more than a trophy. A year after Hurricane Maria devastated the U.S. Territory of Puerto Rico, the Caribbean Island and its people are still in distress and disarray as they continue to rebuild after the catastrophic storm. Team Puerto Rico is not only racing Motocross des Nations to show up against the best in the world to try and best their 10th place finish in 2010, but their entire racing effort is dedicated to giving back to the people of Puerto Rico and helping them continue to rebuild their storm-tattered shores. In partnership with 501(c)3 non-profit organization Global Disaster Outreach, Team Puerto Rico is making a difference by utilizing their racing platform to not only raise awareness to the continuing rebuilding efforts in Puerto Rico, but also to fundraise in order to make the maximum positive impact possible. Global Disaster Outreach is the preferred disaster relief organization and Team Puerto Rico will be able to see exactly where the funds donated will be used and how they specifically will help with the rebuilding process.
Road 2 Recovery is proud to announce a partnership with Team Puerto Rico at Motocross des Nations to raise additional funds for Global Disaster Outreach. Beginning Monday, September 24th, 2018 at 11:00 AM PST, you will have the opportunity to win Kevin Windham's MXoN official race bike. This once in a lifetime eBay auction will last seven (7) days and 100% of proceeds will be donated to Global Disaster Outreach. This partnership will give Team Puerto Rico an even larger platform for their fundraising efforts to help rebuild the island after Hurricane Maria. We are very excited to help them raise as much as possible for an incredibly worthy cause.