Morning Espresso: Nasty Marty Crash, Greatest Bike Build Ever and More

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Nasty Marty Crash

Team Tedder/Monster Energy/Lucas Oil/KTM Racing (yes, it’s a mouthful) Martin Davalos released footage on his Instagram account of a gnarly crash he suffered at the opening round in Houston on Saturday.

According to Davalos, he had already committed to the quad when Malcolm Stewart jumped on to the table, so he “jumped a little more left than I desired.” Luckily he’s ok and will race tonight.

How to Watch Houston 2

Speaking of, SUPERCROSS IS BACK ON TONIGHT! How strange is this Saturday-Tuesday-Saturday thing? Like, I love it, but it’s weird, man. Anyway, you can watch qualifying live at 2:30 p.m. ET on Peacock Premium. You can watch the racing live at 8:30 p.m. ET on Peacock Premium. NBCSN will have delayed coverage beginning at 10:30 p.m. ET.

QualifyingTuesday Jan. 192:30 p.m. ETPeacock PremiumLive
Night ShowTuesday Jan. 198:30 p.m. ETPeacock PremiumLive
Night ShowTuesday Jan. 1910:30 p.m. ETNBCSNDelayed

Greatest Bike Build Ever

Hands down, this is the coolest bike build I’ve ever seen.

According to Revzilla, the builder, Nick Hagman, spent 500 hours—yes 500—spread out over the course of 365 days documenting this 1993 KX250 engine rebuild with more than 10,000 photos. Go read the entire story on Nick, it’s pretty amazing, and please, watch this video. It’s fantastic.

Houston 2 Predictions

I already made some Slawdictions earlier this week, but here is my podium finishers for both classes. LOCK. IT. IN.

450 Class

1 Ken Roczen

2 Eli Tomac

3 Cooper Webb

250 Class

1 Austin Forkner

2 Christian Craig

3 RJ Hampshire

Watch Moto Spy and Get Hyped for Houston 2

Written by Slaw Dog

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