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no we won't...'cept maybe husky.they have the possible volume of bikes and could pay the homagalation fees etc. they have a big enough presence to have a u.s. team again if they want.the others will never have a national presence because of the homagalation rules.tm did a bike to a national a few years back because the entry slip was misread and the ama thought the rider had bad writing and meant ktm! hope this helps.

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If the V-Twin will be allowed I've heard that Aprilia might do the outdoors with the MXV.

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i would love that,don't hold your breath though.we are talking ama & it's red tape.aprilia would have to show that they have required import/production numbers & fees.racing nats/sx won't help them sell that great bike to the masses,with that in mind,it would be a fruitless endeavor.same goes for any other exotic.this is why i prefer the euro mx scene.

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Melotte just qualified the Aprilia in 14th for Namur tomorrow. They are definitely improving the bike because at the start of the year they didn't qualify to race. You'll never see it in SX though...

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If the V-Twin will be allowed I've heard that Aprilia might do the outdoors with the MXV.

Unfortunately, that Vtwin is not competitive at the pro level.It is just too heavy.You might see it crack the top 10 but that is as far as it will go. That bike is destined for Supermoto greatness.

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But we need to get the TM atleast on the map, I would love to see them racing against the Japanese and KTM's. I know they been pretty good in GP's. Now that we are importing again, it will be nice to see some racing over here too, even if it was Arenacross and Outdoors. AmA will have to alow them to race.:crazy:

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I am with you all the way...a little variety would be nice.The thing is that the AMA would let them race,it is up to TM and the others to meet the requirements.It isn't that important to them to race the national level stuff...I am not sure if the "B" league stuff has the same requirements though.Since it is AMA Pro racing I would think it is the same.

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Hopefully we can get anough dealers to start selling them, If TM can just get down with their pricing a little closer to the big 5, then they should sell good. They are really good bikes. I am hoping to open MO dealership soon. Guess we will have to wait till MX of Nations at Budds Creek to see it race. WOW I can't wait.:applause: :applause: :applause::ride::banghead:

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I think it's possible, look at KTM. A couple years ago you never saw KTM's winning nationals or supercross races, but you do now. It used to be the "big four" and now it's the "big five."

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I think it's possible, look at KTM. A couple years ago you never saw KTM's winning nationals or supercross races, but you do now. It used to be the "big four" and now it's the "big five."

Yeah, I went to arenacross 3 years ago and there was only 1 KTM. One of my friends went last year and he said there were 6 in one class.

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Guess we will have to wait till MX of Nations at Budds Creek to see it race. WOW I can't wait.:applause: :applause: :applause::ride::banghead:

Pitty, but the Begium team at Budds Creek will include Strijbos (Suzuki), Ramon (Suzuki) and deDijcker (Honda).

(Diesel)Priem on his TM won't come along with those guys (maybe I can still tackle :bonk: one of the selected guys, then Priem might have a chance )

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There is a production rule of 400 unites produced and available on the US market, if I am correct, at least for motocross.

The last exotic was the Cannondale, if I am right, who managed to produce the number of units required.

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this is what i said in the beginning as well lefrog.i thought c-dale raced under the exemption rule? here is a philosophical question,if a manufacturer meets the ama numbers,is it really exotic any longer?

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If the V-Twin will be allowed I've heard that Aprilia might do the outdoors with the MXV.

Yeah, as soon as Aprilia came out with that twin, the AMA moved quickly to ban it. What a shame!

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And these days are over,ever heard off villa mxr 400 from italy

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The PBH scott 560 from england

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The SWINDON swinglink

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The WILCOMOTO mx 500

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The simonini from italy

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