Technology / Motorcycle / Supercross: Supercross is a dirtbike competition using relatively short courses inside athletic stadiums with mostly manmade jumps. Supercross has its roots in Motocross and might be considered a step-up in terms of organization, promotion, showmanship, and professionalism.


Technology / Motorcycle / Knobbies: The type of tires used by supercross and motocross racers. These tires have large square knobs of rubber tread that are designed and arranged in various ways to best grab the dirt. Sometimes mechanics MORE


Technology / Motorcycle / Motocross: Off-road motorcycle racing held on enclosed, rough circuits. Motocross is derived from the French, and traces its origins to British Scrambling competitions. The name "motocross" is a contraction deri MORE


Technology / Motorcycle / Arenacross: Arenacross is a variant of Supercross performed inside athletic arenas. These shows are promoted by large companies and attract large audiences and TV coverage. The jumps are more spectacular and clos MORE


Technology / Motorcycle / Doubles-Triples: Large multiple jumps that allow riders to fly through the air rather than traversing each jump one at a time. Triple jumps are the signature obstacle of Supercross, requiring cool nerves and precise t MORE

Whoops or Whoop Section

Technology / Motorcycle / Whoops or Whoop Section: Also known as whoop-de-doos. A section of track with a row of dirt mounds or moguls. Whoops are one of the most difficult obstacles on a Supercross track, as timing, throttle control and body position MORE