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Cobra Moto teams with Roost MX

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America-made graphics for the American-made MX bikes

HILLSDALE, Mich., (Feb. 16, 2017) – Cobra Moto announced today a partnership with Roost MX that will have the popular Georgia-based company designing the graphics for Cobra Moto’s 2017 Elite Team bikes, including the CX50 JR & SR models, the CX50FWE and CX65.

In addition, Roost will design and supply the Cobra Moto Elite Team members with apparel, along with designing the factory graphics for Cobra Moto’s vehicles, pit shirts, jackets, hats and team wear.

“From their work with amateur motocross to creating the look for the Rock River Cycle Trader team on the supercross and outdoor national series tours, Roost MX has established itself as one of the go-to graphics companies in the MX industry,” said Cobra Moto President Sean Hilbert. “We see them at all the major amateur motocross events and really liked the direction they’re headed. So we’re pleased to announce today that Roost MX is now the official graphics company of Cobra Moto.”

Established in 1999 in Acworth, Ga., Roost MX’s Chris and Christina Denny set out with a simple goal: to provide original, high quality and eye-catching graphics to motocross racers. Expanding over the years to apparel, truck and trailer wraps and dealership branding, Roost MX’s partnership with Cobra Moto puts them at the forefront of amateur motocross with America’s all-time winningest competition minicycles.

“Youth amateur racing has always been a big part of Roost MX and we are excited to work closely with the top manufacturer of minicycles,” said Roost MX’s Christina Denney. “Our goal is to elevate the look of the Cobra Moto brand and take it to the next level, both on the track and in the pits.”

Cobra Moto would like to thank all of the companies it partners with to bring the finest minicycles in the world to market including Bel-Ray, SKF, CARD, Dunlop, Answer/Pro Taper and Roost MX.

Photo courtesy of: Cobra Moto

 

About Roost MX:

Over the past two decades Chris and Christina Denney built Roost MX into an industry leader, providing motocross graphics for riders of all levels. Roost MX is a full-service graphics company complete with in-house design, vehicle/trailer wrap capabilities, custom pit wear and dealership branding. Customer service and quick turn-around is top priority at the Roost MX Facility.  Visit us at www.RoostMX.net and follow Roost MX on Twitter (@roostmx), Instagram (@roostmx) and Facebook (www.facebook.com/roostmx).

 

About Cobra Moto

Cobra Moto, founded in 1993, produces the most successful line of competition mini cycles in the United States with more than 300 national titles in the last decade. Based out of Hillsdale, Mich., Cobra Moto’s mission is to build premium products for the serious racer. For more information on Cobra products, please visit our website at www.cobramotorcycle.com and like us on Cobra Nation on Facebook.

HPPR is a multi-faceted communications agency specializing in strategic media relations and promotions for the powersports and action sports communities. Dialed in with all forms of power and action sports, its participants, manufacturers and live event promoters, HPPR’s Pat Schutte can be reached at pat@highprofilepr.com

 

 

Record-setting year for Cobra Moto both on the track and in the books!

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Made right here in the USA, Cobra Moto closes the books on a record sales year, adds more amateur MX nationals hardware to trophy case

HILLSDALE, Mich., (Feb. 1, 2017) – From Daytona Beach to the Mini Os, with a class-sweeping effort at Loretta’s in between, 2016 goes into the books as one of the best competition years in Cobra Moto history. This, along with a record sales year that speaks volumes on the popularity of competition motocross racing with today’s youth, and the American-made competition mini cycle pulls the holeshot on what’s going to be a spectacular 2017.

Kids on Cobras flat out dominated this past year at all the major amateur MX nationals, doing so by qualifying at the myriad of regional events following hours upon hours of track time at local motocross tracks and practice facilities across the nation. In total, Cobra Moto kids again swept the vast majority of 50cc Jr. and Sr. titles on the season. At the season-opening Daytona Ricky Carmichael Amateur Supercross Florida’s Seth Dennis (4-6 Limited class), Nebraska’s Diesel Thomas (4-8 class) and Pennsylvania’s Luke Fauser (7-8 Limited class) would complete the 50 class sweep on their new CX50FWEs (Factory Works Edition).

Next up, at the granddaddy of all amateur MX national races – the 2016 Rocky Mountain ATV/MC Amateur Motocross Championships, aka “Loretta’s” – Fauser, New Jersey’s Jaden Palmer and Pennsylvania’s Mason Tucker would sweep the premier 7-8 51cc class on their CX50FWEs, while Dennis, Illinois’ Mikah Carpenter and Iowa’s Miles McCarty would sweep the 51cc 4-6 Jr. class.

In all, Cobra Moto racers swept seven of the nine possible podium spots @ Loretta’s, 13 of 15 possible top five spots and 22 of 30 top ten spots!

Michigan’s Cole Kish had a great run at Loretta’s on his Cobra, winning the first 65 7-9 Unlimited class moto in convincing fashion on his American-made CX65.

Out west Utah’s Kade Johnson dominated the Monster Energy Mammoth (Calif.) Motocross on his CX50FWE, sweeping top honors in the 50cc class on both days at the long running event while Cobra Moto pilot Wyatt Thurman won the California Pro-Am MX State Championship.

Cobras continued to dominate on foreign soil, sweeping this year’s Trans-Can Canadian MX National Championships both on 50s (Mason Tucker & Jesse James Shedden) and 65s (Casey Cochran). Cobra even won a Latin America championship with Jeremiah Oliveros Aguilar nailing that title in Ecuador.

Much of Cobra’s success on the track can be attributed to design and engineering milestones achieved in 2016. The new Factory Works Edition 50s gave Cobra kids an advantage like no other bikes in the class, as did the newly re-engineered CX50P3.

“Thanks again to the legions of Cobra Moto kids and their families for believing in the Cobra Moto line of bikes – and working hard to generate all these amazing results in 2016,” said Cobra Moto President Sean Hilbert. “Everyone at the Cobra Moto factory knows that their hard work on the weekdays, coupled with your hard work with practice, has a direct effect on race day results.

“We’re all in this together, and together on the same team. Cobra Moto. American-made and race-proven time after time.”

Cobra Moto would like to thank all of the companies it partners with to bring the finest minicycles in the world to market including Bel-Ray, SKF, CARD, Dunlop, Answer/Pro Taper and Roost MX.

Photo courtesy of: Cobra Moto

 

About Cobra Moto

Cobra Moto, founded in 1993, produces the most successful line of competition mini cycles in the United States with more than 300 national titles in the last decade. Based out of Hillsdale, Mich., Cobra Moto’s mission is to build premium products for the serious racer. For more information on Cobra products, please visit our website at www.cobramotorcycle.com and like us on Cobra Nation on Facebook.

HPPR is a multi-faceted communications agency specializing in strategic media relations and promotions for the powersports and action sports communities. Dialed in with all forms of power and action sports, its participants, manufacturers and live event promoters, HPPR’s Pat Schutte can be reached at pat@highprofilepr.com

 

Cobra Moto racers sweep all 50cc MX/SX titles at Florida’s Thor Winter Olympics!

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American-made bikes and kids dominate the last big amateur national of the ’17 season, six different 50cc Cobra Championships blanket the week of racing!

cobra_-kade-johnsonHILLSDALE, Mich., (Dec. 2, 2016) – All-American kids on best American-made competition mini cycles around. Six championships in six classes. The incredible racing heritage of Cobra Moto continued this past week/weekend with a thorough 50cc podium-dominating effort at the legendary Thor Winter Olympics held at Gatorback MX Park in Gainesville, Fla.

Kids on Cobras had such a strong showing at Gatorback, winning not only all six 50cc divisions, all six 1st & 2nd place efforts, but also taking an incredible 17 of 18 possible podium spots – including an unprecedented six class victories from five different kids. It was, to say the least, a Cobra Moto podium festival @ Gatorback!

“Wow. What a week. Congrats from everyone at the Cobra Moto factory to all the Cobra Kids that participated, and a big high-five to all that raced to podium finishes,” said Cobra Moto President Sean Hilbert. “From launching our new CX65 to helping everyone on Cobras at the Mini Os with our factory support rig, Gatorback is always a huge event for us. And to come away with the entire class victories was just incredible.”

Cobra Moto’s top performer on the weekend in the 50cc junior classes was local Floridian Seth Dennis. The Cobra CX50JR pilot, who earlier in the year won the Loretta’s 4-6 championship, was undefeated in MX and SX competition at Gatorback – going 1st/1st/1st/1st in four motos. Illinois racer Mikah Carpenter, kept Dennis honest, racing to a well-deserved runner-up position to Dennis in both the 51cc 4-6 Limited SX and MX classes.

On the Cobra Moto CX50SR bikes it’d be a couple Johnsons – Florida’s Bradyn Johnson (MX) and Utah’s Kade Johnson (SX) – that would sweep the 51cc 4-8 Limited classes, with Kade Johnson podiuming (3rd) in the MX class as well. And in the premier 51cc 7-8 Limited class MX division, Tennessee’s Drew Adams would race to the win over 2nd place Kade Johnson, while Pennsylvania’s Luke Fauser raced his CX50SR to victory over runner-up (again) Kade Johnson in the 51cc 7-8 Limited SX class.

Cobra Moto 2016 Mini Os 51cc results

Motocross

51cc 4-6 Limited                      51cc 4-8 Limited                       51cc 7-8 Limited

1st – Seth Dennis, Fla.              1st – Bradyn Johnson, Fla.         1st – Drew Adams, Tenn.

2nd – Mikah Carpenter, Ill.     2nd – Landen Gordon, Calif.      2nd – Kade Johnson, Utah

3rd – Jesse Shedden, Calif.      3rd – Kade Johnson, Utah          3rd – Landen Gordon, Calif.

Supercross

51cc 4-6 Limited                      51cc 4-8 Limited                      51cc 7-8 Limited

1st – Seth Dennis, Fla.              1st – Kade Johnson, Utah           1st – Luke Fauser, Pa.

2nd – Mikah Carpenter, Ill.     2nd – Tyler Mollet, Fla.               2nd – Kade Johnson, Utah

3rd – Mason Raynos, N.C.       3rd – Tyler Cole, Fla.

On the 65s at the Mini Os Cobra Moto was led by California’s Parker Ross and Arizona’s Julien Beaumer. Ross would grab a podium finish in the 65’s premier SX division class, the 7-11, and also podium in the MX division’s 65 10-11 class. Ross added a respectable 5th in the 65 SX 10-11 Limited class. Beaumer would lock down an impressive three 3rd place overall podium finishes, two in the SX 7-9 and 7-9 Limited classes, along with the MX 65 7-9 Limited class. And racing right with Beaumer for most of the competition was Georgia’s Casey Cochran, topping Beaumer with a 4th place finish in the 65 7-9 MX class, then right behind Beaumer in the MX 7-9 Limited class and 65 7-11 class, as well as the SX 7-9 and 7-9 Limited classes.

Cobra 2016 Moto Mini Os 65cc results

Motocross

65cc 10-11                                   65cc 10-11 Limited                         65cc 7-9

3rd – Parker Ross, Calif.           6th – Parker Ross, Calif.                4th – Casey Cochran, Ga.

                                                     7thJett Burgess-Stevens, Ill.    5thJulien Beaumer, Ariz.

65cc 7-9 Limited                      65cc 7-11             

3rd – Julien Beaumer, Ariz.      3rd – Julien Beaumer, Ariz.

5th – Casey Cochran, Ga.           4th – Casey Cochran, Ga.

       

Supercross

65cc 10-11 Limited                    65cc 7-9                                               65cc 7-9 Limited

5th – Parker Ross, Calif.            3rdJulien Beaumer, Ariz.                3rd – Julien Beaumer, Ariz.

5th – Casey Cochran, Ga.           6th – Casey Cochran, Ga.                                  

65cc 7-11            

3rd – Julien Beaumer, Ariz.

4th – Casey Cochran, Ga.

Cobra Moto would like to thank all of the companies it partners with to bring the finest minicycles in the world to market including Bel-Ray, SKF, CARD, Dunlop, Answer/Pro Taper and Aeromod International.

Photo courtesy of: Cobra Moto

About Cobra Moto

Cobra Moto, founded in 1993, produces the most successful line of competition mini cycles in the United States with more than 300 national titles in the last decade. Based out of Hillsdale, Mich., Cobra Moto’s mission is to build premium products for the serious racer. For more information on Cobra products, please visit our website at http://www.cobramoto.com/ and like us on Cobra Nation on Facebook.

HPPR is a multi-faceted communications agency specializing in strategic media relations and promotions for the powersports and action sports communities. Dialed in with all forms of power and action sports, its participants, manufacturers and live event promoters, HPPR’s Pat Schutte can be reached at pat@highprofilepr.com

Cobra Moto’s new CX65 debuts @ Mini Os, along w/ full Cobra support for racers

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Cobra Moto’s factory support big rig’s nearing Florida, manned with a full crew of engineering & tech support and packed to the ceiling with Cobra parts

cobra-moto-haulerHILLSDALE, Mich., (Nov. 18, 2016) – One of America’s longest-running amateur motocross events, the 2017 Thor Winter Olympics, presented by Pro Circuit, at Gainesville’s (Fla.) Gatorback Cycle Park, is the destination for all things Cobra Moto next week (Nov. 21-26). Cobra’s factory support rig hit the road today, full of every Cobra CX part imaginable, along with an engineering and tech staff available to every kid there that’s racing the legendary American-made Cobra mini cycles.

Also along for the ride, and making its debut on the national amateur motocross circuit, is the highly anticipated 2017 Cobra Moto CX65.

“Thanksgiving with the Cobra Moto families from all over the USA – doesn’t get much better than that for Cobra’s factory support staff,” said Cobra Moto President Sean Hilbert. “The Mini Os is an event Cobra Moto looks forward to every year, acts as a highly important gauge for our engineering team and allows us to make a big splash with new product – this year being the debut of our all-new CX65.”

Packed full of American Made parts, the “radically re-designed” CX65, according to Hilbert, features an array of improvements, including:

  • All-new top end, exhaust, transmission and brakes.
  • Improved clutch, featuring a re-designed hydraulic actuator that’s more reliable and requires less maintenance.
  • The most horsepower in its class, “not just in peak, but also the broadest and smoothest power delivery,” according to Hilbert.
  • All-new computer controlled electronic power valve.
  • Only bike in its class with a full cartridge fork.
  • Answer/Pro Taper bars.
  • Dunlop MX51s.
  • Topped off with Bel-Ray’s industry-leading brake, shock, fork & air filter oil, transmission fluid and bearing grease.
  • Bullet-proof wheels made in Cobra’s factory and exclusive to the CX65.
  • Appointed billet goodies everywhere.

Along with the new CX65 under the Cobra Moto factory rig canopy, those attending the Mini Os can watch the action as it happens, “Live,” with racing, timing and scoring on multiple large high definition monitors. Cobra Moto’s engineering and tech crew – the guys who actually designed the parts and build the bikes – knowing them beyond inside and out – are there to assist all Cobra Moto racers and families, featuring a truckload of parts and accessories at their fingertips.

“Good luck next week from everybody at the Cobra Moto factory here in Michigan,” added Hilbert.

Cobra Moto would like to thank all of the companies it partners with to bring the finest minicycles in the world to market including Bel-Ray, SKF, CARD, Dunlop, Answer/Pro Taper and Aeromod International.

Photos courtesy of: Cobra Moto

Cobra Moto, founded in 1993, produces the most successful line of competition mini cycles in the United States with more than 300 national titles in the last decade. Based out of Hillsdale, Mich., Cobra Moto’s mission is to build premium products for the serious racer. For more information on Cobra products, please visit our website at http://www.cobramoto.com/ and like us on Cobra Nation on Facebook.

High Profile Public Relations (HPPR), LLC, is a multi-faceted communications agency specializing in strategic media relations – both industry and mainstream – for the powersports and action sports communities. Dialed in with all forms of power and action sports, its participants, manufacturers and live event promoters, HPPR’s Pat Schutte can be reached at pat@highprofilepr.com.

Cobra Moto’s Luke Fauser & Seth Dennis sweep top 50cc titles @ Loretta’s

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Aboard the new Cobra Moto Factory Works Edition 50SR, Fauser tops Jaden Palmer & Mason Tucker in an all-Cobra Moto 7-8 class championship podium

Cobra Moto's Luke Fauser podium

Cobra Moto’s Luke Fauser on the LL podium

HILLSDALE, Mich., (Aug. 9, 2016) – Kids on the American-made Cobra Moto competition minicycles stepped up big at the world’s No. 1 amateur motocross competition this past week/weekend at Loretta Lynn’s Ranch, the 35th running of the Rocky Mountain ATV/MC Amateur Motocross Championships, presented by AMSOIL. And in doing so despite tough conditions for everyone (and the little bikes in particular), captured the main 50cc class championships in sweeping fashion, while scoring key podium and top five class finishes in the 65cc classes as well.

The standout performance for Cobra Moto at Loretta’s was Pennsylvania’s Luke Fauser, capturing the 7-8 51cc Limited title. Fauser, a Cobra Moto factory elite racer, was topped in the opening moto by fellow Cobra Moto Factory Works Edition (FWE) pilot Jaden Palmer (New Jersey), but would rally back to win the next two motos, parlaying his 3rd/1st/1st performance into a national championship. Palmer and Cobra Moto’s Mason Tucker (Pennsylvania) would make it a clean FWE 50SR sweep in the class, rounding out the podium in 2nd and 3rd places, respectively.

Cobra Moto's Luke Fauser action v1

Cobra Moto’s Luke Fauser in action

Cobra Moto kids on the industry-leading 50JRs would fair just as well, with Florida’s Seth Dennis sweeping top honors (1st/1st/1st), while Illinois’ Mikah Carpenter (2nd) and Iowa’s Miles McCarty (3rd), who overcame a crash in the final moto (42nd to 8th), rounded out the podium in that class. And new for 2016 at Loretta’s – the 51cc 4-6 Special Edition class – it’d be North Carolinian Walker Herndon standing on the podium in 3rd.

In all, Cobra Moto racers swept seven of the nine possible podium spots, 13 of 15 possible top five spots and 22 of 30 top ten spots!

“It was a banner week for our 50cc kids and the new Factory Works Edition bikes. We couldn’t be more pleased,” said Cobra Moto President Sean Hilbert. “Congrats to Luke and Seth on their 50cc championships, as well as the legions of Cobra Moto kids that qualified for Loretta’s this year.”

Cobra Moto's Seth Dennis podium

Cobra Moto’s Seth Dennis on the LL podium

On the 65s at Loretta’s Cobra Moto was led in the 7-9 Limited class by Michigan’s Cole Kish on his CX65. Kish would win the opening moto, then raced consistently for an overall 3rd place podium finish. Arizona’s Julien Beaumer would also run well, placing 7th – thanks to a podium 3rd place finish in the final moto. And in the 7-11 65 class it’d be Cobra Moto’s Parker Ross (Calif.) battling to a hard-fought 5th place overall finish. Ross then backed that up with a 7th overall in the 65cc 10-11 Limited class.

Noteworthy: Cobra Moto factory racer Casey Cochran (Tennessee) would battle bike setup issues all week long, but finished strong in both the 7-9 and 7-11 65cc classes, as did Trevor Colip (Ind.) who overcame a gnarly strep infection in his leg to score a couple top ten moto finishes in the 10-11 Limited class.

Cobra Moto would like to thank all of the companies it partners with to bring the finest minicycles in the world to market including Bel-Ray, SKF, CARD, Dunlop and Aeromod International.

Cobra Moto's Seth Dennis action

Cobra Moto’s Seth Dennis in action

Photos courtesy of: Action by Scott Lukatis/Bel-Ray; Podium by Cobra Moto

Cobra Moto, founded in 1993, produces the most successful line of competition mini cycles in the United States with more than 300 national titles in the last decade. Based out of Hillsdale, Mich., Cobra Moto’s mission is to build premium products for the serious racer. For more information on Cobra products, please visit our website at http://www.cobramoto.com/ and like us on Cobra Nation on Facebook.

High Profile Public Relations (HPPR), LLC, is a multi-faceted communications agency specializing in strategic media relations – both industry and mainstream – for the powersports and action sports communities. Dialed in with all forms of power and action sports, its participants, manufacturers and live event promoters, HPPR’s Pat Schutte can be reached at pat@highprofilepr.com.

It’s on! Cobra Moto racers rear back and are ready to STRIKE @ Loretta’s Ranch

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Poised to defending its 51cc class Loretta’s sweep last year, Cobra Moto’s Casey Cochran leads the charge of the legendary American-made bikes

HILLSDALE, Mich., (July 28, 2016) – Expect big things from the little guys on the American-made Cobra Moto bikes this coming week as the world’s best amateur motocross racers descend upon moto-friendly country & western great Loretta Lynn’s ranch for the 35th running of the

Rocky Mountain ATV/MC Amateur Motocross Championships, presented by AMSOIL.Cobra Moto's Casey Cochran action

Ready to add yet another illustrious chapter into the legendary heritage of the Cobra Moto marque at the world’s most prestigious amateur motocross event, local Tennessean Casey Cochran – the defending Loretta’s 51cc Sr. class champion – will lead the Cobra Moto attack on the always-challenging Loretta’s course, piloting the new Cobra Moto CX65 to new heights as he steps up from the 50s to contest the 7-9 and 7-11 65cc classes.

“Casey’s story was amazing last year. And, as an encore, we’ve been looking forward all summer long to seeing him race the Cobra Moto CX65 against the class’ other top racers and brands,” said Sean Hilbert, President of Cobra Moto, noting Cochran’s return in ’15 from an injury in April to win Loretta’s on his CX50SR. “Loretta’s is the true test of racers and bikes. It’s where all of Cobra Moto’s tireless R&D and sourcing of American-made components comes together in one amazing week of competition in the heart of Tennessee.”

Returning for Cobra Moto to contest the 65cc 10-11 class are team racers Parker Ross, who placed 4th last year in the 65cc 7-9 class, and the always-fast Noah Geyer. And stepping up to contest the 7-9 65 class this year are Cobra Moto team racers Julien “JuJu” Beaumer and Cole Kish, along with top amateurs Jesse James Parkey and Brayden CCobra Moto's Casey Cochranalderon. All will all be working to run up front in the class with teammate Cochran.

There’ll be a whole host of returning stars in the 50cc Sr. class for Cobra Moto at Loretta’s this year as no less than eight kids have a solid shot at the Sr. class podium. Veteran team riders Luke Fauser, Mason Dixon, and Mason Tucker will compete with some of the world’s top seven-year-olds on the CX50SR bikes, including Canyon Richards, Drew Adams and last year’s 51cc Jr. Loretta’s champion – Will Canaguier. Other top Cobra Moto prospects rounding out the class include Diesel ThomasCade Johnson and Parkey.

“This is one of those years where Cobra Moto will be very deep in terms of experience in the 50cc Sr. class,” added Hilbert. “We list our team guys here, but you never know who’s going to step up on their CX50SR and challenge for the title. It’s always a thrilling sidebar to see how that plays out each and every summer at Loretta’s.”

And if you thought it was tough to call the seven and nine-year-olds on the 50s, the four-to-six year olds are anyone’s guess! Cobra Moto team riders Seth Dennis and Mikah Carpenter lead a field of Cobra Moto privateers gunning for team positions in the coming years. Top riders – as far as we can tell at this point from that crew – include: Seven Henderson, Johnathan Getz, Mason Raynor and Brandon Eade.

Cobra Moto's Luke Fauser high above the Daytona International Speedway i...Additionally, Cobra Moto racer will be tearing up the track in a class that’s new to Cobra at the Ranch – the 51cc Special Limited class. “There will be some further excitement this year with the new Cobra CX50P3 competing at this event for the first time,” added Hilbert.

Factory support at Loretta’s … Cobra Moto will have technicians and engineers from the factory to provide service to your race machines. We will provide many services to ensure your bike is at 100%. Including, carburetor jetting, clutch inspection/adjustment/replacement, CFD adjustment, top end service, along with a host of other services required.

The Cobra semi will be stocked with parts and supplies that will be offered at a 20% discount. Cobra gear will also be available. We will also have a large selection of Bel-Ray products for your total performance lubricant needs.

Up next for Cobra: 2017 bike unveiling, Aug. 2nd, at the Loretta’s pavilion.

Photos courtesy of: Team Lakehill & Motoplayground

Cobra Moto, founded in 1993, produces the most successful line of competition mini cycles in the United States with more than 300 national titles in the last decade. Based out of Hillsdale, Mich., Cobra Moto’s mission is to build premium products for the serious racer. For more information on Cobra products, please visit our website at www.cobramotorcycle.com and like us on Cobra Nation on Facebook.

High Profile Public Relations (HPPR), LLC, is a multi-faceted communications agency specializing in strategic media relations – both industry and mainstream – for the powersports and action sports communities. Dialed in with all forms of power and action sports, its participants, manufacturers and live event promoters, HPPR’s Pat Schutte can be reached at pat@highprofilepr.com.

Cobra Moto’s new CX50FWE – Factory Works Edition – sweeps RCSX podiums @ Daytona

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  The highly-anticipated 50cc racer from Cobra Moto rolls off the showroom floor & runs the table at the season’s first big MX national

Cobra Moto's Luke Fauser high above the Daytona International Speedway i.._DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 10, 2016) – What a debut this week for Cobra Moto’s new CX50FWE (Factory Works Edition) as the recently un-crated bikes were delivered to Daytona International Speedway and then proceeded to tear apart the entire field. In all Cobra Moto bikes swept the podiums in the 51cc 4-8 and 7-8 Limited classes, en route to a three class sweep of all three 51cc classes at the seventh annual Ricky Carmichael Daytona Amateur Supercross (RCSX).

“Couldn’t have asked for a better debut of the new CX50FWE,” said Cobra Moto President Sean Hilbert. “The bike performed exactly how we intended when we designed it, and our efforts paid off with a podium sweep at Ricky Carmichael’s big amateur national season opening eventCobra Moto RCSX 51cc 7-8 Limited champ Luke Fauser at Daytona. I’m happy for our kids that got the first crack racing the CX50FWE, and – especially – the response we got back from the dads. I’m also pumped for our suppliers and sponsors, design team, engineers and everyone back in Michigan at the Cobra Moto factory.

“What a great way to open the 2016 competition season for Cobra Moto!”

Up top on the 51cc class podiums for Cobra Moto at RCSX were Florida’s Seth Dennis (4-6 Limited class), Nebraska’s Diesel Thomas (4-8 class) and Pennsylvania’s Luke Fauser, winning the premier 7-8 Limited class. Along with sweeping the podiums in the aforementioned 51cc RCSX classes, Cobra Moto also captured an incredible 27 of the 30 51cc Cobra Moto RCSX 51cc 4-8 champ Diesel ThomasRCSX top ten spots.

Joining Dennis on the 4-6 Limited podium were fellow fast Floridians Brennon Harrison (2nd) and Gianni DePauw (3rd). Up with Thomas on the 4-8 class podium were Tennessee’s Drew Adams (2nd) and Pennsylvania’s Mason Tucker (3rd). And racing to podium finishes behind Fauser in the 7-8 Limited class were Thomas (2nd) – his 2nd podium of the weekend – and Adams (3rd), also scoring his second RCSX 51cc class podium.

Racers aboard Cobra Moto’s CX65 were on the pipe as well, with Florida’s Brayden Calderon just missing the podium in the 65cc 7-9 class in 4th, as Tucker (6th), Fauser (7th) and Thomas (9th) also made the top ten on their CX65s. Virginia’s Noah Geyer also had a solid weekend, placing in the top ten (9th) in the RCSX 65cc 10-11 class and 12th in the 7-11 class.Cobra Moto RCSX 51cc 4-6 Champ Seth Dennis

Cobra Moto also thanks it partners – Bel Ray, Dunlop, CARD, Haas, SKF and Pro Circuit.

Photos courtesy of: Lissa Marsolek

About Cobra Moto

Cobra Moto, founded in 1993, produces the most successful line of competition mini cycles in the United States with more than 300 national titles in the last decade. Based out of Hillsdale, Mich., Cobra Moto’s mission is to build premium products for the serious racer. For more information on Cobra products, please visit our website at www.cobramoto.com and like us on Cobra Nation on Facebook.

Aysling is a multi-faceted communications agency specializing in strategic media relations and promotions for the powersports and action sports communities. Dialed in with all forms of power and action sports, its participants, manufacturers and live event promoters, Aysling’s Pat Schutte can be reached at Pat.Schutte@Aysling.com

Cobra Moto announces 2016 Factory, Elite & Development Teams

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Returning Loretta’s champs Casey Cochran & Will Canaguier lead a national Cobra Moto contingent that also features Parker Ross & Krystian Janick

Cobra Moto's Krystian JanickHILLSDALE, Mich., (March 1, 2016) – Officials at Cobra Moto, the USA-based makers of the world’s premier competition mini cycles, along with the families of America’s top young, up-and-coming stars of motocross, are pleased to announce the Cobra Moto-backed Factory, Elite & Development teams for the 2016 competition season.

Beginning March 7th with the seventh annual Ricky Carmichael Daytona Amateur Supercross (RCSX) at Florida’s Daytona International Speedway, Cobra Moto-backed racers will embark on what will prove to be another highly successful campaign on the top motocross tracks across the nation and around the globe.

Graduating from the 50cc Sr. class this year and leading the way for Cobra Moto on the revolutionary/American-made CX65 will be defending Rocky Mountain MX Amateur Motocross Championships, presented by AMSOIL – aka “Loretta Lynn’s – 50cc Sr. class champion Casey Cochran of Tennessee. Cobra Moto’s lone “Factory” racer for 2016, Cochran had one of the moto amazing competition mini bike seasons on record, returning from injury to win the national title.

All the major accolades aside, Cochran’s going to have to re-earn that status at the major amateur national MX events as Cobra Moto’s Krystian Janick (Illinois), who joined Cochran on the Loretta’s podium (3rd) then won the 7-8 50cc MX title at Mini O’s (Gainesville, Fla.) over Cochran to finish the season, will keep him honest in the 65 class from the beginning to end of Casey Cochranthe 2016 amateur national MX season.

“This is going to be one of those years, coming off a year where Cobra Moto was young in the 50cc Senior class, where we’re set to have some epic battles on the CX65 bikes,” said Cobra Moto President Sean Hilbert. “From a factory standpoint Cobra Moto couldn’t be positioned any better up top in the 65cc 7-9 class than we are with Casey & Kristian to start this year.”

Joining Cobra Moto’s Cochran and Janick on the CX65 and poised to battle for the major national podium hardware are California’s Parker Ross, who placed 4th at Loretta’s last summer in the 7-9 65cc class and Wyatt Mattson (Illinois), who placed 5th last year in the 65cc 10-11 class at Loretta’s. Michigan’s Cole Kish, Arizona’s and Maryland’s Noah Geyer, both longtime Cobra Moto-backed racers, along with Arizona’s Julien “Juju” Beaumer, give the CX65 additional podium shots at all the major regional and national events.

And that dominance, as it always does, carries over to the 50cc Senior and Junior classes for Cobra Moto. Returning no less than two Loretta’s Junior class champs, including Pennsylvania’s Will Canaguier, the 4-6 Limited class champ and Canyon Richards (New Mason TuckerJersey), the 4-6 Shaft Drive champ, Cobra Moto’s 50cc lineup for 2016 also includes Texas’ Hayden Cline and Kace Evans, Mason Dixon (Tennessee), along with Pennsylvania’s Mason Tucker and Tennessee’s Drew Adams. Also noteworthy: All of the aforementioned Cobra Moto 50cc class racers will also contest the 65cc 7-9 class on their CX65s!

Rounding out Cobra Moto’s Development Team efforts for 2016 are:

Jonathan Getz, Seven Henderson, Cash Ficenic, Reed Harrison, Caden Murphy, Wyatt Brock, Nathan Dulaney, Jayden Palmer, Wyann McGrath, Luke Fauser, Mikah Carpenter and Diesel Thomas.

Cobra Moto also thanks it valued partners in 2016: Bel Ray, Dunlop, CARD, Haas, SKF and Pro Circuit.Hayden Cline

Photo courtesy of: Rodney Webb

About Cobra Moto

Cobra Moto, founded in 1993, produces the most successful line of competition mini cycles in the United States with more than 300 national titles in the last decade. Based out of Hillsdale, Mich., Cobra Moto’s mission is to build premium products for the serious racer. For more information on Cobra products, please visit our website at www.cobramoto.com and like us on Cobra Nation on Facebook.

Aysling is a multi-faceted communications agency specializing in strategic media relations and promotions for the powersports and action sports communities. Dialed in with all forms of power and action sports, its participants, manufacturers and live event promoters, Aysling’s Pat Schutte can be reached at Pat.Schutte@Aysling.com

Cobra Off-Road riders take top spots at the ECEA

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Cobra Off-Road riders take top spots at the ECEA (East Coast Enduro Association) Youth Harescramble Series.   Factory 65 Rider Nathan Dulaney earned the Number 1 plate of the Juniors Division, While Kenny “Kenitto” Held earned the Number 1 plate in the 50cc Division.

Kenitto was presented with a new 2016 Off-Road Equipped CX65, and signed a factory Cobra contract.  Both riders are sponsored by Fun Factory Racing in New Jersey.  “We all know what a Cobra can do in 15 minutes on a motocross track.  These bikes can do the same thing in 90 minutes on the gnarly woods, rocks, and mud of an off-road track.” said John Castaldi, owner of Fun Factory.
Both of these riders will also be competing in the AMA East Championship and may GNCC events.
Nathan Dulaney (2)   Kenitto Held

Cobra Moto returns to the Special Limited class, launching the new CX50P3 for 2016

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Cobra’s beginner racing bike returns to the 50cc CX fleet, loaded with upgrades destine to make a big splash with Special Limited racers 

2016 Cobra P3 001HILLSDALE, Mich., (Jan. 19, 2016) – Listening to its racers and families, and hearing that little brothers (and sisters) want to be on the same CX50 JR & SR bikes their older sibling is racing, the engineering team at Cobra Moto is pleased to announce the re-introduction of a one-time Cobra classic; the all-new Cobra Moto CX50P3!

Destine to create a big stir on the amateur national level in the 4-6 Special Limited class this summer, and in AMA Class 4 at the local level, the new and impressive Cobra Moto CX50P3 features a full race suspension, Cobra Moto’s proven 50cc power plant and championship wining chassis – making it, right out of the crate, the bike to beat in the Special Limited class in 2016.

“Just like its bigger brothers, the CX50JR and SR (aka the “King”), the new 2016 P3 is fitted with class-leading CARD suspension front and rear, shod with high quality Dunlop MX52 tires and it’s driven by our world-class 5Gx freewheeling clutch,” said Cobra Moto President Sean Hilbert. “We went to great lengths to make the P3 the most competitive bike in its class, sparing nothing on this new micro-sized racer!”

Features that set the new Cobra Moto CX50P3 apart from the rest of the competition include:

  • More front and rear suspension travel than the competition.
  • No oil injection system to worry about. Use the same fuel in all of your bikes!
  • World-class freewheeling 5Gx Cobra Moto clutch. No clutch drag when the throttle is chopped and it’s easier to start!
  • Zero maintenance Cobra Moto billet wheels.
  • High performance disc brakes front and rear.
  • Billet triple clamps, chain adjuster blocks, and other goodies.2016 Cobra P3 002

For more information on the Cobra Moto CX50P3, including specs and price, please visit www.cobramoto.com

Cobra Moto also thanks it partners – Bel Ray, Dunlop, CARD, Haas, Liquid Performance, SKF and Pro Circuit.

Photos courtesy of: Cobra Moto

About Cobra Moto

Cobra Moto, founded in 1993, produces the most successful line of competition mini cycles in the United States with more than 300 national titles in the last decade. Based out of Hillsdale, Mich., Cobra Moto’s mission is to build premium products for the serious racer. For more information on Cobra products, please visit our website at www.cobramoto.com and like us on Cobra Nation on Facebook.

Aysling is a multi-faceted communications agency specializing in strategic media relations and promotions for the powersports and action sports communities. Dialed in with all forms of power and action sports, its participants, manufacturers and live event promoters, Aysling’s Pat Schutte can be reached at Pat.Schutte@Aysling.com