All posts by Nick Wayne

Nick Wayne hails from the Midwest where he grew up racing motocross. Before ever being accused of a becoming a sand-bagger at an amateur national, he moved West and has been living the dream ever since, no not racing, but working at BTO Sports for the last 10 years. Ambition exceeds talent now, rides anything on two-wheels, enjoys fine whiskey and a good movie.

Battle of the Best Boots | Warehouse Review

Nick Wayne Answers which Boot is the Best? A question we often get asked at BTO Sports, what are the best motocross boots? Well it’s a great question, after all they are an important investment. The sport of motocross at its highest levels require boots that can match the demands of the sport. Although there…
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By Nick Wayne on July 29, 2019

Alpinestars Bionic 7 Knee Brace  

Alpinestars Bionic 7 Knee Brace | Spotlight

Ride w/ Bionic 7 Knees Alpinestars, a name synonymous with quality and protection, has just released their latest version of knee braces, the Bionic 7 knee braces. The knee-brace market has become very competitive and these new braces from Alpinestars will make their presence known. Along with helmets and boots, knee braces are a very…
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By Nick Wayne on March 28, 2019


Marquez Injured | MotoGP

Marquez Injured | MotoGP   The Honda Repsol Team just released a statement on Marquez’s injury.   “MotoGP World Champion, Marc Marquez, has broken his fibula during a dirt-track training session in Lleida, west of Barcelona, yesterday afternoon. Marc was immediately taken to the Universitario Quirón Dexeus Hospital where Dr. Xavier Mir treated the spiral…
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By Nick Wayne on February 20, 2014


For the Love of the Sport |RIP Tommy Aquino

For the Love of the Sport | RIP Tommy Aquino   As most of us know this past weekend on Sunday February 2nd, the sport of motorcycle racing suffered a sudden and tragic loss. Tommy Aquino, who is a former factory Yamaha road racer and was most recently competing in the British Superstock Series.   I will start off by…
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By Nick Wayne on February 5, 2014


First Official Test of 2014 | MotoGP

First Official Test of 2014 | MotoGP   The 2014 season has finally arrived with the test ban over and bikes returning on track at the Sepang International Circuit in Malaysia.   Repsol Honda riders Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa both spent time on the 2013 RC213V machine, to regain the feeling after the Winter…
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By Nick Wayne on February 4, 2014


Kawasaki Back Testing | World Superbike

Pre-Season Report from Kawasaki WSBK Winter Testing   Kawasaki Racing just posted a team press release from their first test of the World Superbike season.   During a two-day test the team worked through the new and existing race parts fitted to the Ninja ZX-10R. The riders ended up setting very good lap times on day two…
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By Nick Wayne on January 22, 2014


Alpinestars S-MX 6 Boot | Product Spotlight

The Latest High Performance Riding Boot from Alpinestars   The all new S-MX 6 Boot from Alpinestars is a performance boot for both track and street that is anatomically profiled and packed with innovative features. The S-MX 6 incorporates the latest advancements in Alpinestars’ performance footwear design and development. Every component on the CE certified…
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By Nick Wayne on November 14, 2013


New Chapter | MotoGP

New Chapter | MotoGP   The 2013 MotoGP season concluded this past weekend in Valencia, Spain. Honda’s rookie phenom Marc Marquez took the championship, becoming the youngest rider to ever do so. Yamaha’s 2012 defending champ Jorge Lorenzo won the race but finished just 4 points back in the championship behind Marquez.   The very…
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By Nick Wayne on November 12, 2013


Jordan Racing International ? | AMA Racing

Jordan Racing International ? | AMA Racing   The news broke earlier in the week that Michael Jordan Motorsports would suspend operations of its AMA Pro Superbike team at the end of October. With the lack of funds in the sport this move doesn’t come as a surprise. The AMA Road Racing series has lost…
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By Nick Wayne on July 20, 2016