The ALiAS Breakdown is your chance to get in an inside look behind the scenes and inside the minds of your favorite ALiAS athletes. Each and every week our team will be working to bring you all exclusive news, interviews, photos and the inside scoop you won’t find anywhere else. Get closer to the action and inside your sport like never before. The 3rd round in Anaheim at Angel Field brought ALiAS rider Matt Bisceglia to the forefront while battling with the toughest Anaheim layout of the season. Meanwhile, Malcolm Stewart looked to keep the ball rolling on his win at Oakland.
All eyes on Matty B: The A2 Neon Yellow / Neon Orange kit made him easy to spot while ripping this flawless holeshot in the main event.
MATT BISCEGLIA: BACK IN BUSINESS
After a head injury at Anaheim 2 left Matt Bisceglia sidelined for nearly 2 weeks, the pressure was on to stay in the hunt and return to the action with a vengeance. The elevated, BMX-style starting gate meant that a bad start would make for an incredibly difficult main event, but Bisceglia had his eye on the prize. “I couldn’t ask for much more from Matt Bisceglia last night. After taking two weeks off with his hard wreck he had from A2, Matt still came in showing where he belongs with two holeshots and pushed the pace up front in the main. Great work Matt!”, his trainer Tyler Kalisiak commented immediately after the main. With 45,000 fans on their feet and the pyrotechnics blazing, Matt ripped an monster holeshot, ripping out of the gate holding a tight inside while carrying an insane amount of momentum, feet on the pegs as he dropped into the deep outside rut in Corner Two. After logging nearly 6 laps and encountering a red flag, full restart, he finished strong with a 5th in the restart-Main and let his competitors know he’s back in business.
FRESHHHHH……A2 Neon Red / Neon Blue
MALCOLM STEWART: GRINDMODE
It’s no secret that ALiAS / GEICO Honda rider Malcolm Stewart is on the grind right now. Steadily, he stalked his way from tough luck at Anaheim 1 all the way to the top of the podium in Oakland. Drawing inspiration from his older brother James, it’s clear Malcolm is riding inspired and coming into his own as a championship contender. Malcolm topped the practice lap times for almost the entire session, setting a blistering pace on the most technical Anaheim layout we’ve seen yet. Lining up against 250 West points leader Cooper Webb, it was Bisceglia with the holeshot followed by Stewart and Webb. In a bar-to-bar dragrace against his teammate, Stewart pulled into the lead and took the checkers in 250SX Heat 1. Amidst the chaos of the main, he managed to walk away with a 17th, scoring 4 points but walking away unscathed and ready for another week of Monster Energy Supercross.
Jake Canada’s tip-toein’ in his A2 Orange/Navy kit, topped off with some freshie orange Tech 10’s.
ALIAS: ONE VISION, ONE TEAM
From our ALiAS-supported GEICO Honda team to our youngest, most passionate racers, we are all one team. Keep us posted on your progress by tagging @aliasmx and #aliasmx on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and let us know where your ALiAS gear takes you. Each week we’ll be featuring up and coming athletes that are out living the ALiAS life and taking their abilities to new levels!