Max Gerston

Max Gerston

Hometown: Scottsdale, AZ

Birthday: Nov. 23, 1991

Race Bike: Beta 300RR Race Edition 2-Stroke, Beta 390RR Race edition 4-Stoke

Class/Series: Professional; West Hare Scramble, Endurocross, and Extreme Enduros

Other Hobbies: Mountain Biking, Shooting, Camping, Knife Collecting/Making

Favorite Race: This is definitely hard to say, but probably the ISDE or King of Motos because of the constant extreme and rugged terrain that tries to mentally and physically beat you down.  It just feels that much better when you cross the finish line.

Favorite Food: Shrimp Scampi

Favorite Song/Musician: Lose Yourself by Eminem, Eminem is probably my favorite artist

Turn-Offs: Cigarettes, I could spot a super sexy girl and think about talking to her, but as soon as she whips out that cig, I get thrown off and I am completely uninterested at that point.

My first bike was a JR 50 at the age of 5.  I have been riding and racing ever since then, barely missing a weekend of riding at all.  It has always been and always will be fun for me to ride my motorcycle.  I started off riding with my dad every weekend, and we still go riding together quite often.  My riding quickly progressed and some of my natural abilities began to shine.  At the age of 18 I raced pro at the local series, and won back to back seasons.  This is pretty much where I started to think I could go somewhere with my passion of racing motorcycles.  I kept training and riding, and I was able to win the Amateur Endurocross Championship in 2011.  I seemed to always gravitate towards the super gnarly single track, or the wash that was near impassible.  I get a huge thrill out of pushing the limits on what can be done on a motorcycle, and the look on people’s faces when they see something incredible.  That thrill has basically brought me where I am today.  I love to go find the absolute gnarliest thing I can find, and try to go up and/or down it.  This is basically my story, I just want to go ride something that very few people can.