Ferris Is Again … & Again On Blue!

58 minutes in the past | Phrases: Andy Wigan | Images: Brisbane Bikes

Yep, the rumours are true. Regardless of retiring for a second time on the finish of the 2022 season, three-time Australian Motocross Champion, Dean Ferris, has confirmed that he’ll be again racing in season 2023.The 32-year-old has partnered with Brisbane Bikes Yamaha to race the all-new 2023 Yamaha YZ450F on the newly shaped Brisbane Bikes Yamaha crew, competing within the Australian ProMX Championship in addition to numerous native and worldwide occasions.

“After the ultimate spherical of the 2022 ProMX sequence at Coolum, my household and I set off to journey Australia within the caravan,” explains Ferris. “It was nice for the six weeks or so, as I truthfully actually wanted the break. After a pair months on the street, although, I began getting itchy ft. If you get up with all day, nowhere to be, and full freedom to decide on what to do, it turns into actually clear what your values are. After a month of selecting journey, all I may consider was getting again to the grind and enhancing on the bike. Sounds loopy, however I find it irresistible. I really like my coaching, I really like driving and I really like racing. I’d been involved with James Mutton at Brisbane Bikes about getting a 125 to play on, and once I talked about that I used to be contemplating pulling a ‘Johnny Farnham’ and coming again to race, he jumped on the thought. Subsequent minute, we had been placing collectively a mini crew that enables me the liberty and adaptability handy choose my most popular tools and merchandise. It is very important me that I can journey to my potential and push my previous limits, and which means personalising my set-up to go well with me and my fashion. I’ve additionally discovered from the final years and adjusted my program to raised match my household’s wants so I could be each the perfect father and athlete I can. I’m excited concerning the alternative that has come about and the possibility to achieve one other stage. Racing’s in my blood; what else can I say?” Ferris concluded.

Thrilled concerning the prospect of becoming a member of forces with the a number of Aussie champ, Brisbane Bikes’ James Mutton stated, “Once we had the chance to work with Dean, we couldn’t say ‘YES’ quick sufficient. Our aim as a enterprise is to be the perfect bike dealership firm within the nation, so to companion with Dean, who additionally competes at this stage, was a no brainer. We’re excited concerning the collaboration and the worth it is going to generate for our present and future off-road prospects.”

Take a look at this 30+ minute podcast with Dean and James, masking how the 2 met, all facets of Dean Ferris’s 2023 marketing campaign, and another fascinating tales concerning the enigma that’s Dean Ferris.