Moto Exposure-Meter: Villopoto Extends Lead, Top Nine Stay Steady

James Stewart. Photo: Lutes, TransWorld Motocross

James Stewart. Photo: Lutes, TransWorld Motocross

While Ryan Villopoto remians in first place overall, James Stewart finally dethroned Villopoto in the edit race. However, the “Exposure King” continues to gain points and extend his overall lead with plenty of advertisements.

Veteran Kevin Windham has sat in the fourth spot for most of the year but its only five hundred points ahead of Justin Barcia who continues to score points with big ads and solid results. Eli Tomac also had a strong month with a cover and feature in TransWorld Motocross.

Villopoto Extends Lead, Top Nine Stay Steady

While Ryan Villopoto remians in first place overall, James Stewart finally dethroned Villopoto in the edit race. However, the “Exposure King” continues to gain points and extend his overall lead with plenty of advertisements. 

Veteran Kevin Windham has sat in the fourth spot for most of the year but its only five hundred points ahead of Justin Barcia who continues to score points with big ads and solid results. Eli Tomac also had a strong month with a cover and feature in TransWorld Motocross. 

Jumping four spots into the top ten and the only over in the group, Racer X cover boy Mike Alessi had a big month thanks to an editorial feature and multiple ads in all three publications. Trey Canard also jumped back into the top twenty this month after slipping in September.

Stay tuned to see how things shape up as riders head down the home stretch.

James Stewart Makes His Move

After months of coming so closek, James Stewart has finally overtaken Ryan Villopoto in the edit race. Impacted by injury, Villopot has not had the consistent editorial presence that Stewart has. Gieco Hondo’s Eli Tomac scored big this month moving into fourth and within striking distance of the podium’s third spot, occupied by Ryan Dungey.

Villopoto’s Playground

Full page., consistent, major ads continue to provide the exposure king Ryan Villopoto with plenty of points. Far behind, but jostling for position, Justin Barcia and James Stewart are separated by only a few hundred points. Kevin Windham remains in the top three with solid support from his major sponsors.

Cudby Hits The Gas

Racer X’s Simon Cudby is channeling his inner Villopoto an dis pulling away from the Exposure-Meter photographer pack. Oly a few photos separate John Basher and Brendan Lutes, who battle it out for second. Chris Kinman had a solid month and jumped into the top five thanks to the cover and plenty of photos in TransWorld Motocross. 

Dunlop, Honda, Alpinestars Hold 1, 2, 3

Dunlop continues to hold a strong lead in the logo race while Honda seems to be riding away from the other major bike brands such as Kawasaki, KTM, Yamaha, and Suzuki. Alpinestars sits in third place and continues to lead the soft goods category. Red Bull gained some ground on its sugar water foe Monster and Oakley is helping riders see clearer than most other brands.