Mini Rider/Mini Moto Ceases Publication; MiniMoto SX to Continue
- press release -
Los Angeles, CA (July 21, 2008) —Source Interlink Media’s Motorcycle Group announced that it was ceasing publication of Mini Rider/Mini Moto Magazine with the September issue. Editor Chris Denison will now concentrate full-time on sister publication, Dirt Rider, with an emphasis on the Web site and other projects that serve the youth dirt bike and pit bike categories, which had been Mini Rider’s focus.
The MiniMotoSX will live on. The largest mini-bike race in the world, MiniMotoSX celebrated its fifth anniversary this year at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas with nearly 700 entries. The 2009 event is scheduled for Friday, May 1, 2009 during the weekend of the AMA Supercross Finals. See www.minimotosx.com for further information
The Motorcycle Group consists of Motorcyclist, Sport Rider, Super Streetbike, Motorcycle Cruiser, Dirt Rider, ATV Rider, Hot Bike, Hot Bike Baggers, and Street Chopper magazines, with a combined circulation of 757,000 and a total audience of over 8.4 million. The group is published by Source Interlink Media, a division of Source Interlink Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ: SORC), a media and marketing services company and one of the largest publishers of magazines and online content for enthusiast audiences. Source Interlink is also a leading distributor of home entertainment products, including DVDs, music CDs, magazines, video games, books, and related items.