Heading into the 2017 Hangtown National, many experts and fans are handing the 450 championship to Monster Energy / Kawasaki’s Eli Tomac, but riders like Rocky Mountain ATV/MC / KTM’s Blake Baggett might have something to say. One thing I have learned in all my decades of following this sport, you never know who will step up from year to year—especially when the past two 450 champions are out.

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