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CHAD’S NEW LOOK! SEE AMERICA’S NEWEST TIRE SALESMAN AND HIS BLACK-FRAMED KX450F

If you are looking for sponsor logos on Chad’s green rig, you don’t have to look very hard. Even Chad’s Shift jersey only has the AMA, FIM and Discount Tire logos, while his helmet says Fox, Monster and Discount Tire. The black, no-name, goggle strap probably means that Chad was still waiting for a deal when this photo was shot. As for the bike, it has Factory Effex graphics, Renthal bars and sprockets, Dunlop tires, D.I.D rims, Hinson clutch, ARC levers and Pro Circuit exhaust and linkage Showa forks. …

WE RIDE ANDY JEFFERSON’S PROTOTYPE HUSQVARNA TC310 MOTOCROSS BIKE

Going to work at Husqvarna in 2010 was the completion of a circle that started back in 1982 for Andy Jefferson. Andy Jefferson raced Husqvarnas for Mitch Payton’s Pro Circuit team 30 years ago. Being hand picked by Mitch to race the Pro Circuit/Husqvarna alongside Jeff Jennings, David Gerig and Tony DiStefano was dream come true for Andy because before he got the Pro Circuit ride he struggled for support. Andy was riding for a SoCal local shop, but paying most of the bills out of pocket. It was tough an…

DREAM JOBS: HOW TO MAKE A LIVING DOING WHAT YOU LOVE (08/09/11)

BO B BARNETT ARC LEVERS OWNER STARTING POINT: ?As a kid, I fixed lawn mowers to make enough money to buy a bike. On my 12th birthday I got a die grinder and a degree wheel. My first levers were all about the adjustability, and I hadn?t even thought about the not breaking concept. But, the way I made them, they flipped around. I said, ?Hey, I think I?ve got something here.??   THE JOB: ?In May of 1999, I showed my first prototype levers to MXA . Now they are on a lot of factory bikes. I?m the d…