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MOTOCROSS ACTION FLASHBACK! HOW THE “THE LITTLE SHOP THAT COULD” GOT STARTED

THIS IS PRO CIRCUIT’S 1980 12-PAGE CATALOG WITH JEFF JENNINGS ON THE COVER Most people don’t remember Jeff Jennings, but he was the rider that Team Suzuki hired when they lost Bob Hannah to Yamaha. David Bailey once said that Jeff Jennings was “the most stylish rider I have ever seen.” This page is like a time capsule back to 1980. It features hand-w elded aluminum boost bottles and Mossbarger reeds for Husqvarna 250, 390, 420 and 430 models . Pro Circuit started out having their exhaust pipes developed…

MOTOCROSS ACTION PHOTO OF THE DAY (03/16/13)

This is the Pro Circuit gang from 1979. (From left to right) Bill Keefe, Lance Sallis, Steve Wiseman, MXA editor Jody Weisel, Mitch Payton (holding his cocker spaniel), Mike Monaghan and mechanic Steve Ballmer. A 12-year-old Adam Duckworth shot the photo (today he is the editor of England’s Moto Magazine).

DREAM JOBS: HOW TO MAKE A LIVING DOING WHAT YOU LOVE (08/16/12)

BILL KEEFE TROY LEE DESIGNS GENERAL MANAGER STARTING POINT: ?I?ve been really fortunate to continue to evolve within the industry. We start as racers, and we all grow up through the industry and eventually quit racing but stay involved with the sport. It’s such a passionate group of consumers and entrepreneurs; it can be really tough for people who try to come in from the outside world.? THE JOB: ?My job is to go where the problems are and give the people the resources to do their jobs effectively. When…