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DREAM JOBS: HOW TO MAKE A LIVING DOING WHAT YOU LOVE (07/25/12)

PAOLO BRIVIO PIRELLI PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT STARTING POINT: ?I joined Pirelli 12 years ago. I was a student and wrote a thesis on Pirelli. During the last three months before I finished my schoolwork, I was asked to join Pirelli. For sure, I was very proud. I was very passionate about motorbikes, cars?everything that has an engine for a heart was my passion since I was a child. So, I am a company man.? THE JOB: ?I do product development with the products that are used in rally, motocross and enduro competi…

MXA TEAM TESTED: DUNLOP GEOMAX MX71 HARDPACK FRONT TIRE

WHAT IS IT? The MX71 is Dunlop’s new hard terrain tire, and the final model in Dunlop’s new Geomax line (which includes the MX31, MX51 and MX71).         WHAT’S IT COST? $95.76 to $98.15 (mini sizes start at $45.00).         CONTACT? www.dunlopmotorcyle.com or your local dealer.          WHAT STANDS OUT? Here’s a list of things that stand out with Dunlop’s Geomax MX71 front tire. (1) Target. The MX71 is designed to…

MXA TEAM TESTED: DUNLOP GEOMAX MX51 INTERMEDIATE TIRES:

WHAT IS IT? The tire that Dunlop designed to replace the D756. WHAT’S IT COST? $96.22 (110/90 front), $104.99 (100/90 rear), $109.57 (110/80 rear), $115.89 (120/80 rear). CONTACT? www.dunlopmotorcycle.com or your local dealer. WHAT’S IT DO? Dunlop took a chance on treading on thin ice with hardcore motocrossers. What did do to raise the ire of rank-and-file racers? They dropped the venerable Dunlop D756, 745 and 772 and replace them with the GeoMax MX51, MX71 and MX31. The last time a major company thre…