Nov 29, 2011
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From a press release
issued by Pit Pass Radio
Pit Pass Motorcycle Talk Show for November 28, 2011
1st Hour - Troy Lee, Nathan Skaggs, Paul Langley,
2nd Hour - Benny Solis, Kenny Coolbeth Jr.
Troy Lee, Owner - Troy Lee Designs
Troy got his start in the motocross industry by custom painting helmets over 25 years ago. Today the name Troy Lee Designs is a brand known world-wide that produces helmets, riding apparel, casual wear as well as he continues to be the world's premier custom helmet paint shop. Troy Lee Designs also sponsors both amateur and professional racers as well as fielding their own professional motocross team; Troy Lee Designs Lucas Oil Honda. Earlier this month they opened their brand new Troy Lee Designs Boutique and Design Center in Laguna Beach.
Nathan Skaggs, Arenacross Racer - Foremost Insurance Spinechillers Storm Lake Honda Team
Skaggs is sitting in sixth place overall after the first three rounds of the 2011 - 2012 AX season. He started off the season with one podium finish and two top fives but had some problems with other riders at the Madison rounds with a 14th one night and a 10th the following night. A consistent top-five rider, Skaggs is just getting warmed up for what looks like a very competitive season in the AX class. Last season he finished 6th overall in the series.
Paul Langley, Senior VP Sales and Marketing - Vance & Hines
Thirty years of racing. Thirty years of winning is one tagline associated with Vance & Hines. Since 1979, Vane & Hines has sacrificed nothing, and given everything, to provide their customers with products that are meticulously engineered and manufactured to the highest standards. The company makes products for American V-twins, Metric Cruisers, Sportbikes and Dirt bikes: exhaust systems, fuel injection management and air intake systems. These are not just your average, run of the mill motorcycle products. Every product Vance & Hines manufacture is done so with a purpose. Be it power and performance, quality at a value or unflinching style
Benny Solis, DaytonaSport Bike Racer - Riders Discount Vesrah Suzuki
Solis finished the 2011 season in the AMA Pro SuperSport West class in second place overall. During the season he had some ups and downs but managed to secure the most wins in the class with his three victories. Now he moves up to the highly competitive Daytona Sportbike class with Mark Junge, Cory West and the Vesrah Suzuki team.
Kenny Coolbeth, Jr #2- Flat Track, Harley-Davidson Twins/Chaplin Kawasaki Singles/ AMA Pro Racing
Last season, Kenny rode his Harley Davidson backed 750 machine and finished 4th overall taking a win at his favorite track, Hagerstown (third career win). He also took the victory at DuQuoin, Illinois which was an indoor event under the Chaplin Kawasaki backed singles machine. He finished 5th overall. Kenny is a three-time AMA Grand National Champion and a past AMA singles champion. In 2012, he will once again ride for Harley-Davidson and Chaplin brands.