Rider Profile – Alex Ficco AKA Feeki

In this installment of our Rider Profile series, we interview Alex Ficco. Alex got his start early racing and has been a fixture for sometime now at the races. Most recently, you could see him at MotoSource. His recent claim to fame though, is being featured on Worldstar HipHop for this video - http://www.worldstarhiphop.com/videos/video.php?v=wshhM73G2NNa1382YX7l , garnering over 300K views on W.S.H.H. alone. He is soon to be bigtime in the hiphop game and he represents Northern Nevada and motocross with everything he does. We are stoked to have him as one of our profiles!   1. How old are you? How long have you been riding/racing? I'm 23 years old. Can't believe I've almost been riding for 10 years! I started seriously riding at 14 and racing right before I turned 15.  2. How did you get your start in racing? It was just something I always wanted to do. I grew up watching it on TV. When I finally got a bike, my buddies and I would just ride every day after school out in the Rancho Sandpits in Gardnerville. No water trucks or prepped tracks! I convinced my parents to take me and a friend to an open practice at mustang. We did...

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Nolan Rudd

Rider profile – Nolan Rudd # 658

Nolan Rudd, most famously, is the cousin of Drake McElroy. He is a fast local guy and he races the National Hare and Hound series (NHHA) in the newly minted 250 Pro class. Also, he frequently races local motocross, finishing at the top of the open class. He was gracious enough to answer some questions for us and we are proud to have him as our newest profiled rider! Thanks, Nolan!!!!!!   1. How old are you? How long have you been riding/racing? Just turned 25, I started riding when I was about 3 my first race desert race was when I was 4 and I went motoing at 6 2. How did you get your start in racing? My dad and the fact that I actually come from a big moto family the McElroys so racing is in my blood 3. What bike do you ride and what class do you ride? For moto I ride a KX450 in the plus 25 open class and for NHHA I ride a CR250 in the pro class 4. I see you are both an NHHA racer and a local motocrosser. Which do you prefer? I love moto and desert so that's a hard one to choose but blitzing big whoops 5th tapped...

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Rider profile: JL Bitz

The 2000's in the 775 was a formidable time for JL, as there was really not better guy than JL Bitz. Lotsa guys had raw speed, like Jimmy Hazel, Jimmy Nelson and Nate Tierney, but damn, was JL a stylish dude. I remember, on this very website, a picture of JL shredding the gnar and handing everyone their ass on his CR250 with a flannel flying proud, before you lumbersexuals made it so contrived. JL was faster than you, funnier than you and he has always been a good dude. During his mini career, he was an unstoppable force here in the 775 and he talks a lot about that below. I had the pleasure of working with JL at BVH for a couple of years and got to know him pretty well. A couple of scraps on the Peavine whoops and we were pretty good buddies. I will always respect him and call him a friend. JL has really turned his life around and we should watch out for him! Ha.   He gave me an interview, over email and here are his answers to his questions. He answered them honestly and frankly, and its refreshing to hear him talk about his...

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