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Corazzo behind New USTT Foundation

January 15, 2010

Our friend and Corazzo owner Bradford Duval stepped down from the presidency of the VCOA a couple months ago (Mike Bobadilla of Vespa Club Los Gatos took his place, btw) but he’s putting his time into another great two-wheeled organization. The new United States Tourist Trophy Foundation is looking to send Alaskan Jimmy Moore to the Isle of Man TT in May/June. The backers of the USTTF feel Moore is the man destined to be the first American on the podium in the races’ history, and they need your help getting him (and his bikes) there. Read more at RoadRacerX.com.

When that’s done, Bradford, Eric Almendral and I need your help getting Silent Ron to Dakar on a Blur 220EFI next winter. Eric and I have a new years’ resolution to make Ron the first American to not kill himself in the desert of South America on a Taiwanese moped.

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2 Responses to “Corazzo behind New USTT Foundation”

  1. Mike in FlossmoorNo Gravatar on January 15th, 2010 10:24pm

    Have you told Silent Ron? What does that thing have a 6l tank. 150mm ground clearance 12″ wheels. I don’t think they even make knobbes for it. The best dirt tires I have found that would fit are Kenda 761′s and they suck in sand.

    Mike in Flossmoor

  2. illnoiseNo Gravatar on January 16th, 2010 10:06am

    Yes, we’re figuring on between 4,000 and 5,000 gas stops. The 13″ Maxxis tires will be FINE.

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