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What do you do at BikeBandit.com?

I'm the Marketing Supervisor.

What was the best day you've had at BikeBandit.com?

The day we ditched work when One Industries rented out Pala MX Park and let us test ride all of the new KTM's.

What do you ride?

Currently, my commuter bike is a Kawasaki Versys while I ride a Honda CR250R for MX, a Kawasaki KX500AF for the sand dunes and a Yamaha WR450F for off-road.

Where's your favorite riding spot?

Glamis.

If a Wood Chuck could chuck wood, how much wood would a Wood Chuck chuck?

Assuming a wood chuck would chuck wood, I would say about a cord a day.

Your biggest pet peeve?

Traffic or waiting in lines.

Favorite color socks?

Ankle high black.

What do you do when you're not at work and you're not riding?

Hang with my wife and daughter.

If you had to live on one type of food for the rest of your life, what would you choose?

Pizza. I never get sick of it.

Do you have a favorite smell?

Two stroke burning race gas.

Is there a quote that you live by?

"Life's a garden. Dig it."


Jake Smith's Features

BikeBandit.com AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days Photos

If you ride a motorcycle, put the AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days down on your to do list. Bikebandit.com had the opportunity to sponsor this one of a kind gathering this year and I went to represent. Though I wasn't sure what to expect, the BikeBandit.com AMA Vintage Days was a surprisingly great time. Imagine 10 thousand+ vintage...

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Arai VX-Pro 3 Helmet & Scott Hustle WORKS Graphic Goggles Review

I had the opportunity to test Arai's top the line helmet, the VX-Pro 3, in a two day stretch for over 170 miles of extreme Baja terrain during my 2012 MSR Ride with Malcolm Smith. What I liked: I didn't think about it at all...

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The Baja Ride Tool Review

Recently I rode the 2012 MSR Baja Ride with Malcolm Smith and, when riding in 180 miles over 2 days in the mountains of Baja, anything can go wrong. In preparation for the trip I put together an emergency ration of trail tools. Here is what I took with me: This motorcycle tool set is a great starter pack that includes all...

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2012 MSR Baja Ride with Malcolm Smith

The Trip: Every Fall the guys over at MSR put on an industry ride with the Baja Legend Malcolm Smith and invite dealerships to come out and ride Mexico. I have wanted to go on the annual trip for years but have never had a proper off-road bike. This year when I was invited, I had just purchased the perfect bike for it...

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