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May 6, 2007

Villopoto on track to be next star in dirtbike

Mike Fisher wasn't all that impressed the first time he saw Ryan Villopoto ride.

Fisher was in research and development at the time for Kawasaki, and Villopoto was a willing test subject for some durability research. Sure, Villopoto was fast. But in no way did Fisher imagine how the scrawny, red-headed kid from the soggy Pacific Northwest would dominate races a few years later.Read this article in full with a

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