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76Brian Alquist

AMA Arenacross

Sponsors: Airide KTM, Troy Lee Designs, Alquist Arms, EVS, Factory Backing

birthdate:
10/08/1992
height:
5'7
weight:
150 lbs
birthplace:
La Grange, CA
residence:
La Grange, CA

How did you get into arenacross?
My Dad used to be a flat track pro in the 70’s, and he got me started.

How old were you when you started riding?
8 years old.

Where did you grow up?
La Grange, California.

How did you first get introduced to TLD and/or Troy?
My buddy Abe Johnson introduced me to TLD employee John Berry and he’s been helping me out since.

How long have you been riding for TLD?
Since 2006.

Which TLD products are you using?
Head to toe everything TLD, including casual wear.

Do any athletes/riders influence or inspire your style?
Chad Reed.

What do you like to do when you're not riding?
I like to work at my Dads gun shop, Alquist Arms in Turlock, California.

What bands/music are you into?
A little bit of everything.

List three goals you have for the upcoming season:
1. To place top 5 in Arencross Lites West Championship.
2. To make as many Arenacross Premier Class Mains as possible.
3. Stay injury free and be consistent week in and week out.

List a few highlights of your career:
5th place Tulsa Arenacross Lites 2011.
9th place Reno Arenacross Lites 2010.
9th place Fresno Arenacross Lites 2010.

What's your favorite race/event and why?
Thursday Night MX Anniversary Race in Portland, Oregon. It’s a cool track, beautiful city and I like the way the promoter runs things.

What's your idea of an epic day riding?
Any day riding is an epic day to me.

Who would you like to thank?
I would like to thank Airide Ktm, Troy Lee Designs, Alquist Arms, EVS, Factory Backing and my mechanic, Trent.