Ryan Villopoto wins AMA Supercross; l...

Ryan Villopoto wins AMA Supercross; local sport motorcycler ach...

There are 5 comments on the Humboldt Beacon story from Feb 4, 2010, titled Ryan Villopoto wins AMA Supercross; local sport motorcycler ach.... In it, Humboldt Beacon reports that:

Humboldt born Ryan Villopoto, 20, won the AMA Supercross in San Francisco this week.

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Don Kennedy

Saratoga, CA

#1 Feb 4, 2010
Great Story on local one-time Fortuna Boy Ryan Villopoto's successful motocross win in San Francisco last weekend. I hope to see more results in the near future here in the Fortuna Beacon, as he races in many different cities across the US during this years [2010] Supercross season. Thank You Very Much!!! Don Kennedy
Pat Madsen

Arcata, CA

#2 Feb 4, 2010
Thanks for the Villopoto story. I'm sure he is going to be up there on the podium more than once this coming year.
Pat Madsen

Arcata, CA

#3 Feb 13, 2010
And he won this week at Anaheim 2/13/10
Fortuna breeds good

Eureka, CA

#4 Feb 20, 2010
Hey...Congrats Ryan. Something in the water in Fortuna... The Beacon ought to do a story about one of the greatest motocross racers who ever lived & who also came from Fortuna....Pat Richter. Pat emerged onto the motocross scene in the 1970's back in the heyday when motocross first started becoming a national phenomenem... The old Husqvarnas and CZ's and Montessa and Maico's were everywhere along with Honda, Suzuki, etc. Pat began doing local races like Willow Creek , Garberville, Sacramento, & Redding. When he started racing as an amatuer...he was so good he would ride a power wheelie past all the pro riders, right out of the gate & hit the first turn in first place & never look back....He got noticed fast & became a Professional rider & was even sponsored by FOX & helped develop shock technology that is still used today... His career was short lived...he rode fast crazy and determined..but was one of the greatest & all the other riders knew he was going to blow them out...which he did. Wonder where he is today?
Kids!!! Go get a dirt bike...& drink some Fortuna water...

Eureka, CA

#5 Sep 27, 2014
Yup.... Richter was the best......ever. a shame he is not considered the legend that he should be. Fortuna, CA is a breeding ground for great riders...like me, for example... Yesterday I crashed into some Himilaya stickers and bailed off my bike. Only good riders do stuff like that, Chicks dig me for it.

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