ProTaper and Ice1Racing Join Forces

Corona, Ca- Pro Taper is proud to announce the partnership with the ICE1Racing team for the 2013 MX GP season and beyond. Heading up the charge behind the Ice1 team is manager Antti Pyrhonen as well as owner and driver in the Formula One series Kimi Raikkonen. This years team will consist of Xavier Boog as well as Rui Goncalves and will be on aboard factory supported KTM’s.

"I am really confident to partner our team with such well known brand like PROTAPER, and to be able to supply the most professional products for our riders. It has been great to notice the enthusiasm to this project from Nick and the whole Pro Taper crew,” explains Antti Pyrhonen ICE1Racing team manager.

“It has been a pleasure to work and organize this relationship with Antti and the whole Ice1 family. We first started talks early last year and after attending a couple of the GP’s and seeing the professionalism the team presents, we knew that they were the team for us to join up with,” states CSG International Marketing Manger Nick McBride. “Being our step back into the World GP series, we feel that we have aligned ourselves with a great partner to represent the Pro Taper brand.”

The Ice1Racing team will be using the complete range of Pro Taper products, from our chains and sprockets to our industry changing Pro Taper Handlebars. Make sure to follow the Ice1 team this year and all of the other Pro Taper teams and athletes on our social media sites:


About Pro Taper:

Founded in 1991, Pro Taper revolutionized the motorcycle industry with the introduction of the 1 1/8" Taperwall handlebar.  Since it's inception Pro Taper has set the standard in which all other motorcycle handlebars are measured against.


Pro Taper is constantly evolving and pushing innovation to the next level.  Now offering a full line of quality product that includes everything from chains and sprockets to billet triple clamps and footpegs.  Year after year Pro Taper continues to dominate the off-road motorcycle industry.


The confidence instilled by Factory Race Teams, such as Geico Honda and AmPro Yamaha, bleeds all the way down to weekend warriors looking for the highest performing and longest lasting products on the market.  Pro Taper stands for unsurpassed quality and a perpetual commitment to excellence.


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