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Cycle News 2013 Issue 05 Feb 5

Cycle News is a weekly magazine that covers all aspects of motorcycling including Supercross, Motocross and MotoGP as well as new motorcycles

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INTERVIEW P50 RYAN DUNGEY DUNGEY'S WILD RIDE RYAN DUNGEY TALKS ABOUT HIS (ALMOST NOT SO) ANAHEIM III WIN. STORY AND PHOTOGRAPHY BY KIT PALMER R yan Dungey came within a whisker of not even making the main event at Anaheim III, but when it was all over, he was the man standing on the top step of the podium. For Dungey, it was a wild and crazy ride to the top, and it all started with that "sinking" feeling he got just moments before the gate dropped in his heat race. That's when his bike's air shock started losing pressure. "As I was revving the bike, it was getting lower and lower," Dungey said. "I put my head down when the 30-second board went up, gave it gas and it started getting [even] lower." The pack took off without him, though Dungey's racer instinct

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