James Stroud "Spud" began working at a dealership when he was 17 repairing bikes of all makes and models and has been factory trained by Suzuki, Kawasaki, Honda, Yamaha, Polaris and Sea-Doo. He has attended Team Green race preparation school and has over 20 years experience in the industry. James has competed in many forms of Racing over the years as well as road racing with AMA Superbike level of bikes. He has built several Supersport motors and drag bike motors over the last 10 years as well as motor performance tuning and suspension work. James has worked with many types of electronics such as Yosh Empro, Yamaha Kit ECU, Bazzaz, and Power Commander.
James has built and setup all of his road race bikes to several championships and top 15 finishes in AMA Superbike. He has rode with Moe’s and TVR as well as won middle weight and heavy weight endurance championships.