Jacob’s bike has a Cycra skid plate mounted to ensure that
the frame rails stay shiny and dent-free.
Rather than have Jacob taco the stock wheels, FTI laced up
high-quality Excel A60 rims to the OEM hubs to handle the
CV4 plays a big part in Jacob Hayes’ career—organizing,
financing and supporting Jacob’s efforts—so of course his
bike is littered with a full line of CV4 products, including their
high-pressure radiator cap, air filter, silicone hoses,
temperature strip and fuel-tank Kool bag.
delivery and throttle response were quick and precise.
The power quickly ramped up with an aggressive
midrange hit. The high-revving engine allowed our test
riders to wring out the KX250F and then shift to the next
gear without slipping out of the meat of the powerband.
Our test riders had ear-to-ear grins when they stepped
off this beast of an engine after the first ride.
From head to toe, this CV4/Xceldyne/FTI Racing-built
machine has the potential to run with the best in the
business. It proves that when a group of sincere people
come together with a passion for helping someone they
believe in, dreams can come true. MXA hopes that this
story has a fairy-tale ending for Jacob. At least he’ll
never look back and say that he didn’t have anyone in
For more information, contact CV4 at
www.cvproducts.com, Cycra at www.cycraracing.com,
and FTI Racing at www.ftiracing.com. ❏