Made in the Valley: Chris Rivas V-Twin

FRESNO, Calif.

Chris Rivas V-Twin makes specialized parts and engines for motorcycles. The company manufactures camshafts, which allows it to open and close engines to allow fuel in.

The business has distributors all over world.

Chris Rivas V-Twin was founded just over five years ago on a heritage of racing Harley-Davidson motorcycles starting in 1992.

Company president and CEO Chris Rivas raced four years on the NHRA drag racing pro circuit, where he won four national events and finished runner-up to the world champion in 2008.

In 2009, Rivas started competing for world speed records on the Bonneville Salt Flats and achieved five of those records.

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