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Profile Racing "From the Dungeon" Episode One


Profile Racing turns 50 years old! In Celebration Profile's Owner, Jim Alley takes on a tour of Profile's first building in Florida.  Affectionately called "The Dungeon" this building houses lots of historical items from both the Automotive and Bicycle industry.  Watch the video below as it's the first in a multi-episode series.

Episode #1: Scratching the Surface.

On episode #1 of From the Dungeon, Jim Alley gives us an overview of the building's history and highlights instruments/machinery that were imperative in Profile Racing's product evolution.

Episode Timeline:

.35 -- General overview of The Dungeon.

1:34 -- What initiated Profile Racing into Bmx from the car industry.

2:50 -- The original dyes used for the legendary Profile Racing Box Cranks.

3:40 -- Brief history of the 48 splined spindle and its transition from automotive to Bmx.

4:07 -- 4130 material used for Profile Box Crank arms.

4:37 -- A true time capsule: The original Profile welding table.

5:12 -- One of three original welding machines used in Profile crank production.

5:38 -- Original argon gauge.

6:27 -- Staging area currently used for crank post production.

7:08 -- Artifact #1: Found original Profile Racing color advert from 81/82'.

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