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Episode #6: The Untold Story: Our Frame Manufacturing. On episode #6 of From the Dungeon, Jim Alley gives us insight on Three Iconic Frames manufactured by Profile Racing in 1980/1981.
.25 -- Introduction. .58 -- The original Profile Office. 1:17 -- Profile gets a call from Rich Hutchins. 2:25 -- A meeting is set for Rich Hutchins to visit: Profile agrees to fabricate the 1st run of Hutch frames. 2:50 -- Profile Racing's Champ Pro frame becomes the template for the initial Hutch frame. Differences in frame details are discussed. 3:16 -- The single, iconic aesthetic addition that made the initial Hutch frame unique. 4:10 -- Profile Racing is contracted to make first Hutch cranks. 4:47 -- Details on production of the Profile Racing Champ Pro frame. 6:03 -- Details on Profile Racing's Shelby James' replica. 7:00 -- Close up of the Hutch Seat Stay Bridge. 7:02 -- Close up of the Champ Pro and Shelby James' unique Downtube. 7:05 -- Close up of the Champ Pro and Shelby James' Loop Tail Section. 7:08 -- Close up of the Champ Pro and Shelby James' Drop Outs. 7:12 -- Bonus section: History repeats itself. --------------------------
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