Canada's Premier Motorcycle Shows
January 23 - 25, 2015
Tradex, Abbotsford

Team Empire

Nick "Apex" Brocha

Nick“Apex” Brocha

•   Racing Type/Class: Street Freestyle
•   Team Name: Empire
•   Racing Organization: XDL
•   Class(es): Professional Freestyle

•   Bio: Residing in Las Vegas, Nick uses the dry climate for year round riding/training. With 2 years as a professional rider Nick has solidified himself as a high ranking freestyle competitor. Having numerous international appearances and a strong 2008 season you can expect to see him traveling with his Avon teammate, Ernie Vigil, on their quest for dominance in the exciting sport of Street Freestyle!

•   Accomplishments: 2011 2nd Place Individual Freestyle, 2010 2nd Place Individual Freestyle, 2009 2nd Place Individual Freestyle, 2008 XDL Individual Freestyle Champion
•   Video Portland to Dakar, Drift Battle 1, Drift Battle 2, Drift Battle 3, City is my Playground, Scramble Me, The Chase, 72hrs with Empire

•   Bike Brand(s): TRIUMPH
•   Bike model(s): (2) Street Triple, (2) Speed Triple, 675R Daytona, Bonneville
•   Front Tire(s): AV59 VP2 Xtreme Size(s): 120/70R17
•   Rear Tires(s): AV56 Storm ST Size(s): 180/55R17

Other Sponsors: Icon, Monster Energy Drink, Castrol lubricants, Triumph Motorcycles, GALFER USA, HT Moto, AVON Tyres

Ernie "EDub" Vigil

Ernie Vigil
 
•   Racing Type/Class: Street Freestyle
•   Team Name: Empire
•   Racing Organization: XDL
•   Class(es): Professional Freestyle

•   Bio: Ernie hails from the desert wastelands of Albuquerque, New Mexico. He began riding at the age of 7 and what started out as doing wheelies for bragging rights with friends ended up turning into a full time career. Street freestyle has now consumed his life. Only happy when the bike is bouncing off the limiter, his style can be best described as aggression, absolute aggression.

•   Accomplishments: 2012 4th Place Individual Freestyle, 2011 6th Place Individual Freestyle, 2010 5th Place Individual Freestyle, 2009 4th Place Individual Freestyle, 4th 2008 4th Place Individual Freestyle XDL; 2007 1st Place Team WSRA; 2007 1st Place Team XDLFinals; 2007 1st Place Individual Freestyle XDL Best of the West

•   Video/Television
              Top Gear USA 2012 Season Premier, Inside XDL, Yes Man.
Portland to Dakar, Drift Battle 1, Drift Battle 2, Drift Battle 3, City is my Playground, Scramble Me, The Chase, 72hrs with Empire

•   Bike Brand(s): TRIUMPH
•   Bike model(s): (2) Street Triple, (3) Speed Triple, 675R Daytona, Bonneville
•   Rear Tires(s): AV56 Storm ST Size(s): 180/55R17

•   Other Sponsors:Icon, Monster Energy Drink, Castrol lubricants, Triumph Motorcycles, GALFER USA, HT Moto, AVON Tyres.
 

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Team Empire Stunt Demos

Date Time
Friday Jan 23rdTBA
Saturday Jan 24thTBA
Sunday Jan 25thTBA

All Stunt Shows will be weather permitting

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