BMX Legend Terry Tenette

Terry Tenette

Terry “Mr. T” Tenette is a professional “Old/Mid School” Bicycle Motocross (BMX) legend whose prime competitive years were from 1989 to 1998. Terry had style for days on bike and a big inspiration for black kids across the country that were involved or wanted to get involved with BMX.
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American Bicycle Association (ABA)
1984 California District 15 (Cal-15) No.1
1985 Winter Season 17 Expert District Age Group (DAG) California 19 (CA-19) champion
1986 17 & Over Expert and 17-21 Cruiser Grandnational Champion.
1986 National No.2 Overall and 17 & Over Expert National No.1. This was for his age class only. The overall National No.1 Amateur for 1986 was Eric Carter.
1986 National No.2 Cruiser Overall and 17-21 Cruiser National No.1. This was for his age class only. The overall National No.1 Cruiser for 1986 was Matt Hadan.

International Bicycle Motocross Federation (IBMXF)
1986 17 Expert Murray World Cup V Champion.
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National Bicycle League (NBL)
1990, 1991, 1992 National No.1 Pro.
2006 Elite Masters Grand National Champion

American Bicycle Association (ABA)
1987 “A” Pro and Pro Cruiser Grandnational Champion
1988 AA Pro Race of Champions (ROC) Champion
1993 National No.1 Pro Cruiser.

He was named number one of BMX Action magazine’s The Terrible Ten of 1987 of top amateurs and future pros.
He is the winner of the 1989 BMX Plus! “Racer Of The Year” award with 15.8% of the vote out of 6,517 cast. He won Honda NX125 street legal motocross motorcycle.
Terry Tenette was the first pro racer to win the Senior Pro 20″ class three consecutive times: 1990,’91 & ’92 in the National Bicycle League “A” Pro (Elite Men) class.
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BMX Magazine covers:
BMX Plus!:
September 1987 Vol.10 No.9 in bottom insert (2) with Craig Marsh (4). In upper left insert freestyler Krys Dauchy. Main image is freestyler Dennis McCoy.

ABA Action, American BMXer, BMXer (The official ABA membership publication under three names):
American BMXer July 1987 Vol.9 No.6 (2) with J. Richards (4)
American BMXer January/February 1988 Vol.10 No.1

1979 Jack’s Cyclery
1980-1983 Woodside Bicycle Shop
1984 Boss Racing Frames
1985 CW Racing
1985-1986 U.S. Boss Racing Products
1986-1987 GT Racing
1987 MCS Bicycles Specialties

1988 MCS Bicycles Specialties
1988 MCS Bicycles/Eagle Snacks
1988 Peddle Power (bicycle shop)
1988-1989 Vans
1989-1990 Vans/MCS Bicycles
1991-1994 Vans
1994-1995 Cyclecraft
1995-1996 Ross
1996-1997 X-treme
2001 Vans/Calabazas Cyclery
2001 Atlas Bike Company/Ox
2002 NorCal
2003 Munger/Ox
2004 Maxim USA
2006 Psykopath
Source: Wikipedia
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