"I want to be up there battling with those guys. I've got to figure out a way to get better starts and to stay up front. That's my main concern right now. The team has worked hard to give me a great bike, now I need to go out there and at least battle hard for the lead."
—Chad Reed [src]

Chad Reed is a professional motocross and Supercross racer. He has rode for Yamaha throughout his entire career. In 2004, he won the AMA Supercross Championship. He consistently places in second and third in most current races, usually only behind James Stewart Jr. and Ricky Carmichael (when Ricky still races).