Expectations…

Expectation: (noun) confident belief or strong hope that a particular event will happen. In my conversations with people lately the topic of expectations has been coming up more and more often, usually presenting itself one way or another in the form of frustration. An expectation, which is a belief that is centered on the future, may or may not be realistic. In the case of uncertainty, expectation is what is…

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Thanks To Those Who Have Helped

It’s December and we are working our last issue of the year. It’s a good thing whenever anniversaries come by they give a moment to pause and reflect, to sit back and look at the things that happened during the year that has passed. In this column I have bitched about the high cost of motorcycling, pondered the importance of patience, I have contemplated my fear of gap jumps and…

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Fear and Doubt… What’s it All About?

This past weekend I went with two riders from the EDM wrecking crew to a local track to play ride. Jaime and I were new to this track, Paul had been before. It was a fast natural terrain outdoor MX track with a few medium sized gap jumps, uphill-downhill sections and soft loamy dirt. I arrived a little late and the 2-stroke 250/ 450 class was already on the track….

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Making a Mountain Out of a Mole Hill

Making a Mountain out of a Mole Hill Last Sunday at the request of my wife, who I love dearly, I spent a not-so-fun day shovel in hand, digging holes in and around our garden. This kind of request usually sends shivers up and down my spine and sends me into a tailspin of anxiety that has me anticipating the day for the entire week. Sometimes she springs the idea…

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