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The Great River Road Ride

We rode from the headwaters of the Mississippi River in Itasca, Minnesota, to the Gulf of Mexico at New Orleans , Louisiana and back… We completed the first leg–from Hastings, MN to Itasca, MN and back then crossed into Prescott, … Continue reading

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DAY ONE / Hastings, MN to Itasca, MN

It’s another perfect weather forecast calling for rain and not a cloud in the sky. I load the raingear into the saddlebag and head down the highway to meet the cowboys at the Buckboard in Lakeville, Minnesota. Our meeting is … Continue reading

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DAY TWO / Itasca, MN to Hastings, MN

It is so incredible quiet and peaceful this morning. I am showered and up and loaded by seven am. The men are sleeping in. I am cleaning the bike with the magic micro fiber cloth which stays damp with the … Continue reading

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2011 MN State Girls Motocross Champion

It just doesn’t seem that long ago that I brought my five-year old daughter Jacqueline and her Yamaha PW50 to the track to race her first motocross.  Yesterday she turned fifteen and headed for her tenth full season of racing. Last year was a very good … Continue reading

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The Lowdown on Motocross and Supercross

Getting Started You are a parent like me. You never raced or haven’t raced since dirt bikes had two rear shocks. Not to worry it wasn’t that long ago when I pulled into the Motokazie track with my five year … Continue reading

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