Speed racer

Last year we got waxed. Our car was so bad it jumped lanes and took others out. Nothing like a kick in the teeth to motivate some research and design improvement. We did our best to come up with a fast car that would stay in its lane. At one point Wes said to me […]

The Dixie’s in 2011

The Dixie 311 and Dixie Lite will morph into a single event for 2011:  the Dixie 200.  The route will be similar to that taken by Scott Morris last year http://www.topofusion.com/diary/2010/07/09/fleeing-to-dixie/.  The preliminary route is here. Essentially it's the 311 minus the Sevier and Tushar  sections.  Using the Lite route as a reference point, it […]

Gander on Goose

Below is some more video Dave shot up on Gooseberry Mesa last weekend with his new vid cam. The start is a bit wobbly. After this ride we stopped by Over The Edge and he bought a nice new much better fitting helmet. That makes me happy :-) I like seeing his head better protected. […]

Expectations

My tagline for the last decade has been "Mom-Coach-Racer-Not always in that order". Usually it all threads together nicely with each taking turns at the front. I didn't expect 2010 to be any different for me. Expectations are funny things when seen with hindsight and curiosity. 2010 started right on target with a great race […]