Monthly Archives: May 2007
Its an annual tradition that there is an after-party at The Vernon Inn. Lets just say they didn’t know what hit them. As you can see, we tried our best to show those Yankees how Southern boys party. We had so many people thinking we were there to kick some ass. Before our cover was … Continue reading
It was race day. I crashed going too fast into a section during my race run. I twisted my bars, knocked my headset loose, and burped my tubeless tire down to 10 psi. In this kind of race there isn’t much glory in getting 45th over 55th in the Pro class for a fella like … Continue reading
It was HOT. We had practice and qualifiers on Saturday. Ryan, Jeff and myself raced Pro/Open and Ryan and I qualified. It was a big goal for myself to qualify this year since I had not the previous 2 years. The rest of the TN crew (DJ, Josh, and Ziska) plus Karl raced AM and … Continue reading
After 12 hrs on the road, we arrived late in the afternoon on Thursday, registered, walked the course, and set up camp. And the the fun began. The basecamp at the venue… Fun at camp…
Well, it was upon us. The US Open in Vernon, NJ. Its the toughest competition we’ll face all year and most of us didn’t qualify for the show on Sunday, but its the best time we’ll have all year. Karl and Jeff arrived late Wednesday night from B-Ham and Ryan arrived from ATL. We had … Continue reading
Well, it has been a long time since I updated anything. I have been really busy with my contract work at Nanotek and now I have started a DAQ job with Cane Creek Cycling Components to setup data acquisition on their rear shock, the Double Barrel. More on that later. But this week is my … Continue reading
[QUICKTIME http://www.harleydougferguson.com/movies/dougridewith.mov 320 257] Bret took this vid of me at Bigfoot on the 6 pack. I told him if you do slo-mo and add some cool music and riding can look cool. I think it turned out pretty funny with the circus music and the sun setting the background.
The first big DH race was this past weekend at Massanutten Ski Resort in Harrisonburg, Va. I had pretty poor race prep and I flatted in my race run. pretty much summed it up. DH racing is so mental.
Well, last Friday was Meghann and my anniversary. Our 5th year anniversary. Its been a great five years and to celebrate we took a mini-vacation to Florida. We left Knoxville Thursday night and drove to Charleston, SC to spent the night at my sister’s house. We got there about midnight and went straight to bed. … Continue reading