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5th Gear Blogged - July 2011

Archive for July 2011

Police Motorcycle Rodeo Video

Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Officer Donnie Williams has skills. Check out how he flies through the course at the Grand Prairie Police Motorcycle Rodeo. Although this is low speed event, the amount of control exhibited by the officers that compete at these events is impressive. I would love to take a crack at the course; I have a feeling at the end I would have a scraped up black and white bike and the cones would be scattered far and wide.
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Post Tags: Police Motorcycle Rodeo Video, Officer Donnie Williams, Police Motorcycle

Blind Rider Inspires

Monday, July 25, 2011
Last week I came across a video that shows the potential that we all have inside of us as riders, and has inspired me to try harder in all that I do, including riding. For the past few weeks I’ve been feeling a bit down on my motocross skills as I am not as fast as I used to be. I can’t push as hard as I used to, and sometimes even a medium sized double worries me. Am I just getting old or not trying?
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Post Tags: Blind Rider, Blind Mountain Bike Rider, Downhill Mountain bike, Motocross

Sand Dune Dirt Bike Withdrawl

Thursday, July 14, 2011
As the summer months drag on I begin to long for the smooth flowing lines of my favorite riding spot, Glamis. With the temps reaching triple digits even after the sun goes down from May to the end of September, I’m forced to put away my dirt bike paddle tire and count the days until our first weekend outing of the season, which is usually mid-October.
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Post Tags: Sand dunes, Glamis, Sandfest
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