Monthly Archives: October 2013

Memories of My Career in Motorsports – Part IX

Memories of My Career in Motorsports      –     Part IX                       The Fast and the Famous Along the Way One of the pleasant side bars to my motorsports career has been the need or opportunity to work well known people.  … Continue reading

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Memories of My Career in Motorsports – Part VIII

Memories of My Career in Motorsports      –     Part VIII Leading Rides, Racing Karts, and Announcing Events An important part of my new job at Cycle Barn was to lead customers on rides.  Obviously, (I thought), this would be the … Continue reading

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Memories of My Career in Motorsports – Part VII

Memories of My Career in Motorsports      –     Part VII How I became a radio star   – of very low wattage. One of the ideas that Jim Boltz and I shared early on was for Cycle Barn to have its … Continue reading

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Memories of My Career in Motorsports – Part VI

Memories of My Career in Motorsports      –     Part VI Riding with the HOGS, rental bikes, how I came to own a rare superbike, and a ludicrous idea. Cycle Barn had been a Harley dealer since 1977, so when I … Continue reading

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Memories of My Career in Motorsports – Part V

Memories of My Career in Motorsports      –     Part V An impression created by Parts I-IV might be that my adventures in motorsports were all great fun and that nothing ever went wrong.  Far from the truth. There were many … Continue reading

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Memories of My Career in Motorsports – Part IV

Memories of My Career in Motorsports            Part IV I went back to Cycle Barn a few days later to meet with owner Jim Boltz again.  After pleasantries and more excited cross-talk about our mutual ideas, he told me I should … Continue reading

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The first AIMExpo Show in Orlando Florida

The first AIMExpo Show –   Orlando Florida I was spoiled beyond belief to be sent to the inaugural AIMExpo Show held in Orlando from October 15th – 21st.  The first three days were reserved for media and industry attendees, while … Continue reading

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Memories of My Career in Motorsports – Part III

Part III:     To continue …  In the middle of the ‘99 – ‘00 school year I had an epiphany.  This was my 31st year of teaching. I’d never paid much attention to the details of the retirement system, because that … Continue reading

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Memories of My Career in Motorsports – Part II

Part II:     To continue from Part I…  I came up with other nifty plans while working at Doug’s Mazda-Suzuki-Hummer that did not work. To promote the Mazda 4 door pickup I did a co-promotion with Cycle Barn, thanks to knowing … Continue reading

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Memories of My Career in Motorsports – Part I

Part I: None of what follows is all that important, but you might find it interesting.  Essentially I am using my web site to store memories while they are still retrievable from the storage files in my brain! As I’m … Continue reading

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