I recently had the opportunity to test the new Supercross track at NCMP (North Carolina Motorsports Park). Mark Czysz, owner of NCMP, had decided his old Supercross track (amateur style) had become a bit boring. He was having night races on it, but the attendance wasn’t there, possibly because it was not challenging enough. He […] Read more
Introducing a child to motorcycling is a big step. There’s a joy that comes from passing on our enthusiasm for two wheels. However, there’s a way to ride with your kids, and then there’s the correct way to ride with your kids. For those of us who learned to ride in the “pre-rider-training” days (a neighbor’s […] Read more
NASCAR racing on any track has always just been around an oval in the same direction. And the tracks don’t really ever change. Yet, the drivers spend five days before the event, each one having five mechanics, setting up their car for that particular event. Motocross tracks are filled with man-made obstacles, changing terrain and […] Read more
In the sport of Motocross racing competing against others is the motivation. Simply crossing the finish line is no longer in question. The only questions are how fast can we get to the finish line and who can we beat along the way? In this sport in which we are trying to promote better fitness, […] Read more
I always hear people saying that motocross is inherently a dangerous sport??? Crossing a busy road is also inherently dangerous or driving a car is also inherently dangerous. However we as parents will take the time to teach our kids how to cross a busy road (look left, look right, look left again, judge the […] Read more
If the mind is not engaged, the body doesn’t work. And your body will only perform to that level that the mind is engaged. If the mind is only in 1st gear, the body can only go slow. If you don’t know that there is a 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th gear, your performance […] Read more
I have often wondered why so many potentially good riders never recognize the need for a qualified coach to assist and train them in reaching their racing goals. This without a doubt has cost many good riders, and potentially great riders, their championship and eventually their racing careers. This is a major weakness and especially […] Read more
Some pictures from our recent training session at NCBIKE in Garysburg, NC.