“If you’re not moving forward you’re standing in the way of others.”
Moving forward - developing new skills, ideas, concepts - is something I've been trying to do for the most part in 2013. But so far I’m not sure if I’ve hit the ground running or I’m being dragged along by the current of time.
It’s hard to believe that 12 months ago today the great Mika Ahola lost his life. For many, January 15 is simply just another day. But for many – those of us who love enduro – it’s a sad and poignant day in the history of our sport.
Blank page. I’m staring at the computer screen wondering how to start off my first blog of 2013. To be honest there’s a couple – actually a lot – of ideas running through my head on what I could write about, but none of them seem to stick.
GNCC racing is to our east coast American friends what enduro is to us Europeans – the most popular form of ‘off-road’ racing. Last weekend the 14-round series drew to a close at the legendary Loretta Lynn’s circuit.
As I brace myself to prepare for the inevitable bang that always seem to occur as the Ryanair pilot touches down to land, my attention is briefly distracted to the daylight outside the cabin window. It's almost ten o'clock at night and yet the sun's still out. It's also not raining either, which makes a pleasant change.