Tuesday, June 13, 2017


"Goin' down to Louisiana to get me a mojo hand
 I'm gonna have all you women under my command
 Got my mojo workin'...."  -Preston Foster

Confidence is a tremendous asset.  Especially when racing.  Without it a man is simply going through the motions.  For a racer, going through the motions adds even more risk into an already dodgy proposition.

The universe, like a pack of wild dogs, can smell doubt and fear and responds just as viciously.  A few crashes, a couple of bad finishes or DNFs can start one on a downward spiral that slays the ego.  After two decades of racing motorcycles in various disciplines, I have been there once or twice.  It's a hell of an easy hole to get into and a hell of a hard one to get out of.  The only thing that has ever worked for me was getting back to basics, discovering the joy in riding again.  Practice, repetition, finding a way out of your own head and into the soul of the machine.

Whatever it takes.  Get your mojo workin'.........

Rider to my left stuck on a log and out of mojo.  I hopped over it, still chasing my own....  

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