Its been a while since I've posted on here.
I just spent Labor Day weekend in Staples, MN (actually Browerville, 20? miles from Staples) A motocross track there had a two day race weekend. The original plan, was for Jade and Cole to go with me, but with the first day of school being Tuesday, Jade, after a lot of torn thinking, decided that she had better stay home to prepare for it. I ended up going alone.
A track I had never been to (generally it takes me far too log to 'learn' a new track), so I rode as much as possible during the Saturday practice. Saturday evening, I went to Brainerd and spent the night at Mother and Isa's. After Isa made me breakfast on Sunday morning, I made my way back to the track for some racing. Motocross is raced in a two race format... meaning you race two races, they add up the scores to get the overall score. Of course I was racing the the senior citiz... err I mean the Senior class (only people over 40 qualify to race in it)... Although I was pretty un-impressed with my riding performance... it was good enough to get a 1st in each moto, for... yep, a first overall.
Sunday night, back to Brainerd for the night, had a nice evening chatting with Pauline and her husband, Ruthy, and I don't remember what the other young ladies name was...
Monday morning after another breakfast fit for a king made by Isa, I headed back to the track for the second day of racing. The second day went better than the first (same finish, 1st place in each race) but my riding was much better (although it was nowhere near where I think it should be).
I had the option to either bring trophies or t-shirts home for winning the races, but I thought that Jade would like to see the trophies. She put in a lot of hard thinking and considering before deciding that she couldn't go. So I told her I was bringing a couple of presents home for her.
Photo's of the 'presents' are below (if I can figure out how to post a picture)