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Entries from October 12th, 2007

AMA president Rob Dingman on PitPass Radio

October 12th, 2007 · Comments Off on AMA president Rob Dingman on PitPass Radio · Events, Politics of Riding, Racing

This week’s PitPass Radio show had AMA president Rob Dingman scheduled for the 2nd hour. Due to my wretched travel schedule the last few months I missed the live show and haven’t had time to listen to the MP3 yet. I’m interested to hear what Dingman had to say regarding his new vision. I’ll post […]

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The non-profit professional

October 11th, 2007 · Comments Off on The non-profit professional · Politics of Riding, Racing

In AMA Motocross is Not NASCAR I noted that NASCAR is all business. The AMA is a private, non-profit corporation chartered in Ohio. Think about that. Professional racing is so named because the racers are professionals – that is, they expect and work to make their living by racing motorcycles. By inference then, racing is […]

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My new Leatt brace arrived today

October 8th, 2007 · Comments Off on My new Leatt brace arrived today · Safety, Technology

My new Leatt brace arrived today. Ordered it from BTO Sports. I also ordered an EVS Revolution 5 body armor which is designed to fit around the Leatt. Last Friday I got my new Organic air-cushion body armor from RXR Protect North America. RXR got me setup with one to test with the Leatt. The […]

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Got my RXR Protect body armor today

October 5th, 2007 · Comments Off on Got my RXR Protect body armor today · Reviews, Safety, Technology

Got my RXR Protect Organic chest protector today. Thanks to Chris Favro of RXR Protect North America for fixing me up with a sweet deal so I can test this with the new Leatt Brace. After talking with Chris we determined that the best path forward was to just get one and see how it […]

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Protect yourself – vintage racing and the Leatt brace

October 1st, 2007 · 1 Comment · Reviews, Safety, Technology

Today I ordered some modern protective equipment – a neck brace and a couple of different chest/body armour units to try with it. The neck brace I bought is the Leatt, the new and somewhat controversial HANS-style device invented and patented by South African Dr. Jeff Leatt. For core protection I ordered an EVS Revolution 5 […]

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