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First Steps

My goal is to become a licensed AFM Racer.

2007 AFM Top Novice Oliver Rowen (photo from afmracing.org)

But first, some history:

The first riding I ever did was in Vietnam on a tiny little Honda scooter.  This bad boy had about 50cc and a max speed of what felt like a galloping llama, which is fast.  Listen — it felt exhilirating being able to ride the coast of the South China Sea without wearing a helmet and without any gear (or underwear).  It was just the wind in my face and the sun at my back[side]! I felt like a gangster.  A Vietnamese gangster…no.

Bad. Ass.

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