The End Where I Begin...

The End Where I Begin...

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

A New Page

The 2010 season has come and gone for me and 2011 is approaching quite fast. I have been home for about 3 weeks and put riding on the back of my mind for a little while. I have taken up some new things like golf, being a normal kid, and enjoying myself. “laughs”. After the stressful year I had in Europe I needed some time away and I did just that. This week is my first week back riding and back in to full training once again. I am feeling very refreshed and getting back that itch to get back to work.
Now some of you may be asking where and what 2011 has in store for me? For 2011 I will be racing back in Europe and living in Italy. I have signed with Ricci Racing who was previously a Yamaha team and who has transferred over to factory Husqvarna for 2011.
I am looking forward to going out there October 24th for a couple of weeks to ride the bike and meet the team. I have heard great things about the team and what is available to me, not to mention where better to live then Italy?
Last year was tough out there for me, but there are so many things to learn living in Europe. My goal was to show my potential as a rider this year in Europe and due to some other issues I was not able to do so. This year I am on a factory team and I think it is going to be a great opportunity to get out there and show the true colors of what I can accomplish.
Catch up with me next week to hear about the team, the bikes, and how good the Italian food is. “laughs”. Ciao!


  1. I'm very happy For Michael,
    It's great for you to stay in Europe.

    Husquvarna is now with BMW and I'm sure that you will have a good bike evolving along the year.

    I wish you some holeshot and a good season.
    You will be happy in Italy, it's a beautiful Country not only for the food !

    Good Luck and see you in Valence !

  2. Nice comments about your first season in Europe, and nice that that you will be racing again on this side on 2011. Not easy for a young guy like you to cross the ocean and do it by yourslef! Congrats! Hope that you will have lot of wins on your HVA. Keep riding !

  3. GOOD LUCK FOR 2011 !! You are fast and you can!!