Thank you to everyone who came to our first Bike Night. Unfortunately the weather kept many from coming,caused some to leave early and ultimately kept us from having the movie. We will have another one. I would like to also arrange a ride real soon. Stay tuned. I hope those who did come had a good time. Once again, our goal was to have a nice get together that was entertaining for the whole family. I have so many people to thank for helping. I am still in awe at the support I’ve gotten from so many people.
Jackson Ave. Coffee – Dan gave the gift cards out of his own pocket for a giveaway. He has been a great supporter. As a small business owner himself and also a rider, he has offered advice and help as well. Get your caffeine fix at JAC. Check them out for music nights and all kinds of fun events. www.jacksonavenuecoffee.com
Smoky’s House BBQ – Joe brought all kinds of food not knowing whether he would have 50lbs of bbq going to waste or a teaspoon left at the end of the night. Joe is a rider and a small business owner too. www.smokyshousebbq.com
Dan and Vickie Bircher and the whole Bircher Family – Being both riders and small business owners, the Birchers came with their awesome catering truck. They travel to different events and auctions all around. They did a great job keeping bellies full with killer Phillies, smothered fries and drinks.
Western Powersports, Fly Racing – Lisa is an important spoke that keeps the Fuel Cycles wheel together.My right hand man, only she’s in Boise,ID. Her daily job is keeping me straight on part #’s and what cool things to stock such as Fly Riding and Racing Gear, Michelin,Shinko and Pirelli tires and GMAX helmets. Lisa was responsible for the helmet giveaways, Fly T-shirts, temporary tattoos, banners, sunglasses giveaways and bike cover giveaway. www.flyracing.com www.wps-inc.com
Amsoil – John Gore – As a new Amsoil dealer I hadn’t accumulated anything to speak of in regards to co-op dollars. John, out of his own pocket provided the Amsoil giveaways. www.amsoil.com
Dunlop Tires – Also provided banners, stickers and giveaways www.dunlopmotorcycle.com
Bike and Hike of Charleston, Ed Thomas – Ed is a rider, a small business owner and one of my best friends. He has helped throughout the process. If you need a bicycle go to Bike and Hike for friendly personal service. They will fit the bike to you for the most comfortable ride. www.bikeandhikeweb.com
Joe Stewart, Fuel Cycles’ mechanic- put in so much of his own time even to help make the event a success. Thank you to his soon-to-be wife Stacy as well. They are getting married September 10. Congrats!!!
Eric Huddlestun, my father-in-law – Eric has given, it seems, a thousand hours of labor in helping Fuel Cycles come from concept to what it is now. Eric is just as generous with his time helping at Central Christian Church.
Lola and Scott Roberts- My Mother and her hubby. Mom and Scott have helped all though the process as well. Mom fills in when I am off getting bikes and inventory, cleans the shop and digs in and is even willing to get dirty if she has to. There are many burly guys that don’t work as hard as this woman. Plus, she deserves a medal for raising me! Luv ya!
Andrew Porter and Devon Frederick – You know how people say young kids these days are lazy, etc. etc.? Andrew and Devon break that mold. They have helped me almost every step of the way remodeling the building. At just 19 Andrew has more talent in carpentry and plumbing than you could imagine. Devon is just 16 and will work a 10 hour day without a single gripe. Too bad I can’t keep up with them at the track! Thank you guys!
Bill and Sharon Huddlestun – Tricia’s cousin and his wife. They both have put in many hours helping at the shop. Sharon has even come to help Bill at midnight after working a whole day at her job. Thank you.
There are countless others who I owe a thank you to. Just the support from a friend is a great thing to be given. Stay tuned for more great events. I am truly loving the path life has taken me. I feel very fortunate to have this career opportunity, a supportive family and many many friends both old and new. There is always room for another member of the Fuel Cycles Family.