Describe yourself in three words?
Husband, father, boss.
Why the motorcycle industry?
_I loved riding. There wasn’t anything that could equal the fun for the cost. _
**What do you see in the industry’s crystal ball? **
_To grow we need to lower bike costs, and safety/safety-programs need to be job one. Also there needs to be more rally events, which give people a reason to ride. _
What is your greatest accomplishment?
_Aside from family, Vance & Hines. _
Favorite all-time motorcycle?
Who inspires you?
John Wooden, Steve Jobs.
What’s your biggest regret?
_That I didn’t know the value of an education earlier in life. _
What is your proudest moment?
That’s a hard one…First to 200 mph, double wins at Laguna World Superbike, two Daytona 200 wins, Matt and Andrew both three-time champions, XR1200s lined up at Indianapolis…there’s plenty more!
Favorite place on Earth?
_Maui, Hawaii. _
Biggest pet peeve?
_Government waste. _
What are you currently working on?
_Staying healthy. _
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