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The "Shout Out" Thread, Ever been helped out by someone, let them know here.
SimplyGroovy aka...
post Sep 4 2008, 03:55 PM
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Has anybody ever come through for you? Whether a big help or even a little one, if it affected you positively, let them know here. Give them a shout out and tell us your story.

Here's my story:
I went up to Reno last weekend for the Blackjack Nationals. Got in my practice on Friday and was getting ready for the pre-race. Just before the start of motos, I notice that my back wheel has shifted. So I get out the tools and start to adjust my wheel. As I'm tightening it back up, a horrible snap echoes across the back wall of the building. I had snapped the axle to my rear wheel. So I run frantically to all the dealers on hand looking for a replacement axle but no luck. So the next option is for me to hunt down a wheel to borrow. I start hitting up the people I know from Tucson, unfortunatly none to be had. Then as I'm freaking out about missing my first moto, I run into Shannon Gillette. Not to sure whether he was busy at the time or not, but he immediatly stopped what he was doing and proceeded to loan me a back wheel. Not just for that night, but for the whole weekend! I went on to make 2 out of 3 mains for the weekend and am extremely thankfull. You didn't have to do what you did, but you did.
Shannon Gillette, you are the man! Thanks!
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