My life story

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My life story

Postby Ddavis » Wed Aug 29, 2012 6:22 am

From a very young age I've loved motocross.
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I learned how to ride a bicycle at 2 years old, and a dirt bike at 3 years old.
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In my early years I definitely did some cool stuff, like race Langtown in Thousand Oaks, CA.
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The kid in the very back on the far left is Cole Seely, helping his little brother, Chance.
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I eventually got into Quarter Midgets, and although I started off slow, I eventually broke a lot of track records and won a lot of races. My only chance at a regional championship, my dad changed the tires and I qualified in the 30th area, in practice I was .2 tenths quicker than the original track record in my class.
(Dead center in the blue/silver and black frame)
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My early days on a RM85 (About 12 years old)
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In 2007 I got a little quicker and raced Gold Cup and the LLQs. In my opinion, jumped right into the most stacked class in the recent decade.
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In the same year I raced Mammoth, qualified for all my main events except the race where my bike blew up in the semi.. while chasing down 1st.
2007 was also a big year for me since I went from basically all local, to LLQs, Gold Cup, Mammoth, Hot Summer Nights, Taft Arenacross, I rode Supercross with riders like Kyle Cunningham, Cole Seely, and Billy Payne, and raced some AMA Amateur Arenacross rounds.
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After 2007, I got a Team Green Kawasaki ride. Right before we were going to buy our new KX250f's, the local dealer didn't buy enough Kawasaki's to be a certified Kawasaki dealer, even though all the Team Green papers were signed. We did have some sick CRF250r's with SX suspension and all, but then they got repo'd because our "Friend" who we bought them from said they were paid off but weren't. Therefore, from Team Green ride, to no Team Green ride, to no bike. I bought a RM125 since it was our other friends girlfriends bike, so I rode that.
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Until I broke my legs at a LLQ in Schoolboy 1 (In a qualifying position)
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When I got back riding from that, I was on a Thousand Oaks Yamaha supermini and 125. Unfortunately we never had enough money to race any big races. Then I broke both my wrists, then I kept breaking my wrist.
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I rode my Thousand Oaks YZ125 for a while, until it really held me back in the B class against 250fs.
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After my wrist injury, I was riding a Cal-Coast YZ250f and 450. I was always fast, but got bad starts and got arm pump in the races. Therefore, no solid results.
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Then I dislocated my shoulder, and never really got back to 100%

Ever since I met my girlfriend 7/8/2011 I've ridden once, my family life has gone to shit, and I started raging at MX Sim in all my spare time. I just graduated, but I have no job/license/car. Once I get my license and a job, I'll save up for a truck, and a bike, then hopefully get racing again.

Haters gonna hate,
Devin Davis
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Re: My life story

Postby Robert196 » Wed Aug 29, 2012 6:26 am

Cool.
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Re: My life story

Postby BradyS21 » Wed Aug 29, 2012 6:31 am

Cool Story Bro.
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Re: My life story

Postby KTM57 » Wed Aug 29, 2012 6:32 am

You have a lot of good pictures of yourself riding. I'm jelly.

It sucks that all of that stuff went down at a crucial part of your potential career. When I got hurt, I was racing C class and beating guys that got top 10 from Loretta's that year. Would've been cool to go.

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Re: My life story

Postby Phathry25 » Wed Aug 29, 2012 6:45 am

Made my fuckin night. Put to shame the joy I got from making fun of this chick that was "mature beyond her years."

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Re: My life story

Postby Ohagan75 » Wed Aug 29, 2012 7:17 am

i hate to be rude but what was the point of this thread?
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Re: My life story

Postby Chancellorsville » Wed Aug 29, 2012 7:28 am

I actually enjoyed reading all of this. Don't take that the wrong way, I don't mean I enjoyed reading the part where you stopped racing; I just enjoyed the whole story from the beginning to the end.

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Re: My life story

Postby mbork-1 » Wed Aug 29, 2012 11:56 am

me to enjoyed that.........but to this story no end so DD410 dont stop keep goin' :wink: and dont sit here get a job and some bike again we want real new pics!!!
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Re: My life story

Postby mbork-1 » Wed Aug 29, 2012 11:57 am

P.S. pff need call dad and go to training right now
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Re: My life story

Postby Mikey » Wed Aug 29, 2012 12:28 pm

Gotta admit, pretty gnar helmet cam at the end there.
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Re: My life story

Postby dylan22 » Wed Aug 29, 2012 12:29 pm

Dowd didn't turn pro until he was 21.
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Re: My life story

Postby JTmoto » Wed Aug 29, 2012 12:37 pm

That was actually pretty cool! Hope you ride again soon!
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Re: My life story

Postby Sib43 » Wed Aug 29, 2012 12:48 pm

I enjoyed watching your nice pics and reading your story. Sounds like a story from a movie. Happy Ending still to come :)

Good luck mate.
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Re: My life story

Postby mxmasta57 » Wed Aug 29, 2012 3:11 pm

Hope you get back riding!
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Re: My life story

Postby Andy_Hack » Wed Aug 29, 2012 3:26 pm

The first thing I thought was, "cool story, bro" then next was, this kind of post is typically for you devin,
but after i read it, i must say, its very well made! you are talkin about your true life. seems legit! haha
All i can say is, maybe some guys see you with different eyes now.
Good luck in the future, I know that it sucks beeing hurt again and again, and how hard it is to come back to racing and compete with some of the best.
I wish you all luck! :)


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