Originally Posted by Maineroot
John Volkman helped us out in Loreto with some parts. When we went to his pit, it was dark and we spent an hour or two doing maintenance with him. At one point the flashlight went across his arm, and I was like- WTF happened to you. He had road rash ALL OVER his body, I mean he was tore up. He calmly explained that he had been hit by a truck on course, then went back to helping us out.
That guy is one tough MO-FO. And one heck of a nice guy.
He gave me a set of vice grips to use for my shifter at the mag 7 pit before La Purisma. He was working on his bike, I realize now it was because he was hit.