75cc

After i hit the banked turn of packed parched dirt, ten-years-old and hugging the yellow gas tank of my 75cc Suzuki, just as i imagined the Belgian Roger De Costa would bank his yellow 500cc and racing full-throttle for another victory, just as he did in the poster on my bedroom wall, i would come out of the turn under the blue southern Cal sky and before the brown canyon flats, before the scattered gray scrub, my eyes trained on the trail of jarring ruts, my wrist torquing down, and then race full-throttle for myself going nowhere in particular.

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75cc