Dang! Ever won a series one year and move up in class the next year only to have problem after problem? I am literally beside myself, plagued by misfortune, mud and bike failures. I really wanted to do well this year in B-VET, I have the speed but it just seems like one thing after another is going wrong. A harescramble a while back, I was running with all the confidence in the world till I clipped a large oak with my head and was knocked out for a sec, I still finished OK only loosing a spot, but dang. The next race my bike power valve was beating dents in my 290, I finished the race but needless to say my bike is down for a bit till I get a new piston. Sunday I was racing and thought my front wheel was coming loose only to get in my groove realizing the riser bolts were rapidly getting loose, not the wheel. I was in a rock race and those bars slapping the palms of my hands was too much to take after 18 miles of up and down rocky terrain, not to mention I was actually racing and trying to rationalize what was going to happen when they finally came off before i could get to the truck. Dang points! I dont really expect much as far as replies on this topic, and honestly i am not whining but, this sucks, I am in such a slump I don't know what to do. Pick my head up and try for better luck I guess, I still have one race to drop and not yet half way through the season. Oh well I'm done. Sorry for such a long post. Thanks for reading!