One of our favorite stories from 2012 was our coverage of the Kenny Roberts American Heroes Benefit Dinner. Hosted by King Kenny at his storied California ranch, it was an incredible opportunity to get close to the three-time world champ and other racing glitterati like Kenny Roberts Jr., Wayne Rainey, Eddie Lawson and renowned dirt-tracker […]
Pay it Forward for Paul Lima, Please
Motorcycle aficionado and owner of GP Motorcycles, a San Diego dealership specializing in European manufacturers, Paul Lima, suffered a paralyzing crash while riding an MX bike on April 4th. Following a 9-hour surgery to realign and stabilize his back, Paul is recovering well and undergoing rehabilitation. Paul has health coverage, but the costs not covered by insurance are mounting and the Lima family can use any help benevolent motorcyclists can afford.
We recently attended a track day sponsored by GP Motorcycles and Moto Forza, and interviewed Paul and his business partner and friend, Balz Renggli. A quote in the interview from Paul sums up his dedication to his customers and the sport of motorcycling, “We are enthusiast shops starting from desire rather than profit,” says Lima.
Please pledge something if you’re in a position to, if not, please forward to someone who possibly can.