Who: Ben Reid
Where: Newtownards, Co. Down
Sponsors: Intouch Network Solutions, P&O Irish Sea, Iron Horse, Fox Shox, Shimano, Aztec, Thor, OGIO, Sun Ringle, Gamut, Sixsixone, Sunline, Maxxis, Thule, Sport NI. (See www.justreid.com for more info)
Motivations: Angus Young absolutely on the pipe.
Inspirations: Anyone who’s dead on and can tear it up on two wheels.
Achievements: The Thunder Truck, and putting 15000 miles on er this summer, 2009 Irish Champion (about the 8th time), Gold at 2009 European Cup RND 1, 3rd over all British NPS 07, 11th World Cup Champery 07, 10th WC Schladming 07, 14th World Champs 07………..
Perfect Day: Wake up to find out I’ve won the lottery. Possibilities are endless, Id Rock up at the races in Mig 28 or Harrier Jet and id melt everyone’s Awning as I went for another run!
Tunes: My self and Ali have done a few miles this year, these are some of what I can remember listening. We had, Rod Stewart, Billy Idol, Phil Colin’s, some other gay shit from Ali’s spice boy mega mix, Top Gun Sound Track, Kaylee Star, Mega Death, DIO, Judas Priest, AC/DC………
Film: A few that come to mind. Mad Max’s, Convoy, Back to the Future.
Future: The new UCI World team coming out of justreid for 09, Keep your eye on that! That and your ol beg!