Shane Donaca on left with Richie Reynolds at the 2011 Flash Point Snow Bike race in McCall Idaho
We were saddened to hear of the passing on Shane Donaca this past weekend. The Portland area rider was a longtime fixture on the Northwest moto scene. Here is the news post:
MOXEE, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say an amateur motorcycle racer died after being thrown from his bike near Moxee.
Yakima County Sheriff’s office says 44-year-old Shane Donaca of Oregon City, Ore., died on Saturday during a practice run before competing in the Northwest Nitro Nationals Pro Hill Climb. He was testing his bike when he hit a depression and was thrown over the handlebars.
They Yakima Herald-Republic reports (http://bit.ly/JKv68v ) about 4,000 people attended the two-day event.