Ricky Carmichael couldn’t hide his excitement to ride the new trails at the Clear Creek Off Highway Riding Area in Milton Saturday morning.
Part of that excitement stemmed from the feeling of being at home again.
After all, it was in a similar setting that Carmichael got his start in motocross racing.
Growing up near Tampa, Carmichael learned to ride at the Croom Motorcycle Area in the Withlacoochee State Forest, sparking a love that would carry him through a remarkable run in professional racing.
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