2021 Bison Track Sponsored Rider, Mike Kochalka
Location: Shorewood, IL
Favorite Track: Autobahn Country Club (South Course)
How did you get into motorcycles? My best friend bought one in 2007, so the logical thing for me to do was buy one as well (never having ridden before, ever).
Why do you ride? To forget/leave behind any stress of life
Career Highlight: Racing Road America in 2020 with CCS
Favorite Bike to Ride: My 2012 GSX-R600 Racebike
How do you prepare to go on the track? Shotgun a Monster drink
Goals for 2021: Several podium finishes in the Midwest Division of CCS, finish top 3 in MW SB or MW GP, and get the bump to Expert status.
Why do you choose Bison Track? While the gear is top quality, the support from Bison as an organization as a whole is absolutely stellar