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Friends gather to remember Jim McNeil

Friends honor Jim McNeil with memorial ride at Fitzland a year after his death in FMX accident

Updated: November 9, 2012, 6:08 PM ET
By Doug Parsons

The FMX community came together Tuesday to celebrate the life of Jim McNeil who died Nov. 6, 2011, at 32 in a tragic riding accident at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas.

Three of McNeil's close friends, Matt Buyten, John Distler and Adrienne Barclay, organized this memorial ride day that took place at Jimmy Fitzpatrick's property in Temecula, Calif. Riders and McNeil's friends came from Arizona, San Diego, Bakersfield and beyond to ride and celebrate his life and the good ...

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