The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota is a motorized mecca for bikers. The 460,000+ riders who went this year may have found more danger than normal.
With luck, I will turn 70 later this year. I can still use a motorcycle for much of my daily transportation and ride the tight turns on Squirrel Spur or our other challenging roads. I can still cover courts and the board of supervisors for the paper and I will wander the vast areas of FloydFest later next month for photographic and video coverage.
The temperature sat on 30 degrees at 6:45 a.m. as I fired up my Harley Davidson Switchback Sunday to ride over to Tuggles Gap to meet up with Nick Piazza for a ride down Woolwine Mountain on Virginia Route 8 to Stuart and then East on U.S. 58 over to Martinville and South on U.S. […]
Celebrated quality time on Presidents Day Monday on on two different motorcycles — my Harley Switchback and Amy’s Can-Am Spyder. Different bikes, different styles, different ways to ride. The Switchback is a classic cruiser, based on Harley-Davidson’s tried and true Dyna chassis. Dynas have been upgraded and improved over the years and the Switchback — […]
The thermometer is already 58 degrees at 6:30 this morning and is expected to hit 65 by 2 p.m. I’m heading north towards Roanoke shortly to join members of the Roanoke Valley Harley Owners Group for breakfast and a possible ride down where the high is expected to top 70 degrees.
Live to ride and ride to live are mottos of those of us who enjoy time on two-wheels.