Good day to ride with good friends

Good day to ride with good friends

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...
Good day to ride with good friends

Live to ride and ride to live

Another incredibly warm day in the middle of winter here in the mountains Friday and a nice afternoon to climb on a motorcycle to ride. Topped off the tank of my Harley Switchback in Floyd and headed south on Virginia Rte. 8 down Woolwine Mountain, carving the twisty...
Good day to ride with good friends

Merry Christmas on the open road

If I am fortunate this weekend, the rain will let up by Sunday and with temperatures slated for the 70s, I will be enjoying Christmas on one of my Harleys. I get asked more and more if I should still be riding at age 68.  Why not?  I have a riding friend down on the...
Good day to ride with good friends

Day tripping

The thermometer rose to near record-highs Friday throughout the area Friday, topping 80 in Roanoke, hitting 79 in Blackburg and hardly seeming like November in Southwestern Virginia. In my case it meant abandoning working on any of a long list of projects and,...