Four days & 1,143.7 miles of fun

Early on Wednesday of this past week, I fired up my Harley Davidson Switchback shortly before 0600, set one of my two trip odometers to 00.0 and headed Northeast on U.S. 221 towards Roanoke for the first of four days of the Merging Mountains Motorcycle Rally staged by the Harley Owners Group (HOG). As a […]

An afternoon rain didn’t dampen a great day

After more than 250 miles of riding in gorgeous, mostly sunny, weather in Virginia and North Carolina Sunday, the Harley and I ran into a wall of water about five miles South of Floyd shortly before 3:30 p.m. Eastern time. Saw the clouds to the north while leaving Hillsville after a daytime that included an […]

Good weather today, freeze Thursday

Looks like another day to save money on gas and have some fun on my Harley while taking care of business and enjoy the open road. The temperature is in the high 40s as I write this at 0600 this morning and is expected to hit 60 by early afternoon with clouds, a little wind […]

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 […]