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  • Road Resolutions, 2010 Published 12/2/2009 at 10:10 a.m. 0 comments

    Well, the new year is nearly upon us—just after we get through the holiday season with all its hustle and bustle, planning and fretting over gifts and holiday dishes to be cooked. With the advent of January 1, many of ...

  • The Good Life Published 10/22/2009 at 10:26 a.m. 0 comments

    “For Some There’s Therapy—For The Rest of Us, There’s Motorcycles.” Among the dozens of stickers on the back of my truck (yes, I’m a sticker junkie), I have this one. I’ve made it a habit to regularly look through the ...

  • Misadventures at Cherokee Published 9/22/2009 at 5:08 p.m. 0 comments

    Folks, I’m here to tell you I’m a Cherokee Survivor. Okay, in all seriousness, I’m not Cherokee but I did survive the trip to and from last month’s rally of the same name. What a ride!

  • The Broken-Down Bike Blues Published 8/27/2009 at 10:40 a.m. 0 comments

    Most of the late ’70s, early ’80s inline fours sounded different from one another—I could always tell a Kaw from a Suzuki, etc. Nothing sounds like a Hog. I hear them day in and day out; shovels sound the best. ...

  • The Phone Call Published 7/17/2009 at 1:06 p.m. 0 comments

    Yesterday was a great day. I had planned a peaceful day with my girlfriend, sleeping in late and doing a late brunch here at home, then some easy chores, a run to the storage unit, a stop-by to see my ...

  • The Essence of Cruising Published 6/29/2009 at 10:04 a.m. 0 comments

    With our choice of transportation we make a statement, riding in the wind, which differentiates us from the cage dwellers. We motorcyclists are a motley crew indeed, taken as a whole—we all see the sportbikers with their flashy and insanely ...

  • Locking Up Published 5/27/2009 at 10:52 a.m. 0 comments

    I blame the girl. It was a weekend several years ago. My siblings were visiting town and I had been hanging out with them at Mom’s house. However, there was a friend of mine that I needed to run into ...

  • Riding Partners Published 4/24/2009 at 4:17 p.m. 0 comments

    Several years ago, a friend and I were out riding. As I recall it was a pleasant day; we ran the parkway and maybe Cades Cove. The guy I was riding with was one of my close friends, someone I ...

  • Liars! Published 3/23/2009 at 4:45 p.m. 0 comments

    In the biker community, there is a saying that there are two kinds of motorcycle riders: those that have slid and those that will slide. It is pretty much accepted that if you ride long enough, you are going to ...

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