Category Archives: motorcycle

Planning to Ride

“Alright everybody! Grab some seconds and then a seat. Each table will make a group to brainstorm new ideas for rides.” The laughing bunch of riders eventually settled down to start the Harley Owners Group (HOG) activity meeting. Held in … Continue reading

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Burnt Bushes

The snarling Harley group poured off the freeway and onto the back road that led toward the mountains. Eighteen bikes made it tough to stay together, so the ride captain split us into two groups, each with a captain and … Continue reading

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The Overnighter- Part Two

  When Diane parked her Harley at the hotel, her frozen fingers stuck to her handle bars were not entirely caused by the weather. In the last two hours of their ride, an icy mist had followed them out of … Continue reading

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The Overnighter- Part One

  When she roared into the parking lot, all heads turned as one toward the arriving Harley. The rider slowed to a crawl at the end of the row of bikes, switching off the engine, and settling the massive machine … Continue reading

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Elements of a Ride

  Riding Harleys uses alchemy—you can experience the elements of air, earth, water, and fire all in one ride. The first element we encountered was fire when our planned destination was in doubt when we met at the dealership for … Continue reading

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The Almost Grand Canyon Trip

Our first Harley road trip to Arizona was full of storms. When the trip was planned for May, we weren’t expecting any rain. It was unfortunate we couldn’t have made arrangements to test new motorcycle gear, since we experienced every … Continue reading

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Dancing with Mountains

As our HOG chapter roared down the narrow road that paralleled Lake Matthews, the sky was bright with promises of cool spring weather. After previous days of thunderstorms, this blue sky only held wispy feather clouds, incapable of interfering with … Continue reading

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