Category Archives: rides

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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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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Back Roads to Pioneertown

(Photo by Kevin Austin) When we rolled out of the Riverside dealership that morning, most of the HOGs were still yawning. Daylight Savings Time had just arrived, and we regretted that lost hour of sleep. The sky was gradually brightening … Continue reading

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The Layers of a Ride

Teeshirt, leather Harley jacket with liner, silk long underwear, jeans, boots The sun has only risen for a half hour, and I feel the chill against my legs as we ride to the first meeting place. I peek around my … Continue reading

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