Tag Archives: Harley Owners Group

The Call of the Winding Road

  If you’ve never ridden a motorcycle, all that follows here will seem foolishness. “It’s just a motorcycle, a death trap,” you say, and from a certain perspective, you are correct. I might have felt that way at one time. … Continue reading

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Fender Fluff Files- Part One

You’ve all seen us on the highway in front of you, dressed in black leather, holding tight to our husband or boyfriend, pressed up against our backrests, long hair streaming out the back of our helmets. It might seem like … Continue reading

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Back Roads to Pioneertown

The ride captain promised roads we had never seen, and our chapter, the Inland Empire Harley Owners Group, was ready to accept that challenge. At the check-in, I was still yawning from the Daylight Savings Time clock change. My husband … Continue reading

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Hot Tamales, Cool Ride

  One of the great things about a HOG ride is that although you know your final destination, but you can never be sure how you’ll get there. It was our second time riding out to the Tamale Festival in … Continue reading

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The Rock Store

If you’re not a motorcycle rider, you’ve probably never heard of The Rock Store. Why would a former hot springs resort and bootlegger hideout attract crowds of Harley-Davidsons, Hondas, and sport bikes every weekend? Our HOG chapter spent a warm … Continue reading

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The cold ride- part two

  The next morning, Frank coaxed me away from the motel heater with promises of coffee. My phone told me it was 32 degrees. Today our ride would take us up a mountain pass that would dump us out into … Continue reading

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The Cold Ride- part one

“You’d better wear your thermals,” my husband warned as he came inside with the motorcycle cover bundled up in front of him. “It’s only 39 degrees out there!” “Don’t worry, I’ve got them on,” I assured him in a muffled … Continue reading

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A different ride- the eventual end

The final night of a weekend Harley trip is smooth going down but leaves a bitter after taste. Our HOG chapter president offered to have dinner delivered for the whole group of thirty riders, and we gladly accepted. After riding … Continue reading

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Lemon Bars at Dante’s Peak

As I savored the sweet tanginess of my lemon bar, I looked over the edge of Dante’s Peak into the vast expanse of Death Valley. I shivered in the icy wind, despite the sun beating down on us. The Inland … Continue reading

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