Tag Archives: motocycle

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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Why We Ride- Part Two

Completely exposed. That is your situation when you ride motorcycles, and you must accept it. Safety is another reason my friends consider my husband and I crazy to spend half our weekends riding our Harley. There are many features built … Continue reading

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Why We Ride- Part One

When I got back to work on Monday, my eyes sparkled with the residual excitement from the weekend. Even though my neck and back protested, I smiled at my co-workers in the teacher’s lounge. One of my teacher friends squinted … Continue reading

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Ready to Ride

I awoke to the persistent rustling of my husband next to me. The room was still dark, and for a moment I thought it was time to get up for work. Then I remembered it was Saturday. “Honey, we don’t … Continue reading

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