Wednesday, April 25, 2018

It is better than the alternative

With luck, I will turn 70 later this year.  I can still use a motorcycle for much of my daily transportation and ride the tight turns on Squirrel Spur or our other challenging roads.  I can still cover courts and the board of supervisors for the paper and I will wander the vast areas of FloydFest later next month for photographic and video coverage.

Good day to ride with good friends

The temperature sat on 30 degrees at 6:45 a.m. as I fired up my Harley Davidson Switchback Sunday to ride over to Tuggles Gap...

Another nice day: The road awaits

Celebrated quality time on Presidents Day Monday on on two different motorcycles -- my Harley Switchback and Amy's Can-Am Spyder. Different bikes, different styles, different...

Live to ride and ride to live

The thermometer is already 58 degrees at 6:30 this morning and is expected to hit 65 by 2 p.m. I'm heading north towards Roanoke shortly to join members of the Roanoke Valley Harley Owners Group for breakfast and a possible ride down where the high is expected to top 70 degrees. Live to ride and ride to live are mottos of those of us who enjoy time on two-wheels.

More riding time

After some rain in parts of the county and Southwestern Virginia overnight, the outlook for Friday is cloudy with a slight chance of moisture...