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Saturday, December 15, 2018

The road awaits for exploring

With by 2012 Harley Davidson Switchback in the shop awaiting final determinations on the extent of its damage from hitting a dog and going...

Fog of fall

Third straight morning of heavy, dense fog. Heavy fog greeted us early Friday morning on a trip down to Roanoke for pulmonary tests for Amy. Although...

Turning point after another crash?

Retirement once was the goal of many Americans.  Now so much now. As people live longer and the cost to stay alive goes up, nearly one...

Road trips

Good day to ride Saturday. Used the Harley to run errands down to Roanoke and back, taking the long way when possible and enjoyed...

A Parkway paving mess

Had a chance to climb onto my Harley this weekend and cruise county roads to enjoy the good weather. Of course, if you want to...

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.

Four days & 1,143.7 miles of fun

Early on Wednesday of this past week, I fired up my Harley Davidson Switchback shortly before 0600, set one of my two trip odometers...

Watch out for motorcycles

Expect to see a lot of motorcycles in our area for the next few days. The Harley Owners Group (HOG) is sponsoring the Merging Mountains...

The sounds of Thunder

He snapped awake at 0500, a full 30 minutes before the alarm was set to go off. For more than 50 years, he has awakened...

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...