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Floyd
Friday, February 15, 2019

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...

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...

Rain? Maybe so, maybe not

Heading out this morning for a ride on the Switchback over to Black Bear Harley Davidson for a belated 22,500 mile service and tires. With...

On the road of less pain

Had a meeting in Roanoke late Tuesday afternoon and the weather forecast kept changing so I took a chance and rode one of my...

‘No particular place to go’

Fired up my Harley Davidson Switchback early Sunday and hit the road at 7 a.m. to ride down Virginia Rte. 8 from Floyd down...

Time to hit the open roads: Let’s ride

Assuming forecasts from the National Weather Service office in Blacksburg might be anything close to accurate -- and that is always a big assumption...

Politics does not ride on my road

As a motorcyclist, I understand the diversity of those who love two-wheeled enthusiasm on the open road. Oops, let's not forget those on three-wheels.  My...