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Floyd
Tuesday, December 11, 2018

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...

One day at a time

A time existed when I would climb on a motorcycle in any kind of weather, at any temperatures, and ride off into the hills...

Don’t mind. Don’t matter

Some 40 years ago, in 1976, I was a bachelor enjoying the "swinging 70s," which meant I had an active, and fun, social life.One...