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Great day, great ride

A group of us rode our Harleys through the damp and fog of Sunday morning to Lee-Hi Plaza just north of Lexington for the annual Virginia statewide chapter challenge, a gathering of Harley Owners Group (HOG) chapters from throughout the Old Dominion. The fog finally cleared and the sunny, Springlike weather arrived just in time

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Stupid is as stupid does

The New River Valley Harley Owners Group (NRVHOG) had a Christmas Party scheduled this morning (Saturday) to benefit needy children. I was feeling better and (like an idiot) decided to bundle up and ride my bike over to Christiansburg for the event. Big mistake. Everything seemed to go well as I suited up, fired up

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It doesn’t get much better

Cool, crisp October morning. Still dark as I back the Harley out of the garage and head towards Floyd for an early-morning stop at the Floyd County Rescue Squad Station 1 for breakfast and generous helpings of ham, bacon, gravy biscuits, eggs and coffee from the buffet, accentuated by always welcome conversation. Then to Christiansburg

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Motorcycle Musings

Who let the HOGs out?

The thunder you may hear over the next four days won’t just be coming from the storms that continue to batter Floyd County and the rest of Southwestern Virginia. A couple thousand Harley-Davidsons will descend on Roanoke on Wednesday for the beginning of the 2009 Virginia Harley Owners Group (HOG) rally.

Two planned group rides will venture up the Blue Ridge Parkway to Mabry Mill and Floyd is listed as a place to visit for those attending the rally.

As a member of the Roanoke Valley HOG chapter, I’ll be helping out with the rally Wednesday-Friday and will be away from the studio but will be back in Floyd Saturday to cover the Town Jubilee for The Floyd Press.

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