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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

White Knuckle Chili

[vimeo 41628246 w=620 h=349] The roar of motorcycles announced a new batch of Roanoke Valley Harley Owners Group's famous "White Knuckle Chili" is ready for...

Four days on the road and I made it home tonight

Even with layers of leather and heated gear the cold gnawed at my bones as we blasted down I-79 towards West Virginia. A breakfast stop south of Morgantown brought hot coffee and some warmth but the warmth from the ride up on Thursday morning seemed far, far away as we studied radar maps on our cell phones and wondered if and when the rain would hit.

New River Valley Harley-Davidson ceases operations Dec. 31

New River Valley Harley-Davidson, Christiansburg, opened with much fanfare and high hopes in October 2008, shuts it doors at the end-of-business Saturday, Dec. 31. The...

Kevin Spangler lived for Harley-Davidsons

"We live for Harley-Davidsons," Kevin and Sandy Spangler declared on their Facebook page. Kevin Spangler, 49, loved his Harley. He loved Sandy and his two...

Gray-haired bikers, old bones and Chimney Rock

It might be called an act of lunacy for a 63-year-old man with a history of back problems, bad knees, a questionable hip, cobbled...

Biker fun and games in Spartanburg, SC

In Spartanburg, SC, with other members of the Roanoke Valley Harley Owners Group (HOG) for the South Carolina HOG Rally.  Here are a couple...

Rolling the dice on a poker run and a twisty mountain road

Riding a poker run to benefit autism Saturday with the Roanoke Valley Harley Owners Group (HOG). Helped out with the first card stop at...

Anybody seen my anti-monkey butt powder?

On April 30, registered the mileage on my Harley Super-Glide with the Roanoke Valley Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA).  From then until Saturday (Sept. 10)...

Road trip

Fog hugged the ground as I set out in the pre-dawn hours of Monday for a long day on the Harley, participating in "Million...

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...