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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

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...

A steak to remember the Cow Encounter

A 20-ounce porterhouse bit the dust Thursday night at Longhorn Steakhouse at Valley View in Roanoke. Amy polished off a filet Mignon and lobster tail...

Merry Christmas on the open road

If I am fortunate this weekend, the rain will let up by Sunday and with temperatures slated for the 70s, I will be enjoying...

‘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...

A weekend to remember our Vets

This is the weekend to remember those served our nation in military services and put their lives on the line. Saturday is Veterans Day.  Remember...

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...

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...

Nice day, nice ride…even with the damn cows

Pleasant weather for a nice ride over to Greenwood Family Restaurant

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...

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.