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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

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...

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...

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...

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...

Turning point after another crash?

Retirement once was the goal of many Americans.  Now so much now. As people live longer and the cost to stay alive goes up, nearly one...

Toys for Tots

Each December, Marines and the Roanoke Valley Harley Owners Group gather in Salem for the annual Toys for Tots ride -- a charity benefit...

The dependable Dyna Super Glide

An electrical glitch sidelined my Harley-Davidson Switchback Sunday shortly after I headed out for a long-overdue ride in beautiful weather. Thankfully, Amy ventured out with...

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...

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...