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Showing posts from December, 2018


19 March 2019

Yesterday I put gas in the Harley. As this was a short half-mile trip to the gas station I did not wear my boots, leather jacket or motorcycling pants. Just Timberlands shoes (with no ankle protection), khakis and a long-sleeved shirt. I did wear gloves and the helmet, but it felt so wrong. The advisory is ATGATT - All The Gear All The Time - and I normally do this. Dress for the slide, not the ride. On the way up and back I kept thinking, "Great. The one time I don't wear all my stuff, just watch, I'll run into a car or something." This is a time when being superstitious is a good thing. Anyway - I made the trip unscathed.

18 March 2019

My motorcycle ride on Friday was to Front Royal to visit a Confederate museum that I have passed by a number of times but have never seen. Sadly, I did not double check its operating schedule. They don't open until April! But it wasn't a wasted trip - the ride down there and back was very pleasant. VIDEO. Route 5…