Author Archives: Gary

Inpromptu Ride

Jeff called the other day to let me know he was on his way to spend Memorial Day with us. I never turn down a chance for my brother to visit. He drove his new (to him) car up since … Continue reading

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CMA’s Catfish Lunch Ride

Today is the monthly chapter meeting. We haven’t met since February. We had an Officers’ meeting in March and last week, but no chapter meeting. And Homeside was finally open again too! Not many topics for the chapter meeting, and … Continue reading

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Who is John Galt?

As I have said, I am a slow reader. So, what do I pick? A 1000+ page novel, with very small font. I pick Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand. This novel was mentioned in one of the travel stories that … Continue reading

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Travels With Charley by John Steinbeck

I know that John Steinbeck is a great author, he wrote classic novels. I have only read one, The Grapes of Wrath. I have thought about reading some of his others, specifically Of Mice and Men, but I have never … Continue reading

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COVID19 Ride

I can’t take it anymore! I need to get out! I sold the Harley a few weeks ago, and now we are down to two bikes. The Spyder for my bride and the BMW GS for me. We cleaned up … Continue reading

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On the Road – Jack Kerouac

I started reading Neil Peart’s Ghost Rider right after I retired. It help me get out of a “funk.” I read several of his later books and got motivated to ride with a purpose, seeing America! This led me to … Continue reading

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Fun day ride

The last week has been rather hectic. I have been able to spend some time with the new bike putting lights and an accessory control. But that doesn’t cure that itch to ride. About the lights and the control system. … Continue reading

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BRP/MSF Training

For anyone that rides a motorcycle, I cannot express how important it is to get proper training. It WILL save your life. A few months ago, my bride and I purchased a Can-AM Spyder RT-Limited. The weekend after we got … Continue reading

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Chef Troy Ride

Previous few weeks have been rain, tornados, rain, and more rain. Oh, did I say we had rain? Weather reporters are stating that so far in 2019, we have had over half of the average annual rain fall. And we … Continue reading

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Iron Butt Saddle Sore 1000 #2

Has it already been 18 months since my last (and only) Iron Butt ride? I had planned a few in 2018, but health and other things got in the way. In October, we got my bride a 2017 Can-Am Spyder … Continue reading

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