Ask Me Anything: How does being female affect your motorcycling?

Ask Me Anything: How does being female affect your motorcycling?

How does being female affect your motorcycling? Does it influence how strangers view and approach you? Do you de-emphasize gender — for example, in style and colors of gear you wear? Thanks for the great question, Ally! Somewhere in Illinois at sunrise in the suit that made me give up light-colored gear. Have a burning more »

Welcome to Agloe, New York – The Town That Isn’t

Welcome to Agloe, New York – The Town That Isn’t

Have you ever heard of Agloe, New York? It’s what is referred to as a mapmakers copyright trap or a “paper town.” Cartographers used them as a signal to show that their work had been copied. As such, a paper town only exists on paper. In the case of Agloe that was true, then wasn’t, then more »

Serendipity is a… Giant Rocking Chair?

Serendipity is a… Giant Rocking Chair?

“Babe! You’re never going to believe where I’m standing right now!” “Where?” “In front of the world’s largest rocking chair!” “Why am I not surprised?” “Actually, I ended up here completely by accident.” “Of course you did.” My husband Kenny’s sarcasm came through loud and clear, even in text. It’s one of those things you more »

One Of The Simplest Pleasures of Riding a Motorcycle Is When You Stop

One Of The Simplest Pleasures of Riding a Motorcycle Is When You Stop

Sometimes the simplest pleasure in the world is doin’ nothin’. There can be so much to see when you’re just standing around being. Life becomes uncomplicated and yet expands far beyond the reaches of your mind. Not far from Ocotillo, I stood watching some wind turbines and snapping a few pics. I heard a familiar sound more »

Ask Me Anything: What I’ve Been Asked So Far

Ask Me Anything: What I’ve Been Asked So Far

When I posted “Ask Me Anything” I figured I’d get one or two questions. I’m surprised by what turned up in my mailbox. It’s taking me a little bit to get the vids together. Just know that I’m not avoiding anything and I haven’t forgotten about your question. What I’ve Been Asked, So Far: If more »

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