Gimme Shelter

Gimme Shelter

There is a sad irony about living on this island. Unless you’re a resident of the town the beaches are located in, most of the time, you can’t get near the water. ‘No Stopping or Standing without a Permit’, ‘Residents of xxx only. Sticker Required’ Nowhere was this more evident than when we hopped on more »

A Day Late and a Dollar Short

A Day Late and a Dollar Short

I woke up to overcast skies. My motorcycle sat alone in the hotel parking lot near Killington, Vermont. It’s a familiar lot that is so often filled with the smiles, bikes and happy faces of my riding friends. Today it was me all alone. I was going to go ride the Mount Washington Auto Road. more »

In to each life…

In to each life…

…a little rain must fall. The steam rolled along the blacktop, slicking up the already treacherous tar-snakes of Mass. Route 23. Thursday afternoon I packed up my tankbag and headed north to Vermont. I seemed to be chasing the tail of the rain and was thankful I hadn’t caught up to it yet. Of course, more »

Back in the Saddle: A Day’s Ride to Jim Thorpe, Pa.

Back in the Saddle: A Day’s Ride to Jim Thorpe, Pa.

I’ve been to Sleep. Figuratively and literally it would seem. Did you miss me? It has been a strange spring. I’ve done almost no riding at all due to peculiar circumstances that seem to be circling around like a storm. Good old dealer-service incompetence rendered me stuck on the side of the road instead of more »

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