Posts By: staff

6 items to have on your next motorcycle ride

Whether you’re planning that upcoming ride or if you’re heading out this weekend, there are six must-have items to always carry in your motorcycle’s saddlebag or trunk. These important items are crucial if your bike breaks down or you find yourself in another situation. I take these things with me when I go on a… Read more »

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Great Extremes

“Afoot and light-hearted I take to the open road …”   I’ve always liked the beginning of that familiar Walt Whitman poem. I recall it with a smile each time I embark on a new trip, regardless the trip’s length. But this trip made me smile bigger than ever. It would be a great one!… Read more »

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Distracted Driving Awareness

I was driving north on Arizona Interstate 17 in my new-to-me two-wheeler cruiser. It was early afternoon and traffic was light for Phoenix. Vehicles were coming down the ramp from Interstate 10 into the acceleration lane. Suddenly a large, black dual pickup was sliding left into the next lane – where was riding! I looked right and… Read more »

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Spring Break

As our family contemplated how to spend my 17-year-old son’s high school spring break, my son lobbied hard to make it a motorcycle camping trip. Last summer, I picked up a 1995 Honda 750 Magna for the sole purpose of using it to teach my two sons to ride properly. Having ridden on the back… Read more »

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Winners from Wing Ding 39

Closing Ceremony Winners Honda Gold Wing motorcycle – Keith Kocher, Claremont, IL Roadsmith Trike conversion kit – Karen Hunter, Markleville, IN J&M Helmets with Elite 787 Integrated headsets – Armond Prosperini, Springfield, IL Hannigan Motorsports trailer – David Cooley, Highridge, MO Bridgestone tires – Laurel Kuehl, Valparaiso, IN WINGERS-N-WAVES seven day cruise for two –… Read more »

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