Posts By: wing

Mascots on the Move

The trial and travels of Region F’s Harry “F”UN Bear. We’d like to introduce you to Harry “F”un Bear. We know many Chapters have mascots and many Districts have fun and games for stealing mascots. Well, let me tell you about who Harry is and how much FUN he is having. JR and I were… Read more »

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Trike Training

Woman on Trike

Trike Course for and Taught by Women The Rider Ed Program has been around for quite some time now and so have trikes. With the popularity of the trike, more and more ladies are now behind the handlebars and are driving themselves. They are not taking the backseat anymore. As you know, GWRRA has been… Read more »

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Center of Mass

Center of Mass Diagram - Trikes

Understanding the Physics Behind Steering Your Trike Simply put, the center of mass is the point at which the weight of an object, in this case our trike, is equally distributed in all directions. This point is variable. Even when we are stationary, the center of mass depends not only on the trike’s weight distribution… Read more »

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Taking Sides

Sidecar for Gold Wing

Three-Wheel Options for Your Gold Wing Tet’s do a very basic comparison between trikes and sidecars. Trike packages are provided by various companies throughout the country. All the big players provide good quality packages. But a trike conversion is a “one way street.” Once the conversion is done, it is not reversable. Not a bad… Read more »

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From Canada to Mexico

Road Trip

My attempt at an Iron Butt Association Border to Border ride I had been planning a Border to Border ride for years, long before my first SaddleSore. Finally, it was coming together. For those that aren’t familiar with the Iron Butt Association and their Border to Border ride, the rules are fairly straight forward: Ride… Read more »

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From Flight to Feast

Out-Of-This-World Dining in the Rocket City September will be here before we know it, so now is the perfect time to register to attend Wing Ding 37 in Huntsville, Alabama. One of the most asked questions we get at the Huntsville/Madison County Visitor Center is, “Where should we eat?” It sounds simple enough, until you… Read more »

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Reno Rendezvous

Downtown Reno

The Big Weekend is Almost Here! Surely June 18-20 has been highlighted on your calendar for some time now. Your vacation hours have long been approved. Your journey has been painstakingly mapped and remapped a few times over. We’re sure you’re ready to hit the road this instant, but the time will soon be here…. Read more »

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Rails to Rockets

Huntsville Train

Three Must-Visit Locations in Huntsville for Train Enthusiasts. If the first stop you make while exploring a new city is to see what sort of train or railroad history it has to offer, then you’re in luck. Your road trip to the Rocket City for Wing Ding 37 will have several offerings for those fascinated… Read more »

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East Coast Exploration

Statue in Boston

Reno by Way of Beantown: Boston to Reno, Nevada The Northeast corner of the United States holds some of America’s richest history and features incredible landmarks that most of us only read about in textbooks when we were kids. Boston, specifically, is a magnet to history buffs as it features the Freedom Trail — a… East Coast Exploration”>Read more »

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Ride for Your Life

Motorcycle Tires

Comparing Tires for Your Wing Tres are an important component of any vehicle, but on a motorcycle they can be the difference between life and death. In fact, there’s so much information out there about tires that our resident tech guru, Stu Oltman, has produced the first of a two-part article on the topic that… Read more »

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