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Our 50th State

Travel Hawaii on Motorcycle

Hawaii on Motorcycle Forty-nine states. That was how many we had ridden to and through. And I wasn’t sure that was going to change; there were so many negatives about a trip to the 50th state. First was the flight. My last commercial flight eight years prior ended up taking as long as it would… Read more »

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Hot Spot: Hot Springs, Arkansas

Hot Springs, Arkansas

Lots for Wingers to do in Hot Springs, Arkansas ot Springs National Park, Arkansas, knows motorcycles. For more than 18 years the city has been hosting organized rallies, and it has remained for decades a favorite destination for individual riders, their families and friends. Situated in a beautiful valley of the Ouachita Mountains of west-central… Read more »

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The Healing Road

The words hit with the force of a hammer. The effect was a numbing shock so intense my wife had to tearfully repeat the phone message she had just taken from my brother-in-law.

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Hot Weather Riding

Drinking water on bike in heat

Based on my personal experience and research, there is a world of difference between 100-105 F and 115 F in terms of how much water you need.

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It’s Never Too Far

Jim Leatherman

Over a quarter million miles in just over 10 years Having lost my legs at the age of 6 as a result of being run over by a train in 1966, I had no idea that riding a bicycle would be possible and grew up with the understanding that a motorcycle would be way out… Read more »

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Ham it Up

Ham Radio

Ham Radio, A fun special interest group Ham radio is also known as amateur radio and sometimes called shortwave radio. Unlike CB radio, it has more than one band and more modes of transmission than only AM channels. Ham bands run from microwave to UHF (ultra high frequency), VHF (very high frequency) and HF (high… Read more »

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To Reno from the Northeast

Excerpted from East Coast Exploration: Reno By Way of Beantown 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 —… Read more »

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Understanding and Using Your Hotel Discounts

For GWRRA Members Only Each month this year, we are sharing details about one of the many benefits that come with your GWRRA membership and explaining how the benefit works. We have realized that many of you are not aware of the numerous benefits provided with your membership. For February, we will look at all… Read more »

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Birth of a Trike: Part 2

I am ready to start the second half of this adventure. Sunday’s trek was one of the best motorcycle rides I have ever taken. Heading to Williamsburg, Kentucky, on Route 90 through Daniel Boone National Forest, the road was exciting with elevation changes and plenty of twisties for 20 miles. The trike handles beyond my… Read more »

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3 On 3 For 3 Trip

When traveling on trikes, make sure enough time is allotted to talk about your machines and have pictures taken with others.

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Cross-Country Ride

1984, at age 23, I bought my first motorcycle – a 1980 Honda CX500 Deluxe with 4,000 miles for $1,500. Since then, my goal has always been to ride cross-country. In May 2015, I sought to achieve my goal. Though I still own my Honda CX500, my trip would be on my 2010 Gold Wing…. Read more »

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