They say life is a journey, not a destination. However, during our recent vacation it was all about the destination: a 12-night Caribbean Motorcycle Cruise aboard the Celebrity Silhouette. Our group consisted of 24 Harley bikes, one Indian bike and one Honda trike (that would be us). Riders came from far and near: Canada, California,… Read more »
“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! Rewind… Read more »
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 »
The wait is over! The Wing World team was in Santa Barbara Tuesday, Oct. 24 for the unveiling of the 2018 Honda Gold Wing. Not since 2001 with the debut of the GL1800 have Wingers been able to own an all-new Gold Wing GL. Look for details in the January 2018 issue of Wing World… Read more »
Members love this ride! Bonding is part of the experience. You bond with your group of five to six motorcycle riding buddies. You may know them or not. They pour in from north and south and all around. You bond with the larger group making the ride. They dine together each night along the way…. Read more »
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 »
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 »
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.
A lot of my favorite, and more secluded, camping spots were often a few miles off the paved road.
The enjoyment and rush of our motorcycle trip shared in the thrill and sense of adventure experienced by Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery. Our trek on two wheels and paved roads would prove almost effortless compared to the challenges they had to overcome.
As a motorcyclist who drives a car, when pulling out into traffic, I have gotten into the habit of leaning forward while looking left the second time.