Entries by Tina

HAVE YOU EVER LOVED AND LOSING SOMEONE SPECIAL THAT EVERYTHING CHANGES

  Have you ever loved and losing someone special that everything changes in an instant?  For example, daily routines, birthdays, anniversary, Christmas, Thanksgiving and so on.  The reality of this world, you love and lost loved ones, a best friend, a companion, or a riding partner. Life can be cruel but also pleasant and full of […]

Drowned with rain then burned afterwards

Part I Have you ever got caught in a ride been drowned with rain and four hours later got burned crisp from the sun afterwards; and home is still another two-hour ride? It happened on this ride. Got off work from O’Sullivan on Saturday morning; we decided to head for Iowa to see Katrina, our […]

Being Late Yet On Time With Mishaps Harley Davidson Shovel Head

  Have you ever been in a hurry but always running late for an event or something. Well, funeral is never something I want to run late on but on this case; we must deal with mishaps on the road. Repairing a motorcycle with what you have; so being late on Reds funeral yet on […]

Harley Davidson Shovel Head: Piece Of Junk Worth Million Recollections

Piece of junk worth million recollections or memories in rebuilding  my  Harley Davidson Motorcycle Shovel Head.  Mom walked out of the house, take one look and said, “You guys spend money on that piece of junk?” Hubby and I look at each other and start laughing. “It’s not a piece of junk, it’s a motorcycle.” […]

COMMUNICATION: VITAL IMPORTANCE OF HAND SIGNALS ON THE ROAD

Head light – check, Running lights – check, Oil – Check, Brake lights – check, Transmission Oil – Check, Front and Back Break Fluids – Check, General Motorcycle Checking routines; “Hand Signal” – Maybe!  Not all motorcycles come with a helmet that has an ear piece that each rider will hear one another. Starting out riding, I rode with […]

MISCOMMUNICATION : “I GOT A BEE!” or “I HAD TO PEE!”

  Have you ever wonder when there’s a miscommunication on a ride; it’s hilarious. You pretty much know what someone will say by their expression: the “WHAT”, the “I DON’T KNOW”, the “OH”, the “CONCERN” look, but last – the “GRINS” and the “LAUGHS!” Riding down the road – over the rumble of the Harleys; […]

JUNE BUG CAN THROW A MIGHTY PUNCH

  “To ride WITH a windshield or WITHOUT?” Knowingly, mostly everyone who rides a motorcycle; it does not matter if it’s a Harley, Honda, Suzuki etc.., has ask this question at least once.  For myself, I am a Harley rider, I prefer having a windshield on my motorcycle – knowing reality facts, “[BUGS do Hurt]”, […]

HARLEY DAVIDSON WINDSHIELD VERSES OTHER BRANDS

“We like to fantasize that motorcycling is all about the wind in your hair and your knees in the breeze, but when you come right down to it, there can be too much of a good thing.”  Like the wind; pushing against you at 60-70 mph for hour after relentless hour…in the cold…in the rain.  […]