My latest article on Progressive’s Life Lanes blog is about motorcycling and social distancing… check it out HERE!Read more "How to social distance on your motorcycle"
If you sign up, please use my referral code RXMJL so they know I sent you! I’ve been an EagleRider customer for years, renting bikes in cool places including Phoenix, Portland and even way back in 2002 when I rode one-way from Vegas to LA. Recently, they added a membership club where for a monthly […]Read more "Club EagleRider"
It’s for the gentle ladies, too! This year I will again ride in the annual Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride, raising funds and awareness for prostate cancer and men’s mental health on behalf of Movember. But like everything 2020, this will be different… this year, we’ll ride solo, together! It’s a bummer because this is one of […]Read more "9/27: The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride"
My first activist post! 🙂 Interstate 3 is a proposed highway that would run from Savannah to Knoxville via Augusta. It’s a sucky idea for many reasons, especially because it would barrel right through some of the most beautiful wild places in Georgia and North Carolina. It would also run over one of the sweetest motorcycle […]Read more "Stop Interstate 3!"
Riding boots are so important to comfort and safety when riding. (And, of course, you want to look cool.) You want to be sure that when you stop your bike and put your feet on the street, that they stick and don’t slide, even if it’s wet or slippery with oil residue. The sole needs […]Read more "REVIEW: booooots"
I love riding motorcycles. This would be evident by the very existence of this blog. But it’s not all sunshine and cool breezes. My LEAST favorite thing about riding is roadkill*. I only know one person who actually likes roadkill (here’s looking at you, PA), but most normal people try to avoid any interaction with […]Read more "what stinks about riding"
Ah, helmets. Little in motorcycling is so simple and so controversial. A tricky subject, depending on your audience. Down here in the get-the-guvment-outta-my-business South, there is a large and vocal group of riders (mostly cruiser enthusiasts, and mostly Harley-riders) who believe that wearing safety equipment should be a choice. A decision left to the adult […]Read more "what’s that on your head?"
Gear is invaluable to a rider. In brief, here’s a list of a few items that I try not to leave behind when I go on a ride. Almost all can fit in your jacket pockets, and all make life more pleasant. So in no order, I give you my list of useful stuff: Chapstick […]Read more "stuff"
In 2002, I took an amazing trip out west, from Vegas to LA and a lot of road in between, on a rented Harley Softail. I traveled for a week, alone with my thoughts. Of course it’s not only the roads, but the encounters with strangers that made it memorable. I wrote an article […]Read more "the best ride I ever had (so far)"
Last weekend was the most gorgeous weather you could wish for in August in Georgia. The puffy white clouds traveled lazily across the sky, dropping the temperature several degrees when they came between the earth and her life-giving star. I met up with my favorite riding buddies and we set off for an unhurried trek […]Read more "georgia beauty"