Monthly Archives: July 2012

How to pick up a fallen motorcycle

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Self-doubt and confidence go to war on the fear-soaked battlefield of hard times

At a time when America was hurting, at a time when our country needed moral courage as well as military might, at a time when we needed something other than uncertainty and fear — we got this from our leaders. … Continue reading

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One month and counting until The Ride

“Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.” ~ Alexander Graham Bell I’ve got one month until I take The Ride. Gathering necessary gear and mapping the route is detailed, granular work that requires sustained focus. I’m getting it … Continue reading

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Riding solo through the ‘American Alps’

Today I did something I rarely do. I rode for hours all by myself. The deep hum of the engine and the harmonized whine of tires on a mountain highway were my only companions as mile-after-mile rolled beneath my feet. … Continue reading

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