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The happiness of seeing old friends only slightly outweighs the pain of saying goodbye again

The Ride isn’t just about riding. In fact, most of it so far has been about reconnecting with family and old friends. With that in mind I spent most of yesterday with my brother. We drove all over the south … Continue reading

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More motorcycle music: I got the ‘Feelin’ Bad Blues’ because my bike is in the shop

Peter “Ry” Codder is an American composer, singer and guitarist who is best known for his slide guitar style. Rolling Stone magazine ranked him at 8th in their 2003 list of “The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time”.

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Motorcycle Music – ‘Unknown Legend’ by Neil Young

This beautiful song is from Neil Young’s 1992 “Harvest Moon” album. The song’s country-rock twang and sad, sexy lyrics hit me right in the heart. His line, “collidin’ with the very air she breathes” is motorcycle poetry. I think Young … Continue reading

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Motorcycle music – ‘1952 Vincent black lightning’

“I’ve seen you at the corners and cafes is seems. Red hair and black leather, my favorite color scheme. And he pulled her on behind and down to Boxhile they did ride.” ~ Richard Thompson British recording artist Richard Thompson … Continue reading

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Motorcycle music – ‘Red Staggerwing’ by Mark Knopfler and Emmylou Harris

“If I was a motorcycle, a Vincent Red Rapide, I’d ride around to your house, baby get you up to speed.” ~ Mark Knopfler

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Review: Twin Dragon sports bar in Duvall, Washington

First the town: Duvall is a small, rural town. Emotionally, It FEELS a long way from Seattle, but it’s physically pretty close. The main street is actually called Main Street. It looks good; lots of small business, and it’s lively. … Continue reading

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