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Lessons from the Road

Helmet time often produces deep thought. On my motorcycle for 40 days this summer, I had a lot of helmet time.

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What’s Knitting got to do with Motorcycle Adventures?

Stereotypes of "who" knits and "who" rides a motorcycle are abundant and contradictory. I do both!

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What I Packed and Listened To

People often ask how difficult it is to pack for six weeks on a motorcycle. It's pretty easy when you get in the groove. Simplicity is the watchword. Oh, and quick-dry fabrics.

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Headed East

Friday morning my traveling companion, Dusty, and I turned east at Reedsport, Oregon.  From this point, daylight will no longer be on our side...moving south and east means shorter days.

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Spirit Riders

Last year I met dozens of people who wanted to tell me about how cancer had touched their lives. Some gave me trinkets and mementos in the name of their loved ones.

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Thanks for a Great Pre-Conga Fundraiser, Charlotte!


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Review: The Biker’s Guide to Business

Sure,  management consultant and avid motorcyclist Dwain DeVille could have delivered a book with lots of worksheets and case studies to walk a business owner through the difficult process of strategic planning. Thankfully he approached the subject from his own hard-won experience with entrepreneurial road rash and used motorcycling metaphors to keep our right brains engaged in the process.  He uses the straight talk and occasional cuss words that people seem to expect from bikers, too.

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Drink Pink, Eat Pink, Think Pink at Dilworth Billiards

Charlotte friends, please join me at Dilworth Billiards on Thursday, May 26 from 6:30-9pm as we raise money for The Cause  -- breast cancer research and breast health care.

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San Francisco Meetup!

According to Christina Shook, "San Francisco is the American epicenter of female motorcyclists."  She should know -- she lives there and based her book, Chicks on Bikes, on women cyclists in the area.

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Life Lessons from the Bike: Slipping, Sliding and Sticking

Fighting the bike, over-correcting, and freezing into a rigid posture are sure ways to take a tumble off road and in life. As the Serenity Prayer reminds us, there are things we can change, things we can't and knowing the difference is the key to success.

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