Motorcycling is pretty straightforward: Oh, here's water, so I'll take it slow an easy; uh oh, here's a patch of gravel, so I'll get it and go. But life doesn't always present itself in such an easy-to-figure-out way.
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.
I met some wonderful women motorcyclists from the region's motorcycling clubs.Then there were my fellow speakers, Alisa Clickenger, who solo-traveled from RI to Argentina, and Sharon Cancel aka"Lady Ninja," who owns Full Tilt Motorsports.
I was delighted when Stan Gordon asked me to be his guest on WIXE Radio today. As experienced cross-country bikers, Stan and his co-host Mike asked me questions I haven't had the opportunity to answer in other interviews. They were also gracious in letting me talk about Conga III and telling people how they could donate to the National Breast Cancer Foundation.
This video starts with a tour of the Center, then takes us outside to watch M-series drivers on the automobile course.
Later we go out to the motorcycle off-road course where Motorrad Instructor Jim Millard describes the activities and skills to be learned by navigating through gravel, sand, ruts and ditches.