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Water, Gravel and the Serenity Prayer

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.

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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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International Motorcycle Show Newbie Recap

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.

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Sidestand Up Radio Interview

We talked about my affiliation with Conga for the Cause, why we ride for the National Breast Cancer Foundation and how to join us on this year's trip either in spirit or on the road. It was on Sidestands Up that I announced a book I'm writing for folks who think a cancer diagnosis is a death sentence, which it is NOT. The book will feature women motorcyclists who've either survived cancer or continue living with it. You can help me name the book here

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Reverb10, Day 30: Gift

Prompt: This month, gifts and gift-giving can seem inescapable. What’s the most memorable gift, tangible or emotional, you received this year?

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Reverb10, Day 29: Defining Moment

Prompt: Describe a defining moment or series of events that has affected your life this year. Ha! Most of the blog so far is about the series of events that led up to Kickstands UP and Kickstands DOWN. Here's a series of videos describing my life in the flow

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Talking to the Nice Folks on Iron Horse Motorcycle Radio

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.

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Feeding That Hungry Media Machine

Watch my NBC-affiliate interview with Larry Sprinkle and listen to my HOUR with WBT's Keith Larson here.

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Touring the BMW Performance Center

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.

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