For Those That Salute No More

May 27, 2012 admin 0

At Willamette National Cemetery I remember watching the Vietnam War as a kid and seeing shooting and blood and bodies—and people were serious.  Very serious! […]

Good Vibrations Three-Peat

May 25, 2012 admin 0

Three-peat is a contraction of the words three and repeat, which has been trademarked for commercial use by retired basketball coach Pat Riley. The Oregon […]

Seeing The Motorcycle Future

May 2, 2012 admin 0

Dan Lyons wrote a terrific analysis of Facebook’s purchase of Instagram in Newsweek. Bottom line, we live in a mobile world.  Zuckerberg recognized that we’re moving […]

Lawff-Lin River Run

April 30, 2012 admin 0

That would be the 30th Laughlin River Run. The earliest inhabitants of this Colorado River Valley town were the Mojave people, but this past weekend the […]

Every 89 Seconds

April 10, 2012 admin 0

Harley-Davidson’s new factory in York, Pa. A new Harley-Davidson motorcycle rolls off the assembly line in York, PA. You might recall that one of the […]


March 21, 2012 admin 0

The Changing Faces Of Harley-Davidson Owners Don’t you just like that word?! You’re either out of the inner circle or working hard to remain firmly […]

Pipe Dreams

March 20, 2012 admin 0

Water Damage House This isn’t about reaching blogging nirvana.  Or is it about blogging more although I was fairly distracted in January and February which […]

Sunday Riding Songs

March 19, 2012 admin 0

Doobie Brothers performing at the 2003 Harley-Davidson 100th Anniversary Rain. Snow. Rain. Wind. Rain. Hail. That pretty much sums up the local weather Sunday.  A […]

Free The Colors Redux

March 15, 2012 admin 0

“Redux” is often used in literature and film with the meaning of “brought back or restored.” This time it applies to a motorcycle ride which […]

Harley-Davidson Brand Arrogance

March 13, 2012 admin 0

Fritz Clapp Letter to H-D It takes muscle to avoid.  Not strained, forced muscle; but strength that’s supple, agile, free-flowing: that’s the tone of a healthy brand. […]

What Was I Thinking?!

March 10, 2012 admin 0

A classic Yamaha ad said it all in 1978 Do you remember when the last time you ask yourself… “What was I thinking…?” I’m sure […]