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Motorcycles!


I love them. I really enjoy riding them. I like customizing them to suit my ideas of what a particular machine ought to look, feel and act like. I have my likes and there are some bikes that I really wouldn't enjoy as much as the bikes I favor, but they are all good. I worked in several different motorcycle shops, over the years. When I worked for Don's Honda in Colorado Springs, my boss once said, "I like motorcycles. If Harley Davidson was the only motorcycle manufacturer, then I would be riding a Harley." I've used that line a few times in my life, but the brand mentioned wasn't Harley.

If I could have my own version of Jay Leno's Garage, it would hold a very eclectic mix of bikes, but they would all have some exceptional quality that surpassed other bikes.

Motorcycles are my life. When I see that bank ad about the Dream Rangers in Taiwan, I feel inspired. In the movie, The World's Fastest Indian, when Burt Munro had a heart attack and is in the hospital, the doctor tells him that she's afraid his motorcycling days are over. He responds, "Like hell they are!" I can fully relate to that sentiment.

I once heard a Biker tell Jay Springsteen that he was really happy to live during this time period when there are motorcycles to ride. Think about it; a hundred and twenty years ago, they really weren’t around, and in another fifty years or so, they’ll be an outmoded form of transportation. Kind of like chariots.

However; motorcycles are present now and we get to enjoy them. We really are fortunate.
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