Well, we all knew the day would come. We just didn’t think it would be quite so soon. Last week, one of my friends rode his motorcycle to work and parked on the Sidewalk to Nowhere, as we always do. Our desks are right inside those windows, so we can keep an eye on anyone..
Fast Eddie’s Bon Air in Alton, Ill., is something of a legend along the Great River Road. Its cheap food and great patio make it a popular destination for tourists and locals alike, but since the river road is such a fantastic scenic ride (and Illinois doesn’t have helmet laws, which makes it appealing to..
It has been hellishy hot here in St. Louis lately, hence the lack of posts. Triple digits do not make for fun times outdoors on two wheels, or even working on the scoot in the afternoon shade. It was 108 degrees here yesterday. Everyone has been inside hugging their air conditioners and praying to the..
After all the waiting around I did to get the bike back from the shop, you can imagine how thrilled I was when I couldn’t get it to start the other day. This has happened to me before – ignition on, kill switch open, everything lights up, squeeze a brake and hit the switch, and..
My first introduction to “the wave” was on the back of a Harley-Davidson, and since I wasn’t paying a great deal of attention to the circumstances, I assumed it was another one of those Harley things. As it turns out, the wave does have its roots in H-D lore and is widely supposed to have..
She’s back! It’s been three weeks since I dropped Lucrezia off to have the coolant hose repaired (again), and one thing after another went wrong with the repairs. Some ceramic gasket cracked, and it’s a part they had to order special from Italy. And I guess it had to be blessed by the Pope or..