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July 12th, 2013 | New Jersey

Freehold Bike Night.

About 80 motorcycles were present at the Freehold Bike Night, the vast majority being Harley’s of various hues and sizes. With my “double-flag” flying, we rolled into the parking lot and were shown to our allotted parking spot. Towards the end of the evening, after we had enjoyed a light meal served up by Coleen […]

July 10th, 2013 | New Jersey

Ithaca, New York State…

After stripping the Big Fella of his panniers, we loaded our clothes into the top-box and the tank bag, and set out for Richard and Sally’s home on the Finger Lake in New York state. Although it was not a long ride, I wanted to stop as often as possible in order to make the […]

July 8th, 2013 | New Jersey

Test Run to Pennsylvania…

Keith Weber, a close friend of Ken’s, with whom I had made a short ride to Pennsylvania before our wedding last year, again invited me to join him and his biker club, The Elks, on an out-ride. I urged Patricia to join us, and she agreed to use the ride as a “test” to see […]

July 7th, 2013 | New Jersey

New Jersey, and Caley and Chris’s Wedding…

Freehold, New Jersey, was only a few hours down the drag from Port Carbon, so I did not have to get up at the crack of dawn to get there in time. Which was a good thing, as I was still feeling a little brittle after the last few days of excitement that my body […]

June 3rd, 2013 | New Jersey

USA… Reload !!

After a flight lasting a little more than 15 and a half hours, Patricia and I finally arrived in New York. We were both excited for a number of reasons. Not only were we looking forward to seeing our family and friends again, but we were also looking forward to our trip down to Key […]

November 16th, 2012 | New Jersey

The Rescue of, and Goodbye to, the Big Fella…!!

My good friends Doug McIllwain and Kevin duly arrived in Freehold to collect the me, and then drove to Monmouth Beach to collect the Big Fella… Kevin’s trailer was by far the fanciest that the Big Fella had ever been in…!! We chatted about my recent wedding and brief trip back to South Africa on […]