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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 3rd, 2013 | Kentucky

The Longest Ride…

After what seemed like only a few minutes of sleep, I got up, took a cold shower, went to reception to have a cup of coffee, checked out, and was ready to roll. I had not taken much off the bike the night before, because my laptop was no longer functioning, and I had also […]

June 7th, 2013 | Maryland

Six State Ride…

As the eastern sky over Port Carbon showed the initial signs of daybreak, I stood sipping my first mug of coffee, watching a small group of squirrels chasing easy other through the treetops outside Doug’s home. Two rabbits skipped across the driveway just metres away from where I stood, and a chipmunk did a few […]

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 […]