Category Archives for "Motorcycles"

Are Indian Motorcycles Set to Replace Harley Bikes?

indian motorcycles

According to rumors, Harley-Davidson was not the first American motorcycle company to create big bikes. At the time just a few years before the 20th century started in Springfield, Massachusetts – which was then the nation’s industrial heartland – Hendee Manufacturing Co. started production of Indian motorcycles there long before anyone even heard of Harley-Davidson. […]

Gatlinburg Motorcycle Trip


Gatlinburg Biking Vacation Part One As I write this the 4th of July weekend is but a day away. I grew up near the beaches of Northwest Florida. The Redneck Riviera. And the 4th is my favorite holiday of the year. You might think that my home town would be where I spent the 4th. […]

Motorcycle Safety : Clothing

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A Quick Ride – What WILL Go Wrong Quite a few years back I was getting ready for a Sunday of riding. To be clear, I was a total tenderfoot and motorcycle safety was something that worried me. But what I worried about was crashing into someone who wasn’t watching ME. Forget about me watching […]

The Harley FXR Line

Harley FXR Super Glide II

Harley FXR Men vs Boys Men or boys. Or, Real men vs not real men. Training wheels or not. Harley introduced the FXR in 1981 as the bike that would separate them. That is, the men and the boys. Actually the first Harley FXR was a 1982 model. We’ll discuss why Harley made the claim […]