August 6, 2002Midnight bugs taste best.
Saddlebags can never hold everything you want, but they CAN hold everything you need.
You'll get farther down the road if you learn to use more than two fingers on the front brake.
It takes more love to share the saddle than it does to share the bed.
The only good view of a thunderstorm is in you rearview mirror.
Never be afraid to slow down.
Only Bikers understand why dogs love to stick their heads out car windows.
Never ask a biker for directions if you're in a hurry to get there.
Don't ride so late into the night that you sleep through the sunrise.
Mountain Dew and peanut M&M's are as important as gasoline.
Sometimes it takes a whole tank-full of gas before you can think straight.
Riding faster than everyone else only guarantees you'll ride alone.
Never hesitate to ride past the last street light at the edge of town.
Never mistake Horsepower for staying power.
A good rider has balance; judgments and good timing. So does a good lover.
A cold hamburger can be reheated quite nicely by strapping it to an exhaust pipe and riding forty miles.
Never do less then Forty miles before breakfast.
If you don't ride in the rain-you don't ride.
A bike on the road is worth 2 in the shop.
Young riders pick a destination and go... Old riders pick a direction and go.
A good wrench will let you watch without charging you for it.
Sometimes the fastest way to get there is to stop for the night.
Always back your scoot into the curb-and sit where you can see it.
Work to ride-Ride to work.
Whatever it is, it's better in the wind.
Two lane blacktop isn't a highway-it's an attitude.
When you look down the road, it seems to never end-but you better believe it does.
Winter is Natures way of telling you to polish.
A motorcycle can't sing on the streets of a city.
Keep your bike in good repair: Motorcycle boots are NOT comfortable for walking.
People are like Motorcycles: each is customized a bit differently.
If the bike ain't braking properly, you don't start by rebuilding the engine.
Remember to pay as much attention to your partner as you do your carburetor.
Sometimes the best communication happens when you're on separate bikes.
Well-trained reflexes are quicker than luck.
Good coffee should be indistinguishable from 50 weight motor oil.
The best alarm clock is sunshine on Chrome.
Learn to do counterintuitive things that may someday save your butt.
The twisties- not the superslabs- separate the bikers from the squids.
When you're riding lead -- don't spit.
If you really want to know what's going on, watch what's happening at least 5 cars ahead.
Don't make a reputation you'll have to live down or run away from later.
A friend is someone who'll get out of bed at 2am to drive his pickup to the middle of nowhere to get you when you're broken down.
Catching' a June bug (or yellowjacket in your goggles or honeybee down your shirt) @ 70 mph can double your vocabulary.
There's something ugly about a NEW bike on a trailer.
Practice wrenching on your own bike.
Owning 2 bikes is useful because at least one can be raided for parts at any given time.
You'll know she loves you if she offers to let you ride her bike. Don't do it and she'll love you even more.
Don't argue with an 18-wheeler.
Never be ashamed to unlearn an old habit.
Maintenance is as much art as it is science.
A good long ride can clear your mind, restore your faith, and use up a lot of gasoline.
If the countryside seems boring, stop, get off your bike, and go sit in the ditch long enough to appreciate what was here before the asphalt came.
If you ride like there's no tomorrow-there won't be.
Gray haired bikers don't get that way from pure luck.
The best modifications cannot be seen from the outside.
You can forget what you do for a living when your knees are in the breeze.
No matter what you ride, it's all the same wind.