It's quite simple really

by Charlie K

For me riding is a Zen like experience. When I am on the road on my bike I feel as though I am one with my bike. I know what she will do in response to any move that I make. I know her sound and how she feels. I know what she can, and just as importantly can not, do. I know if I take care of her and treat her right she will take care of me. When we are on the road we are one.

I ride alone. I had a riding partner for many years and whether he was in lead or I we always knew how the other would react in any situation and just where each other would be.

He died and now I ride alone.

Sometimes I look in my mirror and I see he is still there but for the most part I ride alone with my thoughts.

I can go where I wish when I wish and at the speed I desire. I am older now, 66, and I cherish every moment that I am on the road. I appreciate the sights and the smells, the wind and the rain and definitely the sun. Mostly I appreciate the time.

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Jan 24, 2015
Ride Alone NEW
by: Anonymous

Keep riding. I used to ride with my brother who died of brain cancer several years ago. Your story made me think of him. In recent years I mostly ride alone but once or twice a year I take a trip with a friend who is about 15 years my senior ( I'm 54 years old ). I always have a great time with him.

Jan 19, 2015
Bad Cowboy - No Beer!
by: Brian

I've been out of sync/out of sorts for some little while. My "system" has a glitch somewhere and a couple of submissions came along without me being notified. I'll try to keep a lil' better up to date :-/

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