Tag Archives: motorcycle

Harley Survives. Will the Honda Lawnmower?

When we last saw the Harley Davidson in August 2012, it was being loaded onto the back of a truck. Bent and broken like it’s owner, the bike was no longer The Car Guy’s concern. The Harley’s destiny was in the hands of the insurance company. Then – we got a phone call from our […]
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Remembering the Harley Motorcycle

Never trade the thrills of living for the security of existence. – Unknown- It is with great sadness that we announce the demise of an inhabitant of The Car Guys garage, Harley Davidson. 2011 Harley Davidson Electra Glide Ultra Classic CVO – October 21, 2010  to October 19, 2012 Harley went for a short ride […]
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Comforts Zones and Risk Tolerance

The length of this document defends it well against the risk of its being read. – Winston Churchill – I’ll keep this story short, then, with a few photos -not risqué, just risky. Risk Tolerance and Comfort Zone – two concepts to think about now and then. At our house, The Car Guy is working […]
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LEGO Surgeon Says, This is What is Wrong!

The Car Guy was still in the hospital after his Motorcycle Accident when our daughter, The Nurse, gave her dad this Lego Surgeon. If you look very carefully at the x-ray in the Surgeon’s hand, you might see what is wrong with the patient. We decided the x-ray showed a rib fracture, though if you […]
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A Perfect Storm – The Motorcycle Accident

A “perfect storm” is an expression that describes an event where a rare combination of circumstances will aggravate a situation drastically. – Wikipedia – The Car Guy remembers getting on his motorcycle on a Friday morning and heading east for a short ride on a quiet country highway. He doesn’t remember the ambulance trip, nor […]
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Getting Ready for a Motorcycle Ride

The best alarm clock is sunshine on chrome. – Author Unknown – Rough and ready motorcycle riders get up at the crack of dawn to make sure everything is ready to roll. The man who goes alone can start today; but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready. – Henry […]
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