Things my motorcycle has taught me
The only good view of a thunderstorm is in your rear view mirror.
People ask us why we ride a motorcycle. For those who have experienced
joy, no explanation is necessary; for those who have not, no explanation
Four wheels move the body; two wheels move the soul.
Most motorcycle problems are caused by the nut that connects the
handlebars to the saddle.
Life may begin at 40, but it doesn't get real interesting until about
You start the game of life with a full pot of luck and an empty pot of
experience. The object is to fill the pot of experience before you empty
pot of luck.
If you wait, all that happens is that you get older.
Midnight bugs taste just as bad as noon time bugs.
Saddlebags can never hold everything you want, but they CAN hold
everything you need.
Don't ride so late into the night that you sleep through the sunrise.
Sometimes it takes a whole tank full of gas before you can think
Never hesitate to ride past the last street light at the edge of town.
Never do less than forty miles before breakfast.
A bike on the road is worth two in the shed.
Respect the person who has seen the dark side of motorcycling and lived,
and still rides.
Young riders pick a destination and go. Old riders pick a direction and
A good mechanic 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 bike into the curb and sit where you can see it.
There are drunk riders and there are old riders, but there are not many
old, drunk riders.
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
Winter is nature's way of telling you to test the electrics.
Keep your bike in good repair. Motorcycle boots are not all that
comfortable for walking.
People are like motorcycles; each is customized a bit differently.
Sometimes, the best communication happens when you're on separate bikes.
When you're riding lead, don't spit.
A friend is someone who'll get out of bed at 2 a.m.. to drive his pickup
to the middle of nowhere to get you when you're broken down.
Catching a bee in your shirt @ 70 kph can double your vocabulary.
Catching a bee in your helmet will triple that special vocabulary.
There's something ugly about a NEW bike on a trailer.
Everyone crashes. Some get back on. Some don't. Some can't.
If you can't get it going with bungee cords and duct tape, it's serious.
If you ride like there's no tomorrow, today will be a BLAST!
The best modifications cannot be seen from the outside..
Always replace the cheapest parts first.
You can forget what you do for a living when your knees are in the
Only a biker knows why a dog sticks his head out of a car window.
Keep the painted side up, and the rubber side down!