The year was 1972, and I remember the day as if it was yesterday. I was a high school freshman, and I wasn't really into the whole "education" thing. To me, life was more about making money and having fun. Little did I know.
Almost every biker thinks about it at one point or another: Is my bike safe where I parked it? The reality is that all of us on the road are vulnerable to bike theft, whether we believe it or not. Today more than 55,000 bikes are stolen every year in the US alone! Is your method secure AND safe?
Itdidseem a little strange this time, heading over to Daytona Beach to take an abbreviated look at this year's event. My journey, along some winding rural central Florida backroads, meandering along the Ocala National Forest was very scenic and the weather was ideal for riding. A little chill was in the air that morning which equates to perfect temps for keeping the 96 cubic inch air cooled mill running at its finest.
This year I'll be making my rounds during bike week aboard old reliable - my07 Street Glide. Hello biker friends, the Chief is back and once again –like so long ago– you'll be reading a road report involving bikes and a bike event!