My friend Kelly has one of these lights on his Road Glide and it makes him incredibly visible in traffic. Because I spend so much time running around town on the Sportster, it made sense to consider this as a safety upgrade for the Sporty.
We don’t get the bright red and oranges you folks that live back east enjoy this time of year, but we do “golden” pretty good. A late afternoon ride up Big Cottonwood and Little Cottonwood canyons showed a little bit of Mother Nature showing off.
Sue’s clutch was slipping a little and since I didn’t really know how many miles were on the clutch pack (the bike has 85,000+), I decided to buy a kit and replace the plates. This isn’t a really tough job, but you will need to pay attention to what you’re doing.
Over the last few days I’ve been trying to articulate what it is about these machines that is so appealing to me. It’s been more difficult than I thought it would be, but here are seven things I love about riding a motorcycle.
A beautiful ride up Logan Canyon to Bear Lake with a return via the Mirror Lake Highway. Our early morning start made for a very nice 350 miles with only the last hour or in the heat after dropping down into Kamas and home over Parleys Canyon.
Sometimes it doesn’t take long to recharge the batteries and quick blast up Little Cottonwood Canyon to Alta on a great bike for a narrow canyon road is all it takes to relax the mind and clear the head.