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By | February 7th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

In the throes of winter. On the heels of a 3-day polar vortex. In rolls The Progressive® International Motorcycle Shows® (IMS) to Minneapolis February 1-3, 2019. Thank God. For us Northland motorcycle enthusiasts, getting through winter is a [...]

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By | November 5th, 2018|Categories: Feature, In Love, Inspiration|Tags: , , |

My last adventure included this beautiful herd. Horses -- always horses for me. (Montana, September 2018) I've always been one of those people who needs to have plans. Plans for my business, my kids, and [...]

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By | July 11th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, Motorcycle Safety, Motorcycles, Sisters, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Though a “newer” rider, I feel pretty comfortable on motorcycle. I’ve been very fortunate to have logged over 15,000 miles in 26 months of owning my bike. Lots of gravel, u-turns, tight parking, traffic jams [...]

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By | June 4th, 2018|Categories: Brothers, Inspiration, New Friends, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

It’s been a rough week. Actually, a friend and client had a rough week. Which means I had a rough week. Life got really hard for him. He’s had a tough go of things for [...]

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By | April 25th, 2018|Categories: General, Inspiration, Motorcycle Safety, Motorcycles|Tags: , , , |

Ana took her 9 year old boy out for his first ride this past Sunday. He LOVED it, and wants to ride more. Should kids be passengers on motorcycles? Am I an irresponsible [...]

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By | February 4th, 2018|Categories: California, Feature, Healing, Inspiration, Motorcycles|Tags: , , , , |

I have just returned from a solo motorcycle trip in Southern California. It's early December, and I want to move fast into what's next – karate belt promotion. A previous injury to my right knee [...]

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By | January 21st, 2018|Categories: California, General, Harley Davidson, Inspiration, Motorcycles, Wild in Words|Tags: , , , , , , |

"Doubt is useful for awhile. We must all pass the garden of Gethsemane. If Christ played with doubt, so must we. If Christ spent an anguished night in prayer, if He burst out from the [...]

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By | August 14th, 2017|Categories: In Love, Inspiration, Motorcycles, New Friends, South Dakota, Sturgis, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

Another incredible Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™. Seems like it takes forever to get here. Finally the day comes when you hit the road. Then, before you know it, you’re on the road home. This was [...]

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By | July 8th, 2017|Categories: Brothers, In Love, Inspiration, South Dakota, Sturgis, Uncategorized|

I met Erick one year ago. We met on Facebook, in the Minnesota Harley Owners group. I had posted that I was riding to Sturgis bike rally solo, that I was a new rider, [...]

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By | May 3rd, 2017|Categories: Arizona, In Love, Inspiration, Motorcycles, Nevada|Tags: , , , |

I love riding motorcycle. Long, long rides and packing my bike down with bags and bungees. Forever, wide, desolate and open roads. I love both the utter loneliness and total completeness of riding. One of the things I [...]

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By | April 22nd, 2017|Categories: In Love, Inspiration, Uncategorized, Wild in Words|

In the gutter. Breathing dirt water. Choking. Coughing. Gasping for air. Thinking you might just die? You know the oxygen comes back. That you will breathe again. So you keep your eyes upward, you hold the vision [...]

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By | April 9th, 2017|Categories: Dirt bikes, Gear, In Love, Inspiration, Motorcycle Safety, Motorcycles, Nevada|Tags: , , , , |

Four weeks ago I was flying from San Diego to Minneapolis. From my window seat, I could see the winding dirt trails and roads of the Sierra Mountains. They looked like never-ending snakes. I decided right there [...]

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By | April 3rd, 2017|Categories: Gear, Inspiration, Motorcycle Safety, Motorcycles, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

April 1, 2017: First ride of the season here in good ol' Minnesota. It was in the 60's and beautiful. Met up with a great bunch of people, and we rode and rode. Couldn't be more [...]

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By | February 6th, 2017|Categories: Brothers, Harley Davidson, Inspiration, Motorcycles, Wild in Words|Tags: , , , |

Stories are everywhere. Every bike. Every ride. Every rider. Our series "Wild in Words" tells the stories of our brothers and sisters. Share your story with us. We see you. We hear you. Matt Sabin is a [...]

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By | January 6th, 2017|Categories: General, In Love, Inspiration, Uncategorized, Wild in Words|Tags: |

Love. At the end of the day, it's really all that matters. Really. How do we love? How do you love? Love big. Light the whole sky. Look not for what's owed. Look for what [...]

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By | December 16th, 2016|Categories: Harley Davidson, Inspiration, Motorcycles, Wild in Words, Winter|Tags: , , , |

How to cope?! Winter, snow, bike tucked and plugged in for winter? It's almost more than one person can handle. We cope by remembering what was, those days when we rode and didn't give thought [...]

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By | October 26th, 2016|Categories: Feature, General, Harley Davidson, In Love, Inspiration, Motorcycles, Wild in Words|

Maybe some of you do this too: get on your bike, just to be on it. You don't know where you're going. You don't know for how long you'll go. You just go. Because it [...]

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By | October 25th, 2016|Categories: Feature, Harley Davidson, Motorcycles|Tags: , , , , , , , |

When I was shopping for my first bike, nearly everyone told me, “Buy small. Small frame, small engine. Go bigger later.” Seemed like sound advice. But there was a big part of me that didn't [...]

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By | October 1st, 2016|Categories: Design, General, In Love, Inspiration|Tags: , |

Any rider, no matter the ride, any person, no matter if they ride, will be BLOWN AWAY by the history, stories and artifacts featured in the huge, beautiful space of the Harley Davidson Museum in [...]

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By | August 3rd, 2016|Categories: General, Inspiration, Sisters, Wild in Words|Tags: , , , |

Stories are everywhere. Every bike. Every ride. Every rider. Our new series "Wild in Words" tells the stories of riders across the globe. Share your story with us. We see you. We hear you. My name [...]

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By | August 1st, 2016|Categories: General, In Love, Inspiration|Tags: , , , , , |

We love... Big Bold (Image via Pinterest) Mind-blowing Amazing Blissful Deep Intense We love... Real Authentic Transparent Vulnerable Risky Heartfelt Tough + Tender Riding the scoot is all that. We ride precisely because [...]

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By | July 28th, 2016|Categories: Boots, Design, Gear, In Love|Tags: , , , |

Okay, I love boots. Hardly a boot out there I don't love. When it comes to good riding, however, finding the right boot took a little bit of work. Requirements: Super cute (duh) Good tread [...]

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By | July 26th, 2016|Categories: Gear, General, In Love, Sisters|Tags: , , , |

You know the hair: Bad hair, humid hair, helmet hair, dirty hair, frizzy hair, sweaty hair, 3-day old hair, God-help-me hair. We had all of that today, so we stuck a Buff on it. Now: [...]

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By | July 25th, 2016|Categories: Design, Gear, Sisters, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Valerie Brigham has her own style. A rider of over 14 years, and self-described as a “well endowed” woman, she’s always sought out clothes and accessories that help to “dress her curves.” She found the [...]

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By | July 21st, 2016|Categories: Brothers, Design, General, In Love, Inspiration|Tags: , |

We love Wild Native. Based in Pittsburg, this smart and edgy family of companies was borne from a passion for motorcycle culture and the outdoors – the perfect blend, we think. They sell specially designed [...]

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By | July 21st, 2016|Categories: Chaps, Gear, In Love|Tags: , , |

Wow, finding the right chaps is no small feat. Requirements: that they fit. Aside from fit, we were pretty good with anything. We love fringe (more posts on fringe to come, since we are certifiably obsessed [...]

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By | July 21st, 2016|Categories: Brothers, New Friends, South Dakota, Spearfish Canyon, Wyoming|Tags: , , , , , |

Met Marty and Larry in Sundance, Wyoming, in front the Harley Davidson dealership. I came to Sundance after a long, windy ride over the state line from South Dakota. Larry asked me what I was [...]

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