Credits: Music by Otis McDonald
This episode of The Riding Obsession podcast is brought to you by The Ugly Apple Cafe of Madison Wisconsin, where they use local overstock produce to offer a quick, tasty breakfast.
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Trav’s Activities …
- Travelled to Michigan to mourn the loss of his grandmother while celebrating her life.
- Interviewed a new rider, a psychologist in Madison who just got her motorcycle license.
- Insists that we should ride Coleman mini bikes into rural Wisconsin as a trio.
Tim’s Activities …
- Went on a nice, big day trip ride with Robin and mutual friends.
- Camped out in a newer model travel trailer with his lovely lady during an ADV gathering.
- Shot fire wood as it was floating by on the river. That’ll teach … it … something.
Robin’s Activities …
- Travelled to the Indiana border for some intensely great riding in Kentucky.
- Moved he and Mrs. Dean’s 5th wheel rig slowly and carefully toward Austin, Texas.
- Setup base in Dripping Springs, soon to ride the Twisted Sisters regularly.
Our latest interview features Emily Forscher, a clinical psychologist who recently earned her motorcycle license. She has a lot of good things to say about why new riders should consider reputable training programs (as well as the thrill she felt learning to ride). If you’re considering becoming a motorcyclist, visit the MSF website and signup!
This Month In Motorcycle History
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November 30, 1990 - Sam and Al are at it again in 'Quantum Leap', Season 3, Episode 9 entitled "Rebel Without a Clue - September 1, 1958".
November 24, 1970 - Suzuki licenses the Wankel engine and spends the next 3 years scratching their heads, wondering what the hell to do with this.. this...this rotary thing.
November 23, 2013 - 'Motorcycle Live 2013' the new bike show extravaganza at The NEC (National Exhibition Centre), Birmingham, (UK) kicks off.
November 20, 1997 - Peter and Kay Forwood embark on the third leg of their remarkable ride around the globe.
November 19, 1914 - Phelon & Moore (P&M) introduce their 4-speed, 770cc V-twin motorcycle.
November 17, 1906 - The son of a blacksmith, 'Dream' maker Soichiro Honda is born in Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, Japan.
November 12, 2007 - Five-time National Scrambles Champion, "Stan The Man" Engdahl suffers a massive heart attack and dies in Lindsborg, Kansas.
November 11, 2015 - Today is Veteran's Day in the US, so I thought what better time to talk/write about military motorcycles. Then I thought the World Wars, Harley-Davidson, Indian, Norton and BSA were too obvious. These three bikes are in use in current 'hostile environments'.
November 10, 1973 - The motorcycle racing legend, "Smokin’ Joe" Petrali dies from a heart attack in Casa Grande, Arizona.
November 9, 1958 - 3-time Women's National Motocross ChampionSue 'Flying' Fish is born in Santa Barbara, California.
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Mess A La Moto
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Safe travels, everyone!