Five Hundred Miles...

A Rogue Wanderer Traveling The River of Life.. Travel, Motorcycles, and Growing Old Against My Will

Tuesday, May 01, 2007


Found on the internet, but I thought worth passing on.
Some are prophetic, some amusing, and some are downright silly...But that's what it's all about, isn't it????

Four wheels move the body. Two wheels move the soul.

Life may begin at 30, but it doesn't get real interesting until about
60 mph!

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.

It takes more love to share the saddle than it does to share the bed.

The only good view of a thunderstorm is in your rearview mirror.

Never be afraid to slow down.

Don't ride so late into the night that you sleep through the sunrise.

Sometimes it takes a whole tankful of fuel before you can think

Riding faster than everyone else only guarantees you'll ride alone.

Never hesitate to ride past the last street light at the edge of

Never do less than forty miles before breakfast.

If you don't ride in the rain, you don't ride.

A bike on the road is worth two in the shed.

Respect the person who has seen the dark side of motorcycling and

Young riders pick a destination and go... Old riders pick a direction
and go.

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.

Work to ride & ride to work.

Whatever it is, it's better in the wind.

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
believe, It does!

Winter is Nature's way of telling you to polish your bike.

Keep your bike in good repair: Motorcycle boots are NOT comfortable
for walking.

People are like Motorcycles: each is customized a bit differently.

Sometimes, the best communication happens when you're on separate

Good coffee should be indistinguishable from 50 weight motor oil.

The best alarm clock is sunshine on chrome.

When you're riding lead, don't spit.

A friend is someone who'll get out of bed at 2 am to drive his pickup
to the middle of nowhere to get you when you're broken down.

A yellow jacket in your shirt @ 70 mph can double your

If you want to get somewhere before sundown, you can't stop at every

There's something ugly about a NEW bike on a trailer.

Don't lead the pack if you don't know where you're going.

Practice wrenching on your own bike.

Everyone crashes. Some get back on. Some don't. Some can't.

Don't argue with an 18-wheeler.

Never be ashamed to unlearn an old habit.

A good long ride can clear your mind, restore your faith, and use up
a lot of fuel.

If you can't get it going with bungee cords and electrician's tape,
it's serious.

If you ride like there's no tomorrow, there won't be.

Bikes parked out front mean good chicken-fried steak inside.

There are drunk riders. There are old riders. There are NO old, drunk

Thin leather looks good in the bar, but it won't save your butt
from "road rash" if you go down.

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

Patience is the ability to keep your motor idling.

Only a Biker knows why a dog sticks his head out of a car window.

Keep the paint up, and the rubber down!

There are two types of people in this world, people who ride
motorcycles and people who wish they could ride motorcycles.


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