I like riding in rain, but I love riding in rain on a warm summer night. Not as insane as it sounds, but it definitely expands the element of risk on a motorcycle. Give a bit of time for rain to soak the road, wash away the slippery stuff first, then realize motorcycles don’t melt away in the wet, and tires designed to channel water still grip- even in a lean. Engines keep humming, lights keep lighting, and brakes keep braking on mostly empty roads. The bike may require smoother inputs in less predictable conditions, but wheels keep rolling.
As the cycle world goes aquiver over Harley’s long-awaited Livewire (and collectively gasps at the price), Zero Motorcycles has quietly improved and expanded its line of electric bikes. For over a decade, US-made Zero has led the global charge with street, off-road, and dual-sport electric bikes. Having ridden Zeros in the past I thought I
View this post on Instagram Gasp- a day with no rain in NEOhio! Perfect Friday ride through Rocky River Reservation. #VictoryVision #VictoryMotorcycles #ClevelandMetroparks #RideLocalDreamGlobal A post shared by Ride Local Dream Global (@ridelocaldreamglobal) on Jun 8, 2019 at 1:45pm PDT
View this post on Instagram Waiting for summertime in a small town on a big lake. #LakeErie #FairportHarbor #VintageHarleyDavidsonSidecar #IceCream #KurleeKone #PainesvilleOhio #RideLocalDreamGlobal A post shared by Ride Local Dream Global (@ridelocaldreamglobal) on May 18, 2019 at 10:16am PDT
View this post on Instagram Finally, a quick ride with DaringDaughter before she starts back to work for the summer. These opportunities are so few now 😞 #RideLocalDreamGlobal #VictoryMotorcycles #VictoryVision A post shared by Ride Local Dream Global (@ridelocaldreamglobal) on May 15, 2019 at 3:16pm PDT
View this post on Instagram Decided to try trunkless, now understand the appeal. much less space, but 35lbs gone from above CG makes a completely different bike (and it looks so good!)! #VictoryVision #victorymotorcycles #RideLocalDreamGlobal A post shared by Ride Local Dream Global (@ridelocaldreamglobal) on Apr 25, 2019 at 10:11am PDT