…the XR1200 is arguably the best sporty Sportster ever offered and should have been a massive sales hit.
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.
RLDG Public Service Announcement: Yep, this destination has alcohol and, though we love a good beer, we believe that MOTORCYCLES AND ALCOHOL DO NOT MIX! We find lots of cool breweries, wineries, and distilleries on great rides, but buy a bottle or fill a growler to drink when the bike’s parked for the day. If […]
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 Mike Mekinda (@ridelocaldreamglobal) on Jun 8, 2019 at 1:45pm PDT
New in 2018, the “convertible” Sport Glide is one of the more intriguing Harley-Davidsons. Based on the reimagined softail (formerly Dyna), the Sport Glide is intended to straddle the gap between cruiser and touring bike, a bit like the sadly ignored Switchback. Difference is, the improvements to the new chassis take the low, nimble Glide […]
View this post on Instagram Good day to clean winter riding grime off, make space for summer riding grime! #VictoryVision #RideLocalDreamGlobal A post shared by Mike Mekinda (@ridelocaldreamglobal) on Apr 5, 2019 at 2:09pm PDT
View this post on Instagram Still WAY colder than it looks – but any day on two wheels is a great one!!! Shout out to my little bro turning 50, shoulda' been riding w/me today! #fairportlighthouse #FairportHarbor #VictoryVision #RideLocalDreamGlobal A post shared by Mike Mekinda (@ridelocaldreamglobal) on Mar 27, 2019 at 11:34am PDT
View this post on Instagram Still a bit dreary, but 66 degrees! Nothing does a proper mid-winter mental flossing like time on two wheels. #NEOhio #Winter #lakecountyohio #MentorOhio #RideLocalDreamGlobal A post shared by Mike Mekinda (@ridelocaldreamglobal) on Feb 4, 2019 at 10:53am PST
View this post on Instagram When it's 60 in February, ya' just gotta' do it! #NEOhio #Winter #RideLocalDreamGlobal A post shared by Mike Mekinda (@ridelocaldreamglobal) on Feb 4, 2019 at 8:28am PST
View this post on Instagram Cold, but some days ya' just gotta' ride! #RideLocalDreamGlobal #NEOhio #Winter A post shared by Mike Mekinda (@ridelocaldreamglobal) on Dec 26, 2018 at 6:59am PST