It’s Never too Late to Dream: Part 5

Nov 19, 2012 View Comments by

As the summer wore on, Torri was riding more, but practicing less. Clearly, the exhilaration of long, weekend rides with me and fellow bikers took precedence over the mind-numbing drudgery of practicing cone weaves, sharp rights, and U-turns in parking lots. Nevertheless, her October date with destiny, in the form of another MVA test, loomed […]

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It’s Never too Late to Dream: Part 1

Oct 22, 2012 View Comments by

I turned 60 earlier this year and have been riding for over 13 years. I had wanted to ride since I was a teenager, but my parents wouldn’t let me. So instead, I used to secretly hitch rides to high school baseball practice on the back of my buddy’s Yamaha 125. Sheer exhilaration. But it […]

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Motorcycle Licensing Laws Are Different for Teen Riders

Sep 28, 2012 View Comments by

Recently Pennsylvania instituted new training requirements for teens wanting to obtain their motorcycle license. Under Pennsylvania’s new law, all 16- and 17-year-olds applying for a motorcycle license must first complete the state-approved motorcycle safety program. Courses like Pennsylvania’s Basic Rider Course are meant to provide young bikers with an introduction to the fundamentals of safe […]

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