Gloria Tramontin Struck

I met Gloria in June, 2015.  At that time, Gloria was 90 years old.  I had read an article featuring Gloria earlier in the year and had been putting a lot of thought to joining the Motor Maids.  After a few phone calls, I was thrilled to learn that Gloria would meet me at a…


Featured on Smoky Mountain Harley-Davidson’s FaceBook Page

During Harley-Davidson’s Women’s Riding Month, Smoky Mountain Harley-Davidson has been featuring women riders from that work at the dealership on their FaceBook page each Tuesday.  I’m proud and honored to be featured as one of the women riders.  Here is a copy of the “article” and links: Smoky Mountain Harley-Davidson added 4 new photos. May 17 at…


May is Harley-Davidson Women Riders Month

Harley-Davidson is promoting May as HD Women Riders Month.  I find that very exciting!   Statistics show that the motorcycle riding population is approximately 14% women.  I grew up thinking girls were naturally suppose to ride motorcycles.  My godmother, Ginger, was riding her own Harley as long as I can remember.  And, I was on…


Happy New Year!

I love to ride on New Year’s Day.  Today I was blessed with a wonderful afternoon ride with my sweetheart. It’s hard to believe that 5 days ago we were riding in 74 degree weather and when we pulled out of the driveway today it was 39 degrees! Though this is a tradition for us,…


Like waiting for a Secret Decoder Ring

Every Christmas season I watch A Christmas Story featuring Ralphie and his quest to get the ultimate Christmas gift of an Official Red Ryder Carbine-Action Two-Hundred-Shot Range Model Air Rifle  for his Christmas present. In the story, he consumes a large quantity of Ovaltine in order to receive the coveted Little Orphan Annie Secret Society Decoder Ring….

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