Me, with my son, Corey, on our 2,400 mile motorcycle trip from PA to FL and back - June 2014

Me, with my son, Corey, on our 2,400 mile motorcycle trip from PA to FL and back – June 2014

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Keep the shiny side up!

Craig Gephart

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Biker’s Prayer

May the sun rise in front of me, the rain fall behind me, and the wind follow me.
May the Angels guard my travels for they know what is ahead of me.
Keep me safe through rolling hills and swirling turns.
Let the eagle guide me to the mountain tops.
Let the moon’s light guide me through the night.
Lord, thank you for letting me be a biker.

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