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President’s Column

President’s Column

I hope you've all been getting out there and riding! By Jim Williams Hi Everyone! I hope you've all been getting out there and riding in this beautiful weather. Our spring has gotten off on a rocking start with the finish we could all hope for as motorcyclists. Writing this article, I'm sitting inside with allergies about to drive me crazy, which brings me to a safety concern that resides in our two wheel community. Outside of the normal impairments of our sport, alcohol, exhaustion, etc.,e have a tendency to overlook our medication(s) and how they effect us, and how it would effect us as a rider! Taking our daily dosages of our 81mg aspirins and lisinopril becomes a normality, but taking allergy medications can be a new adventure that should be experienced on the couch first! So let's have cognizance of our minds and bodies this spring. Our progressive dinner weather is looking to measure up as a great one at this point and time, but of course it's a week away and we live ...

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