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Motorcycle Breakdown

Karen and I have holidayed on motorcycles almost every year since 2009. We have also attended numerous ride fundraisers as well as simple weekend blasts where a person might take a rip up the Fraser Canyon for a little afternoon getaway. Every ride has been problem free, except one. Yes we finally had our first motorcycle breakdown. It was on the highway between Pemberton and Whistler while riding home from the recent Music Therapy Ride.

Now no Harley jokes please, because it was the Harley. Nothing overly serious and if I had any mechanical skills at all I might have been able to McGyver something to get us home. It was the throttle cable somewhere inside the handle grip. It just let go and that ended motorcycle acceleration. It was a Saturday afternoon, around 4 o’clock and we were about 25 K outside of Whistler. The thing that is really weird was the fact that it happened at the exact same spot my friend Don Rutledge got a flat tire on his bike 4 years ago when we were all riding to Barkerville via Lilooet. How bizarre. Read more…

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