Kelly's Twits

Lung infection and six months on my Harley

Two weeks ago I came down with a cold, and a week ago I was diagnosed with a lung and sinus infection.  The doctor said it was probably a variety of “mild” pneumonia, what is sometimes called “walking pneumonia”.  So I’ve been coughing, clearing my sinuses, and generally feeling crappy.

On the plus side, the weather has been generally unpleasant as well.  That sounds funny, I know, but for me there is nothing worse than being sick when it is beautiful and sunny and the birds are singing: it just feels doubly unfair.  There were a couple of decent days this week, today not being one of them: however, it wasn’t raining, and I was feeling a bit better.  This meant that was overwhelmed by a desire to get out on my motorbike, which I did.

Old like me guy riding a bike

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My other Harley: 2011 Road Glide Ultra

Earlier this year I completed a motorcycle skills training course, bought a Kawasaki Vulcan, and got my motorcycle license.  I had ridden before back when I was still a teenager, but this time I actually got my license.  Between May and September I rode about 10,000 kilometres- most of that was smaller rides in the 100 km or so range, but I had several 500+ kilometres days as well.  During that time I learned a lot about riding, and more importantly about myself.

 

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