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Days Gone By.... By: Rebecca Hudson

May 22, 2013

I was reminded of those times this past weekend while watching the new riders taking part in the Minnesota Motorcycle Safety Center's Basic Rider Course.
When we were kids, in an effort to spice up our lives a little, we clipped wooden clothes pins to the spokes of our bicycle tires.  This would provide a satisfying "snapple - grrrrrr" as we pedaled the neighborhood, cruising our two-wheelers and pretending (and wishing) they were so much more.  Such simple pleasures were every day occurrences and it didn't take too much to entertain us.

I was reminded of those times this past weekend while watching the new riders taking part in the Minnesota Motorcycle Safety Center's Basic Rider Course. From infancy to young adolescence, the new bikers learned to first crawl, walk and finally to run under the trained instructor's tutelage. 

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