Old 03-25-17, 10:09 PM
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@DaveQ24, you are not a coward. We all have fears and anxieties and we all handle them differently.

I stopped riding for almost 20 years while my children were young. I had this fear that I would be killed out on the road and my children would grow up without a father. I had enough life insurance to cover my income and provide for them financially; it was my absence that worried me.

Now that the kids are grown up and I have hit the autumn of my life, I ride every single time that I get a chance. I am in relatively good health, except for asthma, diabetes, six coronary stents and a recent "battle" with a subdural hematoma.

I have not conquered my fears, my fears have passed me by. So I figure, I might as well go riding.

Dave, you are going to be fine, trust me! Remember, one day at a time.

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