Friday, July 13, 2018

Meet The New Rider David Beard Rider # 938

1. How did you hear about the HHMC?
From a member of the group that I belong to and ride bikes with
2. Other than ride motorcycles what do you do for fun?
Work on cars, watch movies, travel, enjoy time at home with my 3 dogs and my wife (in that order) 😊
3. What about the HHMC made you want to ride?
The personal challenge and being able to ride that far for that many days in a row. Getting to see this grand country that we live in.
4. How have you been preparing financially, physically and mentally for the challenge?
Buying gear, I will need to travel; researching what others have said about doing endurance rides; making checklists of things I will need and my bike will need in order to be able to make the trip.
5. Have you had to overcome any obstacles to do the challenge?
Making sure I could get time off work for that many days in a row
6. Have you been sponsored by anyone for your ride? (Yourself)
7. Who are your biggest supporters?
My wife
8. Have you received any support from local dealer or community?
No, they are not aware I am doing the ride
9. What is the single best piece of advice you have been given about the challenge?
Stay hydrated – pack light – don’t every doubt yourself and don’t ever give up!
10. What do your friends and associates think of your participating in a challenge like this?
They all think I’m nuts. Some of my fellow riders wish they could go.
11. Why do you think the challenge is a worthwhile event?
I think it’s good to bring people together for camaraderie  and to bring awareness to people’s causes as well as to issues we will come across as we travel across the US.

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