Well, at least when his broken bones heal -- c.April -- he will be back on the road on two wheels again.
You may recall that a woman in a minivan unsaddled him after she ran a stop sign. "I'm so sorry; I didn't see you!"
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Michael started looking right away for a new mount. First, at a BMW F800T; then at R1200's in several versions; then, most seriously, at a Ducati Multistrada.
All of those were "loaded" top-of-the-line, and had commensurate "out the door" stickers in the -- gasp
-- $25K USD range.
My retired (and bachelor
) brother could do that; I couldn't for various reasons, e.g.,
, but, to my infinite surprise, he mailed a check today to Dave Richardson at Moto-International for another espresso & grappa
I have bought four new Guzzis; Michael, now five (plus a Mana)! He tried to console me last night by kindly noting, "But at least you still have three of yours."