My First Motorcycle Run: Touring the Covered Bridges of Northeast Ohio

On Sunday, I finally got over my I’m-not-a-real-biker-itis, my general avoidance of large groups whenever possible, and my reputation as a non-conformist to go on my first group motorcycle ride.

The 8th Annual I Spy Motorcycle Run, sponsored by the Animal Welfare League of Trumbull County, took place August 28, 2011. Luckily, the weather cooperated—temps were in the 70s.

When Farmer D and I got to the starting point, the parking lot was already filled with bikes. We filled out our registration forms, and grabbed some fruit and juice (for snacks later) from the breakfast buffet.

This is only one section of the Garden Brook parking lot. That's a lot of bikes!

The AWLTC had a 50/50 drawing, door prizes, and an amazing selection of items in the Chinese Auction, but the main reason we were there was to take a tour of some of the covered bridges in Northeast Ohio.

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