CC: Roger, what is your occupation?
Roger: I’m an OP-Tech at LCAAP.
CC: Do you have hobbies other than motorcycling?
Roger: Yes. I also enjoy guns and hunting.
CC: How long have you been riding?
Roger: I’ve been riding about 40 years.
CC: What was your first bike?
Roger: My first bike was a 1972 Suzuki MT50J.
CC: How many bikes have you owned?
Roger: I’ve owned 6 motorcycles.
CC: How many bikes do you currently own?
Roger: I currently have two bikes. My 2014 Indian Chieftain and a 1980 Suzuki GS850G w/Vetter Sidecar.
CC: What do you like most about your Monster Glide?
CC: What is your dream bike?
Roger: I own it, and I’d also like to have an old Indian.
CC: What is your most memorable riding experience?
Roger: The scenery on the Blue Ridge Parkway and Spearfish Canyon in South Dakota.
CC: What is your least memorable riding experience?
Roger: Riding over 700 miles in the rain to Austin, Texas.
CC: To what motorcycle clubs or organizations do you belong?
Roger: I’m a member of the Indian Owner’s Association and the Indian Motorcycle Riding Group (IMRG) – Kansas City.
CC: Which motorcycle rallies & events have you attended, and which is your favorite?
Roger: My favorite is the Indian Rally at Indian Point in Branson. because of the comradery.
CC: Do you prefer riding in a group or by yourself?
Roger: Usually by myself or in a small group.
CC: Who is your closest riding buddy?
Roger: Cheyenne Norris.
CC: Thanks for the interview Roger, and thank you for letting us shoot your bike for this month’s cover.
Photos by Dick Carlson with Carlson Digital Photography