Readers and their Rides

Joe Robertson and His 2003 Harley-Davidson Ultra Classic

Written by  March 31, 2008

CC: Joe, what is your occupation?
Joe: I'm a dock man at Hallmark.

CC: Do you have any hobbies other than motorcycling?
Joe: Keeping my house up and working on my pool every day.

CC: Joe, why do you ride?
Joe: I like it!

CC: How long have you been riding?
Joe: I’ve been riding around 40 years.

CC: What was your first bike?
Joe: A moped.

CC: How many bikes have you owned?
Joe: I’ve owned nine bikes.

CC: How many bikes do you currently own?
Joe: Just my Ultra Classic.

CC: What do you like most about your Ultra Classic?
Joe: It rides really smooth.

CC: What is your dream bike?
Joe: A Screamin' Eagle Ultra Classic because I love it!.

CC: What is your most memorable riding experience?
Joe: The attention we get at bike shows.

CC: What is your least memorable riding experience?
Joe: When I left the bar drunk one night and didn't remember how I got home.

CC: To what motorcycle clubs or organizations do you belong?
Joe: Tony Stiles Choppers.

CC: What motorcycle rallies & events have you attended, and which is your favorite?
Joe: Bikes, Blues, & BBQ in Fayetteville, Arkansas and Run with the Leaves in Warsaw, Missouri.

CC: Do you have a favorite bike night hangout?
Joe: Yes. I like Frankie D's.

CC: How many tattoos do you have, and which is your favorite?
Joe: I have two. I have one on each arm and the one on my left arm is my favorite.

CC: Who is your favorite tattoo artist?
Joe: Inkslinger, because he does all my tattoos.

CC: Do you prefer riding in a group or by yourself?
Joe: In a group because I love all the tales and stories.

CC: Who are some of your closest riding buddies?
Joe: Timmy Wayne, Alan Stiles, and all the guys; too many to list.

CC: Anything else you’d like to share with our readers?
Joe: Get 'er done!

Interview by Lucy Stiles