Uncle Roy and BC are brothers who grew up in Mississippi. Their
addiction to motorsickles began in their pre-teens, and continues today.
they were both mainly commuter and weekend riders. As fate would have it
their first extended motorsickle trip was from Florida to Sturgis and back,
in 1983. From that ride, the die, as they say, was cast. Over the
years, many road trips followed, both together, and solo, covering countless
miles. Roy's 89 Softail has over 250K miles; BC's '90 Softy is nearing
200K. Both have owned several other bikes over the years, so you get an
idea of how their lifetime mileage might stack up.
Being perpetually on a budget, the boys usually camped out,
affordable lodging. But not too many years ago, bikers were often
at traditional camp-grounds. If you did get in, you were made to feel like
the proverbial "turd in th punchbowl". Worse yet, you had to
seven square feet of overpriced, muddy dirt with Ultra-Citizens, and their
nosey, noisy, spawn. As for biker camaraderie in theses places?
was rarer than an honest politician.
It's a given that at day's end, scooter types want to kick
the ride, talk scooter talk, relax and party with others who share the
worship of wind and wheels. To this end, in 1989, Roy, BC and two other of
their brothers, decided to build a mountain haven EXCLUSIVELY for