Hunter S. Thompson - R.I.P.
Sad to read the NY Times report. Suicide.
To get an idea of why he resonates with motorcyclists, read his Song of the Sausage Creature, his review of a Ducati in 1995 for Cycle World magazine. That article gave us one of the clearest explanation of, “Why?”
Some people will tell you that slow is good — and it may be, on some
days — but I am here to tell you that fast is better. I've always believed
this, in spite of the trouble it's caused me. Being shot out of a cannon
will always be better than being squeezed out of a tube. That is why
God made fast motorcycles, Bubba….