Campus Connection - August 15, 2016

Born to be Wild

Campus bikersDo these wild riders look familiar?

Take a look at seven Falcons who roll to their own beat. These bikers, made up of faculty and staff, keep life a little more interesting as they roar on their shiny motorcycles.

Carlos Arce, assistant professor, Spanish, has been riding since he was 12. He rides a Harley Davidson Limited Low.
Carlos Arce on his Harley

Shawna Baskette, dean of academic success, was the only women in the group. She has been riding her motorcycle for five years and currently rides a 2014 Triumph Street Triple.
Shawna Baskette  on her Triumph Street Triple

For 24 years Erik Duane, senior technical support specialist and military veteran, has been street riding motorcycles. Today, he owns a 2001 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-R bike.
Erik Duane on his Kawasaki Ninja

David Fabish, dean of liberal arts, rides a BMW S1000RR. He’s been rolling for three years.
David Fabish on his BMW

Mark Hugen, assistant professor, mathematics, has been riding for 11 years, and rolls a 2009 Harley Davidson Road King.
Mark Hugen on his Harley

While Al Mejia, senior applications analyst, has been riding motorcycles for many years, he took a break, but recently purchased a new 2006 Honda Shadow Spirit and started biking again two weeks ago.
Al Mejia on his Honda

Vince Orton, senior applications analyst, has been riding for eight years his commute partner 2001 Kawasaki Ninja 250.
Vince Orton on his Kawasaki Ninja

Inspired to ride? Get started with motorcycle classes here on campus through Community Education.

Salute to all of the riders on campus. Check out the College's Facebook and Instagram for a video clip of these bikers!

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  Campus Connection - August 15, 2016