"It gets to the point that some part of the riding bud relationship begins to go bad as some lifestyle
issue or riding style issue starts growing like those green mold spots on an old block of cheddar."

~ Jefe Smith from his book, LIFE, AMERICA and the ROAD to KEY WEST

The Jacket

It was a deep shade of black when it was new and had that wonderful rich smell of leather. Ten years later the black has faded to dark gray from thousands of hours in the sun, wind, heat and cold as well as the occasional pounding from a rain squall and a few beers I…