About R. Lowell Hakes

Richard Hakes is a former newspaper editor, 30-year advisory newsletter publisher and 20-year motorcycle rider.  He lives in the Iowa City, Iowa area with his wife Joan and grandchildren nearby.  He publishes a blog twice each week for the Iowa City Press-Citizen.

His first book of humor is now offered on Amazon and titled Forty-Two Reasons Why I Must Have a Motorcycle...Honey!  The book reveals the very bumpy road men might travel in order to convince a reluctant spouse or girlfriend they need to ride loud and free.

R. Lowell Hakes’ Books

Forty-Two Reasons Why I Must Have a Motorcycle…Honey!

This is a book of humor based on the foibles of men and women—but mostly men. Seriously.  Any man who resorts to claiming that “God wants me to” in seeking his wife’s approval to buy a motorcycle might as well tattoo “buffoon” in big block letters across his sorry butt. And yet, our sympathies are… [Read More]

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