KENAI — As engines rumbled, gasoline pumped and the prayers started to flow, Bert Heitstuman said he was confident the Kenai Peninsula is a generally safe place to ride motorcycles.
But that’s not to say a biker’s worst nightmare can’t come true at any moment.
“I had a woman here last year look right in my eyes as I was coming down the highway and she was coming out of a parking lot,” he said. “She looked right at me and pulled out right in front of me. She says, ‘Well, I didn’t see you.’ Lady, you looked right in my eyes.”