It Takes Two -- Wheels

Posted by Monica Hoel

Who’s zoomin’ who?

Juan (’97) and Tracy (’96) Walker Garcia are zoomin’ together on Valentine’s Day and every day

After 23 years of marriage, Juan and Tracy Walker Garcia still get revved up when they spend time together. But nowadays, that statement is literal.

The loving duo of accountants (he’s at Hicok, Brown and Company, she’s a controller for the United Company) have found that the best way to rid their heads of all those numbers is a long and winding ride on the back of a motorcycle.  Juan rides a Harley Davidson Street Glide and Tracy rides a Harley Davidson Free Wheeler.

They’ve been riding together for two years, and they seem to enjoy the fact that it is a hobby that surprises people. Tracy grins and dips her head to explain how much she loves it, and how it takes her completely away from the office, the forms, the numbers, the tax laws. “Riding allows us to appreciate all the beautiful things that God created that we sometimes take for granted.”

Juan and Tracy Walker Garcia with their motorcycles. Juan beams with pride as he not only talks about his own bike, but as he pulls out his phone to show off a photo of Tracy on her bike. “It seems like we find so much to talk about while we’re riding. We’ve got head sets, and we talk the whole time we’re on the road.”

Valentine’s Day has to be tough: how do two hard-working accountants celebrate a holiday in the heart of tax season? Perhaps they sing, “It Takes Two, Baby” – until they can get out of the office and back on two wheels.

  • Juan and Tracy Walker Garcia pose with their Harleys.

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