My last gully washer was returning from Toronto last July. Plenty of lightning and scary wind, but my scariest drencher was two years ago returning from the eastern shore of MD. Crossing a long steel suicide grating above the Verrazano Narrows in a 50-knot side wind and torrential downpour was cause for a fresh set of undies, and not so much because they got wet [g].
2009 BMW F800 ST
Never let your motorcycle take you where your brain hasn't been five seconds earlier.