Get Ready For A Great Riding Season!!!!
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March 13 - 17 -- Bike Week / IBA Jacksonville
... 1,000 miles in and out
of Key West
Get an IBA
Saddle Sore that's a bit different!! Contact
Night Annual Fish Camp Dinner
We will again gather at a "fish camp" for dinner on Thursday night. As
well we are scheduling a "ceremony" to add a new bronze name plate to
the Shards of
Touring this time celebrating Paul Tong and Peter Green and their epic IBA 2017
ride. They carried the Shards and will be honored on Friday Night
at the IBA event hotel. Get in touch with
Dave for particulars.
APRIL 14 -- The Moonshine Lunch Run ... Meet up in
Indianapolis then ride to Southern Illinois and grab a burger for charity.
https://moonshine-run.com/ We may
turn this into a full weekend ride to include Memphis for barbecue.
Get in touch with
Papa Smurf to get on the list.
April 18 - 20 -- Annual Ozarks Rendezvous
event on the best technical roads in America some say. And of course the
annual dinner and great food. We take over a boutique hotel and it fills
fast. There is a cabin on premises as well and other hotels an easy walk
away. Get in touch with Big Johnson!!
June 11 - 18 -- Route 66 Going Out
We assemble in Bloomington, IL. Why? Because Peter
-- aka Old Blood And Guts -- wants to start on Route 66 at the world's only
source of Beer Nuts! Sounds like a photo op for sure... the start of
many. We will end up in Arizona and cut through Utah's great technical
roads to include Torrey then back through Kansas City and points East.
To get on the list contact
July Means Newfoundland and Nova Scotia -- At least THREE
-- Peter and Dave will represent RST at the annual
Bluenose Rally arriving on site via Canada on July 6th
and hanging out the weekend before sprinting home. This will be a
rendezvous and not a ride per se but if coming out of the Midwest contact
-- Shoulder Joe Trilone will be headed to Newfoundland. That
trip starts July 9th includes the ferry to Port Au Basque a stop over in
Labrador before returning to Newfoundland and coming home. Rocky
Harbor and more on the stop list. Contact
Joe and more details soon.
-- Jesse aka Tech also headed to
Newfoundland and this trip also starts July 6th. However, he is
rolling through Labrador but crossing Newfoundland first by way of Saint
Johns and the ferry to Argentia on the East Coast. There is lots of
gravel through Labrador on the way to Quebec City so dual sport bike
helpful. Catch this group in Atlanta or Virginia Beach VA at the
Jesse for more info.
July 12 -
15 BMW MOA
National Rally Rendezvous
This year the BMW national club
has their annual rally in Des Moines, IA. Many on the list own BMWs
and attend or just like the rally but own other brands. If you plan to
attend this year contact
Dave. Do it NOW.
If enough riders are going we can try to lock down a hotel and plan a get
August -- Special 24 State Ride In
October and November are
of course the Fall Colors Ride and the Black Friday Ride. More info later!!
We always like to come up with one extreme ride
per year. And this year's ride will be "interesting".
September -- Finger Lakes Rendezvous