Dark clouds took it's toll on Haugan's Bike Night this past Thursday with only 150 bikes showing up, the lowest number I've ever seen. Somthing special always shows up though to command everyones attention.
Friday, July 29, 2011
Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Monday, July 18, 2011
Last Sunday's ride took us to the Big Shute Marine Railway for a brief stop before heading to Bala for lunch. Temperatures climbed as the day wore on and the ride continued through Port Sandfield, Minet and on to Rosseau for another stop at the boat ramp. Best spot was in the shade of a lone tree on a grassy patch with a welcoming breeze off the lake. The above normal temperatures certainly wore this old guy down with sleep coming real easy in the early evening. Thanks to Carole Cook for the great pictures, the one taken at the Big Shute even had Barb's bike standing the right way up. My thanks to everyone that rushed to help her when she dumped her bike in the parking lot, it was most appreciated.
Tuesday, July 5, 2011
Twelve members and wives from our Chapter enjoyed the Biker's Reunion in New Liskeard again this year. Aside from a few rain sprinkles on Saturday morning, the weekend weather was nothing short of perfect. First ride was the "Early Bird Ride" on Friday to Engleheart with a free lunch provided by this friendly community in their downtown park. On Saturday, our Chapter took a lunch ride across the Quebec border to where the beer and gas are cheaper than Ontario, don't forget there's a Provincial election coming up soon. Sunday was the "Big One", this is the famous Freedom Ride to the local cancer hospital to mingle with many of the patients and present them with care packages. All these organised rides are well attended by the public and they show their appreciation with many welcoming signs and flag waving. All this plus the constant entertainment going on "till the wee hours every night makes for a pretty tired ride home again and back to reality. Here are some pictures with more by clicking on "Bikers Reunion 2011 Pictures". If you want to be part of this next year, NOW is the time to register and get a campsite booked.