Sunday, May 25, 2014

Greats Rides With Assume Weather

The Wednesday evening ride to Gravenhurst there first bike night of the season, the rain that was forecasted did not transpire and warm temp made for a well attended cruise night. Also treated to coffee when returned to Orillia by chapters 1st officer Ron Hare the winner of the 50-50 draw               


Saturday was the Huronia Ride for Dad, a great chapter participated ride with everyone having a fun time, some staying for the steak dinner at the Orillia Legion to round off the ride.

Sundays curious ride to The Radicle Rooster was answered when arrived to the Barn full of Mexican lawn , garden and wall art .Followed by a cross country mystery ride stopping at the Dufferin County  Museum for a pack your lunch stop.  The fuel tax lotto ticket # 263313 won by Steve Shane.

A Radicle Group


Sunday, May 18, 2014

Weekend Rides Sucssefully Enjoyed

Ride to St Jacobs Mennonites market Saturday , although a little chilly requiring warm clothing, was well enjoyed. Followed by full Sun for the return trip. With stops at Placards Peanut outlet ,the covered bridge ( known as the kissing bridge. And view of the wind generators west of Shelburne.

Sundays ride to Barhead / tavern always a favorite stop , great food and laughs. Riding through the Maxwell area saw a parade of Mennonites horse drawn buggy's returning home from worship .Had an extended view of the Nottawasaga Bay while descending down the escarpment behind pavement marking crew. Coffee stop in Elmvale before the completion of the homeward trip. The fuel tax lotto winning ticket # 263281 John Whittingham

                                   St Jacobs Market
                             West Montrose (kissing bridge)
                              wind generators Shelburne
                        Barhead some started ahead of the rest


Monday, May 12, 2014

Blue Plaque Ride

Sundays Blue Plaque Ride was well attended being that it was Mothers day. A few historical sites were seen ,good food severed up at The Old  Newcastle House with sun beaming on us at the patio. The day was the start of our fuel tax lotto, with Barbs salesmanship did well. At the first rest stop the winning ticket was drawn  263266  Brad Scott.

                 McLaughlin's' birth place founder of General Motor
Vanstone Mill water-powered grist & sawmill built in 1846
Tyrone blacksmith shop  built in 1854

            Newcastle's Massey-Ferguson farm equipment beings

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Mother nature was not in favour of Motorcycling

The showers over the entire weekend had dampen riders participation Sunday with 6 riders showing had a great time over a warm cup of coffee .  Saturday a hand full of chapter riders attended the benediction at Base Borden  ,  with a tour of the WW1 trench exhibit and tank display latter. With light mist at times on the ride home.

                           Saturday selfie for the Benediction ride

                          thinking over the driving coarse

                          don't mess with 523 new tail gunner

                       Sunday ventures' and one covered Harley (rain)