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Sunday, October 21st – Coffee Run!

When: Sunday, October 21st Forecast: 64 degrees and sunny; 0% chance of rain Depart: 8:00 am from Thorntons (Cary) Arrive: ~9:00 am at Full Moon Diner (in Lake Bluff) Proposed Route:   View Larger Map

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October 13 – Byron, Illinois Turkey Testicle Festival

The annual Byron, Illinois Turkey Testicle Festival is scheduled for Friday, October 12th through Saturday, October 13th.

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Evening Ride – St. Charles (20 September 2012)

The fall riding season is in full swing (woo-hoo!). At least a handful of us are heading out for a night ride towards St. Charles this Thursday, September 20th. We’re going to hug as many Fox River roads as we can on the way down and leave it TBD on the way back. We’ll hit at least one watering hole in St. Charles and possibly

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Bikers Against Bullies” Motorcycle Ride 2012

Several of us will be joining a Poker Run this Sunday starting at the Broken Oar. Here’s the registration link and other details:

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National Motorcycle Museum

This looks like it would be a fun overnight trip.The National Motorcycle Museum is one of a dozen or so official museums across the country. Per their website:  The National Motorcycle Museum was founded in 1989 by people who love motorcycling and it thrives today because of their sound plan. Engineers, racers, bike builders, tuners and others as far back as the late 1800′s built

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August 4, 2012 – New Glarus Brewery

About this ride New Glarus Brewery is a microbrewer in New Glarus, Wisconsin. There most popular beer is probably Spotted Cow (if you haven’t had one, you should). This is a planned day ride that will have us leaving Cary, Illinois the morning of Saturday, August 4th and then returning later that evening. Proposed Route The ride itself will be a good one with lots

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Wisconsin Motorcycle Rides: Touring the Lower Wisconsin Riverway

As part of the upcoming Galena ride, we’ll be taking a ride up the Mississippi River, heading North into Wisconsin. This is a ride that I’ve thought about doing a long time and I am looking forward to it. I just found an article on one of the motorcycle twitter feeds that  I follow. I’m including the link here for your reference. Wisconsin Motorcycle Rides:

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Full Moon Diner – Lake Bluff

If you’ve never been to the Full Moon Diner (Lake Bluff) on a Sunday morning with your motorcycle, you need to give it a try. This is a kind of defacto gathering place for riders before they embark on their Sunday afternoon rides. Of course, many just come out to grab a ‘Cup of Joe’, talk with other riders or just drool over the wide

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Sunday, 3 June 2012 – Ruben Brown Charity Ride

This ride has changed from a Sunday morning ride to the Full Moon Diner to Ruben Brown’s Motorcycle Run. There is a $20 donation required and the ride starts and ends at SideOuts. Here’s the skinny: Depart Cary – 8:00 am Arrive @ Sideouts – 8:15 am Registration Begins – 8:30 am Ride Begins – 10:30 Return to SideOuts – ? Post Party – 1:00 pm More

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Galena Weekend (July 13 – 15)

This ride takes us out to Galena to explore Stagecoach Trail and Mississippi river roads in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Illinois and Iowa. We’ll be riding out on Stagecoach Trail Friday, July 13th, riding river roads on Saturday and then returning early Sunday, July 15th. I’ll update this post with more details as they become available. Friday, July 13 – Stagecoach Trail 05/29/2012 Saturday, July 14 –

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Road to Somewhere

Road to Somewhere motorcycle blog is the personal journal of Christopher J. Vezeau. I am a writer and a rider.