Fall is such a great time for getting out on a motorcycle. With the temperatures down, the breezes abounding, and the leaves starting to change color, it is a wonderful sensory laden experience that allows you to encounter all the wonders of nature. It really encompasses the essence of motorcycling.
Upper Park Cafe was the breakfast ride destination for the club on Sept. 14. Steve Haugen led the group as ride captain. Joining him were Marti and Mike Conley, Ron Bane, Steve Wiley, Steve Haugen, Joseph Ace, Ted Soprenuk, and Vicki and Scott Baker. Upper Park is a club favorite. The Upper Park Cafe combines downhome town style with a touch of modern decor. They have delicious fresh dishes and friendly staff, which makes for a fun dining experience. And, their gourmet coffees are great. They are open for breakfast and lunch seven days a week, from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. The outing had everything you want in a ride. Good food. Great atmosphere. Close enough to make it doable. Wonderful roads and scenery to experience along the way.
Some of us will head to the Progressive International Motorcycle Show (IMS) Oct. 1 through 3.
This year it is moving right up the road to the Texas Motor Speedway. We have an upcoming day ride to Turner Falls in Davis, Oklahoma on October 4th. This will be an early (7:30) all-day ride covering 136 scenic miles through north Texas and Southern Okla. It will include a BYOF picnic in the park, a tour through Turner Falls and a refreshing ride home with a stop for dinner. This is always a favorite club destination.
Also in the works is an Oct. 8 outing to the NHRA Drag Races at the Texas Metroplex in Ennis, Texas. Touted as “The Place Speed Was Born”, this is always an exciting adventure that stimulates all the senses with the sights, sounds, and smells of racing. We can’t wait to hear about the Pit Pass experiences of our members.
November will bring the annual Denton County Coats for Kids Ride. Please consider purchasing a new coat for a student (K-12) and get it to a club member.
We want to convey our deepest condolences to Dick Spivey on the loss of his beloved wife, Terry, and his dog, Willow. Please keep Dick and his family in your thoughts and prayers.
See you on the road!
Beware of cagers and keep the rubber side down.