Memphis Area Rides/Events

Discussion in 'Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge' started by JustinT, Oct 21, 2009.

  1. Disco Stu

    Disco Stu Long timer

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    did all you FF's run into each other? :huh
  2. Tn. Walrus

    Tn. Walrus Knuckle Dragger

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    No that was Redbud who runs into people. I was trying to get my bike to move (by hand). At a loaded weight of about 700 pounds, it was being recalcitrant, at which point my knuckles dropped to the ground and my brow protruded. I gave a mighty pull and there was a massive POP in my right arm. What followed was a ride to the ER in Steamboat, a visit to the Ortho surgeon, and an MRI. Partially torn biceps tendon. Six weeks of physical therapy then we see if I have to have surgery.
  3. red bud

    red bud alky w/motorcycle problem

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    mts, music & mc's................anybody?


    mountain view ar
  4. red bud

    red bud alky w/motorcycle problem

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    looks like work tomorrow day, see ya tomorrow night
  5. Disco Stu

    Disco Stu Long timer

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    I'm thinking of riding over to Harrison or mountain home Ar for some lunch on Saturday. Anyone wanna go? Any recommendations for good BBQ?
  6. DC950

    DC950 Microadventurer

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    no, but there is/was a very good Mexican place right next to the Best Western on the main (old) drag.

    Let me know if there is still a mile long oil streak on Push Mountain Rd (343 IIRC) starting about 3 or 4 miles off of Hwy 14.

    Oh yeah, I broke my arm playing baseball - got hit by a bad inside pitch.
  7. red bud

    red bud alky w/motorcycle problem

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    :huh i was wondering
  8. Disco Stu

    Disco Stu Long timer

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    are you back to riding? i thought i saw a dude in a yellow helmet on a triumph the other day with a couple of baseball bats sticking out of his backpack.
  9. newcastleadam

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    Going to be in Memphis for a conference 10/14-20, then heading out to Shiloh NP and points south. Any advice for restaurants, evening entertainment, and day trips welcome. No KLR this time, hoofing it on the KLT :D

    Also any advice on a good place to overnight in the Birmingham or Montgomery area is appreciated :ear

    Thanks!
  10. Disco Stu

    Disco Stu Long timer

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    where will you be staying in Memphis?

    in Birmingham, there's a cool area called Five Points that has some nice restaurants and bars. a good place to walk around.
  11. Jamie Z

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    On Thursdays we usually get together somewhere for a RTE. You're invited. Keep an eye on this thread to find out where. If you know where you're staying we can plan to meet in that area.

    Jamie
  12. newcastleadam

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    The Peabody.
  13. Jamie Z

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    Have we had a dinner at the Rendezvous? Hmm?

    Actually, lots of other good places downtown. Gus's, Deja Vu, Flying Fish, Ernestine & Hazel's, Front Street Deli.

    Jamie
  14. red bud

    red bud alky w/motorcycle problem

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  15. seniorasi

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    I'm in for any of the above eateries.
  16. malibu_dan

    malibu_dan Adventuring Mystic

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    If you have flexibility to your schedule on the front side, the Vintage Bike Festival is Oct 12-14 @ Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham. Looks awesome, I've never been.

    http://www.barbervintagefestival.org/

    In Memphis, if you're on an expense account, there's some excellent top scale restaurants on Beale and Main St. Itta Beena is above BBKings on Beale--fantastic fare. Or just eat at the bar on the main floor. Bike night may still be rolling if the weather holds on Wed night on Beale.
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    Hope some of you were able to make it out riding today. Riding weather was perfect for ATGATT.Love the Sidi Adventure Rains. The Klim liner was comfortable and warm. Glad I donned it prior to departure.
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    I hate it when I'm the last one to post in a thread for months on end.
  19. Grizz Adams

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    Fixed it for ya. :D

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  20. stinkfinger

    stinkfinger Chickenfat dirtbiker

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    Just ride on thurs..............for 12 minutes.........wash and repeat.

    Tony