Bonus Ride Nov. 2-4, 2017

From Brent Landry:

November 2 thru 4th,   First Texas Cushman Lone Star Rally I would like to invite everyone to the 1st Texas Cushman Lone Star Rally. We will meet in Conroe, Texas at the corner of I 45 North and League Line Road on the east side in Mama Juanita’s Parking lot at noon on Thursday the 2nd. So here is the plan we will do a short ride that afternoon Thursday and then back to Mama Juanita’s for dinner.The next morning Friday we will ride about 150 miles over to Lake Livingston and back across the northern part of Lake Conroe thru Sam Houston National Forest to Carlos and lunch at Yankees friendly biker bar. Then back to Conroe for barbecue dinner at McKinsey’s. Saturday morning up early and trailer to South Houston, leaving our vehicles at a park, to ride across the Galveston Causeway Bridge to Galveston Island. The Big Bike Lone Star Bike Rally will be going on. We will ride down seawall drive then back to ride the Galveston Ferry across Galveston Bay to Chrystal Beach. Back to Galveston to ride down the Strand Blvd which is the main street in Galveston. Packed with bikers and we are always the hit of the party, so after riding thru the Strand back down Seawall Drive to have sea food at Landry’s across from the Beach and (No I don’t get a Discount). A little more riding leaving Galveston around 3 back to our cars, and trailers. About 5 of us have been doing this for the past 10 years and it is really exciting. It’s all fun and safe, so I want to share this with all of you. Now, you will need a VANGUARD to get across the causeway bridge. Questions please call me. Three hotels all with in walking distance Comfort Inn 936 890 2811, Days Inn 936 890 2600and La Quinta 936 228 0790. Please RSVP so we will know how many to plan for, and we don’t leave anyone when we leave at noon the first day. You will have a GREAT time I guarantee it. Judy and I will be looking forward to seeing all of you. Thanks,   Brent Landry, 936-718 0858

Turkey, TX May 2017

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This is the entry site of Turkey, TX.

“Ah-Haa” is a sound of pleasure that Bob Wills made popular in his music. Turkey and the area made us want to join him with a big “Ah-Haa”. The weekend went well.

Martin Stafford and Don Henry planned this weekend and rides.

 

We stayed at Hotel Turkey’s accommodations. Several had rooms in the hotel and the rest used their RV campsites.

Friday

9 scooters on the road to Clarendon through the Caprock landscape.

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Keith Floyd’s shop in Clarendon. He provided a delightful tour of the Donley County Courthouse, a lunch, and the opportunity to meet his local friends and neighbors.

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Donley County Courthouse

Back row: B.F. and Myrna Loy Smith, Joe Faltinek, Martin and Jane Stafford, Bob Owens, Don Henry, and Keith Floyd

Front row: Margaret and Armando Trevino, Chrysti Love, Gary and Betty Mathis, Raymond Love, Sharon and Pete Henderson.

Saturday, 8 Cushman scooters headed for Childress.

First stop, Flomot.

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Lunch at K-Bob’s in Childress.

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Cooling in the shade at Estelline on the way back. Notice that Ted Grisham joined the group. He drove from Midland “because Martin likes to RIDE”.

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Need a scooter unloaded? Look at all the willing men.

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Thanks, Margaret Trevino, for the pictures.

 

Parts for Sale

For Sale: Late model road King frame and fork/handlebar assembly. Very goodcondition with very little surface rust. No dents, pitted rust areas or cracked welds. Stored indoors for the past 30 years. Also included with price is a rare transmission case. Just the bare case, no internals, gears, bearings etc. Asking $200.00 or best reasonable offer. Contact Nick Gans (903) 764-1905 or email km5fl@sbcglobal.net Located near Palestine, Texas
Nicholas A. Gans
TCC member # 2089

Water Valley Ride April 2017

Water Valley park was the site for 11 campers for this year’s “Ride to Eat”.

13 Scooters were ready to be ridden on Friday morning. Weather was beautiful and breakfast was just over the Divide. At lease 22 people made the early morning run to the Another Place Cafe in Robert Lee.

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Circle of wisdom Robert Lee

Ben Sargent, Richard Kesselus, Chrysti and Raymond Love 

Then on Saturday the COLD front hit. 11 tough riders began the ride to Cristoval, Tx to have lunch at Cooper’s Bar-b-que. 11 scooters and we had 32 there for lunch. (You do the math to discover the ones who stayed warm!)

Cool riders Sat. morning

Note the 53 degrees temperature.

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It is never a REAL Cushman meet without ice cream. These 2 were our “Scoopermen” of the day.

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Ben Sargent and Roy Stanley

Ben Sargent then cooked breakfast for the group on Sunday morning.

It is always a joy to have the group together.

Thanks to Sharon Henderson for the pictures.

March 2017 Central Texas Meet

This year’s meet was NOT rained out! We had beautiful weather and rode both Friday and Saturday.

Tommy Goode and Richard Kesselus provided many safe miles of rides and lead us through blue bonnets with Indian paintbrush scenery and several fine restaurants.2017.4.1 Bastrop leaders

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Fried fish and onion ring meal on Friday night

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Friday’s ride lead us to lunch at El Borrego, Red Rock, TX

 

There was shopping time in Smithville. The ladies enjoyed the city-wide garage sale.

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Saturday’s ride had lunch at Murphy’s Steakhouse, Winchester, TX

 

We appreciate the hospitality of the Bastrop group. Thank you to Richard and Betty Kesselus and Tommy and Debi Goode. Tommy and Debi provided the chase vehicle.

A complete article will be in the next newsletter.

The Concho Valley group will be hosting their meet at Water Valley April 21-23. Please come and join them. See calendar of events for more info.

 

Snyder-Here We Come!

In October, the State Meet will be held in Snyder, Tx. 

Here’s a billboard with their “Welcome to Snyder” artwork.


For grins, here is a look at the Coliseum today. What’s wrong with this picture? 


Dirt floor! There will be a rodeo this weekend. Don’t faint! It will be clean and ready for us in October.

Just start planning for a wonderful time of riding with the Club.

March 2017 Carmine, Tx

James and Jane Press welcomed Texas Cushman riders to their home for their annual ride. On Thursday morning, 15 scooters took off for a tour of the area. After driving through the country side via Burton,  we stopped at Lake Somerville, then into Somerville for lunch.  The ride was about 85 miles and enjoyed by all.



Saturday morning dawned with rain falling. 30 people gathered for Jane’s breakfast feast. 


No riding but the visiting was in high gear! 

What a great way to begin 2017 Cushman season.

Plan to see you all in Bastrop for the Central Texas ride.