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« on: September 20, 2020, 08:39:54 pm »

Are these events no longer a thing?
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« Reply #1 on: September 20, 2020, 10:18:10 pm »

I don't know of any around here anymore.
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« Reply #2 on: September 21, 2020, 06:25:24 am »

Same around here
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« Reply #3 on: September 21, 2020, 06:42:20 am »

Cycle gear used to have them every month but the Coronavirus has put an end to that. Let's wait till this bug is controlled and it will start up again. I hope.
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« Reply #4 on: September 21, 2020, 01:06:25 pm »

Sunday evening in central Oklahoma at "Pops" on Rt 66 is a regular bike night type thing. Lots of bike show up after weekend rides. You see all types, from the plethora of cruises, to old vintage, sport bikes and adventure bikes. Mostly guys stop by on their way home.

There are lots of enthusiast cars there also.
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« Reply #5 on: September 21, 2020, 03:31:05 pm »


Sunday evening in central Oklahoma at "Pops" on Rt 66 is a regular bike night type thing. Lots of bike show up after weekend rides. You see all types, from the plethora of cruises, to old vintage, sport bikes and adventure bikes. Mostly guys stop by on their way home.

There are lots of enthusiast cars there also.


I think here a few bikes show up at the car shows but I have not seen a pure bike night type thing in many years.  Loss of interest/maybe insurance is too high.  Not sure.
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« Reply #6 on: September 21, 2020, 04:33:08 pm »




I think here a few bikes show up at the car shows but I have not seen a pure bike night type thing in many years.  Loss of interest/maybe insurance is too high.  Not sure.


Pops isn't an organized event or anything, just where a lot of riders stop, especially those traveling Rt 66 from all over the country. A lot of the local bike shop and dealership guys will show up. There are quite a few racers, present and future, that also stop by. I get all my inside AFT info from Ronnie Jones, who I see there quite a bit. And it is a common meet up point for ride to eats.

I think one of their big draws is that they sell 100% gas in all grades, so fill ups are common after rides.
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« Reply #7 on: September 21, 2020, 04:59:46 pm »

Is Ronnie Jones that you mentioned Ron Jones, a motocosser, from the 80s?
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« Reply #8 on: September 21, 2020, 06:14:31 pm »


Is Ronnie Jones that you mentioned Ron Jones, a motocosser, from the 80s?


Ronnie may have done some MX back in the day, but his real passion and success came from Flat Track racing.

http://www.americanflattrack.com/riders/view/jones-ronnie
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« Reply #9 on: September 21, 2020, 06:56:39 pm »

Back in the early 80s I met Ron Jones a ranked pro motocrosser. That was in Phoenix. I don't think your Ronnie is the same as the Ron I met.
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« Reply #10 on: September 22, 2020, 07:04:41 am »


Back in the early 80s I met Ron Jones a ranked pro motocrosser. That was in Phoenix. I don't think your Ronnie is the same as the Ron I met.


Ronnie is a multiple time Grand National Champion in AMA Flat Track and semi-unofficial ambassador for the sport. At 59, he raced at the Springfield Mile last year. He kind of makes me think he is Flat Tracks version of footballs Joe Namath. Flamboyant and old and won't go away. Actually, he is super nice and talks to anybody about racing for as long as they want to talk, or mostly listen to some of his wild stories. He always draws a crowd.
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« Reply #11 on: September 22, 2020, 07:15:53 am »

I saw him race at the OKC half mile.
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« Reply #12 on: September 22, 2020, 08:47:24 am »

There’s at least one almost every night in the Cincinnati area.  None of which are huge events and are more centered around where they are in the area geographically.  People on the east side of town tend to stay in their area, same for the west side of town, and south of the Ohio River in Kentucky. I see the same thing happening in Columbus, Ohio, Lexington and Louisville, Ky, and other cities.  

Several Cars and Coffee events around the area on Saturday mornings too.  I attended a Cars and Coffee event just south of Nashville over Labor Day weekend that must have had 2-3,000 cars in attendance, along with a few dozen bikes.
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« Reply #13 on: September 22, 2020, 01:07:22 pm »


I don't know of any around here anymore.


I take it back. There's a group of primarily adv riders who do a Tulsa Tuesday Pub Crawl. My wife and I don't drink, so we've never been.
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« Reply #14 on: September 24, 2020, 07:36:36 am »


There’s at least one almost every night in the Cincinnati area.  None of which are huge events and are more centered around where they are in the area geographically.  People on the east side of town tend to stay in their area, same for the west side of town, and south of the Ohio River in Kentucky. I see the same thing happening in Columbus, Ohio, Lexington and Louisville, Ky, and other cities.  

Several Cars and Coffee events around the area on Saturday mornings too.  I attended a Cars and Coffee event just south of Nashville over Labor Day weekend that must have had 2-3,000 cars in attendance, along with a few dozen bikes.


Over 2000 cars and motorcycles.  That’s a big event.  
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