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It is with great sadness . . .

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. . . that I post about the passing of Budd Ray.  There is no-one who was part of this group between 2002 and 2008 whose life was not touched in a positive way by Budd and Carol Ray.  Although formidable in appearance, Budd’s heart was even larger.  His contributions to our Road Captain group […]

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Calico Ride – 2009

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Halloween has come and gone and so has the Calico/Stateline run. Gary did a great job organizing this event, as usual and we had over 45 bikes show up for the ride. There must have been 60 to 70 HOG members who settled in at Peggy Sue’s for breakfast. Just after we got seated, the […]

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Big Stuff Happening at Chapter 1580!

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It’s hard to believe that September has come and gone.  Our attendance at the monthly general meeting was a little down but the event in Reno drew some HOGs up there so it was expected.  Those who came got to enjoy some pretty good videos with the star of the show being the DVD we’re […]

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HOG Improvements

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Well, I’ve just returned from my first vacation and we’re embarking on our 2nd vacation up north to the Redwoods. We’re hoping the weather is a little more conducive to riding as this heat here in the valley is typically stifling! HOG has recently purchased some tables and chairs to be stored at Bakersfield Harley-Davidson. […]