Announcing the new schedule for the coming year is always a fun thing for me and this year was made extra special because of the amount of input and effort by the members of our Board of Directors. The 2018 schedule features tradition, the return of an oldie but a goodie, something completely new and some new twists on things we’ve done before.
As many of you know, I was selected as chairman of the 2018 43rd Annual 3 Flags Classic earlier in the year. As of September 13th, I notified the board of directors of the SCMA and it’s chairman that I was stepping down along with resigning my board position as Marketing Manager. This announcement is not intended to throw stones at anyone, but I would like to clearly state my reasons before any rumors and/or false information get out.
Spectrum at Val Vista, Gilbert, AZ – September 16, 2017
by El Presidente
We were approached via our Meetup group by the community events organizer of Spectrum at Val Vista, a community in Gilbert if we could provide bikes for their community event which they were calling Bikes, Blues & BBQ. This was set to be a community event that featured a couple of food trucks, a couple of bands and a bike show with a people’s choice award.
Lucille’s Smokehouse BBQ, Tempe, AZ – August 31, 2017
by Allen Kelley
The summer heat may have kept many off their bikes, but it didn’t stop us from showing up for the August Dinner Meeting. As an added bonus, we were especially happy to have some of the AZRATPack kids join us!
GO AZ Motorcycles, Scottsdale, AZ – August 19, 2017
by El Presidente
Every year I write up the description of this ride, I always include the words “challenging loop.” Sometimes I get flak for using this phrase describing a trip to Sedona, but if you factor in the time of the year, you can get various challenges like, rain, cold, heat, sleet, and haboobs. Over the years of putting this ride on together with our sponsor, GO AZ Motorcycles, we’ve experienced all of the above! This year though, we were met with sunny skies and with temperatures that were not as hot as they could have been. Though, this year, the words “challenging loop” still applied! Continue reading “6th Annual GO AZ Motorcycles Sedona Ride Recap”
The monsoon storms took a break this evening and blessed us with decent weather to come out and ride for our monthly dinner meeting. The location this month, Chino Bandido in Phoenix located at 19th Ave. and Greenway serves up an odd mix of