AZRATPack Family BBQ (Bikes, Blues & BBQ) Recap

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.

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AZRATPackers Complete 42nd Annual SCMA 3 Flags Classic

Abbotsford, BC to Puerto Peñasco, SON – September 1-4, 2017

by El Presidente

Though the AZ 3FC Posse didn’t ride together this year, there were a few AZRATPackers that made the journey to Abbotsford, BC to start this year’s 3 Flags Classic and to eventually make the finish in Rocky Point.
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6th Annual GO AZ Motorcycles Sedona Ride Recap

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”

Heat Related Illness

Here is another worthwhile article that Rodney found in the GWRRA newsletter:

Heat related illnesses are extremely dangerous. The symptoms and causes are gradual and can accelerate to the point that can cause your body organs to function improperly.  The biggest cause of heat related illness is dehydration.  Without the proper amount of fluids and salt, vital organs like the kidneys, brain, and heart cannot function.  Your blood thickens and your heart pumps much harder to circulate blood throughout the body.

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July 2nd Sunday Breakfast Recap

Iron Springs Café, Prescott, AZ – July 9, 2017

by El Presidente

Our monthly 2nd Sunday Breakfast in Prescott created us with some welcome 75 degree temperatures along with some clouds in the sky!  So much better than the 112 degrees currently in Buckeye!  The weather forecast all week called for a 40% chance of rain up north.  Monsoon season in Arizona is upon us!

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