Ajo Ride Recap

GO AZ Motorcycles Peoria

The last ride of 2022 started with a brisk morning ride to the start point at GO AZ Motorcycles in Peoria. After a brief rider’s meeting, we all set out for Ajo, a charming little town just north of the Mexican border along Arizona State Route 85 featuring a traditional town square where the restaurant that hosted us for lunch was located.

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The Alien Invasion Tour Recap

GO AZ Motorcycles Peoria

Ten, Nine, eight, Seven, Six, Five, Four, Three, Two, One — a great flash of light, a mushroom shaped cloud rising into the desert sky, a moment that changed the course of civilization. The first nuclear bomb was ignited. Fast forward to October 15, 2022 and you are waiting at the Stallion Gate of the White Sands Missile Test Range waiting to goto the exact place where the the bomb was first set off. Wait, this place is top secret? radioactive? Radiation is dangerous right?.!

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Southern Arizona Tour Recap

GO AZ Motorcycles Peoria

We are all meeting at GoAZ Motorcycles, Peoria.  The GOAZ/AZRATPack Southern Arizona Tour to the Shady Dell in Bisbee, AZ. will start shortly!!. Wow its early, I know that because I just ordered a Moons over my Hammy at IHOP. The waitress said “Moons are to the West and MyHammy” is to the east (its a Dennys thing).. People started arriving early at IHOP at 7 checked or at the shop at 8a checkin for a 8:30 prompt departure.  This year we have quite a turnout!   Thiry riders at final count. We have riders from CA, TX and PARTS UKNOWN (PU)… LOL. In addition some Husband/Wives and children came out. 

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Lake Havasu Ride Recap

GO AZ Motorcycles, Peoria, AZ – December 7, 2019

by  El Presidente

Our last ride of the year was a return to some of the roots from when we were a Triumph Owners Club.  Every year, we would take our “British” bikes (some were built in Indonesia…) over London Bridge in Lake Havasu.  Though we switched our focus over the years to being more about riding than what brand of motorcycle you own, we thought it would be fun to visit Lake Havasu and the curiosity of London Bridge.

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Alien Encounters Grand Tour Recap

GO AZ Motorcycles, Peoria, AZ – May 3, 2019

by  El Presidente

Planning for the Alien Encounters tour starts about a year ago when California AZRATPacker, Darlene Fong sent me a couple of interesting links she found while looking up alien themed places to visit.  The first was Coyote’s Flying Saucer Repair in Ocotillo, CA and the second was the Integretron in Landers.  Loving the two suggestions for stopping points on a future ride, I started to formulate a route to tie the two together.  I then added a trip through Death Valley and El Chino Loco suggested the Atomic Inn in Beatty, NV as a stop for the night.  Behold, the Alien Encounters Grand Tour was born!

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