new orleans/ baton rouge LA viffers

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  1. NOLA VFR

    NOLA VFR New Member

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    Hey guys. I'm not consistently getting the email alerts still. Kinda annoying.

    I hope to ride with Sonny on Saturday (if my wife lets me). If you've not sent your email to me, send it and I'll get you on Sonny's list. As I've stated, he usually leaves around 8-8:3 am from Exxon on Causeway and West Napoleon. He puts together some great back roads on his route and rides until about 2-3pm including lunch. EVERYONE rides their OWN PACE with a drag bike and lead bike, both with J&M radios, keeping it all together. However, he likes to know that you either have a ton of miles or have taken the MSF course. Let me know.

    Joe
     
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    ...I hear you Joe; I am getting alerts intermittently also.

    Well, I ordered a new windscreen, especially after that windy ride we enountered last weekend. You see, I get a bad case of 'bobble-head' as a result of the minimal protection provided from the stock windscreen. I just ordered Puig's version of the double bubble. If it doesn't work out for some reason or another, then I will try the Zero Gravity. Folks seem to really dig the Puig DB too.

    In the meantime, I dropped off the bike this morning at Boyce to get the cooling fan replaced - finally; then the new tires will be installed some time tomorrow; therefore, I won't have her back probably until Tuesday, since we'll be in Hattiesburg for the weekend. We might go see LoveTheWater72 skydive while she's down in Lumberton, MS on Sunday.

    Hope you guys have a great ride Saturday! Be sure to watch out for radical weather on the horizon.

    - Happy Easter!!!
     
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    I plan on meeting you in the morning. The bike seems to be ok, I hope I don't have any aches or pains from left over from the accident.

    Looking back on today, I am a VERY lucky person!!
     
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    It was great riding with Joe, Dan and about 9 others today. It was a awesome day!!! Looking forward to the next time!!!
     
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    It was good to meet you. Glad you and Dan could come. I actually wanted to talk with you about skydiving. Next time.

    Sonny rides almost every Saturday. Now that you're on the mailing list, you'll get an email every time they go. Please join them - they are all a good group of guys. I like riding with them because there are no egos or show-off. Everyone rides safe and watches out for each other. On my first ride with them, my wallet flew out of my jacket when I left the pocket unzipped when leaving a gas station. They spent about 45 minutes riding with me re-tracing my track to look for the wallet. I threw in the towel to keep them from wasting any more time, but they would have kept looking. (The next day someone called my after finding the wallet. I drove up to Bogalusa to get it – everything, cash, credit cards, still in it! Gave the guy a cash reward for being so honest.)

    Anyway, you’ll enjoy riding with them. Usually, it’s about a 210 to 250 mile ride unlike today’s 300+ miles.

    Hope to get to talk with you (and Dan, JB and Matt) on bike night or on one of the Saturday rides. I’m glad you had a good time.

    Joe
     
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    I'm jealous! Looked like it was so much fun...

    Glad you had a great time! :thumbsup:
     
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    This was a pretty good ride. The weather worked out for us. We had twice as many people as usual and everything went smoothly.

    JB: Sorry you couldn't make it. Are you getting you bike back this week?

    Joe
     
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    Howdy Joe,

    Thanks, man. I'm sorry I didn't make it either. I was crawling out of my skin all day Saturday when I saw how nice the weather was throughout the entire day. I wanted to be on my bike soooooo... badly. Still glad to know that you all had a great day for riding and that everyone got back safely.

    Picked up my bike from Boyce this morning. The replacement fan has been installed and the new tires are on! As soon as I got her home, I installed the new windscreen, and then gave her a bath and wax.

    Brother Dan and I have Biloxi marked on the map for tomorrow. Tomorrow's weather is forecast to be OUTSTANDING! So, if anyone wants to play hooky from work and jet out of town for the afternoon, we're probably leaving somewhere between 7 and 8am.

    :ninja:

    - JB
     
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    Hey everybody. Ok I am going to be in Gretna/W. Jeff. Med. center area. I would like to meet other VFRer riders. Unfortuneatly my company who is forking over the money to go to W. Jeff. is unrelentless. So if we could meet on that side of the river that would be great. I, of course, know where the Hooters is on the WB. Even in the Quarter would be ok. First round on me. (it would be my luck that the entire N.O. area rides VFRs.) My class is from 6 am to 6 pm/ I am only there from the 20th to the 25th of April. Ok looking forward to seeing fellow VFRers.
     
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    divefr are you on your bike? We have bike night on Wednesday, but it's in jefferson on the East bank. I'm sure we can gather a few of us and meet up at some point.
     
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    This is just an idea! My best friends band (WEATHERED) is playing Thursday night at Boomtown casino on the West bank? Anyone up for that?? Check them out at bestcoverband.com

    Don't miss our Boomtown Ladies Night debut! Next Thursday 4/23!

    Well???
     
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    Count me in! :thumbsup:
     
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    Hello diVeFR, hope you can meet up with us either Wednesday or Thursday; who knows, if the weather permits, some of us might be riding both days?

    I'm coaching baseball this summer, and our team's first game is this Wednesday night, so in my case, Thursday will be my only 'Bike Night' this week.

    Hopefully we can all meet up.
     
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    Sounds good for me on Thursday night only! I have things that NEED to be done Wednesday afternoon and can't make it! If all goes well I will be riding Thursday Do we want to meet up somewhere to ride together???
     
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    You bet. Name the place, and I'll be sure to meet you there so that we can roll out to the WB - :eek:

    Dan, Joe, Matt; are you felluz onboard for Thursday night?
     
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    Yep Im on my ride (high oh silver). Boomtown sounds like a great meet. I wont be able to ride thursday, day, but a concert that nite would be a great stress relief from training. If my training changes Ill post.
     
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    Sounds GREAT!!! Brett, I'll think of a place we can meet up. What time is good for you? Any ideas on places to eat on the West Bank?
     
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    Hello there! Since Thursday will be kind of a slow workday for me, I can be ready to go as early as 4pm. As for food options, I will be sure to ask around and get some recommendations. As long as we don't end up eating at a :puke: 'Choke-n-Puke' restaurant like Jack In The Box, I'll agree to grub just about anywhere... :team2:
     
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    Hey guys. I'm booked for the week with the exception of Wednesday.

    Take it easy.

    Joe
     
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