Past Events (2016)

//Past Events (2016)
Past Events (2016)2018-01-25T00:58:16+00:00

Date: December 31
Event: Last Ride of the Year Sixth Street Steakhouse

Details:I would like to say thank you to all who braved the cold temperature this morning.
Good Ride, Good Food, Good People. Road Captain: Mike Sherner

John Garrow TG
Edie Blakeman
Tom Blakeman
Tom Burke
Micheal Cornwll
Virginia Davis
Terry Gossell
Jack Morris
Dave Revezzo
Mike Watley

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Date: December 24
Event: Ride to Cracker Barrell

Details:Come join Lee Blankenship (the newest grandpa) and I for a Christmas Eve Starter ride to Cracker Barrell!

This will be a 6 left turn ride, headed south and returning north to Cracker Barrell on 17 and 295.
We should get there around 6:30am.

This ride will be almost no traffic, no crowds and beautiful riding weather. (There was some Fog).
You might even get a last minute gift idea at Cracker Barrell.

I hope to see you! Fire up that Iron Horse and LET’S RIDE! Road Captain: Barney Messer Tail Gunner: Lee Blankenship

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Date: December 17
Event: Ride to Tom’s BBQ

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Date: December 17
Event: December Officers meeting

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Date: December 11
Event: Ride to Tillie’s Tavern and Grill

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Date: December 10
Event: TriChapter Christmas Party

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Date: December 3
Event: Ride to Old Sugar Mill

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Date: November 20
Event: Ride to Johnny’s BBQ

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Date: November 20
Event: November OPHOG meeting

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Date: November 5
Event: Ride to Peck’s Old Port Cove

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Date: October 25
Event: FL Hog Rally

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Date: October 22
Event: Ride to El Carrisal Mexican

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Date: October 15
Event: Ride to Angel’s Diner

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Date: October 15
Event: October OPHOG Meeting

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Date: October 2
Event: Ride to the River Pub Italian Grill

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Date: October 1
Event: Ride to the Pig Stand

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Date: September 24
Event: TriChapter Ride to Copper Pig

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Date: September 18
Event: Ride to Stone E Cabin

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Date: September 17
Event: Ride to Lake Eufaula Alabama

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Date: September 17
Event: Ride to The Pig Callahan

Details: After Meeting Ride to the Pig in Callahan
A “short ride” became the “enduro ride” for 8 riders and a guest to the Pig in Callahan, on a journey that lasted for 134 miles as the riders met the challenge of a long ride on a fantastic September day. Selecting roads less travelled through Middleburg, Macclenny, into Folkston, GA and back into Callahan, FL, our riders spent a great mid-day afternoon riding through the backroads.

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Date: September 17
Event: September OPHOG Mtg

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Date: September 13
Event: OP VIP 2017 Model Launch Party

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Date: September 10
Event: Ride to Johnny’s BBQ

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Date: September 9
Event: Adamec 85th Anniversary Party

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Date: September 8
Event: Ride to Jacksonville Landing Bike Night

Details:How many road captains does it take for a ride to the “Landing” on a Thursday night???? Six would be the number in this case, along with our fearless photographer who could have “mediated” discussions on “the best way to get there.” Really, one ride, six road captains, all desiring to help!!! But we made it, enjoyed the evening, but even more so was rekindling relationships with our brother and sister motorcycle enthusiasts from around Jacksonville!

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Date: September 6
Event: Road Captains Meeting

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Date: August 27
Event: 2nd PAL Charity Ride

Details: Adamec Harley-Davidson of Orange Park hosted a Sheriff’s Escorted Motorcycle Ride to benefit the Clay County Police Athletic League on Saturday, Aug. 27.

Over 120 riders and passengers took off on an escorted ride throughout Clay County that covered 96 miles.

After the 2 1/2 hour ride everyone was invited to lunch provided by G’s Slow Smoked BBQ from Green Cove Springs and music by ‘Railz’.

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Date: August 20
Event: Ride to Highjackers Restaurant

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Date: August 20
Event: August OPHOG Mtg

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Date: August 6
Event: Ride to Don Peppers

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Date: July 30
Event: Ride to Three Bananas

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Date: July 24
Event: Ride to Stone E Cabin

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Date: July 23
Event: Tri Chapter Ride to Gator Joes

Details: CALLING ALL yup ALL Orange Park Harley Chapter members! Yup, if you’re reading this FB page, that’s YOU! SATURDAY, Jul 23d – THIS SATURDAY its that time to ride together, all 3 HOG Chapters in the Tri-Chapter Ride being sponsored by Jacksonville (Baymeadows) HOG Chapter for all 3 Chapters. COME RIDE WITH US – Orange Park HOG members – it will be fun
Meet at RaceTrac route 17&209 in Green Cove Springs at 7:15 a.m. this Saturday, July 23 – We’re riding to Waldo to meet up with the other 2 Chapters and then headed in a staggered column to Gator Joe’s at Lake Weir. Please put this on your “to do” list for Saturday – come ride with your Chapter and that of Ancient City and Jax HOGs brothers and sisters! COME RIDE – TRI CHAPTER. So get over you’re weekend blues – think about SATURDAY and being with a great group of like minded women and men, and family’s too! COME RIDE WITH US. Who is this man flying the OPHOG patch anyway!!!

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Date: July 9
Event: Ride to Tom’s Real Pit BBQ

Details: SO WHATCHA GONNA DO ON SUNDAY July 17 OPHOG?
Well come ride with TB (squared-Blakeman/Burke) weeeeeeeeeeeeeere back! A nice ride along new roads to Keystone Heights “Tom’s High on the HOG, Real Pit BBQ (with putt-putt course))! 58 miles/no stops, timed to let you early morning folks have a 2d cup of coffee and read the paper THEN HAVE LUNCH at a nice venue! Meet at the RaceTrace at Rt 17&209 in Green Cove Springs with driver’s meeting at 11:00 a.m. Sunday July 17th, KSU at 11:20. PUTT _ PUTT is an OPTION after lunch activities!!!!

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Date: July 16
Event: Ride to Gator Dockside

Details: What a great After Meeting ride to Gators Dockside in Oakleaf! 13 bikes with 15 people participated in the 31 mile journey in a professional manner, even made room for a car that decided being in the right turn lane was the wrong lane and made an immediate left turn into our lane in the middle of the pack. Thanks to the poise of all riders involved! It’s a joy to ride with Harley Riders!
Cooling down at Gators Dockside from a hot ride with good food and awesome service made a fun ride! RC: Barney Messer TG: Ronnie Dampier

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Date: July 16
Event: July OPHOG Meeting

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Date: July 9
Event: 12th Charity Ride for Justice Coalition

Details: Riding for justice! Thank you to everyone who came out and supported the Justice Coalition Ride, and donated, volunteered ,clubs, sponsors, and Dicks Wings for a Awesome Lunch! Bikers have HEART… Have you hugged your biker today? It does not happen with out you! XO XO Missy Rivera

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Date: July 9
Event: Sunrise Ride to Village Inn

Details: A beautiful sunrise. A smooth ride to St. Augustine. Ending at Village Inn for a delicious breakfast was enjoyed by 9 bikes with 15 riders. RC: Tom Martin TG: Barney Messer

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Date: July 5
Event: Nation of Patriots Ride

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Date: July 2
Event: Ride to Grannie’s Country Cookin

Details: 12 bikes, 13 riders preparing to head to Grannies Kitchen for Breakfast lead by Ronnie Dampier. The ride was trouble and traffic free! We got to Grannies with the back room reserved for us. The personal service got us food that made everyone full.

Thanks to everyone that joined in the ride. It’s you that make the ride successful!
Happy 4th everyone!

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Date: June 26
Event: Ride to World Famous Oasis

Details: Mike Sherner and I representing OPHOG at World Famous Oasis Restaurant in St. Augustine. Another great ride here, after our Pre-Ride yesterday we are becoming regulars!

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Date: June 25
Event: Ride to Ole Times Country Buffet

Details: Thanks to all 9 bikes that road to Old Time Country Buffet in Lake City with Tom Blakeman and Barney Messer this morning! The ride was good, the food was good but the people were AWESOME! All are great riders:
Tom Blakeman, Edie Blakeman, Ronnie Dampier, Mike Sherner, Mark Stevens, John Garrow (Kathryn Garrow), Charlie Brown (Barbara Lucas), Terry Gossell.
Thanks to Tom Blakeman, Tail Gunner, back in the saddle and doing a great job!

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Date: June 18
Event: Ride to One Twenty Three Burger House

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Date: June 18
Event: OPHOG June Meeting

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Date: June 11
Event: Ride to Corky Bells

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Date: June 8
Event: Pie Ride to Village Inn

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Date: June 4
Event: Ride to Outback Crab Shack

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Date: June 3
Event: Luau Bike Night at Orange Park

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Date: May 26 – May 30
Event: Memorial Weekend Ride to Kickstand Lodge

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Date: May 21
Event: Ride to Don Patron

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Date: May 21
Event: OPHOG May Meeting

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Date: May 14
Event: Ride to Okefenokee Restaurant

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Date: May 7
Event: Ride to Moon River Pizza

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Date: May 6
Event: Western Bike Night at Baymeadows

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Date: May 6
Event: Harley Owners Training (HOT)

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Date: April 30
Event: Tri Chapter Ride to Tipsy McSway’s

Details: It was a safe ride with over 100 people with bikes mostly riding together. Of those bikes 17 were from OPHOG. If you missed it, you missed a good time with fellow Harley Riders, good food and beautiful weather!

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Date: April 30
Event: Ride to (Home Depot) Tri Chapter Ride to Tipsy McSway’s

Details: It was a safe ride with over 100 people with bikes mostly riding together. Of those bikes 17 were from OPHOG. If you missed it, you missed a good time with fellow Harley Riders, good food and beautiful weather!

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Date: April 24
Event: LOH Ride to Joe’s Crab Shack

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Date: April 23
Event: Tri Chapter Pignic Lake Fretwell

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Date: April 23
Event: Ride to Tri Chapter Pignic Lake Fretwell

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Date: April 16
Event: Ride to Powell’s Dairy Freeze

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Date: April 16
Event: OPHOG April Meeting

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Date: April 9
Event: Charity Ride For Smiles

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Date: April 3
Event: Ride to Sixth Street Steakhouse

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Date: March 23
Event: 4th Wednesday Old Farts Pie Ride

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Date: March 22
Event: Road Captain & Activities Meeting

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Date: March 19
Event: Bike ‘N Boil

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Date: March 13
Event: Advanced Riders Practice

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Date: March 12
Event: Ancient City Ride to Rodeheaver’s Ranch

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Date: March 9
Event: 2nd Wednesday Old Farts Pie Ride

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Date: March 6
Event: Bike Week

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Date: March 5
Event: Hog N Bones

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Date: March 4
Event: OP HOG St Patricks Day

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Date: February 27
Event: Hidden Treasures

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Date: February 24
Event: 4th Wednesday Old Fart Pie Ride

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Date: February 20
Event: After Meeting Ride to Pig Stand

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Date: February 20
Event: February OPHOG Meeting

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Date: February 14
Event: Hearts and Horses

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Date: February 13
Event: Great Outdoors

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Date: February 10
Event: 2nd Wednesday Old Farts Ride
Details:
It was chilly this morning, but warmed to 35 degrees by 10 a.m. when four riders headed south from Fleming Island to the Village Inn in St. Augustine for lunch and FREE PIE. Looking for more riders when the temperatures return to Florida normal. Road Captain: DrD; Tail Gunner Mark Stephens. 45 miles.

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Date: February 7
Event: Hoggetown Medieval Fair

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Date: February 6
Event: Conestoga’s

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Date: February 5
Event: Mardi Gras at Jax HOG

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Date: January 30
Event: Copper Pig BBQ
Details:
This past Saturday’s Ride to Brunswick Georgia and designation stop was the Copper Pig & Smokehouse Restaurant. We met at the Kangaroo Station (Beaver St. and Chaffee Rd.) OP Hog Chapter had 16 motorcycles and 20 riders very nice number. My Tail Gunner was John Garrow and our photographer was Kathrin Garrow. Meeting time was 9 am riders meeting 9:15 and KSU 9:30 and yes we were prompt at leaving so prompt that Kathrin was still putting her riding jacket when we started out. We had to detour on the beginning of the route. I was going through the route and general riders brief , James Gardner said there was a crane on US 90, a small detour added to brief and then we would be back on our scheduled route. The ride through the country on Florida county road 121 was 2 a lane road with curves and hills. We made our scheduled rest stop in Folkston then on to another winding county in Georgia CR 252. We were then on U.S 17/25 there was a challenge in Brunswick. It was the Intercoastal bridge looking at it from a distance the appearance was thin a thin ribbon of concrete and cables, quite high, and very long, it was a a 2 lane bridge so to be on the safe side we stayed in the left lane, there were no issues. Finally we turned off on Golden Isles Parkway which led us to our final destination the Copper Pig & Smokehouse restaurant. We all had a good meal and fun conversation. Tom Blakeman decided he was going to ride the mechanical Pig and yes Tom rode and was bucked off. TJ Liter was met by his nephew Billy his wife Terri and 2 children and they also joined us for lunch.

Again I want to thank all that went on the ride. It was great having several RC’s in the group and with a group that size the more RC’s the better. Special thanks to my TG John good job thanks. I enjoyed it and being in my electric jacket and chaps made it a very comfortable ride.

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Date: January 27
Event: Fourth Wednesday Old Fart Pie Ride

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Date: January 26
Event: Road Captains Meeting

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Date: January 23
Event: DB Pickes
Details:
The OPHOG chapter had a ride to DB Pickles in Ormond Beach lead by John Garrow and tailed by Ray Wensell. We had 7 hardy riders all dressed appropriately for the weather. It was cold when it stated at 42 degrees and dipped to 39 while in the warm DB Pickles snacking from the Pickle Bar. There was some occasional drizzle and some thought they saw snowflakes. Let’s hope this was the coldest ride of the year.

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Date: January 17
Event: Ice Cream Ride
Details:
Well, we had sunny skies and 60 degrees to accompany 4 souls on the loop ride today. Great ride, great discussion at DQ following. Morning rain likely caused folks to make a premature “no-go” decision. Hoping for more next month.

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Date: January 16
Event: After Meeting Ride to Lubi’s

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Date: January 16
Event: Monthly OPHOG Meeting

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Date: January 13
Event: 2nd Wednesday Old Farts Pie Ride

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Date: January 9
Event: 3rd Annual Gilbo Ride

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Date: January 9
Event: Ride to the 3rd Annual Gilbo Ride

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Date: January 1
Event: First Ride of the Year
Details:
First Ride of Year: RC: George Howard TG: Stu Hughes
A balmy 55 degrees with 17 riders (including 4 passengers) layered and leathered up for the ride to Cedar River Seafood in Callahan.

No rain forecasted, no rain fell. Cool temp and cloudy sky did not interfere with a great time had by all.

Happy New Year!

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