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Events Listing
Ride to Bokeelia!
Lots of Photos!
Swamp Festival!
Hogs for Dogs!
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Shell Factory/Nature Park..................6-7
Rides/Routes
Bokeelia ............................................. 12
Past Events
2010 Ducati Streetfghter ...................... 4
Swamp Festival ..................................8-9
Hogs for Dogs ............................... 10-11
Solomon’s Castle Ride .................... 14-15
(Trutles’s Handlebars in the Wind)
Island Days ................................... 15, 30
Cape Harbour .................................... 23
Bikers Cruise to Paradise ..... 25-26, 28-29
Event Listings
July Month of Events ..................... 16-18
Lani Kai Bike Night .............................. 5
South Side Bar & Grill Bike Night ...... 15
Paradise Tiki Bike Night ..................... 24
Bikini Contest/Bikers for Babies ......... 27
Informative Information
Stay Alive Program ............................. 13
Why Do You Ride? ............................. 22
Advertisers
Gulf Coast Motorcycles ........................ 2
Smokes ................................................ 2
Lani Kai ............................................... 5
Wise Choice ....................................... 20
Everglades Motorcycle Service ............ 20
R&R Construction ............................. 20
South Side Bar & Grill ....................... 15
Foster’s Grill ...................................... 21
American Cycle & Accessories ............ 21
I Ragazzi Pizza ................................... 21
Paradise Tiki Hut ............................... 24
BeSeenAtNight .................................. 29
Crossroads Grill & Lounge ................. 29
Big Hickory Seafood Grill/Marina ...... 31
South Side Bar & Grill ....................... 31
Bruce L. Scheiner.................. Back Cover
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In-Town Rider, a print & online magazine
dedicated to the Southwest Florida Motorcycling
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ride about:
• Events, weekly, monthly, annually, and
one time events.
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• Destinations
• Local People of Interest
• Great Rides with routes outlined &
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and the need to explore this amazing area we call
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countryside, stop at interesting places, and meet
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Te Shell Factory and Nature Park in North
Fort Myers just reentered the Southwest
Florida Motorcycle Community by playing
host to the Swamp Fest three day event
heldMay29
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Southwest Chapter of ABATE of Florida,
theShellFactoryshowedthatitisnotonlya
touristattraction,butadestinationandevent
venueformotorcyclists.
Donna Ellis, Director of Fun Stuf for the
ShellFactoryandNaturePark,talkedwithme
abouttheSwampFest,”Sincethiswasthefrst
eventwehadtriedtodohereinalongtime,
for bikers, I think it was pretty successful. I
think that we showed people that the Shell
Factoryisacomfortableandwelcomingplace.
Ourstafwasthrilledtohavethebikershere,
everybody was so excited. Tey worked very
hard to make sure that everybody had what
theyneeded,thevendorsespecially.Andthe
peoplefeltgoodaboutbeinghere.”
And on members of the Southwest Chapter
of ABATE working with Shell Factory staf,
”Teydidasuperjob,thatwasjustsuchagood
andusefulworkingrelationship.Tey’resuch
pros.Teywererightontopofanyproblems,
suchastrafc.Teywerejustterrifcandthey
playedamajorrolemakingsurethingswentas
smoothlyastheydid.”
IaskedifDonnawaslookingforwardtothe
upcoming 5 Star Event on July 18
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much.Ofcourse,Idon’thavequiteasmuch
worktodowiththatone.Again,you’vegota
bunchofproshandlingtheirownevent.”
Next year’s Swamp Fest will probably be
trimmed down to a day and a half event.
“WhatI’mseeinginthe5Star,whatthey’re
doingasIbecomemoreawareoftheirplans,
aresomeofthethingsthatI’mthinking,‘Oh
yeah,nextyear,that’swhatweshoulddo.’”
Originallystartedasacouplesellingshellsout
oftheirhomeinBonitaSpringsin197,the
Shell Factory moved to its present location
between US 1 and Business 1 in North
Fort Myers in 1951. As well as having the
world’s largest collection of shells and coral,
there are over 150 species of animals in the
NaturePark.
“Tere’s a tremendous variety here,” Donna
explains. “What we’re looking to do with
the Shell Factory is to market it successfully
as a venue for, frst of all, good family
entertainment that doesn’t cost an arm and
a leg by ofering a variety of attractions. We
trytohavesomethingforeverybody.Between
therestaurantandthebar,thekids’park,and
miniaturegolf.We’dliketoextendourselves
again,tothebikercommunity.Notjustasan
eventvenue,butalsoasadestination.Come
to the restaurant, do a little shopping, bring
theirfamiliestotheNaturePark.It’safairly
unique spot. If you can get people here, we
really don’t have a hard time entertaining
themorbringingthemback.”
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Bokeelia
From Black Widow HD: 46 miles/1½ hours
From Everglades Motorcycle Service: 72.1 miles/2½ hours
Located at the north end of Pine Island with a great view of Charlotte Harbor and Cayo
CostaIsland,wehavethesmallencampmentofBokeelia,Florida.
FromthenorthinPortCharlotte,headsouthon1andbreakrightonBurntStoreRoad.A
scenicridewillfndyouattheintersectionofPineIslandRoad,turnright.Crossingthrough
Matlacha,thereareplentyofplacestorefreshyourself,butwatchtheparking.Bearingright
on Stringfellow Road turns you north. Just three miles north, you can turn on curvy and
narrowPinelandRoad.TislittlesideroutetakesyoutoPineIslandSound,throughAlden
PinesCC,andoutBokeeliaRoadbacktoStringfellow.Continuingnorth,theroadendsat
CaptainCon’sFishHousethatopensat11amduringthesummermonths.
FromthesouthinNaples,makeyourwaytoLivingstonRoadandheadnorth.Ridingthrough
TreeOaksPkwytoBenHillGrifenPkwy,makeyourwaytoColonialandheadwest.Tis
routewillbringyouovertheMidpointBridgetoCapeCoral.Noteaonedollartollperbike.
YoucanmakeyourwayovertheHancockBridge,butIneverenjoyridinginthispartofFt.
Myers.OnceovertheMidpoint,followVeteransasitturnsintoBurntStoreRoadandmake
aleftonPineIslandRoadtojoinupwiththepreviousdirections.
CaptainCon’sisalocalfavorite.Itofersanicemenuatreasonablepriceswithadownhome
feelingandagrandviewoftheharbor.Checkyourbike,checktheweather,andtellthem
thatInTownRidersentyou.
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tay Alive… Just Drive! is a public safety
campaign that encourages all motor
vehicleoperatorstosupporttheeforttocurb
distracteddriving.SittingdownwithFounder
andExecutiveDirectorJayAnderson,Iwanted
togettoknowmore.
Te concept was originally just research on
distracteddrivingafterJay’swifewasclipped
by a hit-and-run driver on a cell phone that
leftherintheditchwithmultiplefracturesin
200.Jay’swiferecoveredandin2007,their
daughter,aLeeCountyDeputy,washitwhile
inherpatrolcarbyadriveronacellphone(she
recovered as well.) Jay became aware of just
howdangerousitwas,howoftenitoccurred,
andthatitwasn’tbeingrecordedproperty.“As
Ibegantodoresearch,Itriedtocomeupwith
a concept that would alter people’s driving
behavior. Tat’s basically what it’s all about.
We’re a trafc crash prevention, awareness,
andeducationprogram.”
Te program was ready in January of 200.
Ironically, in 2005, Lee County experienced
the most horrifc trafc crash rate in our
history.151fatalities.Sowhentheprogram
was launched, it gave the program some
credence coming of the fact that we had
basicallyslaughtered151peopleonourroads.
Qualifyingforagranttostartuptheprogram,
the grant expired in June, 2007. Since then,
Stay Alive… Just Drive! has been funded
from donations and out of Jay’s own pocket.
In-kind donations, just as billboard space,
productprinting,andmagazineadspacehave
been provided, but there is very little money
thatcomesin.“Wehavebeguntoencourage
people to visit us online and donate at least
fvedollars,”saysJay.
Even though not designed specifcally as a
motorcycle safety program, motorcyclists
beneftthemostfromit.“Youbasicallyhave
noprotection;you’vegottwowheelsandthe
ground.It’sbadenoughwhenyou’reinanother
vehicleandencounteradistracteddriver,but
when you’re on a motorcycle, unfortunately
the end results can be horrifc,” Jay explains,
“Tere’s a risk, people that ride bikes know
thatrisk,buttheyshouldn’tbeplacedinharm’s
waybypeoplethatdrivestupid.”
Stay Alive… Just Drive! has a Power Point
presentation and is about to release a DVD
based on that presentation. June 28
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to July

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is Distracted Driving Awareness Week
(DDAW) with Crash-Free-Friday on July

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and July will be recognized as Distracted
Driving Awareness Month (DDAM.) Just
recently, they added Red Sox pitcher John
Smoltz as their ofcial spokesman and have
a public service announcement that has been
airingonlocalTVstations.
For the future? Jays says, “We’re going to
continue our eforts to spread nationally.
We feel that the program, because of its
professionalism and recognition in branding,
would be benefcial to the rest of the United
States.”
IencourageallofourreaderstovisittheStay
Alive… Just Drive! website (www.SAJD.org)
to see for yourselves the work they are doing,
and to donate at least fve dollars towards a
programthatcouldhelpsaveyourlife.
Stay Alive Program needs your support!
Jay Anderson
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Solomon’sCastleRideRecap
SundayJune7
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hree bikes; Pat, Lynn, and Myself with
Barb riding shotgun behind me. We set
out for Solomon’s Castle via State Route 1
toArcadiatoStateRoute70thento1then
5.Uhhuh,ifyousaythatgoessomewhere
elseaswell,youwouldbecorrect.Westopped
oftoseeHerbattheLimestoneCountryClub.Hmm,theclubwasclosed.Strange
yasay?Notreally,asHerbdoesn’topentheLimestoneCountryClubtill1pm.Pat
hadtoheadbackbecausewegotalatestartfromtheMobilStationonRoute80and
Route 1 (that’s another story…) No problem really, still not too hot at 11am this
beautiful Sunday morning. So we rested for a few minutes then on up the road to
Solomon’s.Whatagreatlittleride,lessthanfvemilesfromHerb’s.
Lyn, Barb, and I pulled up to the gates at
Solomon’s and rode right in and found a nice
parkingspotfortwobikesandwalkedintothe
placelikeweownedit.Terewerealreadyafew
bikesandcarsthere,butnotcrowdedatall.
Tere is a lot to see at the castle, a giant
iguanaguardingthemainentrancetothecastle,
so be nice goin’ in. We cut through the Boat
inaMoteandwenttotheoutdoordiningarea.
A few folks, so not gonna be a problem right?
Right!!!
TethreeofusorderedlunchandwhenitarrivedIwasmorethansurprised.Ihad
thecornbeefonryewithallthetrimmings,greaticetea,andwonderfulpotatosalad.
LynnhadchiliandpotatosaladandBarbhadtheBLT.Allthreeweregreatlooking
andfromwhatIwastold,greattasting,Iknowminewasandthepricesweregreatas
wellNOToverpricedasonewouldthink.
Afterlunch,werodebacktoHerb’sLimestone
foracoolone,thenbackontheroadforhome.
Westoppedatanotherlittleplacejustoutside
PuntaGordaforawaterthenhittheinterstate
forFtMyers.Weloggedabout150milesfor
thedaywhichwasanicelittleroundtrip.Less
thanatankoffuelwithsomegoodfolks.
Nowonthe28thofJune,wewilldotheDouble
Whammy Two Fer Ride with Handlebars in
theWind,andIhopetostartreportingonall
our rides and a little recap with pictures for
everyonetoseehowmuchfunwedohave.
TURTLE‘s HANDLEBARS
IN THE WIND
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IN THE WIND
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Solomon’s Castle closes for the summer months, so this month’s ride will be our
lastuntilthenewseason...Herb’sisopeneveryweekendandtheLASTweekendof
everymonthhehasBBQBIKES‘NBLUES,alwaysagreattimewithlots‘nlotsof
bikes all over the place... Cold beer, soft drinks, and great BBQ not to mention the
GREATbankshealwayshasthere.
HandlebarRidesarealwaysthe1stSundayofthemonthandwemeetattheMobil
StationonRoute80androute1atthePublicsshoppingcenterinEastFt.Myers.
Oursummerridetimesare:meetat9am,KSU9:0am.Someridesareallday,some
are shorter during the summer months. So if ya wanna ride with us some Sunday,
comeonout.Mynumberislistedintheeventssectionwithotherridesoryoucan
emailmeatSailturtlec@aol.compriortoanyride.
Island Days
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Island Days at Harley Davidson
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Si ngul ar Events
EvEnt information
July 3rd
•3rd Annual Rev, White, and Boom -
11pm Victory Lane Motorcycles located at
1091 Corkscrew Commons Drive, Estero.
Tere will be a live band, food, vendors, a
bikeshow,andaprofessionalfreworksshow.
VictoryLaneMotorcycleswillbedoingdemo
rides starting at 10am till pm. For more
informationcall29-221-5.
July 4th
Independence Day Picnic 9am-pmHarley-
DavidsonofNaples.PicnicwithFREEfood
and live entertainment! Shine up your bikes
and hot rods and come put them in our
AmericanMuscleDisplay.
July 5
th
Gator Alley ABATE Preservation Run9am
at the rd Street Cafe’ in Olde’ Naples. For
moreinfocallScarletteat29-52-1.
July 11
th
Meeting of the Minds Temeetingstartsat
noonatHarleyDavidsonofFortMyers.
Miss Bikers for Babies ContestIt’stheLani
Kai’sFirstRoundofpreliminarycompetition
fortheMissBikersforBabiesBikiniContest.
Te winners from each preliminary round
will compete to be the fnalist from their
location.Tefnalistfromeachlocationwill
them compete to be crowned the winner at
Te Miss Bikers for Babies Bikini Contest
to be held at Harley Davidson on Saturday,
October rd. Registration for the event will
begin at 2pm with the competition starting
at.
July 12
th
EWB Poker Run Engineers without Borders
Registration begins at 8 am at the Mirimar
Mallwiththekickstandsupat9.SWBranch
Project in Santa Cruz Ecuador, will be
using the the money raised to rebuild their
school house and build a bridge. For more
informationcontactMikeat29-27-990.
July 15
th
ATM’s Birthday Need any other reason to
celebrateonaWednesday?
July 18
th
Free Lunch Everglades Motorcycles would
like to buy you a free lunch. What’s the
catch?????Tereisnone,justcomeonbytheir
showroomontherdSaturdayofeachmonth
between11and2p.m.andenjoyafreelunch
in appreciation for all of your support and
business!Formoreinformation,callMichelle
orLynnat29-9-2orvisittheirwebsite
atwww.evergladesmc.com.
ABATE of Florida 5 Star Poker Run 11am-
7pm Shell Factory, North Ft. Myers. Tere
will be Bikers, Blues and BBQ! Tey also
will have safety information, membership
opportunities for a chapter near you and a
wholelotoffunandgames!
Charity Bike Wash Awards Ceremony
7:0-10pm Harley-Davidson of Naples. We
willkickoftheeveningwithafashionshow
featuringsomeofHarleysnewapparel.Tere
will be catered food, beverages, a DJ and a
wholelotoffunincludingthepresentationof
the$1,000checktothewinner!
July 19
th
Celebration of Veterans Noon till 5pm
Holiday House of Venice and Club 55
– 55 US 1 Bypass N, Venice, FL 285.
Block Party and Poker Run Charity Event
with proceeds to beneft the Marine Corps
League. Vendors, Food, Prizes, Bike
Displays, and Live Entertainment. Contact
Lisa Johnston 91-85-511 or email: Lisa.
HolidayHouseVenice@gmail.com.
July 25
th
Miss Bikers for Babies Contest It’s
the Paradise Tiki Hut’s First Round of
preliminary competition for the Miss Bikers
forBabiesBikiniContest.Tewinnersfrom
each preliminary round will compete to be
the fnalist from their location. Te fnalist
from each location will them compete to
be crowned the winner at Te Miss Bikers
for Babies Bikini Contest to be held at
Harley Davidson on Saturday, October rd.
Registrationfortheeventwillbeginat2pm
withthecompetitionstartingat.
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(Events cont.)
Tuesdays
Alvino’s Bike Night Comeoutandbeapart
ofAlvino’sBikeNighteveryTuesdaybetween
5and9:0pmandreceive10%oftheentire
ticket. We are located in the St. Andrews
SquareinSuite205ontheTamiamiTrailin
EastNaples.Formoreinformationcall29-
17-299.
Wednesdays
Tiki Bar Café Cindy,ownerofTeTikiBar
Café in Bonita Springs, would like to invite
you to come up for her Wednesday night
Bike Night. Located at 11 Bonita Beach
Rd.,you’llfndthistobeagreatdestination
whetheryouarecomingfromtheNorthofup
fromtheSouth.
Victory Lane Café It’s Bike Night every
Wednesday at Victory Lane, located at 150
HancockBridgeParkwayinNorthFt.Myers.
Everyone’sinvitedtoenjoythebeerandwing
specials.
Hurricane Grill and Wings-10pm,Naples.
Sport Bike Night. Join your friends for
an evening of good times, food, and live
entertainment.
Arizona Pizza Bike Night:0pm57Pine
IslandRd.N.Ft.Myers.RoninRCtobeneft
theMarchofDimesBikersforBabies.
Thursdays
Hooters Bike Night Hooters would like to
invite you to come out for their Bike Night
on Tursday evening from 7pm till close!
Located at 10 Tamiami Trail in Port
Charlotte, they have beer specials and a DJ
playingbetween7and10pm.
South Side Bar and Grill Bike Night
Lookingforanewbikenighttoattend?Well
why not come check us out this Tursday
evening between and 10 pm at the South
SideBarandGrill.Wearelocatedat522S.
DelPradoBlvd.inCapeCoralandwillhave
bucketandpitcherspecials!
Good Times Sports Bar and Grill Bike
NightTammy and the staf at Good Times
SportsBarandGrillinviteyoutohoponthat
scoot of yours and ride on out for their Bike
Nightstartingat:0pm.BikerOnlyspecial
pricing till 9:0pm and live entertainment
aswellassomeothergreatspecials.Located
at 700 Leeland Heights Blvd. W. Lehigh
Acres.
Zookie’s Bike Night ZookiesSportsPuband
Grill would like you to come out and spend
yourTursdayeveningswiththemfrom7:0
–10:0pm.Naples.
Caloosahatchee ABATE Dinner Ride 7pm
Colonial Bank at Veterans Pkwy & Santa
BarbarainCapeCoral.ContactChuckLong
at29-99-218.
Fridays
Paradise Tiki Hut Bike Night Te Paradise
Tiki Hut in Cape Coral invites you to come
out and join them for their bike night on
Friday evenings. Tey are located at 1502
MiramarStreetinCapeCoral,formoreinfo
call29-50-85.
Saturdays
Salt Water Cowboys Come on out and see
someofyouroldfriendsatSaltwaterCowboys
BikeNight.LocatedonthecornerofGolden
GateParkwayandTropicanaBlvd.,youwill
fnd this a really neat place to hang out and
enjoy a cold beverage! Live entertainment
willkickofat7pm.
Tiki Bar Café till 8pm Bonita Beach Rd.
By popular request Cindy from the Tiki
Bar Cafe’ has responded and will be adding
anotherbikenighttoherscheduleforallyou
weekendwarriors!
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Sunday of each month
Handlebars in the Wind Monthly Ride
Lookin’foradiferentrideandnewpeopleto
meet? Why not join the Handlebars in the
Wind?meetingattheMobilStationatRt1
andRt80EastFtMyersSummerridesmeet
at9amandKickStandsUpat9:0am.Call
Turtleat29-980-29.
1
st
Thursday of each month
Chrome Divas, Ft. Myers/Cape Coral
Chapter. Meetings at the March of Dimes
Headquarters, Corporate Ave., Ft. Myers.
Checkwebsiteforchangeswww.chromedivas.
com
LaBelle Bike Night pmatPopeye’sChicken
andBiscuitsonHighway80.ContactKatiat
29-2-05.
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1
st
Saturday of each month
Rolling Thunder Chapter 10 Te Naples
Chapter of Rolling Tunder invites you to
comeoutandbeapartoftheirlocalchapterof
RollingTunder.Weareagroupthathelps
keepthePOWandMIAissuesouttherein
thepubliceye,andsupportsourlocalveterans
as well as our community. Our meetings
are held at the Naples Harley-Davidson
dealership on Pine Ridge Road in Naples at
10am.
2
nd
Sunday of each month
Southwest Chapter–Harley Owners Group
TeSouthwestChapterHOGinvitesyouto
comeandcheckouttheirgroup.Teirgeneral
meeting begins at 10am at the Ft. Myers
Harley-Davidson dealership on Colonial
Blvd.justeastofUS1.
3
rd
Sunday of each month
Caloosahatchee ABATE General Meeting
Te Caloosahatchee Chapter of ABATE
wants to extend an invitation to our next
Chapter Meeting held at 10am at the VFW
at709SE11
th
PlaceCapeCoral.
3
rd
Sunday of each month
Paradise Chapter – Harley Owners Group
Te Paradise Chapter HOG invites you to
come out and join them for their General
Meetingat10amatNaplesHarley-Davidson
onPineRidgeRd.
3
rd
Saturday of each month
Everglades Motorcycles Free Lunch11am-
2pm at Everglades Motorcycles (Naples)
in appreciation for all of your support and
business!ContactMichelleorLynnat29-
9-2orvisitwww.EvergladesMC.com.
4
th
Sunday of each month
Estero River Chapter of ABATE General
Meeting Te Estero River Chapter of
ABATE would like you to come out and
attendtheirmonthlyChaptermeetingatthe
SanCarlosCountryClubonUS1inEstero
at10am.
4
th
Sunday of each month
Peace River Chapter of ABATE General
Meeting. 11am at Youth Bldg., 585
Greenwood, North Port. For more info call
GregEvansat(29)255-9550.
4
th
Sunday of each month
Gator Alley ABATE General Meeting
TenewboardofGatorAlleyABATEinvites
youtocomeoutandmeetthemembershipat
their next General Meeting at 11am. Te
meetings are held at the VFW located at
Nefs Way, just west of Collier Blvd on the
northsideofPineRidgeRd.inNaples.
4
th
Sunday of each month
Southwest Chapter of ABATE General
Meeting TeSouthwestChapterABATEof
Florida would like to invite you to come out
foroneoftheirmeetingsandmeetthegang!
TeymeetatVictoryLaneCaféonHancock
BridgeParkwayinNorthFt.Myersat10am.
4
th
Monday of each month
CMA ( Christian Motorcycle Association)
wouldliketoinviteyoutocomeoutandmeet
thegroupandhavedinnerwiththemtheth
MondayofeachmonthattheGoldenCorral
restaurantonColonialBlvd.It’sDutchtreat,
but ALL YOU CAN EAT!We will be
meeting to eat at pm, and then have our
meetingafterwardsat7.Formoreinformation
e-mail:only1god@aol.com
4
th
Tuesday of each month
The Freedom Eaglesinviteyoutocomeout
andfndoutmoreabouttheirgroupat7pmat
Perkins on Pine Ridge Rd. in Naples. Tey
areagreatgroupofpeopledoingalotofhard
workinthelineofsupportingtheMIAFlag
program,andthecollectionandretirementof
oldUnitedStatesfags.
4
th
Saturday of each month
Christian Motorcycle Association General
Meeting CMA would like to invite you to
comeoutandfndoutmoreabouttheirgroup
by attending one of their monthly meetings.
Held at the Naples Harley-Davidson
dealershiponthe2
nd
foorat11am.
Monthly at Gulf Coast Motorcycles/
Triumph of Ft. Myers Gulf Coast R.A.T.
Pack. Check www.GCRats.com for meeting
andridedates.
First Friday every other month
Messiah’s Messengers M/MBikerBibleCafé,
7:5PM-informalhomesetting.Opentoentire
biker community–all patches/all colors. Other
activitiesandinformalrunsonanoccasionalbasis.
ContactPastorTomat29-27-81ortprovenz@
comcast.netorwww.messiahsmessengers.org.
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Ever have somebody ask you that question, “Why do you ride?” If you haven’t,
now is the time to think about it. We’re asking you to write a couple of sentences
on why you ride a motorcycle. We will then put a select few in next month’s issue
of InTown Rider Magazine. For those that don’t make it into the pages, we’ll post on
InTownRider.com. Just for an example, our own CJ had this to say:
“It’s like meditation. A sense of freedom and your own space. Seeing everything
clearly around you. Being aware of everything. Defnite zone of concentration.”
Now, we’re not asking you to take the Zen approach, but tell us how you feel. If
you can, include a picture of you and/or your bike. So, just write to us about why you
ride at Ride@InTownRider.com by July 17th. We look forward to hearing from
you.
Why Do You Ride?
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T
he Bikers Cruise to Paradise was once
again more fun than we could ever put
intowords!Wemetinthemorningandhad
some fnger foodand mimosa’s as we waited
for all our guests to arrive.Te long awaited
day was fnally here. Where friends and
familywerefnallygoingtobeabletogetaway
fromrealityforafewdaysandgetalittlewell
deservedbreak.Expectingjustasmallbuslike
wehadlastyearthatwouldaccommodateup
to0passengers,wewerepleasantlysurprised
bythearrivalofalargecustommotorcoach!
No one was going to feel cramped on this
journey, everyone had plenty of legroom to
stretchoutandbecomfortable.

Onthewayoverweenjoyedaperformanceby
Jef Dunham, who provided us with an hour
andahalfofgreatcomedyandlaughter.Our
tripovertotheshipwasuneventful.Meaning,
that unlike last year when the driver didn’t
knowhowtoswitchoverthefueltanksaswe
satonI-75going,“you’rekiddingright?!”We
madeitoverwithoutincident.

Unbeknowntoourgroup,CindyandIopted
todoalittlesomethingdiferentthisyearthan
wehavedoneinthepast,andinsteadofgiving
everyone our famous survival goody bags, we
booked a private one hourwelcome aboard
all-you-could-drink cocktail party!After
everyonefoundtheirroomsandgotsettledin,
itwasoftotheparty.Ofcourse,beingnewto
theship,noonehadanyideawherethelounge
that our party was scheduled in was located.
As you looked at the maps conveniently
located at all of the elevators, you could see
whereitwas,butinreality,it’swaskindalike
navigatingCapeCoral!Everywherewewent,
either the corridor was closed in preparation
for departure or we needed to go up 1, over
2, down , back over 1, and then up 1. Oh
yes,theadventurehadbegun!Asweallfnally
foundthelounge,wegottherejustintimeto
seethatitwasalreadyinusebyacoupleand
their group who were getting married. Now
normally who really cares about something
that special running a little over???? But
on this particular day, our “party” was being
squeezed in between our arrival time and
the mandatory life boat drill, so my sense
of humor was dwindling as I was getting
moreandmoreimpatientwatchingmywatch
seeingthatour“party”whichwepaidforjust
liketheydidwasgoingtogetcutshort.Tey
apologizedprofuselyandwereactuallyagreat
couple, and obviously very much in love...
Whoeversentthebrideandgroomouttotalk
touswasSMART,Imeanhowcanyoublow
up at the Bride and Groom, especially when
theyexplainedthattheyweredelayedgetting
into the room as well. We laughed andgave
them our best wishes... and headed into the
lounge.Andwouldn’tyaknowit...notapiece
ofcaketobefound,damnit!Weheadedfor
the bar and told the bartender he needed to
startpourin’!Itwasn’tlongbefore,westarted
telling him you better get some help down
here, that one bartender was not gonna get
it, we were already almost 20 minutes into
our party time, half the group still waiting
for their 1st drinkand the life boat drill
was rapidly approaching. Te hostess from
Carnival was quick to react and before you
know it two more bartenders emerged and
everyonefnallygotadrinkintheirhand.Te
hostess knew that I wasn’t a happy camper,
but was very pleasant and told us that since
we were delayed getting into the lounge that
they would let us stayuntil the life boat drill
was going to begin, but that we would have
toleaveimmediatelywhentheannouncement
cameonsothatwecouldgettoourrooms,get
our jackets, and get to our assigned stations.
Nowhappyagain,wewerelaughing,dancing,
We’ve taken over the ship and we won’t be given
her back till we’ve had a barrel of FUN!
RRGH!
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anddrinkinglikeabunchofsailorsthathadn’t
beentoportinayear.Whoohoo!Telittle
inconvenienceturnedouttobewellworththe
wait,andthebartendersandhostessallwent
aboveandbeyondtomakeusveryhappy.

When the life boat announcement came
across the speakers, we laughed our way out
oftheloungewithdrinksinhand,andforthe
mostpartwereallprettymuchtoast!Sohere
weare,welloverthelegallimit,gigglingand
being the “fun” group we can be ....and they
decide to give us life vests with whistles on
them.... You’re kiddin’ right???? You’re going
to give life vests, to a bunch of bikers that
havingbeendrinkingandpartyingforthelast
hourandahalfandthengiveusawhistleon
them.Seriously,that’slikesayingdon’teatthe
cookie to a 5 year old! Yeah, right, we won’t
blowthem!Telifeboatcrewhadnosenseof
humor.We,ontheotherhand,werehavinga
ballandweregettingscoldedaccordingly!

Tedrillfnallyconcluded,anditwasbackto
the cabins to stow our vests, with the pretty
little fashy thingy and the whistles.Tat
evening,weallgatheredfordinner,andenjoyed
averygoodmeal,aswedideveryevening.Te
fun continued afterwards as everyone kinda
went their separate way in smaller groups.
Teentertainmentontheshipwasverygood,
andtherewasalwayssomethinggoingonand
if you were hungry, it was no one’s fault but
your own.... even the room service food was
excellent!

Our frst Port of Call was Jamaica, and just
about everyone had booked some of-shore
excursion. We had a group that went to
Dunn’s River Falls, another that explored
plantations, some that snorkeled,others that
enjoyedthebeachandshopped.Agroupof
ofuswentzip-liningandwheelingonATV’s
whichprovedtobealittlediferentthanany
otherzip-lineadventuresthatwehaddonein
the past. As we approached the location, we
sawthetypicaltowerthatyouclimbstepsto
get to the top of, however, that was the last
of the staircases that there was! From that
pointoninordertolaunchfromtheplatform
youeither scaled a 50 foot tall power pole
with railroad spikes driven in as steps or you
jumpedofaplatformbuiltontheedgeofthe
mountain.Tistrulybecameanadventureas
the girls stood on the ground looking up at
the platform atop the power pole going“No
@#$%&*wayBilly!”Franwasthefrsttogo
andprovedtobeagamecompetitor!Shirley
andCindy,bothscaredtodeath,didtheclimb
withawholebunchofcoaxingandendedup
havingtheexperienceofalifetime!Asforme,
ifit’sgotalineI’mgonnacrossit!Ifyouhave
neverdoneazip-lineadventureIrecommend
it assomething to put on your bucket list!
Tereisnothinglikesoaringacrossa1200foot
ravine700feetplusabovetheground.Along
withzippin’theyhada“swingdrop”thatthey
crankuptothetopofa50footpole,thenyou
releasetheswingandzoomheadfrsttowards
the ground. Ten there was the“slack line”
which let you drop about 20’ before the line
gottaughtandyouwouldstarttotravelalong
thelinezippin!Afterourlastline,wewereof
toourwheelATVadventure.Itwasalotof
funandeachofusgotthenickeltourofthe
course they had set up on the mountainside.
It was nice but we never got above 2nd gear
soitwasalittlehohum,butstillok.Aftera
couplelapsarounditwastimeforoursnack,
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TeChallengeisON!
Saturday, June 20
th
, Harley Davidson/Ft Myers kicked-of the challenge to all the clubs
andbusinessesinLee&CollierCountythatsupportMarchofDimesandBikersforBabies,to
seewhichentitywillproducethemostbeautifulwomaninSWFLthatcanwinthetitle“Miss
BikersForBabies2009”.
Sofar,Harley,ParadiseTikiHut(CapeCoral)andtheLaniKaiatFortMyersBeachhave
acceptedthechallengeandwillbehosting“Preliminary”bikinicontestsoverthenextmonths
to narrow down their contestants to just ONE beauty, who will go on to represent them at
thehuge“Finals”competitiononOctober
rd
atHarley.Tefnalswillbeheldinconjunction
with the traditional “Big Kahuna Bed Race” (always a hoot with the beautys from Hooters
manningoneofthebeds),a“CruiseIn”forcarsandbikes,music,foodandthenthe1
st
Annual
“MissBikersforBabies2009”BikiniContest!Ourbeautifulcontestantswillbeonhandfor
photographsandtoautographthe2010BikersforBabiesCalendar,whichwilllaunchonthat
dayalso.TecalendarswillfeatureALLofthemajorbiker’seventsfor2010PLUSallofthe
localbikenightandrideeventsthathavebeenscheduledwhenthecalendargoestopress.Te
big12”x12”calendarswillsellfor$5.00eachandALLoftheproceedsfromthesaleswillgoto
theMarchofDimes.
Tere is some ad space still available for the calendar, (we are printing and distributing
5,000calendarsguaranteed),butthedeadlineisJuly15
th
,soifyouwanttobeapartofthisgreat
projectto“helptheBabies”don’twait.Tereisstillplentyoftimetobecomeoneofour“Host
PreliminaryBikiniContest”locations.EachlocationwillsendJUSTONEgirltotheOctober

rd
fnalsandinadditiontoallthe$$$andgreatprizesthatthewinnerwillget,theyounglady
andthebusinesssherepresentswillbeontheCOVERoftheBikersforBabies2011calendar.
Tosecureyourspotinthecalendarortobecomean“OfcialHostPreliminaryBikiniContest
Location”,callValerieTivierge,PlanetMallGraphics(29)872-07.
Pleasesupportourhostlocationsandcome-outforthebikinicontestsandallofthefun
andfestivities.
Scheduled host locations and dates as of June 20
th
:
•Harley Davidson/Fort Myers-(29)275-7( Jessica)2moreprelims,TBA
•Paradise Tiki Hut,1502MiramarSt,CapeCoral(29)50-85(Cindy)
June 27
th
, July 25
th
, August 29
th
, and September 26
th
.Eventruns2pm-pm.
•Lani Kai,100EsteroBlvd,FortMyersBeach,(29)-111(Beverley)
July 11
th
, August 15
th
and September 19
th
.Eventrunsfrom2pm-5pm
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but with a little coaxing of the guides I told
them we wanted to do a boys ride and show
them how we rode South Florida style. We
were the last group to do the ATV rides so
they said, “Are you serious?” and that’s all it
took. We were back of, but this time there
wasn’tgonnabethisonlyfrstandsecondgear
deal.Teleadertookofwithmerightonhis
buttandFranbehindmewiththeotherguide
following him. We went rippin’ and tearin’
around the paths likefour 1 year olds that
justgotnewATV’sforChristmas!Aboutthe
onlytimewesaw2ndgearwasinacouplehair
pinturnsoneofwhichImiscalculatedtherut
inthepathandsailedofintothesugarcane!
Everyonestoppedtofndmeintherelaughing
myassofwrestlingthewheelerbackoutto
the track telling them to get out of the way
causeitwasn’toveryet!Teyranbacktotheir
ATVslikekidsandwithitbackonthecourse
we were of again, twistin’, turnin’, jumpin’,
andhavingthetimeofourlives.Idon’tthink
the rest of the group on the bus was very
happy because they had to wait for us to get
done....butwehadfun!Tereisabsolutelyno
wayyoucanenjoyallthatJamaicahastoofer
in one day, but this adventure was defnitely
one I would recommend again. As the day
wounddownquiteafewofusmetatJimmy
Bufet’s Margaritaville.Jamaica is just one of
those places that has earned its reputation as
being the place you “just don’t know till ya
go”! Every time we go there, we experience
something diferent and fun! Te next trip,
we are going to do the Jamaican Bobsled
training facility! Whoo hoo! I’m already
psychedforthatone!

Te following day we enjoyed at sea, some
resting,otherstryingtheirluckinthecasino.
Tom, seemed to be on a hot streak, and was
teachingCindyandsomeothersinourgroup
whichslotmachinestoplayandthefnerart
ofwhyyoupickoneoveranother.Afewofus
entered the diferent tournaments they ofer
onboard in the casino.Tom and Cindy both
ended up being fnalists in the slot machine
tournament,with Cindy ending up in 2nd
place. I entered the black jack tournament,
and qualifed as a fnalist, and hung tough
through the fnals ending up in 2nd place as
well.We had a lot of fun playing and when
you can play for hours in the casino and it
onlycostya$20,whynot?!Whoknows,you
might get lucky likeCindy and Idid 2 years
agoand win enough money to cover all of
youronboardchargesfortheentirecruise!
Te next day we spent in Grand Cayman.A
number ofpeople from our group went
snorkeling and enjoyed a relaxing day at the
beach, some others went shopping, but then
there was this one group that went straight
to Hell!Yelling, “Go to Hell!” at all the
tourists.Wegotalotoflooks,buthadablast
doing it. For those of you not in the know,
HellisanactualtownintheGrandCayman.
Quiteafewpeoplepurchaseditemsfromhell,
someevengettingshirtsthatstated“I’vebeen
to Hell and back”. In addition to going to
Hell,wespentmanyhoursshoppingandhad
a blast up in the bar at the Hard Rock Cafe’
andSenior’Frogs.

Tat evening we enjoyed another great meal
inthediningroomfollowedbyagroupofus
goingtothe“LasVegas”styleshow.Afterthe
showeveryonekindasplitupforawhilesome
headed of back to the casino,some to the
disco,andafewotherswentuptowatchone
of the many movies that were being shown
nightly on the “Big Screen” up by the pool
underthestars.
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As the cruise started towind down, reality
startedtosinkin,andwerealizedweneeded
toheadbacktotheroomtopack.WithCindy
by my side we enjoyed onelast night out on
the balcony, listening to the waves, watching
the stars and being grateful for having each
otherandagreatgroupoffriendstoshareour
memorieswith.

In the morning, we all met for our last
breakfastonboardtheshipandwaitedforthe
call to disembark. Once fnding our motor
coach, we all got back on board and enjoyed
anotherperformancebyJefDunham,which
pickedupeveryone’sspiritsasweheadedback
home.

Terearesomanymorestoriesthatcouldbe
shared,buttherejustisn’tenoughspacetogo
intothemall!Ifyouwanttohearsomemore
abouttheBikersCruisetoParadise,justfnd
any one of the people pictured in our group
andaskthem.Aspecialthank-youtoCindy
fromMadTravelforyetanothergreatcruise
and a job well done! If it sounds and looks
likewehadagreattime,wedid!Wehopethat
youwillcomealongwithusnextyearonour
nextBikersCruisetoParadise!
Story and Photos by
Billybob Macrides
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