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June 9th: Buena Vista (WI) Route & Marshfield (MO) Loop + 2 Great Events

Check out these 2 Great Rides:

Buena Vista (WI) Route:

The Buena Vista Route is named for Alma’s Buena Vista Park which is not only a great place to stop and stretch, it also features the largest natural balcony overlooking the Mississippi River. Visitors can watch barges traveling up and down the river and locking through Lock & Dam #4, or just take in the amazing views of the entire river valley.

Although the park is one of the major attractions on this route, the roads are the real reason to visit the area. The geography along the Mississippi River consists of high bluffs and deep, secluded valleys. Many of the roads connecting the various towns and villages follow the contours of the land which results in a roller coaster type of ride in several areas. As you travel farther northeast away from the Mississippi River, the hills are not as steep and the land opens up to rolling countryside. Here you encounter longer sweeping corners and more straight sections. Because of the wide variety of road types, this route truly has something for everyone.

The Buena Vista Route is one of our all time favorites. It has a lot of the small, secluded roads that we personally enjoy and it also has some great sights and attractions to visit along the way. So if you have not already done so, make sure to put the Buena Vista Route high on your to-do list.

For more information about the Buena Vista Route, Click Here!

Marshfield (MO) Loop:

The Marshfield Loop is located in Central Missouri just a short distance East of Springfield. This route consists of a loop between Marshfield, Mansfield, and Ava with a visit to Mark Twain National Forest in between.

The location of this route is ideally situated for rider attending the 2022 BMW MOA Rally in Springfield. Check it out!

Click Here for more information about the Marshfield Loop!

2 Great Events that Need Your Support!!

This Weekend (June 11th)

1. June 11th - Illinois Bikers Against Bullying Ride/Rally - Utica, IL

Join the Illinois Bikers Against Bullying on the 1st Annual Awareness Ride and Rally. Take a scenic ride to Jamie's Outpost in Utica, Ill. There you will receive a complimentary burger and fries. The cost to ride is $30 per bike and all proceeds will go towards raising awareness of the effects bullying has on our children.

For more information about this event, please visit their Facebook Page.

Next Weekend (June 18th)

2. June 18th - Battle Brothers Homeless Veterans Ride - St. Charles/Aurora, IL

The Battle Brothers event team have worked hard to put together a ride with more for less, More fun less money. This is also a great cause to support as all proceeds go towards the Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans, a Great Cause to Support!

Registration starts at 9:00 am at Evergreen Pub 1400 W. Main St Charles and is $25 with no passenger fee. There will be live music during registration, a Bike Blessing at 10:45 am and then Kick Stands Up at 11:00 am

During the ride there will be one stop. When you go inside to buy a drink, you will get a raffle ticket and winner will be chosen before the ride continues.

The ride ends at the Aurora Athletic Club and the afterparty begins. There will be more live music by Southern Jack, free food, and several vendors. Drinks are available and there are sure to be specials available that day.

Renee and I will be among the vendors at this event. We will have some special discounts available for event attendees. Please feel free to stop by, we are happy to meet fellow riders and answer any question they might have. We are also happy to support this cause and we look forward to seeing you all there!

For more information about this Great Event, please visit their Facebook Page.

Ride Safe!

Dale and Renee

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