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Toys For Tots (Moto17Jax 2017)

Toys For Tots (Moto17Jax 2017)

” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”10000″] It’s Here!!! I have been looking forward to this ride for over a year.  Last year the Toys For Tots ride was December 10th.  Moto17Jax didn’t exist yet.  Back then it was First Coast Friends & Riders.  I was in Atlanta getting familiar with a new client’s operations and systems…

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Angel’s Diner (Palatka, FL)

Angel’s Diner (Palatka, FL)

” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”10000″] The Ride Technically,  a Saturday planning meeting for the summer Sturgis Trip was the only event for Moto17Jax this weekend.  However, Eddie decided to do a Sunday ride to Palatka for brunch at Angel’s Diner.  So, he invited group members to join him as a non-hosted ride.  Holiday plans and…

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Reflecting Forward

Reflecting Forward

We are well into the busy holiday season and, as a result, seasonal activities have displaced my weekly ride participation.  And, like the mileage on my motorcycle, the posting counter on Changing Gears has slowed significantly.  These facts, however, do not mean that all activity has ceased.  To the contrary, like the calendar and like…

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Black Water Grill (Yankeetown, FL)

Black Water Grill (Yankeetown, FL)

The Ride Sunday, Moto17Jax rode to Yankeetown, FL for lunch at Black Water Grill (formerly Riverside Inn –  formerly Izaak Walton Lodge).  Black Water Grill is on the exact location, and built on the same footprint, of Izaak Walton Lodge, which burned in 1999.  The structure today lacks the rooms which were on the second…

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Steph’s Southern Soul Restaurant (Dade City, FL)

Steph’s Southern Soul Restaurant (Dade City, FL)

It’s November – the weather has cooled considerably – and Moto17Jax is back to larger groups taking longer rides.  The website showed Sunday’s outing to have 13 members participating in what was billed as a 400 mile ride to the Green Swamp Loop. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”10000″]   Green Swamp The Green Swamp, which…

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Fall Colors Tour (Eddie’s Perspective)

Fall Colors Tour (Eddie’s Perspective)

 I can’t think of a better way to wrap up the Fall Colors Tour (Series) than this.  Eddie has created, and has kindly given me permission to post, an excellent video which includes all of the locations visited as part of the Fall Colors Tour.   You may recall, I hadn’t yet arrived when Eddie,…

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