Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Full Moon Fiasco 95

Summer is winding down...

When: Thur, Sept 12th @ 8pm
Where: Eichardt's
Theme: Back to School

Town is quieting down as tourist season wanes and kids return to school. The weather continues to be nice as we head to fall. Let's ride!

Grab you favorite school garb for our next ride. This is truly one of my favorite ride themes as so many people always dress up for it! Can't wait to see what you all do. There will be prizes for best dressed male and female, so go all out!

Sunday, September 8, 2019

Full Moon Fiasco 94 in Review

Some 300+ close friends rallied for our last ride. It was a grand summer evening filled with warm breezes and a gorgeous moon. The moon was so bright, lights were hardly necessary. Oh, as a reminder, no matter how bright the moon may be, lights are required on your bike by law.

Anyways, we did a great little jaunt through South Sand that included a rather long, and challenging, trip down an alley. Some people really liked it. Others did not. Such is life.

Oh, and our ride happened to fall on National Relax Day. So, of course, everyone was encouraged to just relax.

We cruised out the Sagle Bike Path to the Long Bridge Grill. It recently sold. No one knows the future of the LBG or who the new owners are (Are you supposed to end a sentence with a verb?). Dan and the LBG have been great supporters of FBC. He always bends over backwards to make us feel welcome and always does something special just for our ride. We sure are gonna miss him. Good luck with retirement Dan!

For visuals, click HERE.

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Full Moon Fiasco 94

Ahhh summer...

When: Thur, Aug 15th @ 8pm
Where: Eichardt's
Theme: Relax

I know a lot of you follow along just to learn tantalizing facts that you won't get from CNN. This month we will be celebrating National Relaxation Day. In today's day in age, it is easy to get caught up in a daily routine of hustle and bustle. But this Thursday you are encouraged to take some "me time." Do some things that will help you relax. Here our suggestions for you:

  • get off the damn phone
  • go visit some water, any damn water...we have a lot around here
  • visit the Panhandle Animal Shelter, they have some damn cute animals and you may find yourself a new friend
  • write a note to someone on some damn paper and not on your phone...remember?
  • go visit Panhandle Cone & Coffee for some ice cream and get 2 damn scoops
  • go visit Val at Dish and order the damn Huckleberry Lemonade
  • go ride your damn bike...say 8pm at Eichardt's?
Feeling real damn stressed, I can't wait for Thursday.

Monday, August 12, 2019

Full Moon Fiasco 93 in Review

Summer was in full swing for our last ride. It was a beautiful, warm night. We did a little longer route than usual making our way through South Sand. We were able to work in not 1, but 2 roundabouts in our route. Huge thanks to the SPD for blocking major street crossing so we could all get through safely and stay as a group...all 225+ of us. The SPD has always been super supportive of these rides. Your efforts to try and follow the rules of the road, and being courteous to fellow travelers of the roads goes a long way maintaining that good relationship. Please police each other, and continue to do the right thing. As I have said all along, whether these ride continue or not, depends on YOUR behavior and efforts to show respect.

It was national "Be a Dork Day." There were some spirited efforts to dress up. Although it was hard to tell who was going outside what they would normally wear. Either way, it was fun.

We ended our ride at Mickduff's Beer Hall. Always an awesome venue and the staff is always top notch. Huge thanks to Brittany, Rose and Kelsey for staying late with us, and serving up cold brews.

For Visuals, click HERE.

Monday, July 15, 2019

Full Moon Fiasco 93

Bring on the heat...

When: Tues, July 16th @ 8pm
Where: Eichardt's
Theme: Be a Dork

Our next ride happens to be around Be a Dork Day.  If you are a dork, well this day is for you. If you are not currently a dork, this is your day to try it out. Maybe it is for you, and you just don't know it yet. If you are too cool for school, well maybe you should sit this ride out.

What's a dork? A dork is defined as a silly, out-of-touch person who tends to look odd or behave ridiculously around others. Someone who may be awkward, clumsy, goofy, out of touch, ridiculous or silly. Dork also has a secondary meaning: penis. Yes, it is asserted that the term dork originated from whalers' slang for a whale penis. Fascinating huh?

What a Dork is not: A dork is not a nerd or a geek. Nerds and geeks have a higher IQ, and while quirky, they are held to a higher level of esteem.

That's is your English and history lesson for the day.

Friday, July 12, 2019

Full Moon Fiasco 92 in Review

Summer was in full swing for our last ride. A perfect night for a ride as we had some 200+ riders gather at Eich's. The alley was packed, and just as it started to get dark we departed on our ride under the full moon.

We did a great stroll through West Sand and arrived at our destination, the Eagles. The Eagles has always been one of the best supports of FBC. Yeah, they have a large space to handle all of us, but the gals that work there do such an amazing job every time. Always so nice, gracious and fast! 200 people didn't seem to faze them at all. Oh, and they always stay open late for us as well.

All money from spoke cards and donations went to the Panhandle Animal Shelter and their Yappy Hour fundraiser.

For visuals, click HERE.

Monday, June 17, 2019

Full Moon Fiasco 92

Bring on summer..

When: Tue, June 18th @ 8pm
Where: Eichardt's
Theme: Summer Sizzler

Been swimming yet? Just curious. Remember not long ago, it seemed like summer was never gonna come. Spring really clung on. But now this week we will officially enter summer. And so, we should celebrate that change.

Also, last year we donated all our June FBC monies to the Animal Shelter. We will do that again. Because we kinda have a soft spot for furry little critters.