A Bird-In-Hand is Worth Riding To

  • March 30, 2013 · 10:00 AM
  • Valley Forge National Historical Park

Let's take a ride over to Amish Country and have lunch at a smorgasbord in Bird-in-Hand. http://www.bird-in-hand.com/places-to-eat/bird-in-hand-family-restaurant-smorgasbord/smorgasbord-dining/

We'll meet up at 10am at the Welcome Center parking lot. Bathrooms are available in the Welcome Center but it's a bit of a hike. Be gassed up and ready to go by no later than 1015am. Expect mostly scenic roads with a few twisties at a moderate pace.

It's still fairly early in the season so make sure you layer appropriately. Expect a roughly 130 mile roundtrip with about 4hrs of ridetime. This is the route we'll be taking: http://goo.gl/YV5wn

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  • John S.

    Good to see everyone. Great Ride - Thanks Hammy & Wilson.

    April 2, 2013

  • Barbara S.

    Thanks Wilson and Hammy. Great roads, great people!

    April 1, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    That was fun. Wilson, nice choice of roads.

    1 · March 30, 2013

    • Wilson

      Sorry I missed White Bear, was having too much fun on 568 and missed the turn onto it. Maple Grove Rd was a blast.

      1 · March 30, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Maple Grove was a blast. Been on 568 and White Bear before, so a new road is a good road.

      March 31, 2013

  • Tom M.

    I think I past all you guys. Last minute decision. I was on track to meet at V Forge and in my haste I dropped the bike in the driveway. Hiway bars saved me. Anyway I had to wait fo my 22 y o to come home. Its been awhile since i could dead lift 800 lbs. So I was on my way by 11. I pulled in at 1:30 as y'all were pulling out. Meet you all next time.

    March 30, 2013

    • Hammy

      Sorry to hear that. Hopefully you can join us next time. Hope you at least got a good ride in today.

      March 30, 2013

    • Tom M.

      Great ride.:-)

      March 30, 2013

  • Ron M.

    REALLY sorry I missed this . . .
    Was really looking forward to it - some how I pulled something {?}. Got up ON TIME {!!!!} this morning - but could hardly stand up !?!
    Didn't think I could balance the bike if I had to put the left foot down, or maybe even riding.

    So 'discretion' won out over 'Valor' . . .
    Ron

    March 30, 2013

  • Ross A

    Thanks to Hammy and Wilson for putting this together! I didn't get to visit with everybody, but had a good chat with some of you.

    1 · March 30, 2013

  • John R.

    Thanks Hammy and Wilson for a great ride today. Got my sea legs back.

    1 · March 30, 2013

  • Hammy

    Thanks for coming out today, guys. Hope y'all had a good ride and a good time. :) Thanks Wilson for leading.

    1 · March 30, 2013

  • Wilson

    Excellent day for a ride. There definitely are some great roads out in Amish country.

    1 · March 30, 2013

  • Benjamin R.

    That was a good ride. A nice way to start the riding season :-)

    1 · March 30, 2013

  • Pat

    Nice ride + Good food + Better people = A Good Day

    1 · March 30, 2013

  • Tony D.

    Have to cancel. Back problem. Hope for next ride. Tony

    March 30, 2013

    • Hammy

      I know the feeling. Hope you feel better soon and join us when you do.

      March 30, 2013

  • John R.

    Cool. Thanks Jeff

    March 30, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    John, there are several places in king of prussia to get gas. Only 2 miles or so from the parking lot.

    1 · March 30, 2013

  • John R.

    Good morning everyone. Is there a place to gas up close to the Welcome Center parking lot? Thanks

    March 30, 2013

  • Mark L.

    Sorry. Gotta scratch. Have fun. Ride safe

    March 30, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Everyone is itching to ride. It's all good.

    2 · March 29, 2013

  • Dixie M.

    Back is really bothering me, better not ride this weekend.

    March 29, 2013

  • bob

    Hamster you should take the group to intercourse along the way.

    March 29, 2013

  • John R.

    Looking forward to my first PMRG outing

    1 · March 29, 2013

  • Tom M.

    I cant come. My son is coming home. That route looks like fun, can that be scheduled again?

    1 · March 29, 2013

    • Hammy

      Can't guarantee that it'll be the same route, but I frequently plan rides all around that area so no worries there.

      March 29, 2013

  • Hammy

    Wow, 17 riders... This should be interesting, lol... Thankfully, I've got a lot of ride leaders on this one. The ride is pretty straightforward. If we need to, we can split it up but I think we'll be fine. Just stick together and keep pace. I don't ride that fast nor am I an aggressive rider, but I will ask that you please keep pace with the group.

    March 29, 2013

  • Tony D.

    Hope you have room for 1 at the last minute. Tony

    1 · March 29, 2013

  • Ironman

    would love to but I have to prepair for Sunday.

    March 29, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I volunteer to ride drag.

    1 · March 28, 2013

    • bob

      With Hammy

      1 · March 28, 2013

  • Carlos A. C.

    Looks like a fun ride, Hammy. Good job planning the route, bro! :)

    1 · March 27, 2013

  • Miguel

    You might be better off going to shady maple smorgasbord. More parking and better food.

    1 · March 25, 2013

    • Hammy

      It's only meaningful if you're participating in a certain event on May 4th. ;)

      March 26, 2013

    • Ron M.

      The day before Cinco de Mayo?

      March 26, 2013

  • Tiiny

    Ive done part of this route - very nice choice! Getting Octane91 isn't a problem, and restrooms are occasionally available.

    1 · March 26, 2013

  • Hammy

    Google map route added.

    March 24, 2013

  • Wilson

    Yay, I don't have to lead!

    2 · March 24, 2013

    • Hammy

      lol, I end up going too slowly and then you'll be out front tearing it up, Wilson.

      March 24, 2013

    • Wilson

      Nope, the Zook is the "slow" one.

      March 24, 2013

  • Ron M.

    Haven't been out ther in YEARS!!

    'Put me on the list' {Weather Dependent}

    1 · March 24, 2013

  • Mark L.

    Yes. Sounds great.

    1 · March 24, 2013

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