Paul's Victory Ride, welcome back bro!

**Alright guys, quick update: The Groups getting pretty big, so I'm capping it for now. We're looking for some volunteer leaders and sweepers. Please post in the comments if you can be one or the other. 

Change of plans on the BBQ Location. 

The BBQ will be at my buddy's house in Escondido. He has 2 Smokers and he will be SMOKING 2 Smoked Bacon Wrapped Turkeys, some Smoked Ahi Tuna and a Smoked Pork Shoulder for us to grub on. There will also be Mash Potatoes and Drinks. He has a large backyard with plenty of room to chill.

After the ride we'll all meet at CVS in Escondido(1655 South Center City Escondido, CA 92025) From there we cruise to the BBQ. He lives down the street from there.**




Nice mellow cruise around North County and then BBQ at Lake Hodges!

Paul is basically a cross between the Bionic-Man and the head Spartan Guy now after his "upgrades" so it sounded like a good excuse to get him out on 2 wheels...

This is also "Adrian's welcome back from Afghanistan ride" So be sure to give him a big HUG! 

...if you're a girl.


Paul's Accident..


Shattered Collar bone, 3 broken ribs, 2 broken hands, broken Scapula and a severe concussion..

Bionic Style



but Im Alive! Woot!

Seriously cant wait to ride again.. Miss all you guys!

Also HUGE thanks for all the support from everyone!

Meet up at the Shell Del Lago gas station KSU 9:30am. 

Taking the 78 to the 79 to the 76 then the 15 South back to Lake Hodges (Easy Cruise)

I will be having Burgers and Hot dogs waiting. If you can, please chip in a couple bucks for the food and drinks.

This will be my first group ride since my accident so please bear with my adjustments :)


All levels welcome!!


GEAR: Wear everything you own.(Full leathers and gear HIGHLY recommended)

ICE: (In Case of Emergency) Have it on you.

Pre-ride bike prep; The night before the ride please inspect your bike using the T-CLOCS method (http://www.msf-usa.org/downloads/t-clocsinspectionchecklist.pdf) or a similar one.

DISCLAIMER: By participating in this event you hereby agree to assume all risks and liability related to or resulting from this group function. You agree that neither you nor any third party will hold the group's Organizer or any of the group's Assistant Organizers liable for any injury, loss, or damage to your own person or property arising directly or as a consequence from a group activity. You also agree that your membership of this group is based on an "at will" basis. See terms of service 6,6.1,6.2


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  • Paul

    Killer Ride and BBQ! Good times with some really good people. Thanks for coming out guys. Had a GREAT time and it feels Great to be back!

    6 · December 28, 2013

  • Ray

    Awsome ride today with a great group of riders. It was good to break it into smaller groups, Paul be sure to thank your friend for opening his house to the bunch of us. Oh thanks to me for leading the pace was perfect :)

    8 · December 28, 2013

    • JUAN

      Great pace Ray, wife didn't get scared once lol

      1 · December 28, 2013

  • Mark Y.

    A great Ride with no Major Issues and to top it off, some awesome Grub at the End. Life is good. Thanks Paul, Andrew, Everyone

    4 · December 28, 2013

  • Str8pipeD

    gonna hit palomar again and banner tomorrow if anyone is interested.

    December 28, 2013

    • Daniel Z.

      Have fun out there. Still a little too new to go there

      2 · December 28, 2013

    • Str8pipeD

      Thx, and understandable for sure. See ya soon man!

      December 28, 2013

  • Drew B

    great ride today. Thanks Gibby for leading the third small group. Nice the sun came out. Can't wait for the next one. Tuan, any time you get tired of that new bike, you let me know.

    3 · December 28, 2013

  • Str8pipeD

    Great ride!! Thx again, had a blast. Hope everyone got home safe.

    2 · December 28, 2013

    • Miguel

      thanx for the lead coming down hill on Palomar!!! Ride was dope ;)

      2 · December 28, 2013

    • Str8pipeD

      No prob mane! It was definitely fun. Glad ya enjoyed it!

      1 · December 28, 2013

  • Daniel Z.

    Home safe great ride!

    2 · December 28, 2013

  • Miguel

    Awesome ride today!!! Glad everyone is safe ;). Met some new friends and ate some good food ;) thanx Paul!!

    3 · December 28, 2013

  • Dan M

    Great turnout. Glad your healthy Paul. Thanks for leading Ray.

    2 · December 28, 2013

  • Tuan "T-Wizzle" *selfmade r.

    Great turnout, thanks for leading the intermediate group Ray, nice pace. Had to cut short but hope to ride again soon

    1 · December 28, 2013

  • Derrick

    Hey ... Will there be a second stop that I can meet you guys at , I over slept so I'm behind.

    December 28, 2013

  • Matt S.

    Glad your back dude ride safe.

    December 28, 2013

  • Roger B.

    Cant make the ride/BBQ but will try to stop by the meetup after my early morning "solo" ride. Look forward to seeing everyone!!!

    1 · December 28, 2013

  • Jodi

    So-ooo bummed I can't make your Victory Ride, Paul; but I don't think my tank would accommodate my 7 month pregnant belly! Looking forward to riding with you again come June-ish. :-) Have a great ride!

    3 · December 19, 2013

    • Tuan "T-Wizzle" *selfmade r.

      Working at 7 months into your pregnancy? Wow your a trooper!

      1 · December 26, 2013

    • Roger B.

      Time goes by so fast... Can't believe 7mos... Already!

      December 28, 2013

  • John S.

    Bike's still in pieces, wish I could go, maybe I'll stop by and say hi

    1 · December 27, 2013

  • Mark Y.

    Last minute check with my better half and I am good to go.. look forward to meeting you all and welcoming back Paul

    3 · December 27, 2013

  • Karenina

    ON call , but YES. for a mellow Get It back, Paul ride ;)

    1 · December 4, 2013

    • Karenina

      Sorry to say, Two work gigs are trumping a fun ride with you all. Gott change rsvp to Regrets .

      December 27, 2013

    • Gibby

      shocked

      1 · December 27, 2013

  • Michael

    ok this got all the people for the party train jebus 37 peeps lol

    http://youtu.be/B-DpRcxK_N8

    1 · December 27, 2013

  • Paul

    UPDATE on the BBQ meat menu.. 2 Smoked Bacon Wrapped Turkeys, Smoked Ahi Tuna and Smoked Pork Shoulder. Bring your appetite!

    1 · December 27, 2013

    • Karenina

      smoked Ahi? Wow!!

      December 27, 2013

  • Peter

    Where is the BBQ location will be? I am not sure if I can make it to the ride.

    December 26, 2013

    • Paul

      BBQ changed.. It will be at my buddy's house. He will be smoking 3 Bacon Wrapped Turkeys for us. Peter you're more then welcome to come over if you cant make the ride.

      December 26, 2013

    • Dan M

      No BBQ for me tomorrow, but I'll be there for the ride to welcome you back.

      1 · December 27, 2013

  • Chris

    I'm down to sweep if you are still looking for people.

    2 · December 26, 2013

  • Adrian

    I can sweep if you need my help

    2 · December 26, 2013

    • AL M.

      I usually ride slow, so i can sweep the slow/last group.

      2 · December 26, 2013

  • Gibby

    Would like to offer more than 1 ride route if we have intermediate folks who wanna do a more technical/spirited route (Ray?)

    1 · December 26, 2013

    • Paul

      Thanks guys.. you both will probably be needed

      December 26, 2013

    • JUAN

      I can also sweep/lead if needed, if I end up riding two up again I prefer sweeping.

      2 · December 26, 2013

  • Tuan "T-Wizzle" *selfmade r.

    @Gibby, hey it looks like this is gonna be a big ride. Maybe we should meet up just a lil earlier to organize everyone in the repective tiding groups?

    2 · December 26, 2013

  • Gibby

    Soo...Looking like 4 groups, familiar faces: need lead/sweep volunteers...

    1 · December 26, 2013

  • Kevin P.

    Ill be there

    December 26, 2013

  • chancey

    Its been a year and half, hopefully I make my way down

    1 · December 24, 2013

  • Gibby

    Folks- a ride with big attendance only means there are more people at the start and end to shoot the bull with, we split into groups of 8-10 riders based on skill/comfort level and have COMPETENT leads and sweeps for each- fear not! LOL

    3 · December 22, 2013

  • Bhob

    Too big of a ride for me, i'll see you on a smaller ride Paul. Ride safe!! and welcome back Adrian.

    1 · December 19, 2013

    • Gibby

      We split into groups of less than 10 ea. based on skill/comfort level..

      December 22, 2013

  • Chuck

    Big group. Lets ride.

    December 19, 2013

  • Chuck

    Big group. Lets ride.

    December 19, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Be safe man!

    December 19, 2013

  • Tuan "T-Wizzle" *selfmade r.

    Came home today with a new italian girl! Now to break her in gently!

    December 6, 2013

    • Tuan "T-Wizzle" *selfmade r.

      No no no! Never would trade my number one Italian girl! Still have her! But now she has someone to play with and her name is Ducati 899 Panigale!

      December 7, 2013

    • Paul

      Congrats man!

      December 18, 2013

  • Danny

    I need a new tire after banner today... U all ride safe ....... Take it easy Paul see on the next 1

    December 15, 2013

    • Paul

      Hopefully we'll ride soon bro

      December 18, 2013

  • Benjamin

    Yeah me too I have an r1 to start ripping

    December 15, 2013

  • AL M.

    I wanna try this MELLOW ride thing...???

    December 14, 2013

  • Satch

    gotta see for myself how it turned out..

    December 14, 2013

  • Tuan "T-Wizzle" *selfmade r.

    Stupid fat thumbs! Can't type!

    December 9, 2013

  • Tuan "T-Wizzle" *selfmade r.

    Can't it be the 28th already! Havent seen or ridden with sone of you in so long!

    1 · December 9, 2013

  • Benjamin

    Welcome back buddy

    1 · December 7, 2013

  • Daniel Z.

    New to group. Lets ride

    2 · December 6, 2013

  • Tuan "T-Wizzle" *selfmade r.

    Hey paul, u riding on your own? Caging? Passenger in the back of someone's bike!?!

    1 · December 4, 2013

    • Tuan "T-Wizzle" *selfmade r.

      Was your bike fixable or do u have a new one?

      December 5, 2013

    • Paul

      At first she was totaled, but in the end they were able to save her

      December 6, 2013

  • Adrian

    I'm going to put my training wheels on when I get back

    1 · December 5, 2013

    • Dan M

      Adrian, you're going to be back from the land of sand? Welcome back brother. Maybe Paul could ride one of your many exotic machines? Oh, the batteries are probably all dead.

      2 · December 5, 2013

    • Adrian

      I'm going to be back on the 16th going to have abeer and get the bikes started and ya I'm sure the Duc is dead but the Honda I'm sure is still holding up :) dont know about the KTM.

      December 5, 2013

  • Tuan "T-Wizzle" *selfmade r.

    It'll be nice to see everyone again!

    1 · December 4, 2013

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