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March Full Moon Ride - East Side
It's been quite a while since we've done this, figure it's about time again. Hopefully it will be warm enough for a decent turn out. Sunset is at ~6:30 and moonrise isn't until ~8:30. So let's plan KSU at 8. Give us about 30 min to get out to Saguaro Lake to see the moon. Scoot map: https://goo.gl/maps/JzjG7FknjNw Pretty straight forward trip. We'll meet at the Corner Store Market @ 817 N Dobson Rd. This location gives better access to the freeway than the QT at McKellips & 202. From Dobson we'll head over and jump on the 202. Take that east bound to Power Rd. exit. Head north on Power which will turn into Bush Highway. Stay on that until you get to the Saguaro Lake turn off. NOTE, if this is your first time on this trip, do NOT turn at Saguaro Lake Ranch. The turn you want is about at the bottom of a hill you will come down, not before you go up the hill. We'll BS around the lake for a bit, watch the moon come up over the mountains, then, ride is officially over. After we may go to The Monastery Bar & Grill (https://themonasterybar.com/). They have food, booze and allow smoking at the outside tables if you like. Address is 4810 E. McKellips Rd. in Mesa. Worm/Crow/Seed Moon – As the temperature begins to warm and the ground begins to thaw, earthworm casts appear, heralding the return of the robins. The more northern tribes knew this Moon as the Full Crow Moon, when the cawing of crows signaled the end of winter; or the Full Crust Moon, because the snow cover becomes crusted from thawing by day and freezing at night. The Full Sap Moon, marking the time of tapping maple trees, is another variation. To the settlers, it was also known as the Lenten Moon, and was considered to be the last full Moon of winter. It was also known as the Seed Moon as it was now time for sowing.

Corner Store Market

813 North Dobson Road · Mesa

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This is a place for motorcycle riders of all skills to gather and share rides and our lives. No rules, just a place to meet some new riders and make new friends. If you see a ride you like, show up. You don't have to be a member to ride with us, but once you ride you soon will be. This group is open to everyone, we all tossed our leg over the seat one day not really knowing how to do this, so we have rides that span the range from simple breakfast runs to all day and overnight excursions.

We sometimes have very large rides because of the number of members. We don't limit the number of riders on a ride -- we have been doing this longer than most groups and know how to create events that everyone can attend. We don't force people to ride in separate groups, but they are welcome to if they want to. And if you are nervous, talk to one of the organizers and I'm sure they can find ways to help you feel at ease. Whether you are in a group of 10 or 100, all a rider needs to pay attention to are the few bikes in front and behind them. That's really not that hard, you probably already do it!

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