June 2017

Start time: 6:49
Moment of Silence
Previous Minutes read by: Mark

June 3rd – 488 Ride 4 Racks
-113 people were registered which is a new record for this fundraiser
-Still waiting on the total tally
-they had a live band, lots of food, good weather and the party went until 2am!

With the good weather starting, let’s remember to stay hydrated out there.

The Cannon Ball Run this weekend
-1000 km run is leaving Northstar Recreation at 9am heading south
-there are a few people from our group going

June 17 – Rally For Dad
-Troy is part of this committee
-travelling a different route than last year
-A+W is a major sponsor

June 23-25  - Quebec Bash
-Unfortunately all of our group had to cancel their trips. Maybe next year more of us will be able
To make it.

Home Depot  - Orange Door Project
-All the money raised goes to this community’s homeless youth.
-Our group helped raise $900 last year
-If you can commit a few hours on June 25 it would be appreciated.
-Home Depot has been generous with their donations so let’s help them in return

Ride To The Wall
-Next meeting June 16th at the legion
-Some things that we are going to take into consideration this year:
Registration flow through the legion
Parking lot set up. Creating more organization
We need more people to help volunteer
Bring forward any other ideas!

Bikers Battling Cancer – Powassan

50/50  - Bill  ($67.50)

End time 7:26

May 2017



Start time: 6:47
Moment of Silence
Previous Minutes read by: Mark

Prayers and thoughts to Lee-Anne, Troy and their families

We are going to need lots of help this year with Ride to the Wall. Inquire with Mike for what you can do to help out!

Troy sent out an email regarding Emergency Cards that can be kept in your wallet with information on them should an emergency occur.

Klickage Kup – Take a photo of your odometer before you start your riding season and send it to Troy. At the end of the season take another photo and the kilometers will be tallied. Last season Cindy was the Klickage Kup winner.

May 17 – Club Supper at Windy Lake Hotel. Email Troy by May 10 if you plan to attend so that he can let the staff know how many people to expect. Ride will head out of the New Sudbury Swiss Chalet parking lot at 6:30 sharp

June 3 – 488 French River has their charity ride – Ride 4 Racks Registration at Maple Golf Course between 9am-11am – cost is $35/driver and $25 /passenger
Location - Canadian Tire Gas Bar 4 Corners Departure Time - 9:15am 

June 10 – Cannon Ball Run (500 mile) These are the stops you have to hit

         Napa Powersports, 15 White Rd, Blind River, ON P0R 1B0
         Jones Powersports, 320 Hwy 17 Wawa, 3km south of Wawa, Wawa, ON P0S 1K0
         Great Lakes Honda, 415 Pim Street, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario P6B 2T9
         Napa Powersports, Elliot Lake, ON  
         June 10th & 11th (1000 mile)
         North Bay Cycle, 2665 Trout Lake Rd, North Bay, ON P1B 7S8
         Northstar Recreation, 2204 Algonquin Road, Sudbury, ON, P3E 4Z6
         Mikeys General Sales, 1301 Airport Rd, Timmins, ON P4N 7C3
         Jones Powersports, 320 Hwy 17 Wawa, 3km south of Wawa, Wawa, ON P0S 1K0
         Great Lakes Honda, 415 Pim Street, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario P6B 2T9
         Trailside Sports, 50 McCulloch Drive, Espanola, ON, P5E 1J1
         Napa Powersports, 15 White Rd, Blind River, ON P0R 1B0 
         Traditional Motorcycle,520 Ecclestone Dr, Bracebridge, ON

June 17 – Rally for Dad
Registration 9:30am, Start at 10:30am – cost is $35/person or if you raise for than $100 in pledges, your fee is waived
Ride to the Wall 1st committee meeting at Mikes house starting at 7 pm
Let’s split up the responsibilities and discuss any changes or new additions to make this the best year yet!
We are looking for anyone who would like to volunteer to take over Web-mistress duties.
It’s a new season and we are seeing new faces – Welcome to the group!

If anyone is looking for new clothing pieces – please check the site for options
Reminder – Please leave a few (first 3) handicapped spots open close to the door for those who may need the spots
50/50  - Nick Zawierzeniec

End time 7:10

April 2017

Start time: 6:30
Moment of Silence
Previous Minutes read by: Mark

Ride Season is back! Let’s be safe out there. There is still lot of sand out there and the cage pilots are not going to be looking out for bikes this early in the season.

We are looking for volunteers to be part of this year’s Ride to the wall committee. We are looking to get an early start on organizing to help keep the last minute workload to a minimum. Mike is hoping to organize the first committee meeting for around the end of May.

This years ride schedule is up on the web site. Some of this list has been add into our chapters Google calendar. The remainder of the 418 rides will be added shortly. For those wishing for access to this calendar please send Mike their request and he will add them.

As always we have clothing and patches for sale at most meetings.

50/50 Carol

March 2017 - Club Supper at East Side Mario's (South End)

February 2017

Start time: 7:12
Moment of Silence
Previous minutes read by Mark

Cannon Ball Run – June 10/11
4 of our members did the 500 mile last year
Troy is planning on doing the 1000 mile this year
There is also a 2500 mile ride
1000 Mile Northstar Recreation
If the stops aren’t open take a picture (“Selfie”) to show you made the stop
More info to come...
Quebec bash – June 24/25
Point au David is our usual spot to stay
Supper on Saturday night
Tennessee – Sept 21-25
4th hotel is full or almost and there is a 5th as a backup
Camping is also available
Registration due by Aug 15
Able to cancel 48 hrs ahead of time but you can’t cancel your registration
Canada 150:
Purpose is to plan a 150 k m ride sometime this 2017 ride season (May1 – Oct 31)
The ride must pass a historical/War/ Natural space that possesses local meaning to the group
Must stop and take a group photo and it will be posted
Patches will be available for $10. The patch is red with white logo and lettering.
Ride list will take place 7:30  Feb 11 at Troy and Lee-Anne’s
March’s Club Supper will take place March 1st at East Side Mario’s
It’s Josh’s birthday!

January 2017 - Club Supper at Gloria's Restaurant

December 2016

Start time: 6:48
Moment of Silence
Last month’s minutes read by: Mike

Klickage Awards: First Place went to Cindy and Second was Butch

Ride of the Year (Ride for Hunger Oakville chapter) – there has been a date change, an email will be sent

National Rally in Memphis – September 21-24 2017
Holiday Inn in Wolfchase – Accepting registrations around January 10, 2017
Rate of $119/night is available but members must book for all three nights in order for this rate  
to apply.
Supper gathering for January 4 – An email will be sent out regarding where it will be

Birthday Girls! – Fran’s birthday was on December 2nd
- Chris’ birthday is on December 8th
- Karen’s was on December 6th

50/50 ($37.50) – won by Diane Brunette

50/50 Draw - $50.00 won by Wendy
Meeting finished at : 7:44

November 2016 - Club Supper at M.I.C.

October 2016

Start time: 7:05
Moment of Silence
Last month’s minutes read by: Mike

We received a Thank you letter from the North Bay Legion for the donations
The Timmins Chapter brought a wreath to Ride to the Wall
Bunny Trail ride didn’t happen because of bad weather
Deer Trail  (Elliot Lake to Iron Bridge) was led by Cindy – 9 bikes in total went
It has been suggested that the ride be switched to the last weekend of September
Duck Rock instead of Reddoor Bakery (it’s no longer open)
Whitestone as an alternative

Butch – Home Depot Orange Door Program
Donations go towards helping homeless youth
Oakville 680 participated and raised $1101.00 in 2 hours!
Sudbury has raised $25000
This Sunday from 2pm-6pm Come out and participate
$5 donation gets a hat
$10 donations gets a T-shirt
$20 gets a business card worth $5 off at Harvey’s

Port Severn
Tug-of-War - We lost by 1ft
The prices at the Tay are going up. Looking for new places
Delawana Resort is a possibility – We are 3rd on the waiting list for rooms
This may also turn into Ground Zero
Next month meeting is a dinner out. Email will be sent out about where to go

December is our Pot Luck!

December 3rd  CTV Fundraiser Telethon – could the chapter volunteer to answer phones?

There are pictures of Ride to the Wall up at the Legion

Memphis – National Rally
A few officers are going
Trying to get a huge amount of Canadians
It occurs two weeks after Severn
The goal is to bring Spencer’s Jacket back to Canada!

It was a great riding season! And we’re sad it’s over

50/50 Draw - $47.50 won by Jim Oakes
Meeting finished at : 7:42

September 2016

Start time: 6:35
Moment of Silence
Last month’s minutes read by: Mark

Another member of our 418 chapter passed away.
New member Claude Brisson
Ride to the Wall
- Troy thanked those who helped
- Bob Miller collected approximately 75 % of the prizes
- Mark made the fire pit
- Eastlink documentary will be ready next year. It’s now a 30 min documentary
- $4300 collected
- SCRC Canada was given $300 from the 2nd $5 board
- 103.9 ‘s Jamie P. spoke during her set about the event
Port Severn
- Troy is checking into another place to stay for next year. The Tay’s prices are going up again.
- Bring your green t-shirt for the Saturday
-We have a team for the Tug-of-War
Sept 17
- Red Door Bakery  (Bunny Trail Run)
- Nice road with lots of turns
- Hwy 24 Parry Sound
Sept 21
- Club Supper and Kate Spencer Kitchen
We still have a good collection of patches available if anyone wants anything.
If you ordered Port Severn pins and patches, please see Mike to reimburse him for the costs and pick them up.
Club has:
- $960 patches
- $704 clothing
- $160 decals
- $173 in the kitty
The ledger book is available to be seen at any time.

Important – Reminder to be careful when out riding!
- Last week on the way back from Nairn Center, Rudy hit a bear cub  
50/50 Draw - $37.00 won by Moe
Meeting finished at 7:10

August 2016

Start time: 6:40
Moment of Silence
Last month’s minutes read by: Mike
Dinner ride to the Dragonfly restaurant in Massey  had 12 bikes and 15 people attend.  The food and service were fantastic. We will be returning there in the future.  Please stop and support the business when you have the opportunity.
Mackinaw Run had 10 people come out. Beautiful weather
- The pool was fixed and s’mores were once again provided
- Rose as always was awesome
- Once again riders were given 20% off pizza

Coming up!
August 6 - Barrie’s Cruise For Kids
August 13 – Timmins is starting a new Chapter
- A lunch ride is happening to support their new endeavour
- Timmins used to have a chapter (one original member left)
Ride to the Wall
- If you have more prizes, let us know!
- If you want to bring food for Friday, let Fran know. Or she can give you a list of what she still needs.
- Remember, our guests eat first.
- The Comfort Inn is fully booked!
- Always need new ideas for the Ride!
- Eastlink is on board for helping us with a documentary. This will air around the time of our ride next year, as well as around Remembrance Day.
Port Severn
- 8 people are confirmed from our chapter
- One room is still available at the Tay
- Call with your credit card number just to hold you room
- We have Port Severn pins ($6), bars ($5), patch ($10) and this year a Port Severn Iron Cross ($10)

New idea for the winter months
- On those months when we do have a meeting maybe having a social night after the meeting. Ex.  Playing pool, darts, cards etc. at the Legion

50/50 Draw - $37.00 by Ray Bertie
Meeting finished at 7:11