On Saturday May 27th Carl Lewis put together a ride to honor Patrick Hardesty and Eric Hite who were killed in the line of duty on May 26, 2003 and June 2, 2008 respectively. Riding today were members from various Law Enforcement Agencies and friends. We met at the Patrick Hardesty Substation on 22nd and Alvernon. From there we traveled up to Old Spanish Trail to Eric Hite Family Park to meet more riders. On to Houghton Road south to Sahuarita Rd, east to Hwy 82 to Sonoita. Once in Sonoita we stopped at Copper Brothel Brewery for lunch and conversations. Once lunch was over we all headed back home. Here are a few photos from the ride.
On Saturday May 13th in lieu of our monthly breakfast ride Carl Lewis had a Together Again Ride for Stan & Mike. Riding today were Patti, Brad & Marsha, Ken, Scott, and yours truly along with fellow officers and friends of Mike & Stan. We met at the Substation on Golf Links. After normal chatter we had a briefing on the ride and a short prayer was said by Stan’s wife Patti we departed for Sandy’s in Elfrida, a favorite ride destination for Mike & Stan. Down Houghton Rd to Sonoita Hwy for a quick stop @ Mustang Corners for a top off of tanks. On to Hwy 90 and through Tombstone to Gleeson. IN Gleeson we stopped at the old Jail & Sheriff’s office. From there we headed to Sandy’s in Elfrida a popular destination for Stan & Mikes to do lunch. After a wonderful lunch and everyone had their fill it was off to home destinations. Here are some pictures of the days ride.
On Saturday March 11th we ate at the Egg Connection on Ft. Lowell. This was our first adventure to their place of business. The Pueblo Riders were there as well having breakfast. On this ride there were Alan & Susan, Bill (Rev), Bruce, Ken, and yours truly. Here is a pictures of the group:
On Saturday February 11th we had our monthly breakfast ride. This month we went to KG’s Westside Café. Terry, Ken, Terry and yours truly made the morning ride. Unfortunately others who said they were going to attend had other pressing matters to attend to. Here are the boys having breakfast.
On Saturday December 10th BKAZIX had our monthly Chapter Breakfast Ride. This month we went to the Sunny Daze Cafe, 4980 S Campbell Ave. Our attendees for this month were Bill (Rev), Alan & Susan, Ken McCoy, Robi & Bear Campbell, and of course yours truly. Before breakfast we were treated to Sunny Daze Cafe’s favorite Sunny Puffs, aka Beignets. Here are a few pictures from Saturday’s breakfast:
On Saturday December 10th BKAZIX had our monthly Chapter Breakfast Ride. This month we went to the Happy Rooster Café on Sarnoff Rd. Today’s ride brought out the following members and family: Steve E., Robi & Bear C., John F., Ken Mc., Bill & Antje C., Alan S., and his wife Susan W., Brad A., and yours truly. We had a great conversation and great food as well. Here are a few pictures from this mornings breakfast.
While our turnout was only five members today this is pretty good since our last ride was back in April of this year. Those in attendance were Alan Stewart, Susan Wagner, Ken McCoy, Bill (Rev) Calkins and yours truly. Alan & Susan even braved the “Cool” weather to ride their bikes from Vail. Here are few pictures of the riders.
On Friday October 28th myself, Carl Lewis and several LEO’s made a Memorial Ride to honor Barry Headrick and Jim Smith who passed on this date in 1974 and 1980 respectfully.
We met at the Valero gas Station on Oracle Road where we continued on to Irene’s in Globe. Four bikes with five riders departed for Globe. We met three more riders @ Irene’s. After a great Mexican food lunch we all split up and headed back toward Tucson in different directions.
Here are a few pictures from the ride: