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May 28th 2021, 03:42 PM   #1
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  Feb 2016
  Portland

  2022 Triumph Speed Triple RS; 2021 BMW R1250GSA; 2017 KTM 500 EXC-F
Wednesday Westside Standing Ride 2021 (June-Sept)

Starting Wednesday, June 2, 2021 and running EVERY Wednesday through September there will be a group ride on the Westside.

Details:

Where: Sylvan/26 Chevron at 1850 SW Skyline Blvd, Portland - park along the yellow striped area next to the adjacent parking lot - please do not block access to the parking lot. Please do not occupy the handicap parking space or adjacent striped area.

When: Wednesdays meet @ 5:30, kick stands up @ 6.

Who: Intermediate riders and above - sorry no beginners. This ride is a sport bike pace ride so not exactly cruiser or small bike friendly but then we have seen a few exceptions over the years.

Pace: Moderate to fast, fast in the corners not so fast in the straights, nobody left behind so RIDE YOUR OWN RIDE.

Route: Westside route TBD by leader depending upon group and the ride usually runs until dark and ends with dinner and beverages (subject to COVID-19 restrictions).

There will be a designated sweep rider on every ride, but it is your responsibility to ride safe. Ride your own ride. Optional safety gear is STRONGLY ENCOURAGED. Should you choose to leave the ride for any reason you must check out with the sweep or one of the ride leaders.

Ride Leaders:

Christopher Slater (caslaw) (Silver Speed Triple 1200; RWB BMW R1250GSA)
Brian Edwards (motorooster) (Black Tuono; Silver VStrom)
Glenn Hofman (Black MT-10)

At least one, if not all, of the ride leaders will be present each week.

Riders who have riding experience and are interested in improving their cornering skills are encouraged to come out and participate as weekly riders. Weekly riders have historically shown significant improvement over the course of the season. You don't have to already be fast to come on this ride, but if you don't like going fast this ride is probably not for you. We have several fast regulars in this group so be sure to ride your own ride and wave faster riders past you instead of trying to stay ahead in the straights (and you should expect the same courtesy).

So if it's Wednesday come on out and join the Westsiders!
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Edited by caslaw on Jun 3rd 2021 at 08:53 AM
May 28th 2021, 10:56 PM   #2
 
  May 2021
  beaverton oregon

  I have a 2020 suzuki gsxr 1000r
See you this Wednesday!
Jun 2nd 2021, 08:07 AM   #3
 
  Jun 2021
  Wisonville

  2013 Yamaha R1
What route is normally taken for these rides and how long would you say the rides go for?
Jun 3rd 2021, 08:55 AM   #4
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  Feb 2016
  Portland

  2022 Triumph Speed Triple RS; 2021 BMW R1250GSA; 2017 KTM 500 EXC-F
We do not post our routes but we usually ride west and end by sundown.
Jun 9th 2021, 12:31 PM   #5
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  Apr 2021
  Portland (Rocky Butte)

  2009 CBR1000RR
I'm planning to hit this up today!
Jun 9th 2021, 08:36 PM   #6
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  Mar 2017
  Hillsboro, OR

  2007 SV650> 2003 FJR 1300> 2014 Ninja 1000> 2017 Ducati XDiavel> 2020 Super Duke GT> 2020 R1250RS
Was cool to get out and dip my toes in this ride. Glad you guys are doing these, and looking forward to the next one!
Sep 3rd 2021, 09:39 AM   #7
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  Jan 2016
  Lebanon, OR

  2017 Ducati Supersport 2014 Honda Interceptor, 2020 Ninja 400
Good riding with you this week. See you next year.
Sep 20th 2021, 09:18 AM   #8
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  Feb 2016
  Portland

  2022 Triumph Speed Triple RS; 2021 BMW R1250GSA; 2017 KTM 500 EXC-F
LAST Wednesday Ride of this year is 9/22/21.

Details here: Last Wednesday Westside Standing Ride 9/22/21

Thanks to everyone for one of the best seasons ever!
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