Gold Wing Road Riders Association 
Rocket City Wings
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Monthly Gathering Next Monthly Gathering
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Rocket City Wings gathering -- OH! Bryan's, 2136 Highway 72 E, Huntsville. Eat 6pm / Meet 7pm
Events Chapter Events / Rides
July - 2014
25,  Fri--T-O-D-A-Y-
26,  Sat-Chapter Ride -- Ride to Horse Pen Forty.  Meet at S. Parkway Kangaroo (Mtn. Gap Road & S. Parkway) to leave at 9am.
27,  Sun-Breakfast Social -- @ 8:30am IHOP -- 6151 University Drive, NW, Huntsville AL
29,  Tue-Dinner Social -- @ 6:00pm-- Rosie's, 7540 S. Memorial PKWY, Huntsville Al.
31,  Thu-Dinner Social -- @ 6:00pm, Stanlieo's, 605 Jordan Lane, Huntsville Al.
August - 2014
2,  Sat-Chapter Ride -- Ride to Davy Crocket State Park in TN.  Meet at Publix Parking Lot (Jeff Rd. & Hwy 53) to leave at 9am.  Come early to eat breakfast at McDonalds.
3,  Sun-Breakfast Social -- @ 8:30am-- Atlanta Bread Company, 6257 University Dr., Huntsville AL.
5,  Tue-Dinner Social -- @ 6:00 pm Tim's Cajun Kitchen -- 114 Jordan Lane, Huntsville AL
7,  Thu-Dinner Social -- @ 6:00 pm Mellow Mushroom -- 2230 Cecil Ashburn Drive, Huntsville Al
9,  Sat-Chapter Ride -- Ride to Loretta Lynn Ranch.  Meet at Publix parking lot (Jeff Rd. & Hwy. 53) to leave at 9am.  Come early to eat breakfast at McDonald's.
10,  Sun-Breakfast Social -- @ 8:30am-- Mullin's Drive Inn, 607 Andrew Jackson Way, Huntsville AL.
12,  Tue-Rocket City Wings gathering -- OH! Bryan's, 2136 Highway 72 E, Huntsville. Eat 6pm / Meet 7pm
14,  Thu-Dinner Social -- @ 6:00pm-- Red Robin, 2720 Carl T Jones, Huntsville AL.
Birthdays Birthdays / Anniversaries
July - 2014
1,  Tue-Serge & Barbara MSadoques' Anniversary
5,  Sat-Steven Hollingsworth's Birthday
6,  Sun-Bill & Bonnie Nelson's Anniversary
7,  Mon-Starla Brandon's Birthday
8,  Tue-Anita Fosnight's Birthday
14,  Mon-Aaron Lambert's Birthday
26,  Sat-Greg & Renee Dempsey's Anniversary

Calendar Updated: 7/22/2014 2:04:39 PM

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Region A Conventions

Opry Weekend

GWRRA's Weekend at the Opry
Nashville, TN
August 29-31, 2014
Weekend at the Opry

Region A

"Let's Celebrate Freedom"
Eufaula, AL
September 11-13, 2014
Region A


Be a Clown
Gulfport, MS
October 16-18, 2014

Weather Weather
Partly Cloudy86° Partly Cloudy
Fri Mostly SunnyMostly Sunny 88° / 65°
Sat Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy 92° / 71°
Sun Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy 93° / 74°
Mon Isolated ThunderstormsIsolated Thunderstorms 90° / 65°
Tue SunnySunny 82° / 59°
Updated: Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:53 pm CDT
Location: Huntsville, AL

I think God is as much a basic ingredient in the universe as neutrons and positrons. This is the prime force, when we look around the universe.

-- Gene Roddenberry
(creator of Star Trek)

SafetyRiding Safety Tips

Cold Weather Starting

For those that have been riding more than a year it probably is not new news, so consider it just a reminder.

Regardless of whether or not you have an indicator that says your bike is in neutral, ALWAYS hold your clutch all the way in when starting your bike.

Next, and this one can save you pain and damage to the bike: ALWAYS hold your front brake (HARD) before dropping the bike into gear - even when your clutch is being held all the way in.

Because you have a wet clutch, cold weather causes your oil to thicken and your clutch/flywheel tend to stick together after sitting for several hours with the engine off. Because of this, merely holding your clutch lever fully engaged is no assurance that when you drop into gear the bike will not jump forward unless you are firmly braked.

By James R. Davis

GWRRA Neighbors
AL-H Athens (Athens Eagle Wings) Meeting
-- IHOP, Athens - Eat 8:00am / Meet 9:00am
[Next Meeting: Saturday, August 16, 2014]
AL-N Gadsden (Coosa Valley Wings) Meeting
-- Western Sizzlin, Route 77, Rainbow City - Eat 5:00pm / Meet 6:00pm
[Next Meeting: Saturday, August 2, 2014]
AL-S Russellville (Cedar Creek Wings) Meeting
-- Panda Buffet, 14633 Hwy 43, Russellville - Eat 6:00pm / Meet 7:00pm
[Next Meeting: Thursday, August 7, 2014]
AL-Y Birmingham (Liberty Wings) Meeting
-- Sherry's Cafe, 5800 Valley Rd, Trussville - Eat 6:00pm / Meet 7:00pm
[Next Meeting: Tuesday, August 12, 2014]

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