Proposed Shark Week in Maine, part 2 - Road Glide Forums
Road Glide Forums






Go Back   Road Glide Forums > General Forum Discussions > Road Glide Gathering > ARCHIVES-SWIII St. George, UT


Advertisement
Order T-Shirts Here

Motorcycle Superstore

Make sure to Visit our Sponsors. They keep this site FREE!








Partner Links


Motorcycle Superstore









 
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 11-09-2012, 09:46 AM
Northwoods_Maine's Avatar
Northwoods_Maine Northwoods_Maine is offline
Shark of the Month October 13
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: On the shore of a lake in the middle of nowhere with more moose than people for neighbors.
Posts: 3,973
Default Proposed Shark Week in Maine, part 2

A couple weeks ago I had posted a thread to try to gauge the level of interest that the membership would have in attending a Shark Week in Maine/NH. This thread isn't about what has to be done to host SW4 in Maine or how it needs to be presented. We simply are trying to gauge the level of interest of the membership in attending an event in the White Mountains of Maine and New Hampshire.

We can promise:

- excellent mountainside lodging options at a reasonable rate (for New England in the summer time)

- extraordinary mountain views everywhere you look and opportunities to take a chairlift or gondola to the top of one of the area's major ski areas. Or for the more adventurous, take a zip line ride part way down the mountain

- roads to ride that will leave you breathless and will make you think about "calling in sick" and extending your vacation time here

- a day ride that will include a trip up the world famous Mt. Washington Auto Road for those who aren't faint of heart. Here's a sample: http://api.viglink.com/api/click?for...13525622313414

- a day ride through the Lakes Region that's host to the oldest motorcycle rally in the U.S. - Laconia

- and an opportunity for you to enjoy some of Maines best seafood and lobster along with some wonderful craft beers

Please give us your thoughts as to whether you'd be interested in doing this as a National Shark Week Rally. Thanks in advance for your input.
__________________
"INSANE IN MAINE" - ROAD GLIDE GATHERING
------- AUGUST 11-15 2014 -------

Last edited by Northwoods_Maine; 05-30-2013 at 09:01 PM. Reason: Forgot question mark in title
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2  
Old 11-09-2012, 10:51 AM
TracyB's Avatar
TracyB TracyB is online now
Administrator
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Brandenburg, Ky
Posts: 5,178
Default

Having never been to Maine, I would enjoy attending a SW week there as well as helping with it.

I look forward to hearing all the proposals and voting at SWIII in Utah.

And an FYI to those wanting to host, here is the link on how to become a SW host.
HOW TO BECOME A SHARK WEEK HOST
__________________
"All you touch & all you see is all your life will ever be"

05 RG 'Lymey'
11 RGU 'Clyde'
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 11-09-2012, 11:09 AM
laxinharley's Avatar
laxinharley laxinharley is offline
Life Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: East Hartford, Connecticut
Posts: 3,232
Default

I'm in. Like I said before if you need a stop over in CT on your way to Maine, I have a decent size backyard, an extra room, a big grill, and a ton of beer. Also a lot of cigars for those interested.

Northwoods, great idea on Maine. I would help anyway possible. Even if I have to take some day trips to Maine to help plan it...
__________________
"A zest for living must include a willingness to die."
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 11-09-2012, 11:33 AM
Triplej's Avatar
Triplej Triplej is offline
Life Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Frisco, TX
Posts: 4,650
Default

Put me in with the very interested group please
__________________
2012 RGU / Big Blue Pearl / Woods TW222 Cams / Fuel Moto Ceramic 2-1-2 Headpipe / Fuel Moto 4.5" Pro Touring Mufflers / Fuel Moto Stage 1 A/C / Power Vision Tuner / Heritage Bars / Seat Mod by MCC /Rider and Passenger Bead Riders / BAL Tail Light / 12" & 14" Windvest / Sancho's wings / Iron Aces Phone Mount / Rear Fascia Upgrade / Avon Grips / Mean Mug by Gas Capital Customs
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 11-09-2012, 12:01 PM
Brad Thrash's Avatar
Brad Thrash Brad Thrash is offline
Hangaround
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Central, PA
Posts: 124
Default

I would consider a Shark rally in NH. I've been to Laconia and the Kancamagus highway areas before and agree that NH offers riders great scenery for riders. Mt. Washington is a must for first timers. Figure out a date if the interest is there

I'd like the chance to get to meet Tracy and Frankie and see their incredible bikes in person.
My wife and I are planning a Nova Scotia trip for next year and will be going thru Maine and New Hampshire. Maybe we can plan the trip for the same time frame.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 11-09-2012, 12:16 PM
jimmyray11349's Avatar
jimmyray11349 jimmyray11349 is offline
Life Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: The Woodlands, Texas
Posts: 2,561
Default

i would be interested. never been to maine and would welcome the oportunity. thanks for the post
__________________
2010 FLTRX Vivid Black.ABS-Security-Cruise
SE Pro Super Tuner, D&D Fat Cat 2-1 S&S 510 Cams

87hp 101tq
Contrast Chrome Agitators 19/18
Baggershield
Harley Hammock-Adj.Back Rest
King Tour Pac-Air Wing Rack(black)-Smoked LED-4 Pt.Dock-Black Latches & Hinges
Custom Dynamics LED's & Plazma Rods smoked front & rear with Magic Strobe
J&M 250w Fairing + Lower Rokkers
Saddlebag Bra
Hidden Multi-Color LEDs
Jagg Fan Assisted Oil Cooler
Kuryakyn Passenger detach. ArmRest & adj. pegs

Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 11-09-2012, 12:39 PM
Whitehairedpete Whitehairedpete is offline
Hangaround
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Beverly MA
Posts: 188
Default

I'm in I know i'm close but it would be great to meet good people in person
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 11-09-2012, 12:39 PM
GMAN SERGU's Avatar
GMAN SERGU GMAN SERGU is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Rumford, Maine
Posts: 536
Default

Nicely put I lived in Many States in the country and 3 different countries through the years and Maine is my favorite state, Northwoods is right about that. We have plenty of helpers and a incredible sate to have a rally. We are not looking for fame, more work or recognition, is just that we do not mind doing the work to share our pice of heaven with friends.

Last edited by GMAN SERGU; 11-09-2012 at 12:46 PM.
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 11-09-2012, 12:54 PM
mailman13357's Avatar
mailman13357 mailman13357 is online now
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Upstate NY (Ilion)
Posts: 596
Default

What about having a regional get together during Laconia Bike Week?

I'm being selfish because I'll already be there. But I agree- very beautiful riding country in New England.
__________________
Billy
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 11-09-2012, 01:00 PM
tdkkart tdkkart is online now
Life Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: East Central Iowa
Posts: 2,330
Default

We're in, already been mentioned to the management and was not soundly denied so we're taking that as a go........
__________________
2011 Merlot RGU, 103", SE204 cams, V&H Dresser Duals, Ness BS, Power Vision, Progressive 940s/Monotubes, 13" MadStad.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


 


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:42 PM.



Design By: Miner Skinz.com
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
H-D, Harley-Davidson, and Harley-Davidson Logos are registered trademarks of H-D Michigan, Inc. Harley-Davidson in no way endorses or is affiliated with this site.