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Trail and Adventure Riders of KC
 #14252  by allkidd
 23 Sep 2013 17:01
New Location!!

When: Oct 8 at 6:45.

Where: Oklahoma Joes
11723 Roe Ave.
Leawood, KS 66211

Who: Everybody invited.



For those of us going to TARkansas ride, we can finalize plans.
 #14281  by Creekside
 29 Sep 2013 20:16
Is it open? I heard it was going under and re-opening as something similar (I think) in a few weeks?
 #14298  by allkidd
 30 Sep 2013 18:26
Creekside wrote:Is it open? I heard it was going under and re-opening as something similar (I think) in a few weeks?
Drove by today...you are right...must have just closed. New location posted.
 #14364  by Creekside
 07 Oct 2013 20:50
See yah there. I will have my gear. Shouldnt be to busy on a Tuesday that we can't all find each other. I plan to ride a few hours before.
 #14373  by kendall_smith
 08 Oct 2013 08:58
troy wrote:Primary discussion topic for dinner tonight: Kendall & Alissa are threatening to move away. :shock: We have to stop this madness! Let's put all options on the table. Brain-washing? Kidnapping? Flaming bags of poo?
I actually LOL'd! :lol: I appreciate the concerns, but the ball has been set in motion and I don't think there is anything that can be done to stop it. At this point, the only way I could continue living in the Midwest is if everyone decides to pool together and fund my endless vacations to other riding destinations around the country. :mrgreen:

I will bring my Paypal account information to dinner if that is the option that you want to go with. :D
 #14374  by troy
 08 Oct 2013 09:11
kendall_smith wrote:
troy wrote:Primary discussion topic for dinner tonight: Kendall & Alissa are threatening to move away. :shock: We have to stop this madness! Let's put all options on the table. Brain-washing? Kidnapping? Flaming bags of poo?
I actually LOL'd! :lol: I appreciate the concerns, but the ball has been set in motion and I don't think there is anything that can be done to stop it. At this point, the only way I could continue living in the Midwest is if everyone decides to pool together and fund my endless vacations to other riding destinations around the country. :mrgreen:

I will bring my Paypal account information to dinner if that is the option that you want to go with. :D
Riding destinations?! Kendall, you live smack dab in the middle of the greatest riding on the planet! Why you've got the Flint Hills and a network of about 25,000 miles of perfectly straight, flat, dusty gravel roads right here in KS. And don't forget about the I-435 loop--that's some great riding there--try riding it the other direction and it's TOTALLY DIFFERENT! It's like 2 great adventures in one! The Rocky Mountains are just a hop, skip, and at least a 12 hour droning haul away. Arkansas is a mere 5 hours away. It does not get any better than this, man! Wake up!

...not to mention the best riding buds in the world. It's not like your wife is going to ride with...oh yeah, she does. Well, that's cool I guess. 8)
 #14375  by kendall_smith
 08 Oct 2013 09:20
troy wrote:Riding destinations?! Kendall, you live smack dab in the middle of the greatest riding on the planet! Why you've got the Flint Hills and a network of about 25,000 miles of perfectly straight, flat, dusty gravel roads right here in KS. And don't forget about the I-435 loop--that's some great riding there--try riding it the other direction and it's TOTALLY DIFFERENT! It's like 2 great adventures in one! The Rocky Mountains are just a hop, skip, and at least a 12 hour droning haul away. Arkansas is a mere 5 hours away. It does not get any better than this, man! Wake up!
I couldn't have said it better myself! While I do have a soft spot for the area, I'm ready to try something different. 32 years in the Midwest, of which almost 20 I've spent dreaming about moving somewhere more conducive to my lifestyle is enough for now.
troy wrote:...not to mention the best riding buds in the world.
This is the part that sucks! I wish the friends that we've made could come along with us, but sadly that is not a possibility for a lot of people. That is why we are making the move NOW, before we get any further tied to the area. We'll miss everyone that we've gotten to know and ride with, but we may be able to get together somewhere in the future and ride some cool places again.
 #14379  by allkidd
 08 Oct 2013 15:42
kendall_smith wrote:
troy wrote:Riding destinations?! Kendall, you live smack dab in the middle of the greatest riding on the planet! Why you've got the Flint Hills and a network of about 25,000 miles of perfectly straight, flat, dusty gravel roads right here in KS. And don't forget about the I-435 loop--that's some great riding there--try riding it the other direction and it's TOTALLY DIFFERENT! It's like 2 great adventures in one! The Rocky Mountains are just a hop, skip, and at least a 12 hour droning haul away. Arkansas is a mere 5 hours away. It does not get any better than this, man! Wake up!
I couldn't have said it better myself! While I do have a soft spot for the area, I'm ready to try something different. 32 years in the Midwest, of which almost 20 I've spent dreaming about moving somewhere more conducive to my lifestyle is enough for now.
troy wrote:...not to mention the best riding buds in the world.
This is the part that sucks! I wish the friends that we've made could come along with us, but sadly that is not a possibility for a lot of people. That is why we are making the move NOW, before we get any further tied to the area. We'll miss everyone that we've gotten to know and ride with, but we may be able to get together somewhere in the future and ride some cool places again.
Kind of sounds like you are no longer thinking south missouri/North Arkansas?