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    Intermediate Adventurer Newstar's Avatar
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    Jan 2006
    Landenberg, PA

    Smoke Chasing

    Who's participating?

    The Ultimate Ridin‘«÷ & BBQ Eatin‘«÷ Grand Tour

    March 25th thru October 1st

    This self-paced BBQ Grand Tour combines your love of motorcycling and BBQ while supporting a great cause: Eddie‘«÷s Road, a charitable foundation helping abused and neglected youth. Smoke Chasing is open to all makes and models of motorcycle and all types of riders.

    This Smoke Chasing Grand Tour is a perfect complement to your day trips, weekend rides, and can even be slipped into a quick stop during a long distance event. How you choose to complete the event is up to you. Just be sure to follow the rules, ride safely, and eat a little bit more than you need to.

    Your entry fee includes an event passport book to document your finishing level. In addition, finishers will receive a certificate and a chance to win one of at least nine prizes including gas cards, motorcycle gear, and free single rider entry some great motorcycle rallies. Smoke Chasing is also in the AMA Grand Tours Series with KOA Along the Way and the AMA is sponsoring additional prizes and promotions.

    Read the Smoke Chasing Grand Tour Rules.

    Registration fee is $25.
    You can also purchase a
    Smoke Chasing 2011 tee shirt
    when you register at Ride Master.

    Contact the Grillmaster.
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    Rally Rat gstom's Avatar
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    Mar 2003
    Joplin, Missouri
    I'm in. This should be great fun!

  3. #3
    I'm in...
    Tom Barrie
    2012 K1600GTL
    2002 R1150RT (sold)

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    not so retired henzilla's Avatar
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    Sep 2006
    I thought this was about riding behind certain K bikes!

    We're jumpin' in...that's about all our roadmates want to eat anyways...
    Steve Henson
    SABMWRA MOA Club#62's Flat Fixer/ current forum moderator
    It's not the breaths you take, but the moments that take your breath away-D.Dillon/G. Strait

  5. #5
    I'm a South Carolinian so BBQ and biking are my two favorite things. But I wish the web site had more info. Is there a list of designated places you're supposed to visit? Are they all in one region?

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    Rally Rat gstom's Avatar
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    Mar 2003
    Joplin, Missouri
    The beauty of this Grand Tour is that you discover the places to go. The major requirement is that the "joint" you visit and photograph the sign is that it have Barbeque, BBQ, or some variant in the name on the sign.

    You must visit 15 BBQ joints, in one or the other of the following configurations:

    15 joints ; 5 different joints in each of 3 different states
    15 joints; 3 different joints in each of 5 different states
    15 joints; 1 joint in each of 15 different states.

    pretty simple...pick your own degree of difficulty. It is really more of a personal challenge than a competition in that if your are a "finisher" you are eligible for the same prize drawing as any other finisher, regardless of which "level" you choose.

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    Ahh, I see. I'll have to think about it. Five in Pennsylvania and Maryland would be a piece of cake. If I do my planned full length of the Blue Ridge Parkway ride this year, it would be easy to include Virginia and North Carolina.

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