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With a delectable smorgasbord of scooter events available in August, the Firkins will be here to pick up the slack for those that want to bask in the exquisite beauty of the south end. Our local haunt, the Parkway Tavern, will be host to our kickoff meet and greet with nary a scrumptious Beveridge for your taste bud pleasures. Thereafter, we will explore the wonders of urban north Tacoma as we tear up the tarmac on our way to the Camp Bar for some late-night merrymaking. Throw some gastronomic delights at your tummy Saturday morning to soak up any lingering toxins before we embark on our intrepid journey scurrying around the backroads of the enigmatic Key Peninsula. After terrorizing the locals in Port Orchard, we’ll mince our way over to Gig Harbor where there will be camping for those that desire and a surfeit of evening entertainment to choose from. It wouldn’t be a TTF weekend without the obligatory Beans on Toast breakfast Sunday before we glide across the bridge via Wollochet.

 

Itinerary:

 

Friday, August 4..

5:00 PM: Meet at Greet at the Parkway Tavern, 313 N I St #1, Tacoma, WA 98403

7:00 PM: Cruising Urban North Tacoma in Frankie’s Honor (50cc Friendly)

8:00 PM: Local Music (TBD) and/or Downtown Tiki Bar experience

 

Saturday, August 5…

 

Notes:

The days ride is Vintage and Modern friendly provided your putter can maintain speeds of 45+ MPH. It is NOT 50cc friendly

Gas Stop on the way out of Town and another mid Ride in Vaughn. Emergency Gas Stop available near Lakebay.

Camping has been provided but donations are welcome

Pack a tent and sleeping sleeve if you plan on camping Saturday night.

 

10:00 AM: No host Hearty Breakfast at Rock the Dock, 535 Dock St #118, Tacoma, WA 98402

11:00 AM: Ride Begins…(45 minutes of actual riding)

12:01 PM: Quick stop at the Float, Purdy, WA to swoop up any waifs and strays

12:30 PM (Sharp.. You will be left behind): Out to the Peninsula (stop at Lakebay), Up through Vaughn (Gas stop), a repose in Port Orchard for late Lunch (approximately 1 hour 15 minutes of actual riding).

2:30 PM: Lunch at Brick House Bar and Grill, 714 Bay St, Port Orchard, WA 98366 (easy access to any riders returning north via Bremerton or Southworth Ferries)

4:00  PM: Ride to Gig Harbor (approximately 1 hour)

5:00 PM: Arrive at Sun Outdoors, 9515 Burnham Dr, Gig Harbor, WA 98332 (straight shot to Tacoma for riders not camping.. A guide to the bridge will be available for those not familiar with the area…)

 

Evening: Loose at your own recognizance. Dinner and Drinks at Hy Iu Hee Hee, Saunter into Gig Harbor or just hang out at the Camp site…

 

Sunday, August 6…

 

Beans on Toast Breakfast for campers (provided), Site Cleanup, Back to Tacoma via Wollochet, last drinks and farewells in Tacoma…!

Resources:

No Rally packs this year, but a flutter of Patches and a handful of T-Shirts will be available for purchase.

Ride Routes

Saturday -- All the Meats:

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Sunday -- The Beans on Toast

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