Posted by: harleyhawk43 | October 16, 2014

Annual Motorcycle Ride up the Coast of Maine


Recently, towards the end of the summer, Hawk and Red Fox took their annual Harley getaway trip up the coast of Maine, after attending Red’s 50th high school reunion in Lynnfield MA. Attached are some of the highlight video clips. Enjoy!

Preparing to leave, visiting Newburyport and then Lynnfield

Hampton Beach

Route 1A on the way to the Portsmouth NH area. Gorgeous seacoast scenery and fabulous riding!

The Portsmouth Bridge

York Maine campground and beach

Kennybunkport

Camden Maine

Approaching the bridge that leads to Deer Isle area and Stonington.

The Deer Isle Bridge

The Causeway leading to the interior of Deer Isle

Landing in the village of Stonington and forgetting the camera was running!

Leaving Deer Isle

Layover at Old Orchard Beach

York Beach

Rye Beach Lunch and then home. Vacation ova!

Posted by: harleyhawk43 | September 29, 2014

Skimos Canoe/Kayak Weekend


Well here we are with the summer of 2014 coming to a close and ready for a little New England Fall weather before we head South. In this posting and several others to follow, Hawk and Red Fox will review some of their summer highlights. Here are some photos and clips from a Kayak/Canoe outing with the Skimos ski club up in Jackson NH.

Posted by: harleyhawk43 | July 16, 2014

Blackman’s Point 4th of July Parade Photos


Here are photos taken by other people during the 4th parade at our campground.

 

God bless America.

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Posted by: harleyhawk43 | July 16, 2014

Motorcycle adventures in N.H.


This past weekend we took a motorcycle trip to Jackson N.H. and then Rangely Maine. Here are a couple of the best videos. Second one shows 20 bikes departing from Skimos Lodge in Jackson on Saturday, bound for Rangely.

 

Posted by: harleyhawk43 | July 15, 2014

Fourth of July Parade at Blackman’s Point Campground


On the third of July we organized a parade to celebrate the Fourth. We used my mossing dory and other improvised conveyances as well as having the usual marchers. We also had majorettes (Jean and Ruth). Everyone had a ball. This was a reinstitution of the campground parade that used to be staged each year in the fifties and led by Jack MacDonald. Two of his daughters and several grandchildren joined in, in memory of Jack.

 

Posted by: harleyhawk43 | July 4, 2014

Laconia Part 4


Here you will see that legend of Roslindale, Manomet and the biker fraternity, Big Bill Ferguson, riding with Miss Vicky.

Then you will see us riding in perfect formation alongside Lake Winnepasaukee.

Then beautiful forest/mountain scenery.

Then a spectacular side view of the Red Fox, doing her senior citizen/biker chick routine.

Finally, a fabulous shadow silhouette of the Hawk, flying down the highway, hot on the heels of the Fox.

Happy Fourth! Be constantly vigilant about your freedom.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Posted by: harleyhawk43 | July 1, 2014

Laconia Part 3


Highway scenery on the Kancamagus and other scenic roads.

 

 

Posted by: harleyhawk43 | June 28, 2014

Laconia/Wiers Beach Part 2


As we continue along, you will see us riding through Boston, leaving our friend Dotti’s house, going through Jackson and then hitting the highways up north.

 

Posted by: harleyhawk43 | June 24, 2014

Laconia/Wiers Beach Motorcycle Rally


After arriving back in New England at our Brant Rock Campground and visiting with friends and relatives, we decided to go up to the Laconia motorcycle rally this past week. We left on Wednesday and got back on Saturday. This year they wisely pushed the rally back a week, so that it began on Father’s Day weekend instead of ending on it. What a great move! The weather was perfect most of the week. We stayed at a friend’s home in Bartlett and had the best of accomodations. Both of our bikes ran flawlessly and we had no issues. I did ride by one bad accident with two riders down and one of our other friends had a bad accident on the way home. She is fine,however. More about that later. Below I have tried to pick out the best video clips and a few selected pictures. I have a new toy (a new helmet cam) and used it during the week.

 

 

Packing up at the Wolfpack

Leaving Blackman’s Point

Marshfield Coastline

Up Route 3 towards Boston

Posted by: harleyhawk43 | May 4, 2014

A Night Out on the Town


Here we are on a Saturday night, finally stepping out to go downtown to Springdale (a mile down the road) to eat out and have an adult beverage. We luck out with a live band playing outside at a restaurant with sandstone cliffs in the background. Does it get any better. The band is fron Saint George, about 130 miles away and was a kick ass blues/rock band. Unbelievably they knew Janis Joplin and James Brown and played a tune from each at my request. A little piece of my heart and It’s a man’s world. Enjoy some of their singing on the attached video clips mixed in with the pictures. You will also see live hummingbirds feeding at a bird feeder right next to the band! Fabulous! We leave Monday morning. What a week!

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