6th Annual Ring of Fire Ride

By September 14, 2017 Tennessee on Two Wheels

The long awaited 2017 Ring of Fire Ride took place on Sunday, August 20!

Bubba Boswell lead a ride of at least 130+ bikes from Ring of Fire H-D in Madison heading to The Bull and Thistle in Gainesboro, TN.

I don’t think I was able to really grasp how big this ride was gonna be but my buddy Ray said, just wait and see. Here’s some pre-ride pix in the parking lot as riders kept rolling right up to the last minute.

Tennessee on Two WheelsWe took some windy back roads with a few twists and turns that I wasn’t ready for but ended up doing well. I’m definitely not ready for Dragon’s Tail.

Tennessee on Two WheelsThere’s about another 12-16 bikes in front of us but that was a quick stop at the Hwy 87 intersection to gather everyone back up in the group.

Just a couple of dudes who like to ride!

Oh, this was the Sunday before the big eclipse event and I couldn’t resist posting this space man pic I did of Ray. You might have seen it on my Instagram (@krandallwilcox) feed but here it is again.

After a bite to eat at The Bull and Thistle, Ray and I followed Bubba and Melissa back for a bit and eventually broke off and I got to log some more highway miles in on the 40 headed back to our house.

What an epic day with a big group of people.

I officially logged 3,250 miles as new rider at the end of this trip. Time for a 5K mile service and switch to synthetic.

Now that Fall is about to be in full swing, I cant wait to get back out on the road. Some trips coming up: Memphis, TN, the recently restored Castle & Key Distillery in Frankfort, KY, Jack Daniel’s Distillery in Lynchburg, TN.

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