Motorcycle Fellowship Group Trip to Anamosa, Iowa

–submitted by John Bonsett-Veal

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On August 17 and 18, the Rotary Motorcycle Fellowship Group went on a two day, three state ride.  We started at The Pancake Café in Fitchburg for breakfast and coffee.  There were twelve of us (Jeff & Angela Bartell, John Bonsett-Veal, Dave Billing, Dave Boyer, Peggy Lescrenier, Peter Cavi & Amy Conover, Tom Solheim, Uriah Carpenter, Todd Weis and Jan Bonsett-Veal) on ten motorcycles and one “chase vehicle” driven by my wife, Jan.

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We traveled over beautiful driftless region roads in southwest Wisconsin on our way to lunch at Zio Johno’s in Anamosa, Iowa, the home of the National Motorcycle Museum, which was amazing.  

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After more riding, we wound up at the Super8, in Savanna, Illinois.  That night, we all went out for a great meal to a “Motorcycle Enthusiast Bar” (Biker Bar) called Poopys.  

On Sunday, we stopped at Galena, Illinois, for a breakfast/brunch buffet at a restaurant in one of the local hotels in downtown Galena, after which we stopped at Hauge Log Church for sightseeing, a photo session, saying good-byes and thanking the organizers, Dave Billing and Dave Boyer.  Dave and Dave did a great job, and we had a wonderful time!

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One response to “Motorcycle Fellowship Group Trip to Anamosa, Iowa

  1. Wow…. 12 on an overnighter! What a blast. Next up – a bicycle fellowship group overnighter?

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