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At one respite camp, ACU’s Tim Moore overheard some teenage carers ending their day with a pre sleep discussion about GPs and bulk billing. “A lot of people have been anxious for quite some time about what it means and whether or not caring is something that children should be doing during their childhood,” says Moore. “We have this idea that childhood is about innocence.”. <br><br>He died Monday MAY 28, 2012 of neurodegenerative disease. John Dennis Blackburn had two passions in life, practicing medicine and his varied collections of Mexican, Southwestern and indigenous arts forms, that included pottery, weaving, folk art and paintings. Hemore. <br><br>Halter, Russell Francis Russell (Russ) Halter, 98, of La Crosse, WI, formerly of Miltona and Minneapolis, MN and Peoria, AZ, died October 4, 2014, of natural causes. Preceded in death by his parents, brothers Leo, Harold, Bill and Ernie, sisters Adeline, Grace and Ruth, granddaughter Marisa Nieto, and wives <a href=”” target=”_blank”>Cheap Oakleys</a> Lois and Eleanor. Survived by children Kathy (Steve) Oakley, St. <br><br>In Bill Rose’s lauded film The Loss of Nameless Things which will begin its weeklong run at the Spectrum 8 Theatres tomorrow (Friday) the documentarian tells the story of <a href=”” target=”_blank”></a> Oakley Hall III, a talented actor playwright who in the late ’70s founded an ambitious and experimental theater troupe in the Catskills, the Lexington Conservatory Theater (members of which later went on to start Capital Repertory Theatre in Albany). Hall is recalled by friends, family members and fellow actors as an overwhelmingly charismatic and prodigiously gifted young man. He is spoken of, in still awestruck tones, as a Dionysian figure, an almost archetypal enfant terrible, brimful of drive dramatic, creative, libidinal, hedonistic. <br><br>Leeds Carnegie during the club photocall. Back Row L/R, Paris Payne (Head Physiotherapist), Scott Freer, Jon Goodridge, Rhys Oakley, Phil Murphy, Jon Pendlebury, Erik Lund, Danny Paul, Tom Denton, James Craig, Jacob Rowan, Luther Burrell, Scott Barrow, Phil Swainston, John Carey (Team Manager). Middle Row L/R,Simon Middleton (Assistant Coach), Dan White, Adam Greendale, Joe Bedford, Jason Strange, Ceiron Thomas, Alfie To?oala, Peter Bucknall, Vili Ma’asi, Leigh Hinton, Scott Mathie, Phil Nilsen, Peter Wackett, Steve Nance (Performance Director). <br><br>Dan Shapero has been named vice president of marketing for State of the Art Inc., an Irvine accounting software developer. He was formerly the company’s vice president of product management, client/server. Before joining State of the Art, Shapero had marketing and product management experience in the client/server accounting market with Platinum Software and Ernst Young.

The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride ­ Sunday, September 29.

The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride is all about dapper, classic bikes, laughter and men (women are certainly welcome, too). It is a motorcycle ride that takes place in over 110 cities worldwide on the exact same day. It is the only event of its kind and all spawned from a single image of a gentleman on a motorcycle in a suit.
If you have a motorcycle and the capacity to be dapper (or just want to check out cool bikes and suave men) here are the details for the events in your respective cities. The Distinguished Gentlemen’s Ride purpose is to raise awareness and money to fight prostate cancer.
Facebook invitation for DALLAS:
Facebook invitation for CHICAGO:
Facebook invitation for NEW YORK:
If you are feeling charitable, DONATE to my page for which the proceeds go to Prostate Cancer Research in the U.S.:

Rockers vs Mods #6 Recap

Rockers vs Mods #6 Event Recap

Friday, March 30, 2012

Between DJ Wild in the Streets spinning Ska, Northern Soul & Rockabilly and the amazing views only the Belmont can provide it was a perfect start to the sixth annual rockers vs mods. People were mingling, grabbing the rally swag and catching up with people some hadn’t seen since last years’ event.

Meet & Greet & The Belmont

From there we headed to Bryan Street Tavern to continue the party.

A perfect night at Bryan Street Tavern.

There were people everywhere. Hanging out in the parking lot, going on rides, it was a buzz of activity.

The first band was the Dangits, then the Gorehounds rocked our asses around midnight.

The Dangits

The Gorehounds!

The Girls of Gorehounds!

Saturday, March 31, 2012

The morning started slowly, the scoots met at Vespa Dallas & the Cafe Bikes gathered at RPM Cycles. We all had a little gnosh, looked at each others’ bikes and got shop tours of the respective shops. Randy at Vespa Dallas has some very nice Vic Fletchall scoots and RPM had the new Norton to ogle.

Scooters Met At Vespa Dallas

Cafe Bikes at RPM Cycles

After getting some food in us, we all rode over to the event space. Then the beer, bands and merciless heat ensued. It was a great space, but hotter than balls. Luckily we had plenty of ice cold Pabst Blue Ribbon to keep us cool. The food trucks were all lined up and people grabbed a beer, some  food and headed for the shade!

Mark Roberts Bombing The Bridge

A great shot of the event & downtown

Glambilly Playing. Danny Hurley Took this Amazing Shot.

Food Trucks

Texas Mod Crushers – Obey Them!

The Obligatory Pic Of Wendy Since It Pisses Her Off!

Club Wood with Johnny Tone. Hardest Working Men In Show Business

The day went well, people hung out, went for rides, checked out the vendors. It was really hot, so we cut to the raffle so people could get out of the heat before they fell out. We found good homes for all the Corazzo Gear, Dime City Cycles, RPM Cycles, Vespa Dallas & Kyle’s Scooter Shop (we had stuff from last year).

The Disorganizers Dealing out the Raffle Swag.  #482?!

Then we handed out the Iron!

Best Cafe – Lui’s Belt Drive Triumph


Best Scoot – Martin’s GS160


Best Rat – Mark’s Sharpie Stella

People peeled away and got ready for the evenings’ festivities. We have to mention that all this was for $25 bucks!


Some Tasty Scoots At The Foundry

Sleazy Mancini on that amazing stage.

Guess which one is Chopper Bill?


Jules the best “Merch Bitch” in a tri-state area!

From here the night got a little blurry. We won’t post up any of those pics in order to protect the guilty.

Sunday, April 1, 2012

 We started the day with a long ride organized by Ron & Denver of Ace Scooter Club. They did an amazing job and even the locals got to see parts of Dallas we hadn’t seen before.

Morning Ride

The might had fallen!

From there we headed to the Dubliner to relax and reflect on the mayhem of the weekend.


KNON’s own Charlie D. Serving up the rockabilly!

Bikes and B.S. were in plentiful supply!

Thank you to all who showed up. This year was a ripping success and we have high hopes for the future.

We want to thank all the sponsors. Without them there would be no event. 





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Mods/Rockers events across the U.S.

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It was fun. I felt pretty good, overall, I feel good. I was a little bit all over the place.”Leipheimer, with a time of 20 minutes and three Cheap Jerseys from china seconds, remained in the lead until another Astana rider, Andreas Kloden produced a brilliant ride to lead by nine seconds.However, many of the stage favourites were among the last to depart and the lead changed hands several times over the final few minutes.Wiggins was extremely impressive and led briefly but Contador, who was quickest all day through the split, defeated him by one second.And the double Olympic champion Wiggins believes he has a chance of wearing the yellow jersey in the Tour’s first week.”My goal in the first week is yellow and after that we’ll see,” said Garmin Slipstream rider Wiggins, who believes the team trial in Montpellier on Tuesday could be key to his yellow jersey hopes.”If we can stay in touch in the next few days and have a good team trial there is a chance to take yellow.”Swiss time trial champion Cancellara set a blistering pace through the final section to claim the stage and with it the yellow jersey.”I was one of the favourites to win here before the race and I knew if I got things right it would be very difficult for my rivals to beat me,” said Cancellara.”That was special motivation.

“It great to see such a level of participation and the whole school coming together to collect so many books. We seen a lot of support from the school community,” Kriss said. “It really means a lot to me, especially seeing the dedication of the younger kids.

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Moto Guzzi V7 Classic — 2500 mi Review

I purchased my V7Classic from Rose Farm Classics on August 8 of this year.  About 8th I passed through my first 2500 miles as the weather in Chicago begins to close out the 2009 Riding Season.  I think I could have cranked another 1000 miles out of the bike this year, but family and work prevented my riding on the Labor Day weekend and all day last week.  We can probably blame precipitation for a few more lost days.  That’s the way it is, balancing good riding days with happily accepted family responsibilities and work.

It's colder than it looks. Motionless at 44°.
It’s colder than it looks. Motionless at 44°.

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