* 2019 CONNECTICUT-RHODE ISLAND MOTO GUZZI (and More) CALENDAR *
Steven Rossi…CT-RI MGNOC State Rep.
(248) 470-5788 Cell,
Sunday, 3/17: 3rd Sunday Breakfast: The Whistle Stop, Deep River, CT 8:00 AM - ?
Sunday, 4/28: 3rd Sunday Breakfast: The Whistle Stop, Deep River, CT 8:00 AM - ?
(rescheduled to 4th Sunday, due to Easter)
Sunday, 5/19: 3rd Sunday Breakfast: The Whistle Stop, Deep River, CT 8:00 AM - ?
Monday, 5/27: Merry-Ferry Tiddler Tour (TT) 10:00 AM - ?
For pre-‘69, 305cc and below machines…or something along those lines. Italian preferred, but any-and-all 4-strokes and 2-strokes welcome. Starts/ends at Steve & Lynn Rossi’s house, 41 Orchard Road, East Haddam, CT 06423. We’ll head to the Northwest…ride the historic Glastonbury-Rocky Hill Ferry across the Connecticut River (bring an extra $6 for fee)…stop for Lunch back over on the East side of the River…and make our way back to East Haddam. Trailer parking available. Moved from the traditional Sunday to Monday, to accommodate the Moto Giro.
Sunday, 6/9: New England Spring Fling 10:00 – 2:00
Just like October’s Moto Guzzi New England Day, but at Sweet Evalina’s Stand, 688 Route 169, Woodstock, CT 06281, www.sweetevalinas.c om, in the Northeast CT corner (instead of the Vanilla Bean). Stop by, kick some tires, have Lunch…and rev-up the 2019 season! Our 2nd Annual...
Sunday, 6/16: 3rd Sunday Breakfast: The Whistle Stop, Deep River, CT 8:00 AM - ?
Saturday, 7/6: The Doug, Amy and Dave Roper - Family Tiddler Tour (TT) 10:00 AM - ?
Same as above, motorcycle-wise. Starts and ends at the Roper’s, 75 Parmelee Road, Haddam, CT 06438. Longer morning loop, stop and pick up lunch on the return…eat back at Doug & Amy’s…then on to a shorter afternoon loop. Trailer parking available. Always a GREAT, GREAT time!
Sunday, 7/21: 3rd Sunday Breakfast: Whistle Stop, Deep River, CT 8:00 AM - ?
Saturday, 7/27: One-Day New Hampshire Guzzi Rally 10:00 – 6:00
Though not actually in the CT-RI area, this is an event that we should certainly get out and support! To be held at the lush, Surry Mountain Lake Beach-Recreation Area (Aspen Pavilion), Rte. 12A, Surry, NH 03431. Burgers, hot dogs, etc….$10 per person. Please R.S.V.P. to Randy Tefft … (603) 355-9373 or email@example.com. Camping/motel on your own. Bring a bathing suit. Also in its 2nd year. Last year’s One-Day was enjoyed by all!
Saturday, 8/10: Simple Pleasure Pizza Party ….. *NEW EVENT* ….. 11:30 AM - ?
Just a simple, old-school, New Haven-style thin-crust pizza lunch…bring your appetite, and an Italian motorcycle! Modern Apizza (since 1934), 874 State Street, New Haven, CT 06511. www.modernapizza.co m. According to the HARTFORD COURANT, Modern Apizza is “as good as Wooster Street, but without the lines.” +, off-street parking is available.
Sunday, 8/11: Italian Motorcycle Day, E. Taunton, Ma 11AM start
Come over and get a bite, visit with other Italian cycle owners. Star Drive-In, 205 Myricks St (rte 79 at 140), East Taunton, Ma.
Sunday, 8/18: 3rd Sunday Breakfast: The Whistle Stop, Deep River, CT 8:00 AM - ?
Saturday, 9/14: RICONN Tiddler Tour (TT) 10:00 AM - ?
Traverses scenic Rhode Island/Connecticut border. Three prior events were a blast, now in its fourth year…same sort of rules as the above TT. Starts and ends at John and Tammy Harris’, 51 Canterbury Rd. (Rte. 169), Brooklyn, CT 06234. Lunch stop along the way. Some trailer parking available. John always finds new roads we’ve never seen/ridden before!
Sunday, 9/15: 36th Annual IMOC Rally…see www.imoc.website for info. 10:00 – 3:00
Hamilton Rod & Gun Club, 24 Hamilton Road, Sturbridge, MA 01566. Featured marque = Benelli. Admission = $10 per person, $15 two-up. America’s biggest and longest-running all Italian motorcycle event!
Sunday, 10/20: 23nd Annual Fall Moto Guzzi New England Day 10:00 - 2:00
A tribute to the original, 12 Fall Open Houses at Marsh Motorcycles, but now (since) at The Vanilla Bean, Rte. 44 and 169, 450 Deerfield Rd., Pomfret, CT 06259, www.vanillabeancafe .com ... for the 11th time.
Sunday, 11/17: 3rd Sunday Breakfast: The Whistle Stop, Deep River, CT 8:00 AM - ?
Saturday, 12/7: Christmas-time at Ye-Olde-Cabin 7:00 PM - ?
End of year get together (two-up with the ladies or a partner, or solo) at The Log Cabin, 383 Rte. 87, Lebanon, CT 06249… (860) 456-7663, www.logcabinct.com. Please R.S.V.P. to Steven Rossi by Wednesday, December 4 … (248) 470-5788 or SLDMRossi@aol.com.
…Please, SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL MOTO GUZZI DEALER!...
Hamlin Cycles Bethel, CT (203) 942-2232
Razee Cycle Center North Kingston, RI (401) 295-8837
~Calendar Sponsored by Al Marks - Marsh Motorcycles: ”World of Friends!”~