Trips & Tales

Dalmatian Coast Ride

Dalmatian Coast • September 26, 2013 - October 4, 2013

Eight AFMC Members, six wives and a Turkish Tour Guide walk into a bar in Croatia...

Attending Members

Lee Barba

Jeanne Dilly

Mark Dilly

Woo Ferrell

Sharon Ferrell

Andy Forrester

Edwina Hansen

Roger Hansen

Jean Kirby

"Gator Bob" Kirby

Steve Larsen

Maggie Larsen

Rich Marin

Kimberly Marin

Trip Stories

Dalmatian Coast Ride (PDF) - by Rich Marin


Vermont Run - 2013

VT & NH • September 6, 2013 - September 9, 2013

Where a small merry band of the East Coast Chapter of the AFMC takes on the little known back roads of Vermont and NH.

Attending Members

David Beilman

Jean Kirby

"Gator Bob" Kirby

Wyatt Ladd

Jay Ladd

Sarah Lewis

Caroline O'Connell

Barbara O'Connell

Mack O'Connell

Frank O'Connell

Ann Sardini

Chris Shriver

"Boston Rob" St. John

Urch St. John

Trip Stories

An AFMC T Shirt Goes Collectible (PDF)

Photos

Barbara's Photos

David's Photos


All Arizona, All The Time

Arizona • May 25, 2013 - May 31, 2013

...in which our intrepid riders seek to heighten their mileage and lower their expectations, while remaining cool as they travel The Really Hot State

Attending Members

Lee Barba

Willo Bellwood

Jeanne Dilly

Mark Dilly

Arthur "Living Legend" Einstein

Sharon Ferrell

Woo Ferrell

Andy Forrester

Karen Greenberg

Melissa Hickman

Mardie Johnson

"Gator Bob" Kirby

Jean Kirby

Steve Larsen

Maggie Larsen

Rich Marin

Kimberly Marin

"Seattle Bob" Meador

Barbara O'Connell

Frank O'Connell

Steve Pittendrigh

Philip Richter

Ann Sardini

Chris Shriver

Kevin Ward

John Wellhausen

Deb Wells

Steve Winter


The Chairman's Run

Nevada and California • May 18, 2012 - May 22, 2012

2nd Annual Chairman's Run - this time in California

Attending Members

Nik Bednarski

Arthur "Living Legend" Einstein

Woo Ferrell

Andy Forrester

Russ Gerson

Mardie Johnson

"Gator Bob" Kirby

Steve Larsen

Rich Marin

Kimberly Marin

Chris McIntyre

"Seattle Bob" Meador

Heath Miller

Barbara O'Connell

Frank O'Connell

Steve Pittendrigh

"Capistrano Bob" Pitts

Ann Sardini

Rikki Scott

Cliff Scott

Chris Shriver

Kevin Ward


ME2VT - Fall 2011

East Coast • September 23, 2011 - September 26, 2011

The Flyers Fly through fog, foliage & way too much fun..

Attending Members

David Beilman

Andy Forrester

"Gator Bob" Kirby

Jean Kirby

Sarah Lewis

Rich Marin

Kimberly Marin

Frank O'Connell

Barbara O'Connell

"Boston Rob" St. John

Urch St. John

Kevin Ward

Trip Stories

The Woodstock Redemption (PDF) - by Rich Marin

Photos

ME2VT - Fall 2011

Sandy's Walt Pillow


The Chairman's Run

Utah • May 17, 2011 - May 21, 2011

Canyon Run becomes The Chairman's Run, in honor of Walt

Attending Members

Lee Barba

David Beilman

Willo Bellwood

Mark Dilly

Arthur "Living Legend" Einstein

Sharon Ferrell

Woo Ferrell

Andy Forrester

Russ Gerson

Karen Greenberg

Mardie Johnson

Boland T. (Bojo) Jones (would be a full member but was off clowning with Bruce)

"Gator Bob" Kirby

Steve Larsen

Sarah Lewis

Rich Marin

Kimberly Marin

"Seattle Bob" Meador

Barbara O'Connell

Frank O'Connell

Steve Pittendrigh

"Capistrano Bob" Pitts

Bruce Rauner (full member as long as wine is provided)

Rikki Scott

Cliff Scott

Urch St. John

"Boston Rob" St. John

Kevin Ward

John Wellhausen

Deb Wells

Trip Stories

The Chairman's Big Chill (PDF) - by Rich Marin

Photos

Seattle Bob's pics

Steve Larsen's pics


Dill's Run

New York • September 16, 2010 - September 19, 2010

Where an East Coast contingent of Flyers do some Catskill Canyon carving, hit a Home Run in Cooperstown and get a tasting of a 'first come first served' Dill's Run Winery and B&B....with a cameo appearance by Chairman Walt & Sandy.

Attending Members

Lee Barba

David Beilman

Arthur "Living Legend" Einstein

Andy Forrester

Sarah Lewis

Barbara O'Connell

Frank O'Connell

"Boston Rob" St. John

Urch St. John

Photos

David's Photos

Dill's Run


Return To Eden - Canyon Run 2010

Utah • May 17, 2010 - May 21, 2010

Utah once again

Attending Members

Willo Bellwood

Mark Dilly

Arthur "Living Legend" Einstein

Sharon Ferrell

Woo Ferrell

Russ Gerson

Melissa Hickman

Mardie Johnson

Boland T. (Bojo) Jones (would be a full member but was off clowning with Bruce)

"Gator Bob" Kirby

Rich Marin

Kimberly Marin

"Seattle Bob" Meador

Frank O'Connell

Sean O'Connell

Barbara O'Connell

Steve Pittendrigh

Bruce Rauner (full member as long as wine is provided)

Kevin Ward

Deb Wells

Photos

Bob's pics

Frank's pictures of eating & drinking, mostly


George - Washington Lake to Mountain tour

New York, New Hampshire, Vermont • August 17, 2009 - August 21, 2009

In which the Flyers set their sights on the grey mountains (Adirondacks), Green Mountains (VT) and White Mountains (NH). They also get rained on, see lakes, gain weight and get rained on some more...

Attending Members

Lee Barba

David Beilman

Willo Bellwood

Arthur "Living Legend" Einstein

Andy Forrester

"Gator Bob" Kirby

Maggie Larsen

Steve Larsen

Sarah Lewis

Kimberly Marin

"Seattle Bob" Meador

Frank O'Connell

Barbara O'Connell

Philip Richter

Urch St. John

"Boston Rob" St. John

Kevin Ward

Trip Stories

High Expectations (PDF) - by Steve Larsen

Photos

A Call to Bretton Arms

Controlling the Weather

Seattle Bob's pics


Country Roads Tour

West Virginia • May 25, 2009 - June 1, 2009

The Flyers study rural architecture and weather patterns

Attending Members

Willo Bellwood

Mark Dilly

Arthur "Living Legend" Einstein

Andy Forrester

"Gator Bob" Kirby

Rich Marin

"Seattle Bob" Meador

Barbara O'Connell

Frank O'Connell

Bruce Rauner (full member as long as wine is provided)

Kevin Ward

Photos

Arthur's Gallery

Seattle Bob's occasionally manipulated pix

Take me Home - Where we Stayed - Willo


Bob Sinclair

New York Times • May 17, 2009 - May 17, 2009

Writeup in the New York Times about Bob Sinclair

Attending Members

"Santa Barbara Bob" Sinclair

Trip Stories

Robert Sinclair, Who Found a Niche for Saab, Dies at 77


Highly Confidential

Beacon Hill • March 21, 2009 - March 21, 2009

Frank gives a suprise party for the Ride of his Life.

Attending Members

David Beilman

Arthur "Living Legend" Einstein

Jean Kirby

"Gator Bob" Kirby

Jay Ladd

Sandy Lynd

Walt Lynd

Rich Marin

Kimberly Marin

Barbara O'Connell

Frank O'Connell

Urch St. John

"Boston Rob" St. John

Trip Stories

The Ride of Your Life - by Frank O'Connell

Photos

Barbara's Birthday Surprise Party

Ode to a Life on the Road

The Saints' tribute


Moidawahotana

Montana, Idaho, Washington, Oregon • September 10, 2008 - September 16, 2008

In which the AFMC rides from Montana to Idaho, Montana, Idaho, Washington, Oregon, Washington, Idaho and back to Montana

Attending Members

Willo Bellwood

Mark Dilly

Arthur "Living Legend" Einstein

Roger Hansen

Edwina Hansen

Mark Jarman

"Gator Bob" Kirby

Steve Larsen

Maggie Larsen

Kimberly Marin

Rich Marin

"Seattle Bob" Meador

Frank O'Connell

Barbara O'Connell

"Boston Rob" St. John

Urch St. John

Robin Sweely

Kevin Ward


Spring Fling 2008

New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts • May 29, 2008 - June 4, 2008

The Flyers explore the back roads of New York and Connecticut, and lounge on Martha's Vineyard.

Attending Members

Willo Bellwood

Arthur "Living Legend" Einstein

Andy Forrester

Jean Kirby

"Gator Bob" Kirby

Rich Marin

Kimberly Marin

"Seattle Bob" Meador

Barbara O'Connell

Frank O'Connell

Urch St. John

"Boston Rob" St. John

Kevin Ward

Photos

Seattle Bob's photos


Blue Ridge Run

Virginia, North Carolina, West Virginia, Tennessee • September 16, 2007 - September 21, 2007

(aka the Brokebike Mountain Tour)

Attending Members

Willo Bellwood

Mark Dilly

Arthur "Living Legend" Einstein

Andy Forrester

Bill Karry

Nick Karry

Jay Ladd

"Seattle Bob" Meador

Frank O'Connell

Barbara O'Connell

Philip Richter

Britta Sauerman

Urch St. John

"Boston Rob" St. John

Robin Sweely

Kevin Ward

Photos

Acorn Hill Gang Photos

Seattle Bob's & Willo's photos

The Living Legend Pours it on!


Wright Stuff Tour

Western Pennsylvania • July 20, 2007 - July 23, 2007

Some of the AFMC assemble to ride to Falling Water & Kentuck Knob.

Attending Members

David Beilman

Arthur "Living Legend" Einstein

Andy Forrester

Walt Lynd

Kimberly Marin

Rich Marin

"Boston Rob" St. John

Trip Stories

Falling Water Ride (PDF) - by Rich Marin

Photos

Wright Stuff Tour


Remembering J.J.

Everywhere • February 20, 2007 - February 20, 2007

Just a few photos

Trip Stories

JJ's funeral - by "Seattle Bob" Meador

Photos

Remembering J.J.


Let's All Go to the Show

Javits Center - New York • January 20, 2007 - January 20, 2007

In which a posse of Flyers visit the NYC motorcycle show

Attending Members

David Beilman

Arthur "Living Legend" Einstein

Philip Richter

Urch St. John

"Boston Rob" St. John

Photos

David Beilman's photos


Salmon Run 2006

Washington State • September 12, 2006 - September 16, 2006

Seattle Bob and Willo drag the Flyers around scenic and occasionally damp Washington State

Attending Members

Willo Bellwood

Arthur "Living Legend" Einstein

Roger Hansen

Mark Jarman

"Gator Bob" Kirby

Jean Kirby

Maggie Larsen

Steve Larsen

"Seattle Bob" Meador

Mary O'Doherty

J.J. O'Doherty

Philip Richter

Kevin Ward

Karen Ward

Trip Stories

Bob & Willo's Excellent Adventure (PDF) - by Arthur "Living Legend" Einstein

Official Salmon Run Guidebook and Manual (PDF) - by "Seattle Bob" Meador

Photos

Arthur's photos

Mary's photos

Seattle Bob's photos


Arts & Crafts Tour

Woodstock VT and environs • July 19, 2006 - July 23, 2006

An all BMW excursion in which we visit everything from Bratwust to Bierstadt

Attending Members

David Beilman

Arthur "Living Legend" Einstein

Andy Forrester

Walt Lynd

Urch St. John

"Boston Rob" St. John

Trip Stories

American Flyers Arts & Crafts Tour (PDF) - by Arthur "Living Legend" Einstein


Canyon Run 2006

Utah • May 16, 2006 - May 21, 2006

Expectations climb, mileage remains about the same

Attending Members

David Beilman

Willo Bellwood

Arthur "Living Legend" Einstein

Andy Forrester

Russ Gerson

"Chicago Bob" Golant

Mardie Johnson

Jean Kirby

"Gator Bob" Kirby

Rich Marin

Kimberly Marin

"Seattle Bob" Meador

Alan Sax

"Santa Barbara Bob" Sinclair

Deb Wells

Josh Yenny

Photos

Seattle Bob & Willo's photos


AFMC Wild Boar Turkey Tour 2005

Turkey • September 23, 2005 - October 5, 2005

"Turkey is a man running west on a train heading east."
Attendees: Andy “Night Light” Forrester, Philip “DSB” Richter, Steve “Buttercup” Larsen, Dan “Ram-a-Dan” Moore, Mehmet “Gorilla Suit” Kocer.

Attending Members

Andy Forrester

Steve Larsen

Philip Richter

Trip Stories

AFMC Wild Boar Turkey Tour 2005 - by Philip Richter

Travels in Turkey (Road Runner article) (PDF) - by Steve Larsen


"Vermont is not for Turkeys" run

Vermont, New Hampshire, New York • September 15, 2005 - September 19, 2005

The Flyers venture into the sun, fog, rain and occasional submarine conditions in lovely New England.

Attending Members

David Beilman

Willo Bellwood

Karen Brine

Peter Brine

Mike Cavan

Arthur "Living Legend" Einstein

"Chicago Bob" Golant

Hedwig Golant

"Gator Bob" Kirby

Jean Kirby

Kimberly Marin

Rich Marin

"Seattle Bob" Meador

"Vermont Bob" Novak

Barbara O'Connell

Frank O'Connell

Mary O'Doherty

J.J. O'Doherty

"Capistrano Bob" Pitts

Jacquelyne Pitts

"Santa Barbara Bob" Sinclair

"Boston Rob" St. John

Urch St. John

Kevin Ward

Karen Ward

Trip Stories

Reorg at AFMC Imminent

Photos

Seattle Bob & Willo's photos


Canyon Run 2005

Utah & Arizona • May 17, 2005 - May 22, 2005

The Flyers enjoy beautiful southern Utah before a brave venture into Arizona and Canyon de Chelly

Attending Members

Willo Bellwood

Arthur "Living Legend" Einstein

Andy Forrester

Russ Gerson

"Chicago Bob" Golant

Mardie Johnson

Nick Karry

Bill Karry

Jean Kirby

"Gator Bob" Kirby

Steve Larsen

Rich Marin

"Seattle Bob" Meador

Frank O'Connell

Barbara O'Connell

J.J. O'Doherty

Britta Sauerman

"Boston Rob" St. John

Kevin Ward

Deb Wells

Josh Yenny

Trip Stories

MARINOMICS 101 - by Arthur "Living Legend" Einstein

The World is Not Entirely Flat, Bob - by Rich Marin

Photos

Seattle Bob's & Willo's photos


Northern California Fantasy Tour

Northern California • October 2, 2004 - October 8, 2004

Also known as "The Loose Gravel Tour", for the dozens of warning signs we encountered. Few were accurate. The trip, however, was sublime.

Attending Members

Arthur "Living Legend" Einstein

Andy Forrester

"Chicago Bob" Golant

Steve Larsen

"Seattle Bob" Meador

Philip Richter

"Santa Barbara Bob" Sinclair

"Boston Rob" St. John

Urch St. John

Trip Stories

North California Fantasy (early version) - by Steve Larsen

Northern California Fantasy (Rider magazine) (PDF) - by Steve Larsen

Photos

Bob's trip back to Seattle

Rob's photos

Seattle Bob's pix

Steve's photos


"Geyser Run" 2004

Utah, Colorado, Wyoming • May 26, 2004 - May 31, 2004

Well it was SUPPOSED to be about geysers anyway...sadly the weather up Yellowstone way decided to suck, so we went back to the warmer canyon lands we all know and love. Some of us still held onto the illusion though...

Attending Members

Arthur "Living Legend" Einstein

Russ Gerson

Mardie Johnson

Nick Karry

Bill Karry

Jean Kirby

"Gator Bob" Kirby

Jay Ladd

Steve Larsen

Walt Lynd

Rich Marin

"Seattle Bob" Meador

Deb Wells

Josh Yenny

Trip Stories

AFMC Spotter's Guide - by Arthur "Living Legend" Einstein

Flexible Flyers (PDF) - by Rich Marin

Photos

Arthur's (and Walt's and Nick's) photos

Seattle Bob's pix


New Zealand Fantasy

New Zealand • November 3, 2003 - November 18, 2003

A Visit to Middle Earth: Motorcycle Touring in NZ

Attending Members

Steve Larsen

Philip Richter

Trip Stories

A Visit to Middle Earth: Motorcycle Touring in NZ - by Steve Larsen


Tuscany 2003

Tuscany region of Italy • October 10, 2003 - October 17, 2003

A few Flyers and some other folks rent a house in Tuscany and ride around a bunch.

Attending Members

Andy Forrester

"Chicago Bob" Golant

Mary O'Doherty

J.J. O'Doherty

Philip Richter

John Rolls


Canyon Run 2003

Utah, Arizona • May 6, 2003 - May 11, 2003

In addition to our usual southern Utah haunts, this year the Flyers' annual desert expedition ventured down south to the Grand Canyon.

Attending Members

David Beilman

Peter Dove

Arthur "Living Legend" Einstein

Andy Forrester

Mardie Johnson

Bill Karry

Nick Karry

"Gator Bob" Kirby

Jean Kirby

Steve Larsen

Sandy Lynd

Walt Lynd

Rich Marin

"Seattle Bob" Meador

"Vermont Bob" Novak

Barbara O'Connell

Frank O'Connell

Jim Sweeney

Deb Wells

Josh Yenny

Trip Stories

American Flyers Lead Assault on Navajo Nation... - by Rich Marin

Photos

Map & miscellaneous photos

Seattle Bob's pix


Spain 2002

Madrid, Sevilla, Cordoba, Granada, Cuenca, Madrid • October 10, 2002 - October 19, 2002

Though the hotels were a bit more modern than we'd expected, our guides Chano and Juan were great. Additional attendees included Betsy Forrester, Hedwig Golant, John & Betsy Rolls, Michael Silecchia and Willo Bellwood.

Attending Members

Willo Bellwood

Andy Forrester

"Chicago Bob" Golant

Hedwig Golant

"Seattle Bob" Meador

Photos

Seattle Bob's pix


Finger Lakes Ride

Finger Lakes area of New York • July 19, 2002 - July 21, 2002

Attending Members

Arthur "Living Legend" Einstein

Jean Kirby

"Gator Bob" Kirby

Walt Lynd

Laura Roosevelt

Photos

Miscellaneous photos


Canyon Run 2002

Utah, Colorado • May 14, 2002 - May 19, 2002

Attending Members

Peter Brine

Karen Brine

Arthur "Living Legend" Einstein

Andy Forrester

Russ Gerson

Mardie Johnson

Bill Karry

Nick Karry

"Gator Bob" Kirby

Jean Kirby

Jay Ladd

Steve Larsen

Walt Lynd

Rich Marin

"Seattle Bob" Meador

Barbara O'Connell

Deb Wells

Trip Stories

Go West, Young Man - by Rich Marin

Photos

Arthur's photos

Map & miscellaneous photos

Rich's photos

Seattle Bob's pix

Steve's photos


Tuscany 2001

Tuscany region of Italy • September 30, 2001 - October 10, 2001

AFMC's Lotus tour of Tuscany. Guest appearances by Motorcycle Consumer News editor Dave Searle and his brother Don, and New Yorker Michael Silecchia.

Attending Members

Arthur "Living Legend" Einstein

Andy Forrester

Hedwig Golant

"Chicago Bob" Golant

Jean Kirby

"Gator Bob" Kirby

Steve Larsen

Rich Marin

"Seattle Bob" Meador

Trip Stories

Letters from Tuscany (PDF) - by Steve Larsen

Tuscany Once Over Lightly - by Arthur "Living Legend" Einstein

Photos

Seattle Bob's pix


Canyon Run 2001

Utah, Nevada? • May 19, 2001 - May 24, 2001

A first-time AFMC event, The Utah Baja was run this year over more than 20 miles of gravel road in the southwestern corner of the Beehive State. The road is estimated to be located 30 miles north of St George UT, somewhere between Nowhere Utah and Nada Nevada.

Attending Members

Arthur "Living Legend" Einstein

Andy Forrester

Russ Gerson

Mardie Johnson

Jean Kirby

"Gator Bob" Kirby

Steve Larsen

Rich Marin

Laura Roosevelt

Deb Wells

Trip Stories

American Flyers Run Utah Baja - by Rich Marin

Photos

Map of the trip

Seattle Bob meets the Flyers


Don't Mess With Texas

Texas Hill Country • March 2, 2001 - March 8, 2001

San Antonio, Bandera, Fredericksburg, Willow City Loop, Llano, Enchanted Rock, Marble Falls, Lake Travis, Johnson City, San Antonio

Attending Members

Arthur "Living Legend" Einstein

Steve Larsen

Rich Marin

"Santa Barbara Bob" Sinclair

Deb Wells

Trip Stories

Don't Mess With Texas - by Rich Marin

Photos

Miscellaneous photos dredged from the archives...


Provence

Milan / Provence • September 16, 2000 - September 24, 2000

Maritime Alps / Riviera / Provence/ The Chateau Tour

Attending Members

Jay Bliss

Arthur "Living Legend" Einstein

Andy Forrester

"Chicago Bob" Golant

Jean Kirby

"Gator Bob" Kirby

Sandy Lynd

Walt Lynd

Rich Marin

Barbara O'Connell

Frank O'Connell

John Rolls


Adirondacks

Vermont / Upstate New York • July 18, 2000 - July 23, 2000

Lake Placid / Adirondacks / Thousand Islands / Cooperstown

Attending Members

David Beilman

Karen Brine

Peter Brine

Arthur "Living Legend" Einstein

Bill Karry

Jean Kirby

"Gator Bob" Kirby

Sandy Lynd

Walt Lynd

Rich Marin

Barbara O'Connell

Frank O'Connell


Las Vegas/Sedona

Nevada, Arizona • May 16, 2000 - May 19, 2000

Fear, loathing and motorcycles in the southwest.

Attending Members

David Beilman

Peter Brine

Arthur "Living Legend" Einstein

Andy Forrester

Russ Gerson

Mardie Johnson

Jean Kirby

"Gator Bob" Kirby

Jay Ladd

Steve Larsen

Walt Lynd

Rich Marin

"Vermont Bob" Novak

Barbara O'Connell

Frank O'Connell

Deb Wells

Trip Stories

The Old, Old Thing - by Rich Marin

Photos

Various photos from the trip


Leapride 2000

Arizona • February 29, 2000 - March 3, 2000

The guy who suggested it dropped out early. The guy who named it never showed at all. The guy who organized it bailed at the last minute (something about a banking crisis in Frankfurt ). And so it was a diminished group of hard-riding road warriors who gathered on February 29th for the first Flyer adventure of the new millennium.

Attending Members

Peter Brine

Arthur "Living Legend" Einstein

Mardie Johnson

Bill Karry

Larry Klane

Walt Lynd

Barbara O'Connell

Frank O'Connell

Deb Wells

Trip Stories

Leapride 2000 - by Arthur "Living Legend" Einstein


California 1999

Southern / Central California • October 12, 1999 - October 17, 1999

San Diego / Death Valley / Sequoias / Paso Robles

Attending Members

Peter Brine

Karen Brine

Arthur "Living Legend" Einstein

Bill Karry

Sandy Lynd

Walt Lynd

Rich Marin

Frank O'Connell

Barbara O'Connell

"Santa Barbara Bob" Sinclair

Jim Sweeney

Deb Wells


Vermont 1999

Vermont / New Hampshire • July 20, 1999 - July 25, 1999

Climbing the 5 Peaks of New England including Mt. Washington.

Attending Members

David Beilman

Karen Brine

Peter Brine

Arthur "Living Legend" Einstein

Andy Forrester

Russ Gerson

"Gator Bob" Kirby

Jean Kirby

Jay Ladd

Walt Lynd

Sandy Lynd

Rich Marin

Barbara O'Connell

Frank O'Connell

Laura Roosevelt

Jim Sweeney


CanyonRun 1999

Utah / Colorado • May 18, 1999 - May 23, 1999

THe Alpine Loop & Glen Canyon

Attending Members

David Beilman

Jay Bliss

Karen Brine

Peter Brine

Peter Dove

Arthur "Living Legend" Einstein

Russ Gerson

Mardie Johnson

Bill Karry

Jean Kirby

"Gator Bob" Kirby

Sandy Lynd

Walt Lynd

Rich Marin

Barbara O'Connell

Frank O'Connell

Jim Sweeney

Deb Wells


Kiwi Adventure - New Zealand 1999

New Zealand • February 22, 1999 - March 2, 1999

The American Flyers' adventures in the Land Next To The Land Down Under

Attending Members

Jay Bliss

Arthur "Living Legend" Einstein

Andy Forrester

Jean Kirby

"Gator Bob" Kirby

Barbara O'Connell

Frank O'Connell

Trip Stories

American Flyers' Kiwi Adventure - by Arthur "Living Legend" Einstein


Ohio River Valley

Ohio / West Virginia • October 10, 1998 - October 15, 1998

CIncinnatti to Ithaca.....the hard way

Attending Members

Karen Brine

Peter Brine

Arthur "Living Legend" Einstein

Andy Forrester

Jean Kirby

"Gator Bob" Kirby

Sandy Lynd

Walt Lynd

Barbara O'Connell


CanyonRun 1998

Utah / New Mexico • May 12, 1998 - May 17, 1998

Attempted attack on Santa Fe.....mostly about good old Rt 95

Attending Members

David Beilman

Karen Brine

Peter Brine

Arthur "Living Legend" Einstein

Andy Forrester

Mardie Johnson

Bill Karry

"Gator Bob" Kirby

Jean Kirby

Jay Ladd

Dale Launer

Sandy Lynd

Walt Lynd

Rich Marin

Barbara O'Connell

Frank O'Connell

Deb Wells


Quebec Northcountry 1997

Vermont / NH / Quebec / Maine • October 7, 1997 - October 12, 1997

Another chilly adventure and this time it all takes place in the Club's first foreign venue.

Attending Members

David Beilman

Peter Brine

Karen Brine

Brenda Butner

Arthur "Living Legend" Einstein

Jean Kirby

"Gator Bob" Kirby

Larry Klane

Walt Lynd

Sandy Lynd

Rich Marin

Frank O'Connell

Barbara O'Connell

Trip Stories

Pierre Avec Les Amis - by Rich Marin


Finger Lakin

Finger Lakes, NY • August 12, 1997 - August 19, 1997

Chairman Walt leads the group through the rolling hills of the Finger Lakes....made more rolling by the Winery stops.

Attending Members

David Beilman

Peter Brine

Karen Brine

Arthur "Living Legend" Einstein

Andy Forrester

"Gator Bob" Kirby

Jean Kirby

Jay Ladd

Walt Lynd

Sandy Lynd

Rich Marin

Frank O'Connell

Barbara O'Connell

Trip Stories

Arthur Goes Amish - by Rich Marin


CanyonRun 1997

Utah / Arizona • May 13, 1997 - May 18, 1997

The original Golden Circle Grand Canyon ride.

Attending Members

David Beilman

Brenda Butner

Arthur "Living Legend" Einstein

Andy Forrester

Mardie Johnson

"Gator Bob" Kirby

Jean Kirby

Larry Klane

Jay Ladd

Walt Lynd

Sandy Lynd

Rich Marin

Frank O'Connell

Barbara O'Connell

Deb Wells

Trip Stories

Wingnuts with a Side of Meatloaf - by Rich Marin


Vermont Late Autumn 1996

Vermont • October 15, 1996 - October 20, 1996

THe Coldest Fall Ride of all time. Organized by Barbara O'Connell.

Attending Members

David Beilman

Peter Brine

Karen Brine

Brenda Butner

Arthur "Living Legend" Einstein

Andy Forrester

"Gator Bob" Kirby

Jean Kirby

Larry Klane

Jay Ladd

Walt Lynd

Sandy Lynd

Rich Marin

Frank O'Connell

Barbara O'Connell

Trip Stories

Quotations from Chairman Walt - by Rich Marin


Charter CanyonRun 1996

Southern Utah • May 14, 1996 - May 19, 1996

The original maiden voyage.

Attending Members

Arthur "Living Legend" Einstein

Andy Forrester

Larry Klane

Rich Marin

Frank O'Connell

Deb Wells

Trip Stories

Arthur Goes to The Seashore - by Rich Marin