Phoenix Area Christmas Ride/Dinner & Toy Run

December 18-19, 1999


The Christmas ride/dinner took place the evening of Dec. 18th with 12 maxes in attendance. The Phoenix area toy run (1138 motorcycles) was the following morning.

brad&jarjar.jpg (31614 bytes) alien2.jpg (59226 bytes) bert&alien.jpg (40348 bytes)
Brad Thomas & his new chick, who's an alien from WAY south of the boarder.

 

Even aliens like Maxes!

 

2 aliens, guess which is legal?

 

bikesatpavillions.jpg (62214 bytes) bobkorte.jpg (62699 bytes) jarkarjosh.jpg (53987 bytes)
Bikes at Pavillions in Scottsdale.

 

Bob Korte

 

Jarjar Josh Medisch

 

jarkarstarkey.jpg (39764 bytes) lawrance.jpg (51996 bytes) sue&bike.jpg (58358 bytes)
Jarjar Ron Starkey in action. This guy should be an actor.

 

Lawrence Newton

 

Suzie and her cool purple ornament earrings.

 

pavilions1.jpg (32586 bytes) pavilions2.jpg (52414 bytes) pavilions3.jpg (52907 bytes)
Lynn pondering the problems of the world.

 

Bob checking out the bikes.

 

Maxes at Pavilions in Scottsdale.
pavilions4.jpg (46497 bytes) pavilions5.jpg (47316 bytes) dinner1.jpg (36013 bytes)
Christmas decorated DragonMax

 

Bert having conversation in other alien's native tongue. Josh Medisch
dinner10.jpg (44275 bytes) dinner11.jpg (42914 bytes) dinner12.jpg (48069 bytes)
Santa (Bert) delivering presents to all the good little Vmaxers at the dinner.

 

Santa reaches deep in his bag "Hohoho Josh, you've been veeeery good this year"
dinner2.jpg (42912 bytes) dinner3.jpg (35440 bytes) dinner4.jpg (49355 bytes)
"Bob, you NEED the 1500cc kit in your bike, I personally give it a big thumbs up". Bradbradbrad Thomas & friend Mike from Texas. These 2 Texans barley fit in the same pic.

 

Ye-haw! Jerry Ferguson & 'significant other' Suzie kick it up on the dance floor.
dinner5.jpg (47223 bytes) dinner6.jpg (43449 bytes) dinner7.jpg (51255 bytes)
Dinner group Mike Cramer gets his present.

 

Dinner group from the other direction...
dinner8.jpg (40389 bytes) dinner9.jpg (37208 bytes)
Bert delivers present to Charlie Bernardi AKA 'Mr. Belt Drive'

 

toyruncrowd.jpg (59654 bytes) toyruncrowd2.jpg (69240 bytes) toyrunlineup.jpg (39372 bytes)
Signup for toy run

 

Other direction at signup

 

Bikes lined up ready for run

 

maxesattoyrun.jpg (70622 bytes) maxesattoyrun2.jpg (70217 bytes) maxesattoyrun3.jpg (64936 bytes)
Maxes ready to go!

 

jerry.jpg (33822 bytes) jerry2.jpg (55338 bytes) jerry4.jpg (37226 bytes)
Jerry & DragonMax during run

 

Jerry Ferguson on DragonMax

 

DragonMaxass

 

toyrun.jpg (42433 bytes) toyrun5.jpg (51884 bytes) toyrun6.jpg (38154 bytes)
Brad & Kelly waving

 

Police stopped traffic at intersections.

 

Bikes in front of the Maxes

 

toyrun7.jpg (28396 bytes) toyrun8.jpg (33094 bytes) toyrun9.jpg (32819 bytes)
Bikes stretched about 4 miles behind us

 

Police escort

 

toyrun10.jpg (27718 bytes) toyrun11.jpg (30060 bytes) toyrun13.jpg (25140 bytes)
Maxes way in front of next Harley's in line

 

toyrun14.jpg (38867 bytes) toyrun15.jpg (39496 bytes) wheeliebrad.jpg (28549 bytes)
Forward view at rest stop

 

Rearward view at rest stop. Bikes were lined up as far as you could see...

 

Rogue Vmax rider performing unsanctioned wheelie. The local law enforcement are currently hot on this guys trail. We feel quite confident he'll be dealt with appropriately.

 

toyrungroup.jpg (61397 bytes) brad&kelly.jpg (41153 bytes) brad&kelly2.jpg (64796 bytes)
Vmax group on toy ride. (L->R) Josh & Tina Medisch, Jerry Ferguson, Brad Thomas & Kelly Gelwicks. Brad & Kelly

 

Another Brad & Kelly

 


vmaxline.gif (21009 bytes)