Being perpetually on a budget, the boys usually camped out, seeking more affordable lodging. But not too many years ago, bikers were often unwelcome at traditional camp-grounds. If you did get in, you were made to feel like the proverbial "turd in th punchbowl". Worse yet, you had to share your seven square feet of overpriced, muddy dirt with Ultra-Citizens, and their nosey, noisy, spawn. As for biker camaraderie in theses places? Well, it was rarer than an honest politician.
It's a given that at day's end, scooter types want to kick
the ride, talk scooter talk, relax and party with others who share the
worship of wind and wheels. To this end, in 1989, Roy, BC and two other of
Less than a year later, six acres that had long been abused as a trash dump, overgrown to the point of being a veritable jungle, was transformed. Riders' Roost opened on May 26-1990, offering affordable, clean lodging, and all necessary conveniences, in a setting of extraordinary beauty, surrounded by ridin' terrain a biker dreams of. A place where you really are treated like kin, because the basic, fundamental, premise of Rider's Roost is that scooter folk truly are one big extended family. We have no problem with the"us and them" mentality, and we don't apologize for feeling this way.
Thirteen killer years have rolled their way down the alleys
since the dream became a reality. I wouldn't even try to tell ya'll
how much fun it has been, or a fraction of the good times that have become
You are invited to join that list, and I hope you do. Check our guest-book comments, you'll see, I'm not makin' this up.
Ride safely....and often...see ya at th' Roost!
Uncle Roy and BC
L-R - BC & Uncle Roy
We may not have been the first, but
we are definitely the BEST!!!