Monthly Meeting, February 3, 2019

Author: ufor360  //  Category: General, Meetings

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When: Sunday, February 3, 5:00 PM
Where: Ben Dews Clubhouse Grill, 6501 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA 98406

Super Ben Sunday..! If you haven’t got cavities, you didn’t eat enough confectionary… Morsels and tidbits for this meeting will include, but are not limited to, details for our upcoming Anniversary party, the fabulous February ride and maybe planning a wee jaunt to the greatly anticipated opening of the old Masonic lodge in the artistic hands of McMenamins… Remember, potential members are always welcome but if you have too much drama, stay home and through a pickle at the TV..

Poot poot..!

Monthly Club Ride, Saturday, January 26, 2019

Author: ufor360  //  Category: Club Rides, General


What: Shaun’s Rubbish Ride (a.k.a. “Toot Sweets”) and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Singalong.

When: Saturday, January 26, 2019. Meet at 10:00, Poot at 11:00 AM

Meet at: Alfred’s, 402 Puyallup Ave, Tacoma, WA 98421

As the tittle might suggest, due to January’s inclement weather and bitter teeth, riding will be minimal. We will begin this quarrelsome affair with breakfast at Alfred’s per our normal template. We will then visit both renowned and established (and one new disciple) of the confectionary trade located here in Tacoma. The magic taffy ride will begin with a visit to the stalwart swirly gum drop tree, Johnson’s Candy Company. After endorphins have been released into the race track of the mind, a circuitous route will be weaved to the Towns crunchy Matriarch, Brown and Haley (we may, or may not have a tour…) With bliss molecules suitably charged, we will descend on the new student of delectable stress relief, Chocolate Tease. Palates can then be cleansed with Adult Pop provided by the Copper door before culminating at the “Box” for the Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Singalong.

Mid Afternoon, slink over to Shaun’s House of Honey’s v2 (aka the “Box”) for the candy infused Chitty Chitty Bang Bang singalong. An array of English inspired nibbles will be provided including but not limited to: Tea sandwiches, Quiche, Sausage rolls, cheese on sticks and perhaps maybe a Victoria Sponge cake. The singalong will then enthusiastically ensue..! If you can’t make the ride, you are still encouraged to join us for the caterwauling…

(Note: the “Box” maybe uncharacteristically dry, so please do bring your own adult nectar of choice)

Club 10 Year Anniversary Party, Saturday March 2, 2019

Author: ufor360  //  Category: General


What: Firkin Scooter Club 10 year Anniversary Party

When: Saturday, March 2, 2019, 6:00 PM — 11:55 PM

Where: Private Venue (Ask your Favorite Firkin), Tacoma, WA

Note: Details subject to change.

Save the Date..! We cordially invite all of our friends in the Scooter community, acquaintances and drunks we’ve met along the way. This will be a catered event with a limited host bar (until a predetermined cash amount has been exhausted at which time it will become a no host bar) at a private location in the Tacoma area. If you are not on the VIP list, hit up your favorite Firkin for the elusive location. We plan to provide hijinks and frivolity, maybe some DIY Karoake, perhaps some live music but mostly swapping scootery tales and engaging in camaraderie (no there will not be magicians or clowns…well, there will be clowns but not the painted big footed ones…)

We look forward to seeing you there and helping us celebrate our 10 Years of existence.

To Register Click Here

Annual Firkin Christmas Party, Saturday, December 8, 2018

Author: ufor360  //  Category: General, Meetings


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Once again, the annual Firkin Christmas Party is upon us and will be held on Saturday, December 8th from 6:00 PM — ??? Nibbles will be provided by Firkin members. If you so wish, bring a bottle of your favorite Christmas Cheer. And of course, if you want to participate in the gift exchange, please bring a wrapped present no more than $25.00.

This event is open to all our close friends in the Scooter community. Please note, the location of the Firkin Grotto has changed this year so please contact one of the Festive Firkin Elves for the updated information

Ho, Ho, Ho…!!

Monthly Club Ride, Sunday October 21, 2018

Author: ufor360  //  Category: Club Rides, General


What: Ride to the Plaid Pig for Soul Matinee

When: Sunday, October 21, 2018 :: Meet for breakfast at 10:00 AM

Meet at: Knapp’s Restaurant, 2707 N Proctor St, Tacoma, WA 98407

Per our very own Rex S.:

“September ride will be based around the first (hopefully not the only) Soul Matinee soul afternoon at the Plaid pig

Meet at Knapp’s for breakfast at 10:00am.
2707 N Proctor St, Tacoma, WA 98407

1200pm ride to Plaid Pig for Sunday Soul Matinee 12-4pm

Short, direct autumnal ride…!

*** NO August Monthly Club Meeting ***

Author: ufor360  //  Category: General, Meetings

Come to the Flotilla instead..!

T-Town Flotilla IIIV, August 3-5, 2018

Author: ufor360  //  Category: Club Rides, General, Puget Sound Events and Rides


For More Information, Click on the Image…

What does my $30.00 Rally Pack get me? Well…

Stylish Tote Bag
The Obligatory Patch
The Obligatory T-Shirt
Bunch of SIP Swag
Camping Friday and Saturday night
Karaoke Friday Night
BBQ Saturday Afternoon
Live Band Saturday Night
Beans on Toast Breakfast Sunday
Rides..!!
…and all manor of assorted trinkets…

Rally Pack Pre-Purchase available here (Click Me)

10th Annual Franks Firkin Flaming Geyser Ride and BBQ, 6/2/2018

Author: ufor360  //  Category: Club Rides, General


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When: Saturday, June 2, 2018. Meet at 10:00 poot at 11:00 AM Sharp

Where: Alfred’s Café, 402 Puyallup Ave, Tacoma, Washington 98421

Per Frankie:

“All are welcome. This ride will be 75 to 80 miles long with about 3 hours of ride time not including 4 stops and is 50 cc safe as long as you can pull a top speed of 40 to 45 MPH on the flats.
We will be starting at Alfred’s Cafe
Meet up at 10:00 AM for those who would like some Breakfast, Bloody Marys and or Coffee before we head out.
We will be departing Alfred’s at 11:00 AM.
1st STOP: Starbucks, 1420 Harvey Rd. Auburn, WA 98002 (On the corner of 15th & Auburn Way)
This will be a short stop to get some Coffee take a break use the rest room etc. If any of our Scooter friends from the North would like to meet us here we should be pulling in around 12:00 noon.

We will be taking the Auburn Black Diamond road up to SE Green Valley Rd and that will lead us to our 2nd stop.
2nd STOP: Flaming Geyser State Park. By chance Sat June 4th happens to be free entry in to the park day ;o)
We will stop and take in the Park for a while, take some pictures and stretch our legs before we turn around and head back. On our way back we will make our 3rd stop.
3rd STOP: Green Valley Meats & Mini Market. 12637 SE Green Valley Rd. Auburn, WA 98092.
We will stop for pepperoni, Jerky & Sausages. I can’t ride past without stopping.
4th STOP: The Royal Bear Pub & Eatery, 35371 W Valley Hwy S, Algona, WA 98001

Friday the 13th Gathering, 4/13/2018

Author: ufor360  //  Category: Club Rides, General


*** This is open to Scooters, MotorCycles and Mopeds ***

To Register Please click on the Image

What: Friday the 13th Ride and Cider Fest

When: Friday, April 13th, 2018, 2:00-8:00 PM

Meet at: Seven Seas Brewery, Seven Seas Brewery and Tap Room, 2101 Jefferson Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402

We’ll meet up at Tacoma’s 7 Seas to socialize, then head to FabLab for a tour of T-Town’s own member-based maker space. Length of the post-tour ride will be weather dependent, ending at the Parkway for their fabulous Friday the 13th Cider Night. Event patches will be available for purchase.

2018 Firkin 420 Cannonball Run, 4/20/2018

Author: ufor360  //  Category: Club Rides, General


This year we are very happy to introduce SIP Scooters as the Primary sponsor of the 2018 Ride

SIP Scooter Shop

This year we are very happy to introduce SIP Scooters as the Primary sponsor of the 2018 Ride

What: The Firkin 420 Cannonball Run

Where: Andiamo Lets Go, 455 St Helens Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402 for Donuts and Coffee.

Meet: Friday, April 20th, 2018, 8:00 AM. Poot after 9:00 AM.

(Note: This ride is NOT 50cc friendly. A 125cc or better is recommended)

This year we are doing things a little differently. We will be spending three days riding around the sound in an effort to clock close to 420 miles. As mentioned, SIP will be our primary sponsors this year and we will have approximately 25 goodie bags to share on a first come first serve basis for a small fee. We will also have a SIP branded speedometer to raffle off on Saturday… Yes, Friday is typically a work day so take the Day off:

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