Eastern Kansas Tour Riders

WELCOME TO EKTR
OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS
 

The Eastern Kansas Tour Riders (EKTR) welcome all motorcycle enthusiasts, regardless of the brand of motorcycle. We are primarily, but not exclusively, touring bikes, there are several cruisers in our group.

Everyone is welcome regardless of what brand of motorcycle you ride. 

 Whether you're young or young at heart, ride new or old, everyone is welcome. 


New Bike -- Dinner Ride May 24
MONTHLY  MEETINGS

We meet the Second Monday of every month.
Monday June 12
-- Perkins Restaurant, 11200 W 87th St, Lenexa, KS 66215 at 6:00 pm. Our guest speaker (subject to change) will be from Johnson County Emergency Management with a presentation on how the county assists individuals and families prepare for emergencies such as weather disasters.

Monday May 8 -- meeting minutes
Monday April 10 -- meeting minutes
Monday March 13 -- meeting minutes
Monday February 13 -- meeting minutes
Monday January 9 -- meeting minutes
Saturday December 3, 2016 -- Annual planning meeting minutes

Meetings usually start at 7pm with dinner and visiting before. You are welcome to joins us and see what we're all about.


There are many other activities planned each month, including trips and tours, rides to other chapters poker runs, charity rides, etc.

DINNER RIDES EVERY WEDNESDAY EVENING, April through September
Weekly dinner rides are held every Wednesday. Sometimes the destination is planned, other times it's a "mystery ride" to dinner. Meet at 6:30 pm in the Sears Outlet parking lot behind McDonald's and Taco Bell at 87th and I-435 in Lenexa, Kansas. Watch your email for updates.

We are always looking for people to step up and lead one of these rides. Contact our Dinner Ride Coordinator to be a leader. It is really easy. You just pick your favorite restaurant, one you have been meaning to try, and ride to it. A bunch of motorcycles will follow you and you get to be a hero to the riders and the restaurant.

  • May 24 Ride Leader: Mary Rose & Bogie Going to: Legends Bar and Grill, AKA Dubs Dread golf course, 12601 Hollingsworth RD, Kansas City, KS Arrive About: 7:30pm
  • May 31 Ride Leader: We need YOU to lead this ride, Bev is waiting to hear from you!   Going to: TBA Arrive About: 7:30pm
  • June 7 Ride Leader: We need YOU to lead this ride, Bev is waiting to hear from you!   Going to: TBA Arrive About: 7:30pm
  • June 14 Ride Leader: We need YOU to lead this ride, Bev is waiting to hear from you!   Going to: TBA Arrive About: 7:30pm
  • June 21 Ride Leader: We need YOU to lead this ride, Bev is waiting to hear from you!   Going to: TBA Arrive About: 7:30pm
  • June 28 Ride Leader: We need YOU to lead this ride, Bev is waiting to hear from you!   Going to: TBA Arrive About: 7:30pm
  • July 5 Ride Leader: We need YOU to lead this ride, Bev is waiting to hear from you!   Going to: TBA Arrive About: 7:30pm
  • July 12 Ride Leader: We need YOU to lead this ride, Bev is waiting to hear from you!   Going to: TBA Arrive About: 7:30pm
  • July 19 Ride Leader: We need YOU to lead this ride, Bev is waiting to hear from you!   Going to: TBA Arrive About: 7:30pm
  • July 26 Ride Leader: We need YOU to lead this ride, Bev is waiting to hear from you!   Going to: TBA Arrive About: 7:30pm
  • August 2 Ride Leader: We need YOU to lead this ride, Bev is waiting to hear from you!   Going to: TBA Arrive About: 7:30pm
  • August 9 Ride Leader: We need YOU to lead this ride, Bev is waiting to hear from you!   Going to: TBA Arrive About: 7:30pm
  • August 16 Ride Leader: We need YOU to lead this ride, Bev is waiting to hear from you!   Going to: TBA Arrive About: 7:30pm
  • August 23 No Dinner Ride:   We are going to: a T-Bones game. Game Time: 7:25pm. We will meet at the stadium.  Contact our Dinner Ride Coordinator (Bev) to get your $5 ticket. Let her know ASAP and pay for the ticket by June 10.
  • August 30 Ride Leader: We need YOU to lead this ride, Bev is waiting to hear from you!   Going to: TBA Arrive About: 7:30pm
  • September 6 Ride Leader: We need YOU to lead this ride, Bev is waiting to hear from you!   Going to: TBA Arrive About: 7:30pm
  • September 13 Ride Leader: We need YOU to lead this ride, Bev is waiting to hear from you!   Going to: TBA Arrive About: 7:30pm
  • September 20 Ride Leader: We need YOU to lead this ride, Bev is waiting to hear from you!   Going to: TBA Arrive About: 7:30pm
  • September 27 Ride Leader: This is your last chance to lead a dinner ride this season, Bev is waiting to hear from you!   Going to: TBA Arrive About: 7:30pm

Please use the "Website" link below to send comments or request info.

 If you would like to join our rides and activities emailing list, click this link.  Add me to your list

 

Upcoming Events,

 

  • June 4 to 17 -- Jim Smith and Bill McGuff are planning a 2 week, east coast run -- Florida to Maine and Canada.  Contact Jim if you want to check off about 25 states and a couple provinces on your 'been there' list.

  • Ride Around Iowa -- June 4 - 9, see www.BorderRides.com for more information.

  • June 14--Fort Leavenworth tour. Maximum number of particpants is 50. Cost will range from $4 to $10 per person depending on the number of participants. The cost helps cover the tour bus and guide. Please let Mary Rose know if your are going.  Click here for more information.

  • July 21--Whitman AFB tour.  Maximum number of particpants is 30.  There is no cost for the tour but you must register with Mary Rose by June 21.  The base requires some prelimiary information (Social Security and Driver's License numbers) Bogie and Mary Rose will hand carry this info to Whitman on June 21.  Click here for more information.

  • August 23 -- TBones game.  Contact Bev to reserve $5 tickets.

  • TBA--a weekend ride to see The Million Dollar Quartet in Branson

  • TBA--a Monday morning visit to Dean Weller's garage in DeSoto. Contact Dave Aiken if interested.

Ride Safe, Ride Often

 

 


 

 

 

 

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Chapter Officers & Staff


Chapter Directors: 
Asst Chapter Directors: To be announced
Treasurer: John English
Chapter Historian: Dave Aiken
Photographer: Bill Poe, Cheryl Zook
Dinner Ride Coordinator: Bev Speckman
50/50 Boss: Craig Kelsey
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Last update, May 2017