The 2006 Lone Star Rally has snuck up again, and come a loooooong way since the launch in 2003.
They estimate close to 300,000 bikes will cross the causeway this year.
The rally's officially outgrown the Strand area, and is expanding this year to take in 6 blocks of the Seawall - with the concert stages across the ferry on Bolivar Peninsula. (I won't even venture to guess the nightmare THAT will be - lol). Let it suffice to say once I get on the island, I will not be leaving until it's over.
For the first time, Seawall Boulevard will close in both directions to vehicular traffic from 25th Street to 21st Street from Wednesday morning at 9am until Sunday night at midnight.
Speaking from experience, Saturday's the big night, and there's a ton of cool places - upscale and downscale - tucked away on the Strand.
If anyone needs more details, feel free to write. This one's practically in my backyard ;-).
Yeah Pam this site needs as much work as Steve and his group at DOH... I was at Sommerville when all the cops were patrolling the streets..Saw the comments on the HAWGS forum and decided there was just to much drama for me..To many other good rallies to go to...
Yes, on the DOH list to keep in touch with some, although I'll never attend another SR promoted rally.
Can you say "Sorry, I really didn't build the cabins I told you I built and rented out to you, but here's a (hot) check refund"???
Why do you think everyone who worked the rallies (vendors, assistants, year round staff, security, et. al) a few years back quit? No doubt they got sick of his scheming, lack of payment - and guilt by association.
We finally got restitution on his hot check ... many didn't. Took 6 months for the DA to toss his assss in jail and get the $1000 back. Still have NO idea why so many on the DOH list defend the crook.
Oh, and BTW ... the cabins he rented out as his own around the crater are PRIVATELY owned. Of course if I said that on the DOH board, they'd defend it to death. Sheeple.
He phucked up a great event, and got himself run out of Somerville for it (visions of 2004, and the troopers who went after US to punish him). The old DOH is a memory, and not ALL bad .. but HOTt is my May rally now.