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Gotham City Ducati Ride to Connecticut County Fair

Ducatis out of NYC go to the fair in Ridgefield, Connecticut. 

 I'm a little late posting this, but the weekend before last I went out with a few friends up to Connecticut.  New York City was having the annual "Five Borough Bike Tour," so I decided it was a good idea to get out of the city early.
 I met my friends Gerry and a couple of Johns on the West Side at the Sunoco station on 47th and 11th Ave.
 After getting gassed up and ready to go we were ready to meet up with another Ducatisti in the Bronx, and passing the Henry Hudson bridge, we passed two different Panigale 899s.
 One of them was a fellow DOCNYC buddy, who joined us for a ride up route 22 into Connecticut. 

All together, we were riding (from right to left above), a red 899 Panigale, a white 899 Panigale, a classic late 90's 900SS, an 848 EVO, my 996, a tricked out Monster 1200s, and a BMW S1000RR (not pictured).
  The day was beautiful, our bikes were fast and we aimed for a little town called Ridgefield, where we stumbled on a BBQ / County Fair, with live music, a Ferris Wheel and a bunch of food.
 I wanted to ride the mechanical bull, but even a tough biker like myself couldn't bully my way to the front of the line past 10 nine year-old girls waiting their turn.
 We had some barbeque and rested a bit, then rode a bit more...finally back to the city.
 Ultimately, we ended up hanging out on the rooftop, smoking cigars and watching the beautiful expanse of the city illuminated by the late spring sun.
I'm a little late on © 2015 Tigh Loughhead


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