April 7, 2010 Union Groovin' To Saxapahaw, Carolina Tar-wheels Meet Miami Biking Gang and Buena Vista Social Club

Jimmy Huffy- Biker, Member -Don of the Miami Chain Gang

Jimmy Huffy

Notorious "biker-dude", Jimmy Huffy, aka- Baby Face Bob, Butter Fingers Bob, Fleetwood Mac, Bookin' Bob, Bangin' Bob, Rice Cakes, and Rusty Bolt!

Buena Vista Social Club - Amor de Loca Juventud

Willie "Saltpeter" Peters-Gang Member- Over The Hillsbros Gang!

Willie "Saltpeter" Peters, aka- Slick Willie Peters, Narco Leptic, El Loco, Mango Mike, Rickety, Cranky, Wrinkles, Mad Dog Micky, Hem Royd, and Lef Testy.

Willie Saltpeter Peters has had a long and varied "rap sheet" since he was refused membership in the ZZ-Top rock and roll band. Finally his membership in the ZZ-Top fan club was revoked for listening to "Julio Iglesias". In all fairness to the ZZ-Top band- Saltpeter has no talent and his beard isn't long enough.

Slick Wheel Gearman- Over The Hillsbros Gang Member!

Slick Wheel Gearman, aka- Grampa Gearman, Gear Gluster, Two Tired, Hugh Jorgan, and Sprocketz.

The Miami Gang

The "bad boys" of the biking gang from Miami seem to be making a move on the small town of Hillsborough, NC. The Miami bikers are an affiliate gang of the notorious "Playtex Cycling Team"! Of course- they have no visible means of support! They research an area and when "they" start making a move on a town- the demise is inevitable.

Once these undesirables become implanted into a community, the results are disastrous. They wear casual clothes everywhere. They can control the entire markets on "depends, Viagra, Geritol, Ben Gay, Glucosamine Chondroitin, etc. Suddenly it's harder to get into a Cracker Barrel for a meal.

The Gang of bikers check out the court-house and contemplate their visit there if they don't keep a low profile.

Today Hillsborough- Tomorrow Your Town, USA

Above- they seem to be driving in reverse and on the wrong side of the street. Either that or "Saltpeter" is pointing the camera over his shoulder.

It appears that the "Gang" has its eyes on the bank across the street! They put on the pretense of "dining out"! They try to "fit in" by wearing straw hats and Hawaiian shirts. Note that "Jimmy Huffy" is clearly "casing" the bank across the street. Slick Wheel Gearman is also "body guard" and "enforcer" for Jimmy!

Here they seem to be laughing at what a push-over the bank job will be.

All members of the Playtex cycling Federation have tattoos.

The official Miami Chain Gang Bike Club's tattoo is "CALL 911!"

They toast with water!

Debauchery- The official drink of the "gang" is water. Tonight they take their water "straight" with a twist of lemon. "Slick Wheel" is reported to have let the air out a waiter's tire when the waiter brought "lime" instead of lemon! It's just a rumor. No witnesses!

There are some who think Willie Peters is responsible for the disappearance of all the toilet tissue from the porta-johns at one biking event.

He never has been wanted for anything! Really- nothing!

It appears-his criminal record has been "wiped clean".

Our best investigator was on this case posing as a waiter.

His name is Juan Swogger.

His "direct approach" usually surprises the "suspects" into confessions but not today.

"What are you gay looking guys doing here?", says Juan.

Jimmy Huffy says, "We're here to knock over a bank."

"Well- those are great outfits for doing that. No really, is there a dork convention in town?"


The "Miami Chain Gang" shelves the idea of committing any felonies today when Jimmy Huffy looks at his watch.

They have to disperse. It's almost 8 PM. They all have to brush their teeth, floss, etc. They will have to "fly" if they expect to be in bed by 9!

The Miami Chain Gang Meet the Hillsbros

Cruising down Margaret Lane.

Eno River

Orange Groovin'

Orange Grove Road
Orange Grove Road

Union Grove Road

Bob, Cy, and I put in a dozen or so to the start.  We'd get in about 60 for the day.
Bob, Cy, and I put in a dozen or so to the start. We'd get in about 60 for the day.

Bob, Cy, and I ride out to Union Grove and the start.

Union Groovin'

Buena Vista Social Club 「Chan Chan」

Dairyland Road

Ride leader- Alan Schumacher
Ride leader- Alan Schumacher

The View At The Dairyland Ice-Cream Shop!

Bob
Bob
Michael T
Michael T
Nice picture of my Do-Wrap and a few hairs.
Nice picture of my Do-Wrap and a few hairs.
The sign is missing is missing an "N". It would say "ANILORAC FARMS" which is "CAROLINA FARMS" in reverse!
The sign is missing is missing an "N". It would say "ANILORAC FARMS" which is "CAROLINA FARMS" in reverse!

Orange Groovin'

Orange Grove Road
Orange Grove Road

Bradshaw Quarry Road

SAXAPAHAW

Buena Vista Social Club Canta: Pio Leyva el cuarto de tula

Carolina Tarwheels

The "purty" girls were out today.

Payne Road - leaving Saxapahaw.

It was somewhere right around here that all picture taking stopped.

Bruce, Bob, and Michael T. put the hammer down.

The speed climbed to around 80 miles an hour maybe 90 miles an hour.

The pollen hurts when its flying into your eyes at 90 miles an hour!

The acceleration felt like if we were to go any faster we would get there before we left.

It was somewhere out here that I popped!

I hit that point of "not diminishing returns" but of boink, bonk, kapooey Louie!

After one of these "pops"- things are unlikely to change for the better quickly.

Below- are more hubs by Micky Dee and cycling around Hillsborough, Durham, Raleigh, Chapel Hill, Carrboro, Mebane, Saxapahaw, North Carolina.

Comments 22 comments

ralwus 6 years ago

Great pictures Micky. You hang with some weird people up there. Hey, do you watch American Pickers? That one guy is into bicycle collecting big time.


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Micky Dee 6 years ago Author

Thanks Ralwus. I'll try to check him out. Thank you Sir! Be careful out there- it's a jungle!


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Rossimobis 6 years ago from Biafra

Great! gonna ride with you guys someday


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Micky Dee 6 years ago Author

I hope so Rossi. A man has to have a bike to be a renaissance man. Thanks for coming by Rossi!


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theherbivorehippi 6 years ago from Holly, MI

I think I need one of those straw hats!!! I have a few cowboy hats but these are adorable!! lol


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Micky Dee 6 years ago Author

Hey Theherbivorehippi! You would fit right in. You can't get the "call 911" tattoo yet though!


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Pollyannalana 6 years ago from US

Good way to stay in shape, beats running and healthier for sure! Oh yea, and greats pic, I agree.


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Micky Dee 6 years ago Author

Howdy Pollyannalana. Thanks for stopping into these neck of the hubs. The way we do it often painful. We up the threshold for pain. We get married a couple times, go to war, flog ourselves, the usual! Thanks!


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creativeone59 6 years ago from Gold Canyon, Arizona

Thank you Micky for a very interesting cycle ride,I appreciate you sharing it with us. Godspeed. creativeone59


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Micky Dee 6 years ago Author

Thank you Creativeone. Happy trails!


Quietest Moments 6 years ago

Good evening Micky.. I found some time to come over to the hub corner to see whats up.. and of course yours being the first I come to read to see what you been up to..I am so glad I did.. feeling some under the weather, your hub brought a big smile to my face and even a giggle with you and the gang at the beginning.. LOL.. I loved it.. I also enjoyed the ride your pics took me on, felt like I was sitting behind you on your bike, with those grins facing the camera.. lol.. I imagine that would get a grin from one or 2 riding behind you eh?.. LOL.. Merci encore mon ami..Be well.. Hugs


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Micky Dee 6 years ago Author

Merci Beaucoup!

It's nice to surprise isn't it?

You wouldn't be afraid of those guys at the beginning of the hub?

Be well!

Merci bon ami! Bon Chance!


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prasetio30 6 years ago from malang-indonesia

Very well information. You Rock...Micky. That's why I like your hub and your personality too. I must admitted to you...I love this hub.


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Micky Dee 6 years ago Author

Thank you again Prasetio. You are a fine fellow. You be well and safe!


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SummerSteward 6 years ago from Duluth MN

that was fun! I am glad I took a ride with you! I like the old gansta theme you wrapped in there.. Take care


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prettydarkhorse 6 years ago from US

Hi Mick, you clearly took an effort to have pictures Micky, lots of effort from you and all the images are nice, your camera is good, hmmm bad bikers hehe, here they come to NC,hehe. Give is an update soon again, I like the Dairyland area, captivating, Thank you, Maita


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Micky Dee 6 years ago Author

Summer- I am so glad you came along for the ride! Watch out for those desperadoes up there! Be safe!


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Micky Dee 6 years ago Author

Thank you Prettydarkhorse! I'll give you an update soon. Be well-take care Maita!


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Jen's Solitude 6 years ago from Delaware

Great pics Mickey. I totally relate to being in bed by 9:00, truth be told, you guys actually outlast me and I don't ride a bike so have no excuse for being so worn out. You guys are an inspiration to this sickee as I have always enjoyed bike riding. Thanks for the delightful view!


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Micky Dee 6 years ago Author

Yo Jen. Thanks for coming along on this ride! Come back for another ride! Thanks


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Debarshi Dutta 6 years ago from Calcutta

Great Pics and captions,

Happy Biking.


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Micky Dee 6 years ago Author

Thank you Debarshi Dutta! You know I love your stuff. I'll be over soon. Thanks

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