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  R&T Ride at FRO

R&T club members braved the cold conditions for a great ride day at Famous Reading Outdoors. The group rode from 10:am to 4:pm. The trails were fun and conditions were dry and cold.

Created By: Chris Borger  01/24/2021   Archive: 01/30/2022
  Club Road Ride to La Gore Bridge

The club road riders were out on January 17th for loop around northern Frederick County, and a stop at the La Gore Historic Bridge. Weather conditions were clear and mid 40's.

Created By: Chris Borger  01/17/2021   Archive: 01/30/2022
  R&T Club Ride at Middletown

The club returned to the Middletown track and trail January 16th for a great ride day. Weather was perfect and trail conditions were muddy in most areas, with a little ice in the morning. 20 club members attended along with some guests of the landowner.

Created By: Chris Borger  01/16/2021   Archive: 01/30/2022
  Monrovia Mania

The club's winter dual sport riding continued with another Monrovia Mania ride day January 10th. Weather conditions were perfect, with bright sun at 48 degrees. The group rode several creek crossings, extreme log crossings, fun hill climbs and lots of trail. Many thanks to Kurt for hosting us.

Created By: Chris Borger  01/10/2021   Archive: 01/30/2022
  R&T Club Ride at Three Springs

The club returned to Three Springs January 2nd for a ride day at Mark's. Weather was perfect, trail conditions were muddy with some trees down, but overall clear. 8 club members attended. The group also rode some private invite trail nearby.

Created By: Chris Borger  01/02/2021   Archive: 12/30/2021
  Cookies for the Troops 2020

The 7th annual R&T Club Cookies for the Troops was held December 19th at the BWI Airport USO station. The club presented $800 of Girl Scout Cookies for the Troops passing through BWI for the holidays. Many thanks to Mike Courbron for making the arrangements.

Created By: Chris Borger  12/19/2020   Archive: 12/30/2022
  R&T Mill Run Road Ride

The club road riders were out December 13 for an awesome road ride through eastern Frederick county and western Carroll county for the club 'Mill Run" road ride. 12 riders attended. Weather conditions were fantastic, sunny and 62 degrees. The ride ended with the lunch stop at Lorienzo's Brick Oven Pizza in Mt Airy.

Created By: Chris Borger  12/13/2020   Archive: 12/30/2021
  R&T Club Ride at the Cove

The club returned to the Cove riding area on December 6th after many years. The trails were technical and rocky with some great hill climbs, most of the trail was very fun to ride. Weather was 35 degrees and bright sun with cool Virginia mountain air. Perfect weather conditions. 8 riders attended.

Created By: Chris Borger  12/06/2020   Archive: 11/30/2021
  Donation to the Maryland Food Bank

The R&T annual Food Drive was cancelled this year due to the Covid situation. The club did not want exposure during a collection process. With that said, the club instead made a $250 donation to the Maryland Food Bank at the Frederick Church of the Brethren, in memory of Ted Dutrow. Many thanks to Jeff Stine and Mark Poling for making the arrangements.

Created By: Chris Borger  12/02/2020   Archive: 11/30/2021
  R&T Road Ride to High Rock

The club road riders were out November 29th for an awesom ride to High Rock in Pen Mar, Md. The weather was outstanding with crystal clear skies and cool mountain air. The route was fun, through back roads from Frederick.

Created By: Chris Borger  11/29/2020   Archive: 11/30/2021
  R&T Club Ride at Eagle Bay

The club had an awesome ride day at Eagle Bay on November 28th. The weather was perfect, sunny and 70 degrees at the Virginia northern neck. About 30 were in attendance, 10 from R&T. The trails were fantastic. Many thanks to WATR for their invitation.

Created By: Chris Borger  11/29/2020   Archive: 11/30/2021
  R&T Wood Day

The club delivered a load of firewood to the Dutrow's November 27th. New applicants Greg, Evan, and Mike attended. Many thanks to Jay Hall for providing the wood and to Uncle Linus for the use of his Tandem Axel Dump Trailer.

Created By: Chris Borger  11/27/2020   Archive: 11/30/2021
  R&T Club Ride at Middletown

The club returned to the Middletown Track and Trail on November 22nd for an awesome ride day. 20 club members attended along with some guests of the landowner. Weather conditions were perfect and the trails were great. Many riders did several loops, including the AA hill climb and the A sections with extreme log crossings.

Created By: Chris Borger  11/22/2020   Archive: 11/30/2021
  Wolf Den Run State Park Pre-Opening

The Wolf Den Run State Park had the pre-opening work and ride day November 21st. About 30 volunteers came out to help the DNR install some barriers, sign posts, and some fire pits. Then it was pre-riding the 35 mile park for the rest of the day. The trails were technical and fun to ride. Several ATV's SxS's, SUV's, and bikes attended.

Created By: Chris Borger  11/21/2020   Archive: 11/30/2021
  R&T Club Ride at Rocket

The club returned to ride at the Rocket trails November 15. Weather conditions were great for riding and the trails were clear most of the way through the loop.

Created By: Chris Borger  11/15/2020   Archive: 11/30/2021
  R&T Annual Club Road Ride to EMMR

The club road riders were out November 8th for an outstanding road ride and visit to the EMMR Museum in York Springs. 11 members attended and the Museum was awesome. The group had a lunch stop at the Mariachi in York Springs on the way back. Beautiful weather, fantastic scenery, and a great Museum.

Created By: Chris Borger  11/09/2020   Archive: 11/30/2021
  R&T Club Ride at Dogtown

The club returned to Dogtown November 7th for an outstanding fall ride day. Weather conditions were fantastic, the best yet of 2020. Trail conditions were good, but with thick heavy leaves first loop out. 26 club members attended and many stayed late into the afternoon. A fantastic day at Dogtown !!

Created By: Chris Borger  11/07/2020   Archive: 11/30/2021
  R&T Hatfield McCoy Trip 2020

The club had a great turnout of 20 members attend this year's Hatfield McCoy trip October 22nd to the 26th. Most of the group stayed at the Rockhouse Lodge in Man. The two track was slick and fast, the single track was technical and challenging. There was some carnage and mayhem throughout the trip. Many thanks to Rusty for setting up the weekend and helping so many of us.

Created By: Chris Borger  10/24/2020   Archive: 10/30/2022
  R&T Club Ride at Monty's

The club returned to Monty's for round two October 17th. Weather was spectacular and the trails were awesome. We had a large turnout of 22 club members and some family guests of Monty. Most riders pounded out 4 laps at the Monahan loop. There was also the annual visit from Brian "Chickie" Thomas. Another OUTSTANDING day at Monty's!

Created By: Chris Borger  10/17/2020   Archive: 10/30/2022
  Broom Factory Motorcycle Museum

The club made a visit to the Broom Factory on October 15th. The museum is extraordinary, an outstanding collection of vintage motorcycles. Our group ate dinner at Mission Bar-B-Q across the street prior to going. We will be planning another trip there this winter. Broom Factory is open every third Thursday of the month, 6:PM to 9:PM. Mike Slate is a wonderful host.

Created By: Chris Borger  10/16/2020   Archive: 10/30/2022
  R&T Adopt-a-Road

The fall season R&T Adopt-a-Road was held October 10th. An awesome turnout of 21 club members attended. Weather was perfect and the route was completed in one hour. Many thanks to all who participate in the program and special thanks to Paul Layer for his years of service.

Created By: Chris Borger  10/12/2020   Archive: 10/30/2022
  R&T at RAC

A group of riders from the club went to the Reading Anthracite riding area on October 11th. There was great riding and perfect weather up in central PA. Most everyone had a black coal face by the end of the day.

Created By: Chris Borger  10/11/2020   Archive: 10/30/2022
  R&T Club Ride at Middletown

The club returned to the Middletown track and trail October 10th for an outstanding ride day. Trail conditions were perfect and the weather was great. Several stayed late into the day doing laps. Our group also got to ride a new A section of technical trail.

Created By: Chris Borger  10/10/2020   Archive: 10/30/2022
  R&T Club Ride at Barton

The club had an awesome ride day at Barton October 3rd. Weather was outstanding and the trails were in great condition, including some awesome new trail. 19 R&T members attended along with some members from WATR. Jim also led a fun and scenic dual sport over to the Savage River Dam. Another great day of riding at Barton !!

Created By: Chris Borger  10/03/2020   Archive: 10/30/2022
  September Club Grounds Ride Day

The club had a great turnout at the club grounds September 27th. The trails were great and the weather was perfect. 24 club members attended. Many stayed late into the afternoon. A work of thanks to Jeff Nelson for his trail work.

Created By: Chris Borger  09/27/2020   Archive: 09/30/2021
  R&T Club Ride at Monty's

The club returned to Monty's for the fall trail ride September 19th. 22 club members attended. Trail grooming in the morning, laps the rest of the day. Weather was fantastic and the trails were awesome, the best ride day of 2020!

Created By: Chris Borger  09/19/2020   Archive: 09/30/2021
  R&T Club Ride at Rocket

The club had a great ride day at Rocket September 12th. The weather was perfect and the loop at Rocket was in nice condition. No mud, very little dust. 12 club members attended. Everyone stayed until late into the day.

Created By: Chris Borger  09/13/2020   Archive: 09/30/2021
  R&T Club Ride at Star Tannery

The club had an outstanding ride day at Star Tannery September 6th. The weather was fantastic and the trails were in perfect condition. 14 club members and some guests of the landowner attended. Conditions were the best yet of 2020.

Created By: Chris Borger  09/06/2020   Archive: 09/30/2021
  Trials Park Ride Day

The club had a great ride day at the R&T Trials Park August 30th. Mark Poling hosted a full day of Trials Riding and a great lunch. Many thanks to Mark and Jeff for their efforts. 12 riders and several guests attended and the sections were outstanding with perfect weather

Created By: Chris Borger  08/30/2020   Archive: 08/30/2021
  August Club Grounds Ride Day

The August club grounds ride day was held August 30th. 20 club members attended. The trails were great and the weather was perfect. Many thanks to Joseph Volk for his efforts clearing the loop early, and Adam Mood for mowing the parking area this month.

Created By: Chris Borger  08/30/2020   Archive: 08/30/2021
  R&T Club Ride at Three Springs

The club had great ride day in Three Springs returning to Shehan Farm and riding some other private trails in the area out at Meadow Gap on August 23rd. Weather was perfect and the trail conditions were outstanding. 12 club members attended.

Created By: Chris Borger  08/27/2020   Archive: 08/30/2021
  R&T Club Ride at Dogtown

The club had a good turnout for the club ride at Dogtown August 15th. 19 members attended. Weather was perfect, overcast and 70 degrees. Trail conditions were mostly clear with some smaller trees down, but overall great condition with no mud and no dust for the day.

Created By: Chris Borger  08/15/2020   Archive: 08/30/2021
  R&T Club Ride at Shehan Farm

The club returned to Three Springs for an awesome ride day August 9th with a loop at Brown's Farm and Shehan Farm. The trail conditions were the best we've seen all year. 35 miles on the day with perfect weather - albeit a little hot yet. 14 club members attended and everyone had a great time.

Created By: Chris Borger  08/09/2020   Archive: 09/30/2021
  R&T Road Ride to Bikes and Breakfast

The club had an outstanding turnout for the Road Ride to the Breakfast event in Poolsville on August 2nd. 16 members attended, along with 10 members from Potomac Ridge Riders and a few guests. The ride continued across Whites Ferry to our lunch stop in Lovettsville. Weather was clear and hot.

Created By: Chris Borger  08/02/2020   Archive: 08/30/2021
  R&T Club Ride at Middletown

The club returned to the Middletown Track and Trail August 1st for a fantastic ride day. The trails were in outstanding condition. Weather was clear and hot, but not so bad in the woods. Everyone did several laps on the trails and the tracks. Another great club ride day at Middletown. 14 members attended.

Created By: Chris Borger  08/01/2020   Archive: 08/30/2021
   July Club Grounds Ride Day

The club had a good turnout for the July club grounds ride day on July 25th. Trail conditions were perfect with no mud and no dust. Weather was hot and humid, but by afternoon the humidity was gone. About 22 club members attended and everyone had a great time. Several stayed until late in the day doing several loops.

Created By: Chris Borger  07/26/2020   Archive: 07/30/2021
  R&T Club Ride at Mountain Ridge

The club had a large turnout for our ride day at the Mountain Ridge Trails July 18th. 16 club members attended. Trail conditions were dry and technical in most areas and the weather conditions were dry and hot, but not brutal. Our group ran lots of single track, two track with breaker bumps, and a trip to the overlook.

Created By: Chris Borger  07/18/2020   Archive: 07/30/2021
  Mt Airy Mania

The club had an invite to ride some local trail near Mt Airy July 4th. It was a whack time with some crazy antics.. Many thanks to Kurt for hosting us at his home (even though he wasn't there). The ride was over before the later afternoon heat set in, but still hot.

Created By: Chris Borger  07/09/2020   Archive: 06/30/2021
  June Club Grounds Ride Day

The club had a great turnout of 22 members out for the June Club Grounds Ride Day on June 27th. Weather was hot and humid and the trails were slick from recent rains. Several stayed late doing several laps.

Created By: Chris Borger  06/27/2020   Archive: 06/30/2021
  10th Annual Fathers Day Ride

The club had a great turnout of 18 members and a couple of local guides for the annual R&T Fathers Day Ride on June 21st. The group rode all new trail at Meadow Gap, about 5 miles from the Shehan Farm. Trail conditions were awesome and the weather was humid and clear. 45 miles on the day. This was a great invite to some fantastic trail.

Created By: Chris Borger  06/21/2020   Archive: 06/30/2021
  R&T Club Ride at Star Tannery

The club had a good turnout at Star Tannery June 14th. Weather was perfect with cool Virginia air, and the trails were outstanding. 14 club members attended, and some guests of the landowner. Many stayed until late in the day.

Created By: Chris Borger  06/14/2020   Archive: 06/30/2021
  Club Work and Ride Day at Three Springs

The club had a good turnout for the work and ride day June 6th. This was a coordinated and organized effort with GMER, clearing out 4 sections all the way through. A great day of riding in the afternoon, with 45 miles on the day. Weather was clear and hot, with cooler PA mountain air. Many thanks to all who helped out.

Created By: Chris Borger  06/07/2020   Archive: 06/30/2021
  R&T Club Ride at Barton

The club returned to Barton on May 30th for an outstanding ride day. Weather was perfect and trails were in great shape. Also a ride to the St John's Rock Trail at Savage River State Forest. 22 club members attended. Several stayed until late in the day. Many thanks to all who helped clear the trail on their first loop out.

Created By: Chris Borger  05/30/2020   Archive: 06/30/2021
  R&T Club Grounds Ride Day

The club had a great ride day May 23rd at the club grounds. The trails were cleared in less than an hour and were in great condition. 28 club members attended, and social guidelines were observed. Many stayed until late in the day doing several loops. Weather was humid with bright sun. Thanks to all who helped clear the trail first loop out.

Created By: Chris Borger  05/28/2020   Archive: 05/30/2021
  Sad News: The passing of Barbara DeMent

It's with great sadness that we report on May 14th, the passing of Barbara DeMent, long time friend of R&T and fiancée of long time club member Bob DeMent. Barb was a kind soul and participated in many activities with the club. She was loved by all and will surely be missed. God Speed and rest in peace Barb.

Barbara Elizabeth Butt 1974 - 2020

Created By: Chris Borger  05/28/2020   Archive: 05/30/2021
  Spring Mowing

Many thanks to Mark Wilkinson, Paul Layer, and Linas Zubkus for coming out to the club grounds May 19th and getting the mowing and trimming done, cleaning up the pavilion, and clearing down trees out of the parking area.

Created By: Chris Borger  05/21/2020   Archive: 05/30/2021
  R&T Club Ride at Dogtown

The club returned to Dogtown May 15th for a great ride day. The weather was perfect and the trails were outstanding. 16 club members attended and several kids. Social Distancing guidelines were followed. Many of us stayed until late in the day.

Created By: Chris Borger  05/16/2020   Archive: 05/30/2021
  R&T Club Ride at Middletown

The club returned to the Middletown trail May 9th for an outstanding club ride. Weather conditions were perfect, with cool Virginia mountain air. Trail conditions were somewhat muddy, but tacking up nice for the afternoon. 14 club members attended and everyone had a good time.

Created By: Chris Borger  05/09/2020   Archive: 05/30/2021
  Work and Ride Day at Brown's Farm

We had a good team clearing trail at Brown's Farm on March 22nd. The entire 5.5 mile trail was cleared in about 2.5 hours including all chainsaw work. The group then rode the trail the rest of the day. Many thanks to those who came up and worked the trail.

Created By: Chris Borger  03/25/2020   Archive: 03/30/2021
  Trials Park Work and Ride Day

The club had a huge turnout of 28 club members for the Trials Park work day on March 21st. Lots of debris was cleared, old metal collected, and work on the sections. The Trials Park is looking great!! Many stayed until late in the day riding the loop and riding the sections. - we're all hoping we can actually have the event, scheduled for May 17th.

Created By: Chris Borger  03/21/2020   Archive: 03/30/2021
  R&T Club Ride at Middletown

The club returned to the Middletown trails March 14th for another great ride day. 13 riders attended and everyone had a great time. The trails were in outstanding condition and the weather was perfect. The day finished up with dinner at the Italian Touch pizza in Middletown where we all had a huge meal.

Created By: Chris Borger  03/14/2020   Archive: 03/30/2021
  R&T Club Ride at Star Tannery

The club had a good turn-out of riders return to Star Tannery on March 8th. Weather conditions were outstanding, with bright sun and 70 degrees. The trails were awesome and the group got in a good 5 hours of riding. 14 riders attended.

Created By: Chris Borger  03/10/2020   Archive: 03/30/2021
  R&T Club Grounds Work and Ride Day

The club had a huge turnout for opening day of the club grounds for the 2020 season on March 7th. 35 club members attended. The trails were cleared in about 1.5 hours, then some great riding all day. Paul and Laura did a great club lunch. Many thanks to everyone who helped out and cleared the trails. Weather was perfect and the trails were outstanding.

Created By: Chris Borger  03/07/2020   Archive: 03/30/2021
  R&T Club Ride at Three Springs

The club winter riding series continued with a return to the Shehan Farm and Rocket Raceway in Three Springs on February 23rd. Weather conditions were perfect at 58 degrees!! The trails were awesome, and we had the traditional huge meal at Pizza Star. 16 club members attended.

Created By: Chris Borger  02/23/2020   Archive: 02/25/2021
  Monrovia Mania 2020

We had a good group of riders out for our 3rd annual Monrovia Mania club ride on February 16th. Weather conditions were great and the trails were awesome. The dual sport ride was 5 hours and a hoot. Many thanks to Kurt for hosting us again this year.

Created By: Chris Borger  02/17/2020   Archive: 02/28/2021
  2020 Ride for Kids Booth at the IMC

The club had a great group of volunteers come out and work the booth at the International Motorcycle Show at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium on February 7th, 8th, and 9th. 22 club members stepped up for 3 and 4 hour shifts all weekend handing out flyers for the Charity Ride and the Rally. Thanks to all who attended and To Mike Courbron for coordinating the event.

Created By: Chris Borger  02/09/2020   Archive: 02/28/2021
  R&T Club: 50 years !!

The club officers on behalf of the club presented the Dutrow's with a special 50 Year appreciation plaque for their sponsorship and support of the club, since 1970. The event took place at Dutrow's Honda, on February 1st.

Created By: Chris Borger  02/02/2020   Archive: 02/25/2021
  R&T Club Ride at Three Springs

The club returned to Rocket and some local trails in Three Springs on January 12th. Weather conditions were perfect, sunny and 55 degrees and the trail conditions were awesome. 12 club members attended, and of course the huge meal in town at the end of the day. Local guys Paul and Domer ate with us.

Created By: Chris Borger  01/12/2020   Archive: 01/30/2021
  R&T Club Ride at Rocket

The club returned to Rocket for a closed course ride day January 4th. Weather conditions were outstanding with sunny conditions and 50's. Trails were awesome. 10 club members attended rode 2 + loops. A good visit with the Carlton's and the donation was presented. The day ended with some in the group going to pizza star for the traditional huge meal.

Created By: Chris Borger  01/04/2020   Archive: 01/30/2021
R&T Club Mailing Address

R&T Club
PO Box 3394
Frederick, Md. 21705

Created By: Chris Borger  02/02/2018   Archive: 01/30/2025