Missing Patches...


Jason from Iron Thread was kind enuff to send us a FINAL RUN of patches. I will get these sorted out this weekend. For thoese of you that sent me your address, your patch is on the way. For thoes of you that haven't, get on it cause once these are gone thats it !. For thoes of you that weren't on the run and keep asking for patches... I am flattered that you would want to fly the flag, but ya can't have it ya have to earn it. Come on the run and I'll hand one to you personally. Thanks folks! ~Walter


Midnight Run to Brooklyn

Indian Larry Motorcycles hosted our Pre Run Party / Midnight run. We left my shop with sixty guys and there were about forty waiting for us when we got to Brooklyn. The ride out was even better! Thanks Guys!

Photo Stolen from ILM Blog


Bill's Midnight Run Video

Chris sent me this today. It should give you an idea what riding through the city is like... for those of you that haven't.


Posters, Shirts & Patches

Just wanted to thank you for all the post run orders! I ordered heavy duty poster tubes on Monday and I should have them sometime today. I'll pack everything up tonight and have the posters and shirts out before Friday. Jason from Iron Thread has genoursouly offered to run another batch of patches. Sorry we ran out, I didn't think there would be so many of you! If you need a patch, please send me an EMAIL through the site and put "I was on the run and didn't get a patch" in the subject line. Thanks again ~ Walter



GR6 Posters

Andy and Rob of American Icon Sreenprint Told me they were sending something special to the campground saturday. I had know idea what it was and they wouldn't tell. I was blown away when i opened the package and found these limited edition signed & numbered Gypsy Run Six Show Posters. Heavy, and I mean fuckn' HEAVY stock 12.5 x 19" two color art. Beautiful. I have put them in the STORE. When they are gone, dats dat! ~ Walter

P.S. I also put all the remaining T-shirts in the Store as well. Thanks again for all the support guys!


We almost lost Fritz

Saturday afternoon's storm was a bit stronger than we thought...


photo by Doug Deutsch

Another Run Done!

Just a quick note to thank everyone for participating in the run. All our Sponsors, Fritz the human GPS, Dennis from Plan Bistro, Radar, Canadian Chris and James (our chase truck drivers), Pete and all the Suffering Bastards for pitching in and kicking ass. Here are a few highlights: Four Hundred+ campers at fridays campsite! Two Hundred+ gluttons for punishment at Saturdays! Three thousand five hundred cans of beer consumed! Four Hundred thirty miles ridden! I know I say this every year, but this was the best one yet! I will post pictures and a full breakdown of all of all the awesomeness over the next few days, so stay tuned. Thanks again everyone! ~ Walter

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Bill's Midnight Run

We are going to start meeting up at my shop at 6pm on Thurs. night. At 8pm will be heading over to Indian Larry's shop in Brooklyn for some beer and hotdogs. From there we will begin our leasurly trip through NYC. this is a VERY loose thing. we are going to make it up as we go, so stay on yer toes! ~ Walter

Kickstart Cycle Supply
9 Romanelli Ave.
South Hackensack NJ 07606 USA
(201) 693-4420

Indian Larry's Motorcycles
400 Union Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11211

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Bike Show Awards

Here at the Gypsy Run world headquarters we pride ourselves on coming up with new and stupid award categories for you to win. With that we would like to announce this years bike show award categories.

  • Biggest Twin (Best HD based bike)
  • The Almost Memorial Joe Scraper Finest Triumph Award (Best Triumph based bike)
  • High mileage (Most miles ridden on a motorcycle to the run)
  • Roadside repair (Best roadside repair)
  • Deathtrap (the bike that shouldn't make it but does.)
  • The proletariat (the People's choice)
  • The super awesome evil robot lunchbox with fighting spirit award (classiest motherfucker)
  • I got 47 Problems but an award ain't one! There are 47 different ways you can win this award, but we don't know what they are. Mike 47 will be handing out this gorgeous super special one-of-a-kind artwork based on something only he knows….


Chase Truck Info

For the third year 47 Industries will be supporting riders in need with the chase rig. The truck is not a catch all so please try to be as self sufficient as you can be just in case. We are hoping nobody needs the truck but just in case we are happy to help. If you break down and can not get back up on your own then call the truck for help or a ride. Please don't wait 3 hours before you call. The truck will be an hour or so behind the pack at the most and in the last stretches he will wind up ahead so don't wait too long or you might be stuck for a while. Also the more off the beaten path the harder it will be to get the truck and trailer to you so please be patient.

Once at camp we will be happy to loan tools and provide lighting and assistance as much as possible. We will have all the basic staple tools, a MIG welder, and a generator for electricity and drills etc. Anyone is welcome to use them as long as they are returned and used respectfully. They are our shop tools, please be nice to them.    

 James is the volunteer driver of the truck. Please know where you are if you need a lift so you can help him to find you as easily as possible. He has a route map but will not be going on all the route roads unless he needs to so don't hang out hoping to wave him down cause he might never come past you. His phone number is 908-566-5620. Remember we will be in areas where cell reception is less than awesome so expect to deal with multiple calls, texting, and dropped calls etc. If you are nasty to James he might just leave you dead where he found you, eat you or worse yet, make you bunk with him.

See you on the road!

Mike 47


The Run Books are up!

You can download them HERE now. We put up two versions, GR6 RUN BOOK is the twenty page full print version. GR6 BOOK LITE is an eight page text version. Don't forget to download the POCKET INFO PDF. Five days to go! See ya soon!

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