Friday, December 21, 2007

Dunedin, Florida: Toys For Tots Christmas Motorcycle Ride Finale

Dunedin, Florida: Toys For Tots Motorcycle Ride: Party: USMC Motorcycle with Sidecar and Dog Today, sadly, we wrap up the Toys For Tots series. I have saved the very best for last. I first saw this military motorcycle, with sidecar, parked near the live band. I took some pictures, as it sat there alone, because it looked so neat. Then, when I noticed the owner getting ready to leave, I hurried to get in position for some good shots. When I noticed someone in the sidecar, I thought that would make a neat shot. Then the 'person' turned toward me, and WOW, look at that! (Really, click on the picture to see the larger version and get the full effect.)

Every time I look at this picture, I smile. These two seem like a couple of best friends. And what fun to see this dog (small horse? pony?), so calmly seated next to his human, cruising down the street in this totally unique ride. I hope you have enjoyed this photography as much as I have. It was a lot of fun taking these pictures. I have included a couple more below, showing a sample of how these Harley Davidson and Honda Goldwing motorcycles were decorated.

**Addendum... I just recently realized that I had not mentioned, in all my excitement, that these pictures were taken at the after ride party held at the Dunedin American Legion Post 275.

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16 comments:

  1. Well i have not checked the rest of your blog out as this is my first time here, but your right that photo is a great one.

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  2. Hi,
    Nice photo. Wow it really is a huge dog. A perfect shot. :)

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  3. I like the first bike! It looks very cool!

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  4. lol, what a great picture! Timing is everything. You did a super job of spotting the opportunity and getting set up in time to get a fantastic pic.

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  5. Very neat series and this one is the best. The old dude, dog and side car are wonderful. I got a chuckle out of it this morning, which is always a good thing.

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  6. Hey bro, cool pic of bike and dog.

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  7. What a great photo. Love the bike and of course l adore the dog. How smart he is! Super series this.

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  8. I am a fool for anything with a dog so I would have picked that as the Grand Prize Winner.

    For us old folks, it is a weary time of year. So as it winds down may I wish you and your family a very happy and healthy holiday and a prosperous new year.

    Abraham and Patty Lincoln
    Brookville Daily Photo
    Brookville, Ohio USA

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  9. Love that dog! It looks like he's wearing "doggles!" I LOVE IT!!

    Did you hear us honk about 10:30 this morning as we headed past the Clearwater exit toward the Sunshine Skyway? ;-)

    Thanks for noticing my new profile photo... I debated putting it on, but it's more current.

    Merry Christmas!!

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  10. I love bikes so thanks for these photos! I also want to wish you a merry Christmas and a great New Year! see you soon!

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  11. It made me smile too! Its a great picture! Thanks.

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  12. That doggie is the cutest. Cool dog, cool rider, cool bike. But the doggie is the coolest. The Harley and Honda look great too. You seem to be having fun mister!

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  13. great series and this one is the best . cool shots .

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  15. I see my comment was deleted; sorry if i upset anyone; i love looking at your photos

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