Pure Stodge Touring Association

Pure Stodge Touring Association

PSTA Routes

Welcome to the PSTA page for sharing ride routes and GPS files. Below you will see a sample of a route for the upcoming Iowa Rally. The route is built in Ride with GPS, a...

Links & Resources

You’ll find some helpful links and resources on this page. If you have suggestions or would like to contribute to this page, please contact pstawebmaster@gmail.com. BMW Motorcycle Owners of America You bought the motorcycle, grabbed...

Our Fearless Leaders

The Pure Stodge Touring Association has some of the best members anywhere. See our club leaders below. If you’re not a member of PSTA yet, click the Join Now button and make some new friends....

PSTA Routes

Welcome to the PSTA page for sharing ride routes and GPS files. Below you will see a sample of a route for the upcoming Iowa Rally. The route is built in Ride with GPS, a popular app for bicyclists, but also available and useful to motorcyclists.

On this page, you can get an overview of the route, see different points on the route, distances, times, etc. You can zoom in and out as well as change the map type. If you click the title of the route, you will be directed to a Ride WIth GPS page where you can download a variety of file types, including .gpx, .fit, .tcx, .kml and .csv files for the cue sheet. If you are a Ride with GPS user, you can send this route to your phone and get turn-by-turn instructions for novices.

Route Sharing Experiment

Sample files for trial. When you click on the GPX highlighted file it will download to your computer.

  • Name: Pigs Tail
  • Location: MOA Rally to Arkansas
  • Route by: Mark Hawkins
  • Date: 4/19/22
  • GPX File: Pigs Tail
  • Ride Highlights: Eureka Springs AR

PSTA Gay’s Mill Ride

Click the map image below to download the GPX file

You can easily reorganize the routes in various sizes and configurations. You can also get pictures of the maps to use as thumbnails or embed in different ways. Click the photo of the map and it will download the gpx file or click this link

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Links & Resources

You’ll find some helpful links and resources on this page. If you have suggestions or would like to contribute to this page, please contact pstawebmaster@gmail.com.

BMW Motorcycle Owners of America

You bought the motorcycle, grabbed your gear and answered the call of the open road. What’s next? Discovering great roads? Sharing a cross country adventure with other passionate motorcyclists? Or is it just kickin’ tires and tellin’ stories. The BMW Motorcycle Owners of America is the place for you. Visit their website and consider becoming a memebr of the largest BMW motorcycle member organization in the world!

bmwmoa.org

BMW Riders Association

If you’re serious about your riding, you’re in the right place. The BMW RA is an international community of BMW riders focused on the machine, the marque and the company that makes it all work. It is our mission to enhance the BMW motorcycling experience for our members and provide a forum on the history, current offerings and the future of the marque.

bmwra.org

TT Tourers of Eastern Iowa

TT Tourers is dedicated to the adventures of a group of motorcyclists that loves to ride, watch racing in any way shape or form, and finding the best “local” eateries. We are not a club, not asking for dues, or sponsored by a dealer. We are a small group that gets together weekly to talk about anything and everything related to motorcycles. Anyone is welcome to join us even if you’re without a bike currently.

Click Here

Motorcycle Safety Foundation

The Motorcycle Safety Foundation® is the internationally recognized developer of the comprehensive, research-based, Rider Education and Training System (RETS). RETS curricula promotes lifelong-learning for motorcyclists and continuous professional development for certified RiderCoaches(SM) and other trainers. MSF also actively participates in government relations, safety research, public awareness campaigns and the provision of technical assistance to state training and licensing programs.

Click the link to the right to reach the MSF Home Page.

Enter this link in your browser to reach the MSF Guide to Group Riding.

https://www.msf-usa.org/downloads/Group_Ride.pdf

Click Here

Iowa DOT Motorcycle Safety

Iowa has a quality Motorcycle Rider Education (MRE) Program administered by the Iowa DOT’s Driver & Identification Services. Iowa’s MRE Program teaches Basic Rider Course (BRC), the Basic Rider Course II (BRC II), and the Returning Rider Basic Rider Course (RRBRC) of the Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF).

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History of BMW

Really interesting history of the BMW marque

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Document Archives

PSTA Documents and Meeting Minutes including Articles of Incorporation and By-Laws
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Our Fearless Leaders

The Pure Stodge Touring Association has some of the best members anywhere. See our club leaders below. If you’re not a member of PSTA yet, click the Join Now button and make some new friends.

 

President

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Mark Hawkins

  I have been a PSTA member for 3 years. Married and have two daughters and two grand-daughters so far. I have several bikes but my current touring bike is a 2017 R1200Rt. My wife and I love camping and riding with the PSTA group.

Contact me at

doublehfarms91@hotmail.com

Vice President

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Dan Shuck

  My name is Dan Shuck from Spencer IA, my wife Tahnee and myself are very proud to be part of the Pure Stodge group. I am a Utilities Manager and my wife owns multiple businesses in Spencer and the Great Lakes area. My wife and myself have been riding motorcycles our entire lives.

Contact me at

daniel.shuck@smunet.net

Secretary

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Sue Smith

Profile Update to Come

Contact me at

Treasurer

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Nancy Wear

Lauren and I have been married 52 years. We have been members of psta for 11 years  We have 2 children and 6 grandchildren, two of which are getting married this summer. We enjoy camping with our psta friends and I enjoy crocheting and knitting

PSTATreasurer@gmail.com

Director

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Randy Fry

I’m a retired Manager and Process Improvement Engineer. I bought my first motorcycle, a Kawasaki F6 125 enduro in 1971.  My first BMW was a new 1996 R1100 RT and now I ride a 2018 R1200 GSA.  My wife Jane rides a 2013 F800 GS and all 3 of my adult children ride.  PSTA member since 2012.    Contact me at fryrandy@netins.net.

Director

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Rick Van Weelden

Love to ride, love to Rally!

Contact me at Hardfish628@gmail.com

 

Director

July Smith
Julie Smith
daizee63@gmail.com

Director

Jerry Smith
Jerry Smith
bearsmith1957@gmail.com

Director

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Mark Mumaw

I’ve been riding motorcycles since the early ’80s and BMW’s since 2009.  My wife Teresa and I have 5 kids and waiting on the 2nd and 3rd grandchild.  We’ve been members of PSTA since 2015.  Contact me at mark_mumaw@yahoo.com

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Membership

Become a PSTA Club Member today!

Interested in hanging out with other BMW Motorcycle riders in the Iowa City and surrounding areas? Join the Pure Stodge Touring Association. We hold monthly club meetings to discuss relevant club topics, plan the yearly Iowa BMW Motorcycle Rally, and talk about motorcycle rides future and past. Dues are only $20 per year.

Membership includes:

  • Free meal during the annual meeting
  • Access and discounts (when applicable) to club events
  • Discounts on parts and gear at local dealers.
  • Great riding opportunities.

Join or renew your membership online. Or, download the paper membership form and mail along with a check or money order to

PSTA
PO Box 414
North Liberty, IA 52317 62041131_2326218410806835_1566323033243648000_n psta-flag_shadow 48416566_2069522016476477_72887209920823296_n
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