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  Our Ride Crew
  Road Captains
Don Carter Richard "Taz" Green Scott Hamilton
     
Ken Indorf Ed Palaoro Mike Fry

Don Carter
Lead Road Captain

Do you think you might want to be a Road Captain?  If so, please talk to Don, our Lead Road Captain.  He will provide you with more information. 

Road Captain requirements include:

  • Recommended completion of the Motorcycle Safety Foundation's Experienced Rider Course (ERC).
  • Time served as a tailgunner.
  Tail Gunners
Don Carter Tracey Carter Doug Cort
     
Mike Fry Richard "Taz" Green Scott Hamilton
     
Ken Indorf Paul McInerny Ed Palaoro
     
Al Piwonka Mike Regnor Glenn Sandstrom
     
   
  Greg Schedcik  

Paul McInerny
Lead Tail Gunner

Do you think you might want to be a Tail Gunner?  If so, please talk to Paul, our Lead Tail Gunner.  He will provide you with more information. 

Tail Gunner requirements include:

  • Recommended completion of the Motorcycle Safety Foundation's Experienced Rider Course.
  Shepherds
Don Carter Tracey Carter Mike Fry
     
Richard "Taz" Green Scott Hamilton Ken Indorf
     
Scott Komie Paul McInerny Ed Palaoro
     
Susan Palaoro Mike Regnor Glenn Sandstrom
     
 
Greg Schedcik Richard Von Luft  

Al Piwonka
Lead Shepherd

Do you think you might want to be a Shepherd?  If so, please talk to Al, our Lead Shepherd.  He will provide you with more information. 

Shepherd requirements include:

  • One year chapter membership and attendance at all chapter rides.

 

 

 
Ride Crew Responsibilities

Road Captain –  Will lead the rides and ensure all rides are pre-ridden to provide safety on the route. The Road Captain is in charge of the ride and will lead all rides. No rides will be ridden over the posted speed limit to ensure the safety of all the participants in the ride. The Road Captain works closely with the Tail Gunner to help control the group formation. Represents the Chapter and STAR Touring and Riding in a positive and professional manner.

Tailgunner - Rides in the back of the group and keeps an eye on the group. It is the duty of the Tail Gunner to stay with any bike that has dropped out of the ride so the group can safely continue ahead to an area of safety. The Tail Gunner works closely with the Road Captain to help control the group formation. Represent the Chapter and STAR Touring and Riding in a positive and professional manner.

Shepherd – The Shepherd greets all new riders into the group. It is the responsibility of the Shepherd to explain to new or prospective members about STAR Touring and Riding Association’s Mission Statement, Charters, Bylaws, waivers, and ride rules. It is also the Shepherd’s responsibility to make all new or prospective members feel welcomed into the group. The Shepherd shall be paired up [at a minimum] for the first 2-3 rides and/or meetings to ensure that new or prospective members do not feel left out. They should also be available to explain and/or answer questions regarding the Chapter or STAR International. Represent the Chapter and STAR Touring and Riding in a positive and professional manner.

   
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