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==Kalamazoo moped shops==
==Kalamazoo moped shops==
Kalamazoo is home to the QuarterKick
Kalamazoo is home to the QuarterKick , located in Kalamazoo's southeast side and operated by [http://www.mopedarmy.com/resources/mod/chad/ Chad Burke]
Revision as of 14:40, 11 January 2013
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Rides are currently irregular in the winter. During the summer, rides have been meeting most Sundays at The Strutt, on the corner of Oakland Drive and Academy Street. Those interested in attending rides or other ephemeral events during the week should contact Dave Brzezicki. Many rides and event alerts are currently being sent by mass text message.
See also: Moped Army
The Decepticons were the first branch of the Moped Army, and the subsequent greater organization of the Moped Army developed from the Kalamazoo branch.
Decepticon membership ebbs and flows, but has had more members founding and joining other branches than any other Moped Army branch. There have been over 130 members through the Decepticons in its 10 year history. There are former members of the Decepticons now members of Peddy Cash, Mosquito Fleet, Creatures of the Loin, The Guns, Bourbon Bandits, Khz, Puddle Cutters, and the Ghost Riders.
The Dcons also have large numbers of scouts, with members working on starting new branches in their areas. Decepticon scouts have had involvement in the formation of at least six Moped Army branches.
Main article: Moped BBQ
Each Memorial Day, the Decepticons host the Moped BBQ rally, which has regularly been the largest moped rally in North America. Every year hundreds of Moped Army members descend on Kalamazoo to celebrate all that is moped. Races, parties, and long rides have regularly been on the agenda.
Kalamazoo moped shops
Kalamazoo is home to the QuarterKick Moped shop, located in Kalamazoo's southeast side and operated by Chad Burke . Quarterkick sells, services, and modifies mopeds and also stocks and sells performance parts. Address is 2031 Palmer Ave, kalamazoo, MI 49001. Chad is available most days by appointment and also list shop hours on his craigslist ad. With over 25 years of riding and service experience, this is one of the most comprehensive and knoledgeable shops to have a moped repaired or serviced.
As of 2007, the Decepticons made tentative plans at establishing a participation-based hierarchy. New requirements for branch membership have also been discussed, which would expect prospective members to be sponsored by a present member, establish a minimum amount of time until full membership, and require attendance at at least one moped rally.