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SFR Poker Run
SFR Poker Run

SFR Poker Run

The Semper Fi Riders 2013 Poker  Run will take place Saturday, September 7, starting at Rocket Harley Davidson. The event benefits the 2013 Heroes/Wounded Warrior Week, and is an annual event.

There will be live music, food, a bike wash, a raffle, and other fun events. And is definitely a family friendly event.

Further information can be found on the Semper Fi Riders website.

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Wild Cherry


kmNot our normal post, but we try to talk about events of all kinds.

This Friday and Saturday (Jan 18&19) Katie Morgan will be at the Wild Cherry Cabaret. She will have shows at 10PM and Midnight each night.

You probably know Katie from movies like “L!fe Happens“, “Shoot the Hero” and “Zack and Miri Make a Porno“, as HBO’s sexpert in the “Katie Morgan” specials, or her podcast “Having Sex with Katie Morgan“. Katie is also a force in almost all facets of social media. She is one of the few that has made the leap from strictly adult entertainment, or as she simply puts it “porn”, to mainstream media, and is thoroughly entertaining, being intelligent, funny, and let’s face it, sexy.

If you are wondering what to do late night this week, the Wild Cherry Cabaret should really be at the top of your...

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Ride For A Cause


The 3rd annual 3DD/Better Life Foundation “Ride for a Cause” took place November 17th in Tunica, MS and was a huge amount of fun. The ride (promoted by the Dixie Thunder Run) started Saturday morning at Southern Thunder Harley Davidson in South Haven, MS, and ended at the Roadhouse Casino in Tunica. This was followed by a lunch/social which included an awards ceremony. Great food and people equaled a great time.

The day was closed out at the Horseshoe Casino next door with a concert. The show was opened by Anna Morgan, was followed by Daughtry, and closed out with 3 Doors Down. Talk about a full evening. I’ll definitely attend again next year.

The mission of the Better Life Foundation is to make a positive change in the lives of children in need of food, shelter, and medical assistance, an...

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ZZ Top


(from our valley events) ZZ TOP a/k/a “That Little Ol’ Band From Texas,” lays undisputed claim to being the longest running major rock band with original personnel intact after more than 40 years of rock, blues, and boogie on the road and in the studio. Hits like “La Grange,” “Tush,” “Gimme All Your Lovin’, “Sharp Dressed Man” and “Legs,” have made ZZ Top music instantly recognizable, eminently powerful, profoundly soulful and 100% Texas American.
As genuine roots musicians, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame members Billy F Gibbons, Dusty Hill, Frank Beard have few peers. Billy is widely regarded as one of American finest blues guitarists working in the rock idiom...

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8th Annual Barber Vintage Festival


One week to go….  this year’s Barber Vintage Festival is even Bigger than ever before. New this year is Jerry Wood’s Cyclemarket & Auction. The America’s First Federal Credit Union Fan Zone is overflowing with all types of activities, vendors, clubs and more. We’ve added the Ace Cafe at  the Ace Corner too! The Swap meet has over 250 vendors that can help you locate that last part needed or perhaps inspire you to start something new. There are Seminars in the museum and this is one of the few times when the Restoration Level is open to visitors.

If you have never attended this event, it is the “must attend” event for October, offering fun and entertainment for the entire family...

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WiFi in Huntsville Area (updated)

  • WiFi has become a staple of life for most of us in the Rocket City, and an absolute necessity for many of us. For example, we could not do what we do here at HSVexplorer without generous use of free WiFi available at many locations, or our portable hotspots. We have found that some places are much better at this than others. In fact, many although offering free WiFi are so frustrating or slow as to not be worth trying.

This article will be an ongoing work where we list ease of use, ping times, download and upload speeds, and general comments for the places we visit and use WiFi. We are using for all ratings, and working with the Arab server for all tests.

Hooters of Huntsville, 4730 University Drive NW, Huntsville, AL 35816

  • Ping: 81ms
  • Download: 2.85Mb/s
  • Upload: 310Kb/s
  • Imp...
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WhistleStop Weekend


The WhistleStop weekend 4-5 May 2012 is started and raising money for a very worthwhile cause, the EarlyWorks Museum. The EarlyWorks Museum is near and dear to both the local Huntsville community and those residing in the local Tennessee Valley. They provide a childrens museum, banquet areas, a passenger train depot, and organize many events.

HSVexplorer is setup at the WhistleStop Weekend, and ready to get their BBQ on. This is the 12th year for WhistleStop and this year is bigger and better than ever! Some of the best BBQ competitive teams in the country will be there in a friendly show of, “who really makes the best BBQ”...

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Rocket Harley Bike Night 12 April 2012

Thursday night at Knuckleheads in Madison, Alabama saw another great bike night sponsored by Rocket Harley of Madison. The band, Seducing Alice, was rocking those attending.

The bike nights at Knuckleheads are always a good time. It is difficult to write anything that hasn’t already been said. The bands are great, the food is great, and Rocket Harley makes sure there is fun. The servers at Knuckleheads are fantastic.

The one area we haven’t reported enough on has been the unsung heroes of Knuckleheads, the cooks and prep folks working in the kitchen. They bust their humps and take pride in ensuring your food is to your liking. Thanks to them, I am not going to waste away anytime soon.

Sam from Rocket Harley came out and introduced the band, made announcements and then visited tables and...

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Huntsville Rockets vs Chattanooga Outlaws 7 April 2012


Once again the Huntsville Rockets were triumphant beating the Chattanooga Outlaws 37-0. The Chattanooga Outlaws put up a good fight but were just no match for the Rockets. The weather for the game could not have been better. Clear skies and with a temperature in the low 70’s made it easy for the players to give everything they had and put on a great show for the audience.

The marching band gets better every game I attend, they belted out great music during the game and of course the Rocket’s Cheerleaders were cheering on the Rockets to victory. The girl’s routines are improving and they have obviously been working hard between games perfecting their moves...

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Rocket Harley Davidson Super Saturday 7 April 2012

Rocket H-D

Rocket H-DRocket Harley Davidson (H-D) hosted their Super Saturday event on the 7th of April and they couldn’t have planned the weather any better than if they had the ability to. The morning started off sunny and cool building to a high of 72 degrees. When you have an event where food and great music are paired with cool motorcycles and the Dixie Derby Girls, having great weather is icing on the cake.

The Super Saturday event was held at the Rocket H-D store which is very convenient to get to from Huntsville and Madison also convenient for anyone coming from Birmingham or Nashville. Getting to Rocket H-D is as simple as getting on Interstate 565 (i-565)...

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