Biker-friendly Archive

  • (Fisk, MO) Scooter’s 1018th bar, first visited in 2014. My notes for this bar have vanished, unfortunately. But what I do remember, besides the pool tables, is that I sat...

    #1018: Morgan’s Place

    (Fisk, MO) Scooter’s 1018th bar, first visited in 2014. My notes for this bar have vanished, unfortunately. But what I do remember, besides the pool tables, is that I sat...

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  • (Puxico, MO) Scooter’s 1016th bar, first visited in 2014. Every bar I went to today had several people drinking in it except this place, where I was all alone except...

    #1016: Cooter Brown’s Bar & Grill / Bear Foot Burgers & Beer / Bears Lodge 521

    (Puxico, MO) Scooter’s 1016th bar, first visited in 2014. Every bar I went to today had several people drinking in it except this place, where I was all alone except...

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  • (Kinder, Puxico, MO) Scooter’s 1014th bar, first visited in 2014. This is one of those places where if you don’t know it’s there, you’re not going to find it. It’s...

    #1014: Tool Shed Saloon

    (Kinder, Puxico, MO) Scooter’s 1014th bar, first visited in 2014. This is one of those places where if you don’t know it’s there, you’re not going to find it. It’s...

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  • (Essex, MO) Scooter’s 1011th bar, first visited in 2013. This tiny hangout in a tiny town was pretty close to packed when I arrived. Unlike most of the other bars...

    #1011: Long Branch

    (Essex, MO) Scooter’s 1011th bar, first visited in 2013. This tiny hangout in a tiny town was pretty close to packed when I arrived. Unlike most of the other bars...

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  • (Shubert, NE) Scooter’s 994th bar, first visited in 2013. This place is kind of unusually shaped. The bar forms a central core (floor to ceiling), and the space wraps around...

    #994: Centerfield

    (Shubert, NE) Scooter’s 994th bar, first visited in 2013. This place is kind of unusually shaped. The bar forms a central core (floor to ceiling), and the space wraps around...

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  • (Downtown, Nebraska City, NE) Scooter’s 991st bar, first visited in 2013. I first tried to go here during a visit back in 2009, but arrived in Nebraska City too early...

    #991: Linemen

    (Downtown, Nebraska City, NE) Scooter’s 991st bar, first visited in 2013. I first tried to go here during a visit back in 2009, but arrived in Nebraska City too early...

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  • (Downtown, Shenandoah, IA) Scooter’s 987th bar, first visited in 2013. Walking in from the bright sunshine outside, we stumbled a bit in what initially seemed like complete blackness. It took...

    #987: Kap’s Tavern

    (Downtown, Shenandoah, IA) Scooter’s 987th bar, first visited in 2013. Walking in from the bright sunshine outside, we stumbled a bit in what initially seemed like complete blackness. It took...

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  • (Downtown, Williamsburg, KS) Scooter’s 984th bar, first visited in 2013. Guy & Mae’s is a little hole in the wall bar that, apart from the dollar bills hanging from the...

    #984: Guy & Mae’s Tavern

    (Downtown, Williamsburg, KS) Scooter’s 984th bar, first visited in 2013. Guy & Mae’s is a little hole in the wall bar that, apart from the dollar bills hanging from the...

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  • (Garden City, MO) Scooter’s 983rd bar, first visited in 2013. For years I’ve been curious about this bar that’s attached to a gun shop and indoor shooting range, but every...

    #983: Fat Boyz

    (Garden City, MO) Scooter’s 983rd bar, first visited in 2013. For years I’ve been curious about this bar that’s attached to a gun shop and indoor shooting range, but every...

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  • (Leavenworth, KS) Scooter’s 976th bar, first visited in 2013. We almost didn’t stop here because it looked so much like someone’s house, but the small sign on the east side...

    #976: Benny’s

    (Leavenworth, KS) Scooter’s 976th bar, first visited in 2013. We almost didn’t stop here because it looked so much like someone’s house, but the small sign on the east side...

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  • (Downtown Square, Oskaloosa, KS) Scooter’s 974th bar, first visited in 2013. This was a place I had to make a side trip to just for the name alone. I mean...

    #974: Stinky’s Other Side

    (Downtown Square, Oskaloosa, KS) Scooter’s 974th bar, first visited in 2013. This was a place I had to make a side trip to just for the name alone. I mean...

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  • (Valley Falls, KS) Scooter’s 973rd bar, first visited in 2013. We didn’t expect to be the only people here when we arrived, but I guess all the bikers were still...

    #973: Humm-Dingers

    (Valley Falls, KS) Scooter’s 973rd bar, first visited in 2013. We didn’t expect to be the only people here when we arrived, but I guess all the bikers were still...

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  • (Downtown, Valley Falls, KS) Scooter’s 972nd bar, first visited in 2013. An interesting place! Apparently it’s a one-man operation, one of the locals told me the owner has no employees...

    #972: Flamingo Too

    (Downtown, Valley Falls, KS) Scooter’s 972nd bar, first visited in 2013. An interesting place! Apparently it’s a one-man operation, one of the locals told me the owner has no employees...

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  • (Downtown, Dexter, MO) Scooter’s 963rd bar, first visited in 2012. I stopped in briefly here and chatted with the owner’s mother over a beer. The owner’s name is Scott, a...

    #963: Sonny’s Place

    (Downtown, Dexter, MO) Scooter’s 963rd bar, first visited in 2012. I stopped in briefly here and chatted with the owner’s mother over a beer. The owner’s name is Scott, a...

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  • (Downtown, Dexter, MO) Scooter’s 962nd bar, first visited in 2012. Stopped in here for a couple of drinks on the day after Thanksgiving. The long bar had several middle-aged to...

    #962: He’s Not Here

    (Downtown, Dexter, MO) Scooter’s 962nd bar, first visited in 2012. Stopped in here for a couple of drinks on the day after Thanksgiving. The long bar had several middle-aged to...

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  • (Downtown, Excelsior Springs, MO) Scooter’s 961st bar, first visited in 2012. Located in an old train station, there’s a small bar in the back of the restaurant’s smoking section. The...

    #961: Wabash BBQ

    (Downtown, Excelsior Springs, MO) Scooter’s 961st bar, first visited in 2012. Located in an old train station, there’s a small bar in the back of the restaurant’s smoking section. The...

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  • (Harrisonville, MO) Scooter’s 952nd bar, first visited in 2012. Biker-friendly pizza pub featuring a thin Chicago-style pizza (I didn’t know there even was such a thing, a bar in the...

    #952: Dough Boys

    (Harrisonville, MO) Scooter’s 952nd bar, first visited in 2012. Biker-friendly pizza pub featuring a thin Chicago-style pizza (I didn’t know there even was such a thing, a bar in the...

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  • (Draper, SD) Scooter’s 950th bar, first visited in 2012. We were desperately low on gas and saw a sign on the freeway mentioning gas at this exit. We pulled off...

    #950: Busted Nut Bar & Grill & Garage

    (Draper, SD) Scooter’s 950th bar, first visited in 2012. We were desperately low on gas and saw a sign on the freeway mentioning gas at this exit. We pulled off...

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  • (Oran, MO) Scooter’s 939th bar, first visited in 2011. There’s at least 2 bars in this town, but this was the only one I found find that was open. I...

    #939: Kelsey’s Tavern

    (Oran, MO) Scooter’s 939th bar, first visited in 2011. There’s at least 2 bars in this town, but this was the only one I found find that was open. I...

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  • (Downtown, Chaffee, MO) Scooter’s 938th bar, first visited in 2011. I very rarely see a bar that has a big “Stag” sign out front. Little did I realize this would...

    #938: Sandy’s Toddle Inn

    (Downtown, Chaffee, MO) Scooter’s 938th bar, first visited in 2011. I very rarely see a bar that has a big “Stag” sign out front. Little did I realize this would...

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  • (Sheffield, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 933rd bar, first visited in 2011. I’ve known about this VFW for a couple of years, and chose this year’s Veterans Day (11/11/11) to pay...

    #933: VFW Post 9997

    (Sheffield, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 933rd bar, first visited in 2011. I’ve known about this VFW for a couple of years, and chose this year’s Veterans Day (11/11/11) to pay...

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