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The Dcons meet every Wednesday at  
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The Dcons meet every Tuesday or Thursday, starting at 8 PM at Reality Factory, 213 E Frank St. If you catch them on the ride, roll up and ride along!  They usually don't confuse real life with [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5cfYTeIem5k Road Rash]
[https://maps.google.com/maps?ie=UTFKalamazoo8&q=black+owl+cafe&fb=1&gl=us&hq=black+owl+cafe&hnear=0x88179d79493192b9:0xda7cf8d249573009,Kalamazoo,+MI&cid=0,0,13715272704294587898&ei=RToTUcqPMsm3yQGNroC4Bg&ved=0CIYBEPwSMAA Black Owl Cafe], 7:00pm. Impromptu rides and event alerts are currently being sent by [https://groupme.com GroupMe], if interested in joining contact Dave or Nick.
 
  
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Impromptu rides and event alerts are currently being sent by [https://groupme.com GroupMe], if interested in joining by text or app for your phone, contact Dave or Nick.
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For up-to-date information on current projects, ride photos, hang out tomfoolery and the like,
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check out the Dcons blog http://www.checkforspark.com
  
 
==History==
 
==History==
 
{{See also|Moped Army}}
 
{{See also|Moped Army}}
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[[Image:Depticons swarm east hall.jpg|left|295px|thumb|Decepticons swarm East Hall, 2003]]
  
 
The '''Decepticons''' were formed in 1997 by [[User:Simon|Simon King]], [[User:Dan|Dan Webber Kastner]], and [[User:Brennan|Brennan Sang]] in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
 
The '''Decepticons''' were formed in 1997 by [[User:Simon|Simon King]], [[User:Dan|Dan Webber Kastner]], and [[User:Brennan|Brennan Sang]] in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
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The Decepticons were the first branch of the Moped Army, and the subsequent greater organization of the Moped Army developed from the Kalamazoo branch.
 
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 15 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]]. 
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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 15 year history.
  
[[Image:Depticons swarm east hall.jpg|left|295px|thumb|Decepticons swarm East Hall]]
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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]].
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===Branch Organization===
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As of 2013 the D'cons have established a complete, formal charter.
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Current captains are Dave Brzezicki and Nick Jobbitt.  Required meetings for active members are held the first Wednesday of each month.
  
 
==Moped BBQ==
 
==Moped BBQ==
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[[Image:Dcons-are-really-blurry-2013.png|213px|thumb|Decepticons meeting, 2013]]
 
{{main|Moped BBQ}}
 
{{main|Moped BBQ}}
  
The Decepticons used to host the Moped BBQ rally, which were some of the the largest [[moped rally]] in North America. Hundreds of Moped Army members would descend on Kalamazoo to celebrate all that is moped.  Races, parties, and long rides have regularly been on the agenda.  
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The Decepticons used to host the Moped BBQ rally, which, for many years, were some of the the largest [[moped rally]] in North America.
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Hundreds of Moped Army members have descended upon on Kalamazoo to celebrate all that is moped.  Races, parties, and long rides have regularly been on the agenda.
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==D'cons Top Kalamazoo Eats==
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In no particular order.
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*Principal $$$$$
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*Shawarma King $$$
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*Chau Haus $$
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*Los Brothers $
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*Food Dance $$$$$
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*Ray-Ray's Taste of Chicago $$$
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*Martini's $$$$
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*Nonla Burger $
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*Rice Kitchen $$
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*Big Burrito $$
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*Cafe Meli $$
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*Nick's Gyros $$$
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*One Well $$$
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*Kumo $$$
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*Bangkok $$$
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==D'con Trivia==
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Some say the D'cons were established in 1967 as the Military arm of the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Principality_of_Sealand Principality of Sealand].
  
==Branch Organization==
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[http://www.mopedarmy.com/branches/decepticons/charles/ Charles Mercadal] was once the mayor of Kalamazoo for 17 minutes.  It was the 2nd shortest term in that office.
As of 2013 the Dcons have established a complete, formal charter.
 
  
==Dcon Trivia==
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[http://www.mopedarmy.com/branches/decepticons/daveb/ Dave Brzezicki]'s moustache has been growing continuously for 326 years.
  
Some say the Dcons were established in 1967 as the Military arm of the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Principality_of_Sealand Principality of Sealand].
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[http://www.mopedarmy.com/branches/decepticons/nickj2/ Nick Jobbitt]'s darkest secret is his extensive collection of J-Pop.
  
The Kalamazoo Building was built by an army of [http://www.mopedarmy.com/branches/decepticons/charles/ Charles Mercadal] clones.
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It is a little known fact that [http://www.mopedarmy.com/branches/decepticons/rosss/ Ross Snyder] ghost wrote Fifty Shades of Grey.  
  
[http://www.mopedarmy.com/branches/decepticons/daveb/ Dave Brzezicki]'s house is actually a TARDIS turned inside out.
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[http://www.mopedarmy.com/branches/decepticons/benv/ Ben Vronko] has been to Narnia.  He says it was alright.  The food was pretty good.  Ben is also fond of sacks of nickels.  
  
There are two special hairs in [http://www.mopedarmy.com/branches/decepticons/nickj2/ Nick Jobbitt]'s beard.  One cures cancer, the other causes it, and they look identical.
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[http://www.mopedarmy.com/branches/decepticons/mattschmitz/ Matt Schmitz] has been replaced by a robot doppelgänger and nobody has noticed.
  
It is a little known fact that [http://www.mopedarmy.com/branches/decepticons/rosss/ Ross Snyder] is the true inventor of the Everlasting Gobstopper. 
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[http://www.mopedarmy.com/branches/decepticons/chancellor/ Chancellor Lee]'s life goal is to "portait-bomb" across history with the time machine he will steal in 23 years I DIDN'T STEAL IT I WON IT IN A POKER GAME HOW DO YOU DELETE IN THIS THING?
  
[http://www.mopedarmy.com/branches/decepticons/mattschmitz/ Matt Schmitz] once owned a scooter for 5 minutes. It caught fire.  
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[http://www.mopedarmy.com/branches/decepticons/andywalker/ Andy Walker] is the real reason Led Zepplin disbanded. He refuses to talk about it.
  
[http://www.mopedarmy.com/branches/decepticons/chancellor/ Chancellor Lee]'s most prized possession is his collection of RAZR foot scooters.
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It is reported that [http://www.mopedarmy.com/branches/decepticons/andywalker/ryanki/ Ryan Kinney] defended the Earth from an alien invasion and the only evidence left is the Tunguska Event.  
  
Blood tests have recently revealed that [http://www.mopedarmy.com/branches/decepticons/andywalker/ Andy Walker] is the long lost son of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brian_Boitano Brian Boitano].
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[http://www.mopedarmy.com/branches/decepticons/brendanm/ Brendan McGinnis] does not chew his food and eats in a similar fashion to a shark or snake.  Also, he is actually a being of magic and his corporeal form is made of marzipan.
  
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Latest revision as of 21:26, 7 August 2018

Decepticons (Dcons)
Dcons points.jpg
Kalamazoo
View members
Founded1997
Active within Moped Army1997-present
Branch captainDave BrzezickiNick Jobbitt
RallyMoped BBQ

The Dcons meet every Tuesday or Thursday, starting at 8 PM at Reality Factory, 213 E Frank St. If you catch them on the ride, roll up and ride along! They usually don't confuse real life with Road Rash

Impromptu rides and event alerts are currently being sent by GroupMe, if interested in joining by text or app for your phone, contact Dave or Nick.

For up-to-date information on current projects, ride photos, hang out tomfoolery and the like, check out the Dcons blog http://www.checkforspark.com

History

See also: Moped Army

Decepticons swarm East Hall, 2003

The Decepticons were formed in 1997 by Simon King, Dan Webber Kastner, and Brennan Sang in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

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 15 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.

Branch Organization

As of 2013 the D'cons have established a complete, formal charter.

Current captains are Dave Brzezicki and Nick Jobbitt. Required meetings for active members are held the first Wednesday of each month.

Moped BBQ

Decepticons meeting, 2013

Main article: Moped BBQ

The Decepticons used to host the Moped BBQ rally, which, for many years, were some of the the largest moped rally in North America.

Hundreds of Moped Army members have descended upon on Kalamazoo to celebrate all that is moped. Races, parties, and long rides have regularly been on the agenda.

D'cons Top Kalamazoo Eats

In no particular order.

  • Principal $$$$$
  • Shawarma King $$$
  • Chau Haus $$
  • Los Brothers $
  • Food Dance $$$$$
  • Ray-Ray's Taste of Chicago $$$
  • Martini's $$$$
  • Nonla Burger $
  • Rice Kitchen $$
  • Big Burrito $$
  • Cafe Meli $$
  • Nick's Gyros $$$
  • One Well $$$
  • Kumo $$$
  • Bangkok $$$

D'con Trivia

Some say the D'cons were established in 1967 as the Military arm of the Principality of Sealand.

Charles Mercadal was once the mayor of Kalamazoo for 17 minutes. It was the 2nd shortest term in that office.

Dave Brzezicki's moustache has been growing continuously for 326 years.

Nick Jobbitt's darkest secret is his extensive collection of J-Pop.

It is a little known fact that Ross Snyder ghost wrote Fifty Shades of Grey.

Ben Vronko has been to Narnia. He says it was alright. The food was pretty good. Ben is also fond of sacks of nickels.

Matt Schmitz has been replaced by a robot doppelgänger and nobody has noticed.

Chancellor Lee's life goal is to "portait-bomb" across history with the time machine he will steal in 23 years I DIDN'T STEAL IT I WON IT IN A POKER GAME HOW DO YOU DELETE IN THIS THING?

Andy Walker is the real reason Led Zepplin disbanded. He refuses to talk about it.

It is reported that Ryan Kinney defended the Earth from an alien invasion and the only evidence left is the Tunguska Event.

Brendan McGinnis does not chew his food and eats in a similar fashion to a shark or snake. Also, he is actually a being of magic and his corporeal form is made of marzipan.